What the digital transformation trend means for technology resellers

The Future Shapers

‘Digital transformation’ is a phrase that is widely used by many businesses today, who are attempting to upgrade their technology to accommodate for the increasingly mobile and flexible workforce of the twenty-first century.

12 Technology Categories That Will Transform Careers

Daniel Burrus

As technology continues to impact our lives, workers at every level in today’s ever-changing labor market need to be prepared with skills to adapt and succeed in the workplace. Over the past thirty years, I have developed a proven methodology to anticipate disruption and change before it happens, allowing you to find the confidence that certainty provides. The list highlights technologies that are now and will continue to transform present and future careers.

Managing Energy Transition through Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

After the famous and groundbreaking 2015 Paris Agreement, where we witnessed for the first time, all nations agreeing to a common cause, one to undertake ambitious efforts to combat climate change and adapt to its effects. The critical enabler will come from technology and systemic innovation.

Swimming along a road in a flood of digital transformation

Paul Hobcraft

We need to create a digital transformation strategy, a clear roadmap and build the business case as it is going to be, well, umm…… transformational. Firstly we do need to recognize technology is inseparable in what we do going forward.

Measuring Innovation Performance

customers, IP licensing or royalty Measuring ideas Ideas matter because they have the power to change the world. For example, we hosted a hackathon, #UnitedByHCL Hackathon, for HCL Technologies in. technologies. roadmaps and another 9 hacks resulting in process improvements.

Confusion or Diffusion in Energy Transition?

Paul Hobcraft

There is this compelling and urgent need to accelerate low-carbon technology innovation if the world can achieve decarbonization of the energy sector between now and 2050, to significantly contribute to meet international climate goals set out in the 2015 Paris Agreement.

Network Operating Model: How To Design, Build & Embed An Agile Operating Platform Geared For Mounting Complexity & Rapid Change…

The Future Shapers

When I overlaid my own strategic change experience and compared notes with the agile operating model approach that my team and I have developed at AllChange, I confess I struggled with some of the concepts within the book from a ‘how can it be practically applied’ point of view.

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A New Integrated Innovation Engagement System

Paul Hobcraft

So, we seek out greater applied science knowledge we will use it to support and develop practical applications based on technology and innovation. Aligning People, Technology, and Innovation in Design-always and each time. need to change our mindsets.

Relating to the New Innovation Era

Paul Hobcraft

This does need a real change but can we achieve it? We need a change, we are facing such constantly changing environments and challenges. If we get to this recognition point, we will quickly recognize that innovation does need to change and usher in this new innovation era.

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Digital transformation – the need to transform our innovation approaches

Paul Hobcraft

This is as he puts it transformation with a big capital “T” because it involves changing the very essence of a company. Digital disruption is the impact of digital technologies and business models on a company’s value proposition and market position.

My 5 S for future Innovation: Smart, Stacks, Scale, Storage, and Software

Paul Hobcraft

Technology is radically altering our need for innovation. We see increasingly innovation is feeding off the “ digital response rate ” Connecting technology and innovation is altering how we should re-access organizations ability to build out.

Digital transformation – the need to transform our innovation approaches

Paul Hobcraft

This is as he puts it transformation with a big capital “T” because it involves changing the very essence of a company. Digital disruption is the impact of digital technologies and business models on a company’s value proposition and market position.

Levelling the playing field. Potentially the biggest challenge to your Digital Transformation in a generation.

The Future Shapers

In this highly fragmented landscape, the UK government recently published its contribution, with a roadmap for ensuring competition in a sector which has arguably struggled to safeguard it. Leading Change Next Generation Organisation Technology

If you want your employees at the forefront of innovation, let them fly free


Being quick and innovative is a demand they also share, because it isn’t just the client at stake: technology has brought new actors, capital, resources and talent to different markets. Change management change management innovation

Capabilities and Leadership Close the Skills Gap in Manufacturing

Innovation 360 Group

84% of manufacturing executives say they plan to add technology roles in the next 5 years to keep pace with the demands of a rapidly changing industry. 84% of manufacturing executives say that they will hire for technology roles in the next 5 years.

9 Tenets of an ERP Cultural Transformation


While leaders often consider the need for ongoing technology development and maintenance, it is just as important that they plan for cultural sustainability. But it’s also not very useful, since culture is amorphous — hard to pin down and hard to change.”.

Mapping the customer journey is the top driver for digital transformation

Paul Hobcraft

So that you are aware, the data and insights in this report are based on the input of more than 500 digital transformation strategists and executives who are leading change within their organizations. With the runway for disruptive technologies still ahead (e.g.,

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Digital Discovery: How To Create a Digital Experience – That Is Built For The Real World…

The Future Shapers

Level 2 will eventually feature the digital operating model moving parts including people, process, systems and technology required to bring the digital vision and strategy to life. It features all the dimensions that inform and guide ‘change roadmap’ development.

