Leadership lessons from highway: Navigating curves en route to Destination Disruption

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This blog is about a mix of highway signs, business strategy and us. How do these three converge? Read on… Any traveler who traverses the Himalayan Roads in Northeast India would be certain to notice some very quirky road safety signs by the Border Roads Organization (BRO), which manages and maintains these treacherous terrains, roads […]

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 […]

How DXC MyWorkStyle empowers clients in Digital Disruption

2016 was a very exciting year for the DXC MyWorkStyle teams, with ongoing wins, the solution build and the solution deployment of tailored offering components to a range of large corporate clients. Clients included AMP (APAC), BlueScope Steel (APAC), Geoscience Australia, UK Metropolitan Police Service and Vattenfall (EMEA). You can find the DXC success stories and media releases here: BlueScope Steel […]

Can replicating best practices stifle disruptive innovation?

As someone who has spent the better part of his professional life researching, teaching and implementing best practices in a variety of technology-driven global businesses, it is somewhat difficult to find myself writing the headline above. But I had an epiphany of sorts during a recent flight, while reading a synopsis of Charles Landry’s book The […]

Fuelling innovation in the fuel card industry

The fuel card business, like most facets of the energy industry, is changing. Despite the dramatic fall in fuel prices and continuous improvement in vehicle efficiencies, fuel remains the significant cost for many organisations. For fleets, freight forwarders, leasing companies and small businesses, the fuel card remains a valuable tool to easily manage and control vehicle […]

Why it’s too late for ‘digital’ transformation

I’ve referred to digital “fill-in-the-noun” as the turrets of the 21st century enterprise executive. Digital disruption, digital transformation, digital leadership, chief digital officers — the list goes on and on. It seems that in 2016, enterprises have finally realized that employees and customers use information technology. But it shouldn’t be surprising that stakeholders interact constantly with computers, handheld […]