Platforms for growth: Business models for a digital world Jonathan Murray August 15, 2019 There is an increasing understanding that driving future sustainable growth in the transformed digital economy requires us to think differently about the structure, operations and product strategy of our businesses. The label for this new approach is a “platform business model.”
Three keys to making effective technology decisions Mark Carberry July 11, 2019 Looking for assurance that you’re making the right investments in technology? Below, we outline three factors that are critical to successful technology decisions – irrespective of what brands or type of gear and software you choose.
Use ‘design thinking’ like a tech giant Alex Abboud June 27, 2019 You may have been hearing more lately about “design thinking” as it relates to providing experiences that delight customers. But what does it mean – and how can organizations begin to embrace the principle? Below we lay out the steps you can take
Take the process automation journey – but plan ahead Shawn McIntyre June 14, 2019 When considering RPA and AI to automate your business processes it may be tempting to get caught up in the spontaneity and excitement of the journey and skip the planning phase. Smart, effective RPA solutions require that you first engage in
Help your organization solve the privacy paradox Mike Mills May 2, 2019 Of all the changes wrought by the internet and social media, the technology that allows companies, governments and individuals to track people’s digital footprints is among the most promising and the most perilous.
Five steps for a sustainable automation solution Derek Martin April 18, 2019 Since the Industrial Revolution, companies have sought competitive advantage through gains in process efficiency. Non-farm U.S. labor productivity has steadily advanced at an annual average of 2 percent for the past two decades, reflecting the relentless drive by companies in every industry toward
The culture of velocity in getting stuff done Adriaan Bouten March 7, 2019 When I reflect on some of the most foundational and inspirational books I’ve read in my career, one of the most important was a 2002 work called “ Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done , ” by former Honeywell CEO Larry
Ask a dozen consultants what the term “digital transformation” means and you’ll likely get a dozen different answers. The term has become so overused and so lacking in definition it has become meaningless. This lack of clarity is problematic for senior executives charged with leading their organizations through increasingly challenging times.
Five trends that will shape winning data strategies Martin Murtland September 20, 2018 As Amazon becomes the second company to top a market capitalization of $1 trillion and investors are all agog over FAANG (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Google), what’s the single word you’d use to describe why these companies have been so successful? That’s
Make digital transformation part of your culture Mark Carberry September 13, 2018 We at Digital Prism Advisors are hardly the only ones to write about digital transformation. Some days it feels like a deluge of comments, content and hype. We’re honored that this blog ranks as a Top 25 source in this topic. Part of
Three keys to sustainable (software) development Jonathan Murray July 26, 2018 Executives making substantial investments in new technology platforms and capabilities have a not-unreasonable expectation that their investments will have a lifespan of over a decade or more. This is particularly true for leaders of organizations whose businesses are not rooted in the constant change
Accelerate your business with ‘data exhaust’ Len Gilbert July 12, 2018 As modern digital platforms replace old publishing models, any organization that earns revenue from publishing should learn to leverage its own “data exhaust.”