Knowledge Library

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Recommended Reading

Doing Digital Right - Louis Lamoureux
Is your company prepared for the next digital shift in business? Author and digital consultant Louis Lamoureux makes the case that we are entering a third digital era—one in which established companies have a better chance at winning than startups. Learn how to embed digital in your products and services, drive down your operating costs, and dramatically improve your customer’s journey. Be the disrupter in your industry. In this book, you’ll discover: • New research and clear evidence that companies that embrace digital technology outperform their industry peers • Why the world is moving beyond Social and Mobile to Artificial Intelligence and Robotics—and why you need to do the same • The key technologies that are driving the next digital era • How to define the digital initiatives that your company should undertake The book’s research shows that S&P 500 companies that are more active in digital initiatives achieve 6% more market cap growth on average than less active companies. 

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Digital @ Scale: The Playbook You Need to Transform Your Company - Anand Swaminathan & Jürgen Meffert
Value in the next phase of the digital era will go to those companies that don't just try digital but also scale it. Digital@Scale examines what it takes for companies to break through the gravitational pull of their legacy organizations and capture the full value of digital. Digging into more than fifty detailed case studies and years of McKinsey experience and data, the authors, along with a group of expert contributors, show how companies can move beyond incremental change to transform the business where the greatest value is generated—at its core. The authors provide practical insights into the three pillars of digital transformations that successfully scale: reinventing the business model, building out a business architecture from the customer back into the organization, and establishing an 'amoeba' IT and organizational foundation that learns and evolves. This is the ideal guide for all leaders who recognize the power and promise of a digital transformation.

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IoT Inc: How Your Company Can Use the Internet of Things to Win in the Outcome Economy - Bruce Sinclair
Smart products are everywhere. They’re in our companies, in our homes, in our pockets. People love these products. But what they love more is what these products do―and for anyone running a business today, outcomes are the key. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the point of connection between products and the results they deliver―it’s where products become software. IoT Inc. explains everything you need to know to position your company within this powerful new network. And once you do, you’ll leave the competition in the dust.

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Winning the Digital Gamble: 5 Disruption Levers to Jump Start Your Enterprises' Relevancy - Raheel Retiwalla & Randhir Kalsi
The Fourth Industrial Revolution represents brand new opportunities for enterprises to imagine ways in which technology embedded in new products or services permeates society and drastically improves business outcomes. In this book, we introduce the concept of “Smart Services” led digital disruption. Smart Services are built around Internet of Things and the enterprise ability to interpret data. The challenging part is knowing where to start, how to execute, and being able to prioritize and gain consensus within your organization for a successful digital transformation. In today’s digital economy the market is a lot less forgiving because of the speed at which change is happening, and the speed at which consumers expect more. As a result, digital transformations are a lot more complicated and the stakes are much higher…this is the digital gamble.

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Digital Transformation with Business Process Management: BPM Transformation and Real-World Execution - Connie Moore, Kerry M. Finn, Dr. Setrag Khoshafian, Kay Winkler, Neil Ward-Dutton, Frank Kowalkowski

BPM is essential to a company's survival in today's hyper-speed business environment. The goal of Digital Transformation is to help empower enterprises to compete at the highest level in any marketplace. This book provides compelling award-winning case studies contributed by those who have been through the full BPM experience. The case studies describe the processes involved to generate successful ROIs and competitive advantages. Digital transformation describes the changes associated with the application of digital technology in all aspects of human society. Learn how to extend that into core processes that run the business and thus engage more meaningfully with your customers. The authors discuss the impact of emerging technologies, the mandate for greater transparency and how the ongoing aftershocks of globalization have collectively impacted predictability within the business enterprise.

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Monetizing Your Data: A Guide to Turning Data into Profit-Driving Strategies and Solutions - Andrew Roman Wells & Kathy Williams Chiang
Organizations are swamped with data—collected from web traffic, point of sale systems, enterprise resource planning systems, and more, but what to do with it? Monetizing your Data provides a framework and path for business managers to convert ever-increasing volumes of data into revenue generating actions through three disciplines: decision architecture, data science, and guided analytics. There are large gaps between understanding a business problem and knowing which data is relevant to the problem and how to leverage that data to drive significant financial performance. Using a proven methodology developed in the field through delivering meaningful solutions to Fortune 500 companies, this book gives you the analytical tools, methods, and techniques to transform data you already have into information into insights that drive winning decisions.

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Navigating the Talent Shift: How to Build On-Demand Teams that Drive Innovation, Control Costs, and - Lisa Hufford
By 2020, 40 percent of the workforce won’t want to be your employee. That means managers and executives have to forget the old recruit-and-search for-months methods to acquire talent and revise their perception that “talent” is only full-time employees. The good news is that this talent allows you to achieve the biggest impact on your projects in the fastest time possible. In Navigating the Talent Shift, author Lisa Hufford introduces you to SPEED: a fast, and flexible talent strategy that shows companies how to access the 65 million people that make up the on-demand, specialized talent pool. This strategy shows you how to: Stop spending months searching for talent, have a team of on-demand talent at your fingertips, exponentially expand your talent pool, test ideas, and more.

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