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5 Tips to Better Train Executives on Digital Transformation

If you are leading a digital transformation effort, you know how important it is to get executive buy-in. Yet many leaders have only a tangential grasp of what it means to be “digital” and shy away from getting their hands dirty. Here are five tips on how to design or retool your digital training and development programs…

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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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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State of Research & Consulting: The Smartest Network, Not People, Will Win

This post is part of a series in which LinkedIn Influencers analyze the state and future of their industry. Read all the posts here. My background as an industry analyst at Forrester Research and management consultant at the now-defunct Monitor Group gives me a unique point of view into the intersection of two industries, Industry Research …

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Infographic: State of Social Business 2013 and Outlook for 2014

This past year has been a busy one for me and Brian Solis on the research front. We’ve published the following: Report on the six stages of social business evolution Report on the true state of social business in 2013 An ebook on seven success factors of social business strategy An image-rich slide deck complete with all the graphs and charts you …

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