Posts tagged digital transformation


Communication

It takes people and vision to make digital workplace transformation happen

Digital transformation brings many positives, but some long-term trends are troubling, according to Rob Colwill, CEO and founder of the digital workplace hub, ElevatePoint. If implemented and adopted unwisely, digital solutions could transform organisations in ways that will have negative implications for both the companies and its workers. In this interview, Colwill tells MARGINALIA about the pitfalls to avoid when it comes to digital change, and why a primary focus on strategy and people – even before evaluating the technology – is key to success.

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Leadership

Digital transformation – every day is a school day

As new technologies rapidly enter the business world, the demand for digital leadership and digital talent grows exponentially. But what does it take to thrive in the digital economy? What’s required of companies, their leaders and employees, to successfully drive transformation and create a prosperous future? MARGINALIA spoke with Tim Hughes, CEO and co-founder of Digital Leadership Associates and author of the best selling book ‘Social Selling – Techniques to Influence Buyers and Changemakers’ to find some answers.

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Innovation

Developing digital skills for successful business transformation

A new research study by Deloitte, the Digital Disruption Index, shows businesses are struggling to attract and develop digital talent. But what skills do people need to support an organisation’s digital objectives? What kind of talent do they require to thrive and grow in the artificial intelligence age? MARGINALIA spoke with Paul Thompson, UK digital transformation leader at Deloitte, to find out.

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News

Businesses aren’t ready for the 4th Industrial Revolution, according to new research

New research conducted by Crimson & Co, in collaboration with Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) and Pinsent Masons, has revealed that despite senior leadership teams championing their preparedness for Industry 4.0, fundamental principles and practices, including business strategy, technological investment, as well as digital culture and skills, have yet to reach a mature level.

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