Developing a Digital Strategy Isn’t Robotic Surgery, But Critical for Your Organization’s Future Survival
When I think about the future of business, the behavior of consumers gives me serious pause. Their demands are changing how we do business—even how we innovate. I know we’ve heard this before. But something’s quite different. The digital era is like nothing we’ve ever experienced before. It’s going to play a role in everything. […]
It’s Time to ‘Do or Die’ in the Growing Global Bazaar
A whopping 59 percent of manufacturers expect their company’s strategy to change as a result of real-time information in the next three years. That’s in just three years. But what about the years after that? Our team developed The Business World in 2025 report with the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation, an IMD and […]
In Less Than Ten Years, Your Organization Could Be Out of Business!
Four of today’s top ten incumbents—in different industries—will be displaced by digital disruption in the next five years. Four! This stat has kept me up at night. Which organizations will thrive? Which will cease to exist? How can organizations successfully navigate the digital age? I believe it begins with the right strategy to stay ahead […]
2016 and Beyond: Technologies and Trends that Will Change the Future of IT
2015 was a wild year in technology advancements and decay, and there is no reason to think that 2016 won’t follow suit…
Where is Technology Innovation Heading?
Today, in universities around the world, leading professors are looking for top notch PhD students and researchers to push the boundaries and explore areas that will enable tomorrow’s technology innovation. To have a preview of what the future could look like, we at Cisco asked 60 leading academic professors in Electrical Engineering (EE) and Computer […]
Disruptive or Driven. Which Innovation Type is Right for Your Organization?
Today’s conversations around innovation – particularly within the IT industry – tend to paint it as something disruptive, technology-based and radically changing markets. This is a partial picture of it. It’s not always necessary to be radical, and it is not just about introducing new products or services into a market. There are several types […]
The Innovation Imperative: Why Does Innovation Matter?
Innovation has become an imperative for society at large. Whether it be entrepreneurs starting new ventures, large established corporations trying to defend their market position, or countries facing increased global competition, everyone is attempting to innovate. What does this mean? It means they turn new ideas into widely used practice. The reasons are clear: the […]