Becoming a digital business
Everyone knows they have to transform. Everyone’s hurrying to do it. But not everyone knows the best way. The authors of these articles know how to do it because they’ve done it. Here Dimension Data’s clients and executives share their experience of how the proper approach to technology, partnering, and leadership can accelerate and de-risk your digital transformation.
Partnering is growing, it’s critical, yet it often fails. The approach you need for the digital world includes close integration, cultural fit, and being prepared to work with people you once thought of as competitors.
The three things you need to get your CEO to understand about digital infrastructure are speed, risk, and cost.
Re-invention for digital leadership
Digital disruption may be driven by new entrants, but incumbents are executing some amazing self re-invention in response – redefining what business they’re in, transferring their core competencies to new areas, and setting up digital units that compete with their mainstream business. Here are four inspiring examples of self re-invention for digital success.
Don’t think of yourself as tied to one industry – reapply your core competencies in new ones. Discovery moved from healthcare, to insurance, to banking, using data analytics to extend the customer relationship.
Culture as a business accelerator
This set of articles looks at how you can achieve competitive advantage by concentrating on your culture. We examine why culture matters to customers as well as employees, its role in talent management, how it's changing workspaces, and why it's important in supplier relationships.
How technology can help talent management in a distributed enterprise
How to win the war for talent by giving millennials what they want from work
How top employers increase shareholder value by concentrating on culture
How a consistent brand message for customers and employees delivers competitive advantage
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