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The Impact of Blockchain on the Energy Sector – Expectations from German Energy Executives

December 1, 2016 • TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Internet of ThingsComments (0)

By Christoph Burger, Andreas Kuhlmann, Philipp Richard & Jens Weinmann How do energy executives see the potential of the Blockchain? Is it just hype, or does it have real potential to disrupt the functioning of the industry? The German Energy Agency dena and ESMT Berlin have compiled findings on German energy executives’ current opinions, actions

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FED Up With Big Data Hype? How Central Banks Struggle with Digital Disruption

November 24, 2016 • TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Surdak on TechnologyComments (0)

By Christopher Surdak Since releasing his latest book, “Jerk: Twelve Steps to Rule the World,” Christopher Surdak has spoken with thousands of business and governmental leaders about Big Data, Analytics and Digital Transformation. With this experience, he

Easy Being Green: Why the Internet of Things Will Help Sustainability

September 26, 2016 • TECHNOLOGY, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Internet of Things, Social ImpactComments (2)

By Joy Tan  The Internet of Things is just one of the technologies that is re-shaping the world. It is not only perceived as a tool to efficiently improve work, but it will also deliver maximum economic and commercial benefits – like making the world

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

September 23, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, TransformationComments (6)

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

Dubai: A City of Jerks

August 11, 2016 • TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Surdak on 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 • TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Internet of ThingsComments (5)

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 • TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Social MediaComments (1)

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

Socialise for Success: Three Key Steps for Better Business Outcomes Online

July 20, 2016 • TECHNOLOGY, Editors' Pick, Social Media, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Jim Macnamara Research shows that most businesses are jumping on the social media bandwagon. But many are not using social media effectively or wisely, exposing themselves to criticism and missing opportunities. Here, Jim Macnamara outlines three key steps

Disrupting the disruption: 10 Principles for Digital Success

July 20, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, Future of Business, Strategic Spotlight, TransformationComments (0)

By Chris Outram These ten principles for success will steer the most digitally ambitious organisations (pure-play or hybrid) safely along on the road to digital success.   In the world of digital business, the line between strategy and tactics is

Social Media and the Business of Trust

July 12, 2016 • TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Editors' Pick, Social MediaComments (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: Machine Intelligence Will Shake Up Banking, But the