McKinsey survey results: IT’s future value proposition

Many executives expect IT will play a growing role in driving business results, according to a new survey. For that to happen, CIOs must broaden their profiles and prove IT’s effectiveness in areas such as digital and innovation. IT is poised to play a new, more strategic role in companies, one that moves beyond support to … Continue reading McKinsey survey results: IT’s future value proposition

Digital Transformation and the Leadership Quandary

The data now shows that a near majority of organizations today are undergoing digital transformation in some shape or form. By digital transformation I don’t mean IT automation of the business of course, but wholesale rethinking of some or all of the business in digital terms. It’s the greatest game in the business world right now, and necessary for … Continue reading Digital Transformation and the Leadership Quandary

Why You Can’t Just Tell a Company “Be More Like a Startup”

As more and more companies face disruption from globalization, new technology, and startups that have more capital than the incumbents, the continuing cry from Wall Street investors is, “Why can’t companies be as innovative as startups?” Here’s one reason why: Startups can do anything. Companies can only do what’s legal. Startups Can Do Anything One … Continue reading Why You Can’t Just Tell a Company “Be More Like a Startup”

Inc.com: Why #Design Matters When It Comes to #BusinessModels

Here are the 4 reasons I highlight to explain why design matters and should become a key component of your business model. 1. Get a Point of View! Design requires us to articulate a distinctive perspective on why we do what we do, and how we choose to do it. Integral to design and design … Continue reading Inc.com: Why #Design Matters When It Comes to #BusinessModels