It’s Time for Boards to Cross the Digital Divide

You’d expect that boards of directors would be actively steering their organizations through the digital revolution. It appears not. There is a different and particularly pernicious variety of digital divide at board level. This is disturbing. With digital technology and

Posted in Uncategorized

Digital Transformation – Beyond the Hype #DF13

I have touched down in San Francisco for Dreamforce ’13  where I am delivering a keynote session this week entitled Digital Transformation – Beyond the Hype.   While there is increased recognition of digital’s role, the challenge remains for many

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized

Do You Have the IT For the Coming Digital Wave?

There is a barrage of new digital technologies coming, with huge potential to positively impact company performance. Organizations that are successfully leading digital transformation know that they cannot take advantage of these technologies without a strong IT….but IT itself needs

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized

The Digital Strategy Innovation Summit #DigitalSF

So I’ve touched down in San Francisco ahead of The Digital Strategy Innovation Summit where I am speaking tomorrow. My keynote will focus on The Digital Advantage and How Digital Leaders Outperform Their Peers in Every Industry. You can find my

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized

Digital Transformation –Another Brick in the (CIO) Wall?

CIOs are a resilient lot. And it’s just as well. Over the years, predictions about their demise have been common place. Demands on the CIO function to change, read like a litany of management objectives; More cost conscious, more agile,

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized

Should We Worry About Our Digital Afterlife?

As I picked up a copy of the Financial Times Wealth supplement on the Eurostar to Paris, my intent was clear – Chill and relax. It didn’t last long as I stumbled upon an article called “The Long Goodbye”.  It

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Uncategorized

Are CDOs the Answer to Digital Governance?

It’s getting crowded in the CxO club. With Chief Marketing Officers rubbing shoulders with Chief Risk Officers and Chief Innovation Officers, the latter even muscling in on the CIO’s acronym.  One firm has even christened their Chief Innovation Officer the

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized