digital transformation

How GE avoided Kodak’s fate

George Eastman founded Kodak in 1888 in Rochester, New York. Four years later and 200 miles down the road, Thomas Edison and some pals founded General Electric. The two industrial giants chugged along

Adobe unifies its digital businesses on a single cloud platform

Adobe opened its Digital Marketing Summit in Las Vegas this week with a big splash, announcing a new “Experience Cloud,” which brings all of its digital cloud businesses together onto a

The transformation of sport will bring rich rewards

The inflation-busting deals being secured by sports rights owners around the world demonstrate the unwavering value of live sports. Amid concerns over cord-cutting, the rise of time-shifted viewing an

We’re at peak complexity — and it sucks

Virtually all companies are doing digital transformation wrong. We’re placing it around the edge, keeping it at arm’s length, like it’s a problem and not an opportunity. If companies are to succ

In defense of the Uber-ization of everything

I recently posted on Facebook a short rant about digital transformation for established enterprises. The skinny is that there are endless amounts of why and barely no opining on the what or how when i

Facing An Array Of Challenges, Autodesk Shifts To Subscription Pricing

Autodesk has been around the block a few times, having debuted way back in 1982 in the earliest days of the desktop PC. These days, the company is in the midst of a major transition from a licensing

Digital Transformation Requires Total Organizational Commitment

Wherever you turn, businesses are facing tremendous disruptive pressure. What’s interesting is that the theory about how firms should be dealing with this massive change is itself in flux, tra

Pivotal Teams With Lean Startup Founder Eric Ries To Help Big Companies Get More Innovative

Pivotal, the company launched by EMC, VMware and GE to help companies in their quest for digital transformation, announced today that it was bringing in Eric Ries, the man behind the Lean Startup move

The Enterprise Transformation Conundrum

The problem is it’s not an easy undertaking to change the way a large organization operates. Real initiative gets bogged down in politics, hierarchical thinking and institutional inertia. Change

The Path To Successful Digital Transformation Starts With Pockets Of Innovation

I’ve been hearing about “Digital Transformation” for a couple of years now, and as I’ve wandered the halls of Web Summit this week in Dublin, I’ve heard lots of talk abou