Powerful management techniques many leaders still aren’t using

The future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed.            — William Gibson This post is about a set of powerful management techniques that have each been around for over a decade, but that still haven’t yet diffused into everyday use, and that hence still appear novel to […]

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 […]

Government executives: On being 21st century digital leaders

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Every government executive I know serves an organization that is in a constant state of transformation. And they are all looking for journey-focused guidance on how to succeed.  I started this blog to open a dialog on their challenges. So let me begin by describing what I see as the most fundamental challenge. Most organizations (even in […]