Digital Transformation: The Why, What & How For Transformational Leaders…

The Future Shapers

As the 4iR digital revolution increasingly fuses the virtual world with the real world, businesses are changing right before our very eyes. In this climate of uncertain change, organisations are left with the very stark choice to get on board the digital train – or get left behind.

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Warm and Fuzzy at the Front End of Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

The subject was the changes occurring at the front end of innovation. My argument was the results we have obtained from a disconnected set of front end activities was poorer than they should be and this needs changing. Are you changing your front end of innovation?

Corporate Challenges to Innovation – How Do You Keep It Going


Implementing a cultural change is similar to a New Year’s Resolution in the fact that deciding to start one is easy. But sometimes changes ARE required. But, deciding that a change is necessary only gets you so far. Technology.

3 Warning Signs Your IT Strategy is All Wrong


With today’s environment of rapid and exponential change, a well-defined, business-owned, adaptive strategy is what will enable your organization to stay ahead of disruption and win in the market. You don’t understand the impact emerging technologies have on your immediate future.

Munich Re offers a real clarity to their innovating future

Paul Hobcraft

The Insurance industry has been struggling to adjust and adapt to the rapid changes occurring yet so many are hanging onto the traditional way of doing things.

Why innovation portfolios matter

RTI Innovation Advisors

For example, are the ideas you want "incremental" signalling small change to existing products and services, "breakthrough" or "disruptive" to signal increasing difficulty and impact. Certainly companies are good at product portfolio and roadmaps, making decisions on how much to invest in older technologies, how much to invest in newer products and the roadmaps and versions that should be developed.

ITONICS mentioned in the Gartner Hype Cycle on Enterprise Architecture


The recently published Hype Cycle for Enterprise Architecture 2018 by Gartner deals with various technology-enabled business models and solutions within today’s enterprise architecture. Architecture Roadmaps, EA Frameworks).

Femi Stevens Oluwafemi

Innovation 360 Group

Project Portfolio and Change Management. Technology Management and Enterprise Architecture. Education: Massachusetts Institute of Technology , Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab , Massachusetts Ave, United States – Internet of Things: Roadmap to a Connected World.

Your Future Lies in Occupying the Innovation Job and Using the Skills it Provides

Paul Hobcraft

It is the pervasive power of technology integration that will change the business models of all industries. By taking a more outward action, even we can get re-engaged to influence and change things that can make a difference. We need to build our personal roadmap.

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An Innovation Lexicon


The way we think about innovation has changed over time. Over two years I believe we went through just one case study on how to produce and market a new technology (it was on fiber optics). Today when some people talk about innovation they mean inventing or adopting new technology.

A new cycle of innovation design

The Future Shapers

To achieve this we need to recognize a significant change we must undertake in our present innovation management. Firstly, we do need to recognize technology is going to be inseparable in what we are doing in the innovation world, going forward. I sense from many this is‘epic’, exploding and life changing, with all of us simply learning to adapt and adjust, moving at speed to align ourselves. Forming a strategy, roadmap and business case needs really many new considerations.

Leading Innovation = Managing Uncertainty


While generating new ideas and inventing new technologies is important, it is even more important for innovators to identify the unknowns that have to be true for their ideas and technologies to succeed in the market. Uncertainty is the central characteristic of innovation.

The Need for Digital Innovation Platforms

Paul Hobcraft

If you are not, then simply “click away” and certainly my best wishes by ignoring a very changing innovation world that we are all undergoing. Applying technology application to innovation opportunities needs a platform thinking approach.

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Scaled Agile Framework: what is and how it works


SAFe tries to gain a broader view of the product (s) and deadlines, allowing – in an ideal world – some flexibility, with an approximate roadmap of the next 8-12 weeks. the product owner of each team has a clear view of the requirements for the duration of the roadmap.

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FEI Europe 2017 Recap – Denise Fletcher, CIO


We must continue to innovate and look for new ways to think about and use technology. If there is anything I could change about the week, it would be to have spent more time meeting with the innovators in attendance. Saisangeeth Daswani , the Advisory Strategist for Stylus , talked about the fact that we are moving from being a world where mobile technology reigns to one that is driven by AI. Calm Technology. Another example of calm technology is the Sleepcycle app.

Designing Smart Cities (Infographic)

Business Innovation Design

As influxes of people due to mass migration, over-population and tourism, cities of the 21st century needs to change in how they are planned, built, and inhabited. Hence, cities need to change how services are delivered and utilized to people.

Your Digital Future Begins Now


The companies that compete and win are the most effective at aligning their business strategies with their technology execution. At MSS, we boil them down to: Digital Strategy & Technology Roadmap. Organizational Readiness & Change Management.