Digital Transformation: Finding Your Data is Half the Battle

You’ve undoubtedly heard all the hype about the volume of data doubling every two years. The sad fact is that first, it’s true and second, 50% of data is coming from external (read: less controllable) sources. That means it’s getting harder and harder to find the forest (read: business insight) for the trees. Wouldn’t it … Continue reading Digital Transformation: Finding Your Data is Half the Battle

How Consumer Brands Can Connect with Customers in a Changing Retail Landscape

When news broke earlier this year about Amazon’s courtship of some of the world’s biggest consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands, it touched off a wave of speculation. Was the e-commerce giant engaged in a long game to alter the relationships between consumer goods makers and their brick-and-mortar retail partners? However it plays out, Amazon’s outreach exposed a … Continue reading How Consumer Brands Can Connect with Customers in a Changing Retail Landscape

How to Gain and Develop Digital Talent and Skills

As digital transformation disrupts the workplace, one factor more than any other will determine which companies turn digital to their advantage. That critical element is people: the talented employees who are able to use existing digital technologies and adapt to evolving methods and new approaches. Without these employees, companies will struggle to benefit as they … Continue reading How to Gain and Develop Digital Talent and Skills

Gartner Identifies Three Megatrends That Will Drive Digital Business Into the Next Decade

Gartner Identifies Three Megatrends That Will Drive Digital Business Into the Next Decade 2017 Emerging Technologies Hype Cycle Garners Insight From More Than 2,000 Technologies The emerging technologies on the Gartner Inc. Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 reveal three distinct megatrends that will enable businesses to survive and thrive in the digital economy over the next … Continue reading Gartner Identifies Three Megatrends That Will Drive Digital Business Into the Next Decade

When to shift your #digital #strategy into a higher gear

There may be a premium for making early moves. When companies first sense a digital competitor entering their market space, they tend to react timidly, reasoning that the risk of damage to revenues and profits is not enough to justify tampering with current business models. Our research indicates, however, that executives may underestimate how close they are … Continue reading When to shift your #digital #strategy into a higher gear