Category: Digital Transformation

A Classic on Organizational Culture

A Classic on Organizational Culture

I’ve been working on an upcoming deck on the role of organizational culture in digital transformation. I thought of Edgar Schein’s class book Organizational Culture and Leadership, and it reminded me of this review I wrote some years ago. Schein’s book is timeless, and well worth reading. Here’s some food for thought: In Organizational Culture and […]

NEW REPORT: Agility Beats Planning

NEW REPORT: Agility Beats Planning

DOWNLOAD THE FREE REPORT HERE The events of 2020 have prompted an increased focus on business agility. The capacity to assess situations quickly and respond intelligently is no longer merely important. In the so-called “new normal”, agility has become an essential ingredient to business success. In the world of supply chain management, agility requires a […]

Digital Transformation: Substance vs. Hype

Digital Transformation: Substance vs. Hype

In the late 1990s I worked for an ERP services company that made an all-out strategic shift toward hosting business applications. The founder believed that someday (presumably in the not-too-distant future), software would be deployed in the cloud and delivered on a pay-as-you-go utility model. Unfortunately, he arrived at that conclusion about a decade too […]