Derek Martin
By Derek Martin
November 16, 2018

Seven steps to accelerate your velocity

“If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough”

Related topics: Velocity, digital disruption, execution, Digital Strategy
Derek Martin
By Derek Martin
August 23, 2018

Want an effective agile process? Stop obsessing about agile

There are many reasons to like the agile development process. Its focus on adding value to a “minimum viable product” in iterative sprints is a great way to avoid waiting until the end of a project to see if you’re on the right track. Also, its..

Related topics: strategy, execution, data, process, agile
Richard Fusco
By Richard Fusco
August 16, 2018

Five steps to achieving a modern data strategy

In an age where data is one of the most valuable commodities in the world, organizations across the business landscape are racing to build or rebuild their data platforms to make sure they are equipped to meet the demands of an increasingly..

Related topics: strategy, execution, data
Paul Bonington
By Paul Bonington
August 10, 2018

Data alliances are booming, and it’s only the first inning

In the mid ‘90’s I was part of a very successful internet media start-up. As we grew, and as the market exploded into hypergrowth, I recall our CEO (a baseball fan) constantly repeating this simple phrase, “and remember, we’re only in the 1st..

Related topics: strategy, execution, data
Adriaan Bouten
By Adriaan Bouten
August 2, 2018

Top B2B executives must find and defend their market 'white spaces'

Last week the Washington Business Journal published an article highlighting FiscalNote’s planned acquisition of CQ Roll Call, in which the author insightfully observed “The deal is just the latest example of a young upstart buying a traditional —..

Related topics: strategy, execution, outside-in, innovation
Derek Martin
By Derek Martin
June 21, 2018

Five steps to a successful customer experience platform

By now you likely know all about the importance of the user experience (UX) in product design. Another angle on making your organization user-centric that’s getting more attention is CX, for “customer experience.” Simply put, CX seeks to give..

Related topics: strategy, execution, technology, process, Customer Experience, platform
Richard Fusco
By Richard Fusco
June 14, 2018

How to exhibit disruptive behavior – and move to the head of your class a disruptor

Disruptive innovation. Digital transformation. Data is the new oil. Each of these familiar idioms in the modern business lexicon is a reminder of the head-spinning velocity of technological change and its enormous impact on business behavior and..

Related topics: strategy, execution, digital disruption, Digital Economy, technology, process
Paul Bonington
By Paul Bonington
June 7, 2018

'Smart cities' on the rise leverage big data, commercial innovation

City populations are growing rapidly in the United States and around the world. Migration from the suburbs and rural communities to metropolitan areas is being fueled by the promise of cultural experience and diversity, education, good jobs and..

Related topics: strategy, execution, smart, cities, data, data-driven
Adriaan Bouten
By Adriaan Bouten
May 31, 2018

Data and agile – Key concepts behind the buzzwords all executives should know

Hepburn and Tracy. Gin and tonic. Yin and yang. Some pairs are just meant to be, especially when their combination is greater than the sum of their parts. Today, we should be adding “data” and “agile” to this list of inseparable pairs. While..

Related topics: strategy, execution, data, agile, productize, value-creation, iterate, waterfall
Jonathan Murray
By Jonathan Murray
May 24, 2018

Is your future ‘serverless’?

Is your future ‘serverless’?

Few aspects of business confound and irritate senior executives more than the IT’s addiction to trends, buzzwords and impenetrable acronyms, the seemingly endless complexity of the organization’s IT landscape, the..

Related topics: strategy, execution, serverless computing, IT management, computing evolution, IT strategy

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