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The Building Blocks of Digital Transformation: Intelligence, Integration and Impact

September 23, 2016 • Big Data & Analytics, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, TransformationComments (0)

By David Dubois Leading an organisation’s digital transformation simultaneously entails driving change within three key pillars of one’s business: intelligence (competitive insights); integration (organisational structure and capabilities); and impact (value creation). Building on industry cases, David Dubois introduces a framework aiming to help

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Dubai: A City of Jerks

August 11, 2016 • Big Data & Analytics, Surdak on Technology, TECHNOLOGYComments (1)

By Christopher Surdak Chris Surdak shares the lessons he has learnt from Dubai’s strategies to “Jerk” or disrupt the way that information is created, stored and utilised around the globe, and to do so in a way that simultaneously emphasises speed,


The Digital Transformation Journey: Four Steps to Success

July 25, 2016 • Big Data & Analytics, Internet of Things, TECHNOLOGYComments (1)

By Carlos Cordón and Teresa Ferreiro Traditional businesses know that if they want to survive the digital revolution, they need to make changes, but where should they start? Companies need to formulate new questions and test different options until they find


The Real Reason the NSA Wants Your Data: Predictive Law Enforcement

July 24, 2016 • Big Data & Analytics, Social Media, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By Eric Siegel The NSA can leverage bulk data collection with predictive analytics to target law enforcement activities. But this little-known capability both intensifies and redefines the debate over how much data governments should be collecting. You might


Social Media and the Business of Trust

July 12, 2016 • Big Data & Analytics, Editors' Pick, Social Media, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By Wilfried Vanhonacker How far is too far in gleaning user data and handing this over to advertisers, even though the aim is to continue to provide a valuable but free user experience? You might also like: What Senior Executives Should Know About Sales Easy


Captain Dunsail to the Rescue! As Technology Advances We May Finally Be Forced to Deal with Our Biggest Business Challenge: Us

July 1, 2016 • Big Data & Analytics, Internet of Things, Surdak on Technology, TECHNOLOGYComments (3)

By Christopher Surdak Christopher Surdak argues that in order for businesses to earn the highest returns on information technology, they must focus their investments on where technology is needed most: understanding humans. You might also like: Easy Being


Where do you Begin with your (Big) Data Initiative?

May 24, 2016 • Big Data & Analytics, Business Process, TECHNOLOGYComments (1)

By Joe Peppard While “Big data” has garnered a lot of attention over the last number of years, many managers struggle in deciding where to begin. They can often be mistakenly seduced by technology companies with the promise of an IT solution to the (big)


Hey, You, Get Off of My Cloud What Stones Can Teach Us about Technology Innovation

March 25, 2016 • Big Data & Analytics, Emerging Ideas, INNOVATION, Surdak on Technology, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By Christopher Surdak In their 1960’s hit song, “Get Off of My Cloud,” Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones lament about others around them ruining their otherwise perfect sense of reality. Many of today’s business leaders are dealing with the same


Tech for Britain: Building a Better Tomorrow

March 17, 2016 • Big Data & Analytics, Events, Internet of Things, Social Media, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

The tech sector in Britain is booming, it’s transformed the economy and put the UK on the map as a formidable tech nation. Tech has transformed the way businesses operate up and down the country. The digital economy has grown at such a significant pace


The Fairness Challenge of the Internet of Things

January 20, 2016 • Big Data & Analytics, BLOGS, Corporate Governance, David De Cremer on Management, Internet of Things, TECHNOLOGYComments (1)

By Bang Ngyuen and David De Cremer The Internet-of-Things essentially enables mass data collection and analysis, to the benefit not just of businesses, but individuals and society too. However the question is, are businesses behaving ethically when