The key to retaining young professionals: Think ‘digital first’
By Adriaan Bouten on October 11, 2018

The key to retaining young professionals: Think ‘digital… Adriaan Bouten October 11, 2018 Many organizations, for-profit and nonprofit alike, remain baffled over how to create the right environment and culture for young professionals. Whether the goal is hiring and retention or attracting new society members at the early stages of their careers, the problem of

Science societies should look to the past for their new operating model
By Jonathan Murray on October 5, 2018

Science societies should look to the past for their new… Jonathan Murray October 5, 2018 The form and purpose of the modern scientific membership society is based on a template created by the guild system of early and late middle-ages Europe and the foundation of the Royal Society in England in 1660. The concept was

Looking back from the future
By Len Gilbert on September 27, 2018

Looking back from the future Len Gilbert September 27, 2018 Many dPrism engagements revolve around significant transformations of how our clients think about, and operate, their businesses. We help them identify and execute on market opportunities, new digital products and services, new business models and ways to improve their capabilities to better serve customers.

Five trends that will shape winning data strategies
By Martin Murtland on September 20, 2018

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
By markcarberry on September 13, 2018

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

Mapping your market to ‘get a sense of where you are’
By Dora Chomiak on September 6, 2018

Mapping your market to ‘get a sense of where you are’ Dora Chomiak September 6, 2018 I don’t follow sports. But years ago, I read a biography of a famous basketball player and it stuck with me. His approach to the game offers us a useful framework not just for sports, but for leading successful

Facebook is out of the news business. Now publishers can focus on publishing.
By Mike Mills on August 30, 2018

Facebook is out of the news business. Now publishers can… Mike Mills August 30, 2018 From the days of the Gutenberg printing press until, oh, around the early 2000s, one rule seemed to hold firm: People would pay money for news that interested them, as long as it was easy to get, priced fairly and

Want an effective agile process? Stop obsessing about agile
By Derek Martin on August 23, 2018

Want an effective agile process? Stop obsessing about agile Derek Martin August 23, 2018 There are many reasons to like the agile development process. Its focus on adding value to a “minimum viable product” in iterative sprints is a great way to avoid waiting until the end of a project to see if you’re on

Five steps to achieving a modern data strategy
By Richard Fusco on August 16, 2018

Five steps to achieving a modern data strategy Richard Fusco August 16, 2018 In an age where data is one of the most valuable commodities in the world, organizations across the business landscape are racing to build or rebuild their data platforms to make sure they are equipped to meet the demands of an increasingly

Data alliances are booming, and it’s only the first inning
By Paul Bonington on August 10, 2018

Data alliances are booming, and it’s only the first inning Paul Bonington August 10, 2018 In the mid ‘90’s I was part of a very successful internet media start-up. As we grew, and as the market exploded into hypergrowth, I recall our CEO (a baseball fan) constantly repeating this simple phrase, “and remember, we’re only

Top B2B executives must find and defend their market ‘white spaces’
By Adriaan Bouten on August 2, 2018

Top B2B executives must find and defend their market ‘white… Adriaan Bouten August 2, 2018 Last week the Washington Business Journal published an article highlighting FiscalNote’s planned acquisition of CQ Roll Call, in which the author insightfully observed “The deal is just the latest example of a young upstart buying a traditional — and often

Three keys to sustainable (software) development
By Jonathan Murray on July 26, 2018

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