To succeed in Digital Transformation, ENGAGE the organization

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Digital Transformation is certainly one of the hottest topics. As innovation.support’s Frank Mattes illustrated in a recent speech in Merck’s Innovation Center (see the video below), Digital mastery means getting the WHAT right as well as the HOW. Based on the analysis of literally hundreds of documents and the insights from a Peer Group process with leading firms it seems …

Digital Transformation: Quo vadis, corporate innovation management? (Part 1)

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True’ Digital Transformation, i.e. Digital Transformation for growth, provides a huge opportunity for corporate innovation – but also a large number of challenges. We are exploring how corporate innovation management (Note: In this post we understand ‘corporate innovation management’ to be a corporate function and/or the management process) should move ahead. This first part deals with new opportunities that corporate …

Digital Transformation: Catalyzing growth

Digital Transformation in Process Industries: The growth catalyst

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As you may have noticed we have started a peer group process with leading firms from the Process Industries. These companies explore what comes after the obvious first steps in Digital Transformation which are operational excellence (smart plants with predictive maintenance and remote controlling, smart supply chains, increasing management capabilities via real-time insights into KPIs and improving the predictability of future …

Emerging themes in Digital Transformation

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“Digital Transformation (DT) in the Process Industries – What does it really mean for Innovation, Marketing and Sales?” – This is, as you probably have seen HERE, the focus for an in-depth Peer Group process. Our focus industry sector is the Process Industry and we are reaching out to VPs from Innovation, Marketing and Sales from leading companies in there. …

Digital Transformation: Disrupting your business model

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As we have pointed out in earlier posts (see HERE and HERE), we are forming a peer group process with Process Industries VPs from Innovation, Marketing and Sales within larger companies: “Digital Transformation – What it really means at the VP level”. Companies from Chemicals, Paints, Health&Nutrition, Oils&Additives, Food, Dairy, Beverage and Life Science industries are lining up for participation …

Defining “Digital Transformation“ with actionability in mind

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As we have pointed out in one of our last posts, we have started a peer group process with Process Industries VPs from Innovation, Marketing and Sales: “Digital Transformation – What it really means at the VP level”. This is a topic of the moment. Firstly, major management consulting companies such as The Boston Consulting Group are moving their research …

What Digital Transformation really means: Participate in our Peer Group study

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Digital Transformation has become a hot business topic. While executives need answers to prevent an expensive miss-fire, the Digital narrative is stuck in buzzword territory. Much has been written on the “WHY?” of Digital Transformation. The missing part of this story is the “WHAT?” and “HOW?” of Digital Transformation. High-level statistics show the state of thinking, however they are short on actionable insights. …