Featured Digital Articles


The Need for Culture Neutrality

As firms work with increasingly diverse arrays of people, they need to adopt leadership standards that cross geographies.


Building a More Intelligent Enterprise

Companies should blend the power of computers with insights into human decision making.


The Right Response to Digital Disruption

Companies with bold strategies in response to digitization will come out as winners.


Using Digital Tools for Productivity

How Digital Media Will Bring Out Our Best Selves in the Workplace

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March 22, 2017 | Michael Schrage

Tomorrow’s most productive individuals will have more and better digital versions of themselves. The vision: Individuals will be able to utilize customized software and digital tools to improve their performance and productivity, with these digital versions of themselves able to significantly outperform their average self. In this world, AI will stand for “Augmented Introspection” as well as “Artificial Intelligence.”


Privacy and Cybersecurity


Adopting New Technologies

Seeing Beyond the Blockchain Hype

The transformative potential of blockchain is real, but so are the challenges to its implementation.

Digital Maturity, Not Digital Transformation

Viewing digital transformation as a maturation process may help companies limit their growing pains.

The Flood of Data From IoT Is Powering New Opportunities — for Some

IoT early adopters are reaping rewards in more timely, accurate, detailed, and reliable data.

Companies Brace for Decade of Disruption From AI

AI is expected to be the single most disruptive new capability for companies in the next decade.


Digital Business Research Findings


Aligning the Organization for Its Digital Future

Digitally savvy executives are already aligning their people, processes, and culture to achieve their organizations’ long-term digital success.


Strategy, not Technology, Drives Digital Transformation

The 2015 Digital Business Report by MIT SMR and Deloitte identifies strategy as the key driver in the digital arena.


Moving Beyond Marketing

The 2014 research report by MIT Sloan Management Review and Deloitte finds that measurement sophistication is finally taking hold in social business.


Embracing Digital Technology

The 2013 Digital Transformation Report by MIT Sloan Management Review and Capgemini Consulting looks at the road to digital transformation.

Technology as a Spur for Innovation

Mastering the Digital Innovation Challenge

March 7, 2017 | Fredrik Svahn, Lars Mathiassen, Rikard Lindgren, and Gerald C. Kane

For Volvo Cars, pursuing digital innovation required fundamentally rethinking the organization, while also keeping the core business functioning efficiently. The company did so by balancing four interrelated competing concerns: (1) new and established innovation capabilities; (2) process and product focus; (3) external and internal collaboration; and (4) flexibility and control in relationships with external partners.