Podcast edition News in Digital from The Digital Transformation People #33

News in Digital from The Digital Transformation People #33

More news, views and how to’s in this edition of “News In Digital’ and in collaboration with Rob Llewellyn we are delighted to launch our new Podcast series ‘Leading Digital Transformation’. In this edition there’s a veritable feast of insights and best practice with interviews from 4 of the most experienced practitioners there are; Jack Perschke, Lindsay Herbert, Chris Hodson and Frank Mattes. And to add to that we have also included some fine work from the world of people, talent and HR with Matt Alder’s ‘The Recruiting Future’ and Dave Green’s and ‘myHRFuture’ podcasts.
Enjoy !


The role of the modern CISO: An interview with Chris Hodson
Leading Digital Transformation podcast
A fascinating interview on the role of the modern CISO as Rob Llewellyn talks to Chris Hodson keynote speaker and author of ‘Cyber Risk Management: Prioritize Threats, Identify Vulnerabilities and Apply Controls’ in episode 4 of the Leading Digital Transformation series.

Leading Digital Transformation in Government: An interview with Jack Perschke
Leading Digital Transformation podcast
What do you need to know if you’re going to make a success of digital transformation in government?
Listen as Jack Perschke, Head of Government for B&PS, the digital services division of Atos Consulting, explain the nuances of government digital transformations and shares his ‘8 Golden Rules’ for success.

Sometimes The Innovators Of Tomorrow Are The Reluctant Leaders Who Rise Up From Within
By Brian Solis 
According to recent research, companies report that one of the biggest challenges in digital transformation is the lack of digital expertise needed to lead purposeful, swift, and successful change across the enterprise. Do you have what it takes to be the digital change agent your business needs?


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Insights on Scaling Up Innovation: An interview with Frank Mattes
Leading Digital Transformation podcast
7 out of 8 corporate startups don’t generate business impact, but it’s not through lack of ideas says Frank Mattes author of the groundbreaking book Scaling Up. Listen to Frank speaking to Rob Llewellyn as he explains why the problem exists and what companies can do to turn innovation concepts into business impact.

Digital transformation – where is the magic?
By Nick Gurney
Please welcome Nick Gurney with his first piece as a contributing author on The Digital Transformation People where he shares his 5 magic ingredients for success in digital transformation.

Disruptions, Delusions, and Defenses in Digital Transformation
Most incumbent businesses are now engaged in digital transformation initiatives in the rush to inoculate themselves to the threat of digital disruption. But, with 75% of them failing, what lessons have been learned about the do’s and don’ts of digital transformation?

The WHY⁉️ — think first
By Christian Lindener
Is engaging with startups the answer to corporate innovation, and how should you do it?

Competing for the Future: Iteration vs. Innovation
By Brian Solis
Competing for the future starts with a shift in perspective. Without that shift, you will be confined to cycles of iteration—rather than innovation. Leading digital analyst, author and keynote speaker Brian Solis partnered with Oracle for a new paper, “Enterprise as a Service.”


Here’s What Most People Get Wrong About Minimum Viable Products
By Greg Satell
Greg Sattell reminds us that the minimum viable product (MVP) isn’t merely a stripped-down version of a prototype. Its real value is to test assumptions and in order to do that you first need to identify them and that’s a soul searching process.

The missing lever in service operations: Agility
A nice piece from McKinsey explaining why businesses should learn from digital players, who have proven that new ways of working, based on agile principles can provide the breakthroughs required in balancing resource constraints to achieve excellent results.

“We replaced the Scrum Master role with the Agile Delivery Lead role”
By Willem-Jan Ageling
There’s a buzz in the agile community and opinions are divided since Capitol One replaced the role of Scrum Master with the Agile Delivery Lead role. Willem-Jan Ageling, Agile coach and writer shares his views on the debate.


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Insights on the how of Digital Transformation: An interview with Lindsay Herbert
Leading Digital Transformation podcast
Episode 2 of the ‘Leading Digital Transformation’ podcast with Rob Llewellyn as he interviews author and keynote speaker Lindsay Herbert on the ‘how of leading digital transformation’.

Give It Up. Trust, Transparency and Delegation
By Karen Ferris
Karen Ferris explores how to transition people through constant change with a move away from the command and control manager to true leaders able to empower and build trust.
Hear from HR leaders who are driving transformation in preparedness for the future of work.

myFuture HR podcast by Dave Green 
In this podcast and video series, Dave Green speaks to a range of senior HR leaders who are pushing a data-driven and digital HR agenda. Hear from people leaders how HR can prepare for the future and what HR leaders must do to prepare for the Future of Work.


Brand Purpose or just Brand Values?
By Darren Coleman
‘With so many existing mechanisms in the brand strategy toolbox and so much well-established vernacular, is there really genuine (and needed) space for ‘brand purpose’? Certainly, as Darren lays out, the argument is growing wafer-thin as brand purpose becomes more like the “Emperor’s new clothes”’
Thank you Hilton Barbour who shared this recently on Linkedin

By Mark Ritson
As part of his series celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Effies, Adjunct Professor Mark Ritson presents a master class from Steve Jobs who with just 3 words resurrected the fortunes of Apple as he pulled off the single greatest positioning job in the history of marketing.
7 Google Analytics Reports That Show How Your Blog is Really Performing
By Neil Patel
If you want to figure out how to grow your blog and, more importantly, your revenue from your blog, there are 7 reports that you need to start looking at on a regular basis.

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AI Tool can detect Breast Cancer Early
This AI tool can tell you if you’re likely to develop breast cancer up to 5 years into the future. An awesome tool that will save lives. Thanks to Anthony J James for spotting this one.

A new look at autonomous-vehicle infrastructure
What infrastructure improvements will promote the growth of autonomous vehicles while simultaneously encouraging shared ridership?
A look at Lightyear One, the impressive new solar-powered car with a battery range of 750km. And a price tag to match.

Will Artificial Intelligence replace the thinking executive?
By Niall McKeown
With Digital Transformation going at a pace, Prof. Niall McKeown discusses the role of the business leader when it comes to building a business that can create a new, sustainable, competitive advantage, leveraging artificial intelligence.

The Recruiting Future Podcast: Building a Disruption Mindset
Recruiting Future
Charlene Li author of the new book  ‘The Disruption Mindset’ speaks with Matt Alder as they discuss the talent strategies and thinking required for digital transformation.

Appointing the right talent to lead your digital transformation
By Tim Ellis
With the failure rate of digital transformation so high it’s imperative that you recruit the right talent to lead them. Here, and based on work from the authors of Orchestrating Transformation, are the key competencies you should look for in a transformation leader.


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In the digital age of ‘overnight’ success stories such as Facebook, the hard slog is easily overlooked.

~ James Dyson


Organizational health: A fast track to performance improvement
According to McKinsey’s Organizational Health Index (OHI), the top quartile of publicly traded companies deliver roughly three times the returns to shareholders as those in the bottom quartile. Balancing short-term performance and long-term health is the route to dramatically outperforming your peers. So what’s McKinsey’s advice to achieving this in your organisation?

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