As software continues to “eat the world” and large organizations work to keep pace with technological change, there can be a tendency to assume that all transformations are now digital transformations. But that is not entirely true. Beth Devin of Citi Ventures explains, with examples from Ford, Microsoft, and SAP.
Harvard Business School’s Sunil Gupta on Peloton, Goldman Sachs, and Designing a Digital Strategy That Works
Harvard Business School professor Sunil Gupta has seen a lot of your attempts to make your company more digital. And he is not impressed. In a wide-ranging interview that touched on Peloton, Goldman Sachs, Best Buy, and Amazon, Gupta talked about going beyond the buzzword “digital transformation” to design a digital strategy that works.
Digital Transformation as a Team Sport: Advice from Former Pirelli and Mondelez Exec Marcelo De Santis
According to former Chief Innovation Officer Marcelo De Santis, digital transformation is a “team sport” that requires buy-in across a large company. In a recent interview, he discussed his experiences with digital transformation, the importance of organizational relationships, and creating a space for experimentation at large companies.
At our recent invitation-only “Underground” roundtable in Chicago, we tackled several topics around digital transformation: how do you define it, who should be involved, how do you overcome cultural barriers, and how do you get things moving with a sense of urgency? Photos inside…