Archive by Author | David H. Deans

Exploring the Digital Champion Innovation Performance

Digital Maturity is Paying Off for Champions

The performance gap between ‘digital champions’ and laggards is widening, and digital’s continued contribution to company performance means that gap will likely grow. But any company can improve. BCG reports that 25% of the companies they surveyed qualify as champions.

via BCG

Why Asia-Pacific Leads Internet Growth in 2018

Why Asia-Pacific Leads Internet Growth in 2018

A majority of the growth in internet user numbers will take place in Asia-Pacific in 2018. Of the 182.2 million new internet users worldwide this year, we forecast that 42.4 million will reside in China and 54.2 million in India.

via eMarketer

Real IoT Value Requires a System of Technologies

Real IoT Value Requires a System of Technologies

The convergence of these technologies (blockchain, machine learning, etc) with IoT has created a multiplier effect by building further strength and adding new capabilities in the connected ecosystem, thereby, enabling these enterprises to re-visualize their businesses.

via Everest Group

Charting a Course for Next-Generation Business Leaders

Charting a Course for Next-Generation Business Leaders

At a time when companies are competing to become the most sought-after digital platforms, outside-the-box-thinking and creativity become bankable advantages. More recently still, businesses are discovering the very real risks of not keeping pace with evolving societal conversations.

via The Aspen Institute

How Technology Trends Impact Global Trade

How Technology Trends Impact Global Trade

Different technologies in different parts of the technology adoption life cycle, when combined, could fundamentally change the way resources are allocated and international trade operates. Governments and businesses need to understand the current trends in order to stay ahead of the curve.

via World Economic Forum

Digital Business Talent: Why It’s a Top Priority for CEOs

Digital Business Talent: Why It's a Top Priority for CEOs

Digital growth tops the list of CEO business priorities in 2018 and 2019, according to the latest worldwide market study by Gartner. However, as growth becomes harder to achieve, CEOs are concentrating on changing and upgrading the structure of their companies — including digital business investments.

via Digital Lifescapes

Executive Summary: 2018 Digital Business Report

Executive Summary: 2018 Digital Business Report

In the 2018 Digital Business Report, MIT SMR and Deloitte find that digitally maturing organizations encourage distributed leadership and a healthy appetite for experimentation.

via Coming of Age Digitally