Go Ugly Early – Go Ugly Fast: Culture change at Twitter

Go Ugly Early – Go Ugly Fast: Culture change at Twitter

I was at a conference on Operational Excellence and Business Transformation recently where I was the Chairman.  I was really impressed by the number of people in attendance and the caliber of the speakers. Other than some of the speakers talking about technology, its applications, and their vision of the future, most of the speakers…

How sustainable supply chains are driving business transformation

How sustainable supply chains are driving business transformation

A survey of supply chain leaders shows the need for visibility on sustainability performance and a holistic business case to drive results. In brief EY teams surveyed 525 executives about their sustainable supply chain practices. Many have long-term strategies but struggle to measure their progress. Business case initiatives for sustainability stretch beyond cost savings to…

Getting strategy wrong—and how to do it right instead

Getting strategy wrong—and how to do it right instead

Too many companies equate strategy with hitting financial goals. They underestimate the difficulty—and the value—of the real thing. The word “strategy” means an approach to dealing with a difficult challenge, especially that of competing with a clever opponent. To have a strategy is to have an approach to overcoming critical obstacles and difficulties. However, through many…

Being a Digital Leader Has Never Been More Urgent

Being a Digital Leader Has Never Been More Urgent

When the Mosaic browser, with its consumer-friendly interface, was released to the world in 1993, most had no idea how radically this first foray into the internet era would transform our lives – both personally and professionally.  As humans, we are generally poor at detecting and acting on early signals of change. And as business…

6 habits of digital transformation leaders

6 habits of digital transformation leaders

Companies investing more in new technology make more money. Here’s why, and how you can accelerate your digital transformation. Our latest research finds that companies that excel at digital transformation share six habits. Digital transformation leaders that exhibit these six habits enjoy better financial performance than companies that have yet to adopt them. To catch…