Global Center for Digital Business Transformation

June 8, 2016

INNOVATION

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 […]

May 11, 2016

INNOVATION

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 […]

January 26, 2016

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

Digitization Offers Hope to Besieged Retailers

These are especially difficult times for the retail industry. For starters, several of retail’s marquee names announced store closings or layoffs following a disappointing holiday sales season. Retailers simply haven’t...

November 11, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Digital Agility Can Save Your Organization From Disruption

Today, industries are colliding and recombining in new ways. These collisions are yielding new competitive forms. A new paper from the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation (DBT Center), a joint initiative between IMD and Cisco, calls this ‘Value Vampires’ and ‘Value Vacancies.’ Value vampires are companies whose competitive advantage actually shrinks overall market size. […]