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The Spark to Ignite Your Innovation Ideas

As time marches on, and conversations around innovation, disruption, and digital transformation are maturing, you can start to sense frustration. Some industries are changing, in dynamic and exciting ways, with interesting new technology, energetic and engaged teams, and customers and markets that are accepting, even demanding, the change.  At least, those are the stories that […]

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Real change happens along a continuum that stretches from The Big Idea to Real Results, and people / organizations that want to make real change happen need to understand the different elements along the way.

Inspiration

The ability to imagine what is possible (aka Vision)

Art

As goods, services, & even data becomes commoditized, effective and engaging design becomes a competitive differentiator

Science

Sooner or later, you have to be able to translate your hand-waving to something that actually works!

Execution

Results derive from making something happen – quickly, effectively, sustainably

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Recent Posts

Shadow IT is Digital Business Trying to Break Free
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November 26, 2017

Decentralized IT is a growing trend – pushing decision making and investments closer to the customer. This can be a powerful change when done well, as different areas of the business bring innovative, high-value products and services to market. The counter, however, is that this leads to duplication and fragmentation for little benefit; IT is […]

Digital Strategy and Your Team – Talent and Engagement
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June 25, 2017

So far, we have talked about the “obviously” Digital components of your Great Digital Strategy – systems and processes that support internal Operations, bring us closer to our Customers, and change the nature of our Products. We also talked about that critical connective tissue – Data – and the skills required to extract information to […]

Digital Strategy and Data – The Critical Connective Tissue
April 10, 2017

In my previous posts, I’ve talked about the first three components of your Great Digital Strategy – things you would expect to be there, like systems and process used to automate Internal Operations, connect with your Customers, and provide innovative Products & Services. These may start as separate initiatives, but smart organizations create more value […]

Digital Strategy and Products: Changing the Game in a Big Way
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March 5, 2017

In my previous posts on the Five Core Components of a Great Digital Strategy, I’ve covered how information and technology have made significant changes in how your business works. Michael Porter pointed out that changes have come in three big waves. 30 years ago it was all about accounting systems (ERP) and automating internal processes; […]

Five Components of a Great Digital Strategy – The Slides
March 4, 2017

I started a series of posts about the Five Components of a Great Digital Strategy – still a work in process, but I needed to take a break so I could complete a slide deck for a public presentation on the topic. Here’s a link to the slides – presented this past week in Chicago. […]