U is for usability

This post is part of a series, “Digital: From A to Z,” that explores what it means to be digital. What’s in your A to Z of digital? Find me on Twitter @Max_Hemingway or leave a comment below. Usability is something that we have learnt and adapted within the human race for thousands of years through using and […]

Lemons, silos and trust issues: How to turn GDPR into lemonade

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If you attend any of the numerous seminars about GDPR (the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation) nowadays, you’ll notice that the new rules are taking quite some flak. Invariably, some CIOs or CEOs from companies big and small will lament the administrative burden yet another EU regulation puts on them. Give me the place to […]

T is for Twenty-First Century Digital

This post is part of a series, “Digital: From A to Z,” that explores what it means to be digital. What’s in your A to Z of digital? Find me on Twitter @Max_Hemingway or leave a comment below. The term Twenty-First (21st) Century Digital applies to the current century and how you are using digital to better your organisation and […]

S is for social

This post is part of a series, “Digital: From A to Z,” that explores what it means to be digital. What’s in your A to Z of digital? Find me on Twitter @Max_Hemingway or leave a comment below. Years ago people gathered in the market square to hear the latest news and gossip, or met in a tavern […]

R is for robots

This post is part of a series, “Digital: From A to Z,” that explores what it means to be digital. What’s in your A to Z of digital? Find me on Twitter @Max_Hemingway or leave a comment below. What used to be science fiction is now reality as robots become an everyday part of our lives. Even if […]

Q is for quantum computing

This post is part of a series, “Digital: From A to Z,” that explores what it means to be digital. What’s in your A to Z of digital? Find me on Twitter @Max_Hemingway or leave a comment below. Quantum computer: A computer which makes use of the quantum states of subatomic particles to store information. (Source: English […]

P is for programming

This post is part of a series, “Digital: From A to Z,” that explores what it means to be digital. What’s in your A to Z of digital? Find me on Twitter @Max_Hemingway or leave a comment below. Programming, or coding, is something that everyone should learn (see How you can begin to code), even if it’s just […]

Digital disruption: New ways to tackle talent

As I said in my last post, no matter what digital transformation model, strategy or plan an organisation embarks on, it needs people. There are some very new approaches to talent worth exploring. These approaches are described in an article by DXC Technology’s Leading Edge Forum (LEF) that focuses on four “breakthrough techniques” to access […]

Digital disruption: How to become a 21st century organisation

If digital disruption is inevitable, as I said in my last post, organizations can and must prepare for it. Here we can draw on a number of models and pieces of research. DXC Technology’s Leading Edge Forum (LEF) has identified six ways that 21st century organisations are different from past century models: Sensing — Proactive, haptic or […]

Digital disruption: Thrive on change

Digital disruption is 100 percent pervasive. There is no business, no service, no industry that will not be affected in some form. In other words, if you want to sustain your particular business/service/industry, you have to do your own digital transformation. Otherwise, there is a very high (if not probable) chance that you simply won’t […]