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Building a Smart City from the Ground Up

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You could say digital transformation has been in a bit of a holding pattern—at least when it comes to building a smart city. Sure, we’ve mastered smart buildings—to the point that most of us can manage our home security, lighting, and temperature simply by tapping our smart phones. But when it comes to moving beyond the building or campus to …

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Four Ways the Right Leadership Drives the Digital Transformation

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A few weeks ago, I outlined six pillars that are essential for successful digital transformation. This week, I continue the series by focusing on the important role leadership—specifically executive leadership—play in driving a company forward. Yes, in my view, leadership drives digital transformation. So why are so many companies doing it badly? Case in point: In an article for Forbes …

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Three Ways Change and Innovation Drives Digital Transformation

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It is a widely accepted fact that companies who are resistant to change cannot compete with those who accept rapid change. Think about where your company was a year ago. What about six months ago? Last month? Have you changed? Have you innovated? If you haven’t you’re going to fall behind the competition, because I firmly believe change and innovation …

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15 Key Stats from the 2018 Digital Transformation Index

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Curious where your company stands when it comes to digital transformation? The 2018 Digital Transformation Index can help. We recently released the most comprehensive report of its kind on digital technology adoption among business organizations. The Index can serve as your company’s benchmark in digital transformation, noting both progress and obstacles impacting more than 1,000 North American and Western European …

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Three Ways People Drive the Digital Transformation

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Who is responsible for attracting top talent to your organization? Who creates your marketing campaigns and strategies for sales? Who interacts with customers on a daily basis? Your employees do. Employees are the lifeblood of business and yet we tend to forget what it would be like without them. We forget that even though we have technology for every task, …

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Three Keys to Driving Customer Experience into Your Digital Transformation

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In the past month, we discussed the pillars of the digital transformation—shifting our focus from technology to the behaviors that drive the digital transformation. I believe that the complete transformation is only possible if the right kind of organization is built, an organization that believes in the possible. To build these organizations, every organization needs to fully understand the meaning …

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Four Digital Transformation Trends Driving Industry 4.0

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When you hear the word ‘industry’ you may think of factories or tall smokestacks. And even though technology grows in leaps and bounds daily, this is still our mindset. For manufacturers that want to remain in the game, they must embrace the digital transformation and everything it has to offer. They need to pay attention to the digital transformation trends …

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Four Digital Transformation Trends You Need to Know

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I’m not exaggerating when I say digital transformation has moved from nice-to-have to business imperative. But let’s face it: there are so many technologies coming at us today that’s it’s often difficult to know which to adopt and which to bypass. Being successful in today’s marketplace means utilizing the digital transformation trends that can do the most good for your …

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Three Ways Companies Are Messing Up Digital Transformation, and Three Steps to Fix It

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Digital transformation is here, and many businesses are racing to change to take advantage of the benefits. Digital transformation promises more revenue, a better customer experience and a new level of productivity that you have never seen before. Except by pursuing change in haste, these companies are messing up digital transformation. Just because companies have the means to digitize, doesn’t …