Leadership

HR’s Role in Digital Transformation

We often think about digital transformation as something tackled by the dynamic duo of Marketing and IT. But there needs to be a third — HR. That’s because, while digital transformation appears to be about technology, at its heart it’s about people, and the relationships that are changed because of these digital technologies. Today I examine the key takeaways from a recent Prophet report on the subject.

The Top Digital Transformation Priorities For 2016 – Part 1

Is your organization focused on the right things to drive digital transformation? And I mean a deep, meaningful digital transformation — one where the embrace of digital fundamentally changes an aspect of your business model that results in growth and better profits. Over the past two months, I filtered through hundreds of “top trends and predictions …

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Announcing My New Book The Engaged Leader

My work with CEOs and other leaders has proven time after time that the wisdom and experience a great leader brings to the table are the keys to making his or her digital transformation stick. Any one of the tens or hundreds of digital natives within your organization can teach you to use Twitter, but …

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My TED Talk: Leading in the Digital Era

I crossed an item off my bucket list when I gave a TED Talk at TED@IBM on Sept. 23rd. The event was part of the new TED Institute, which partners with companies to create TED-curated events. The title of my talk was “Giving Up Control: Leading in the Digital Era.” One key data point from Gallup …

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How to Tell If You’re Just Dabbling with Digital

Digital transformation is hot — in a new Altimeter Report, “The State of Digital Transformation,” we found that 88% of organizations we surveyed said that they were undergoing a formal digital transformation effort, which Altimeter defines as “the re-alignment of, or new investment in, technology and business models to more effectively engage digital consumers at …

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Help with My New Report: Employee Engagement & Advocacy

I’m passionate about Open Leadership, and the imperative to be open, authentic and transparent in the way we lead. This is all the more important when looking at how to engage employees, and tapping them for the bright shiny object de jour “employee advocacy.” To that end, my colleague Jon Cifuentes and I are working …

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