Tag "digital"

Disrupt Yourself or be Uberized

As I revisit some of my most recent conversations on digital disruption with automotive and logistics CIOs, it has become apparent to me that they are all working on proposals on how to change their organizations’ business models. Design, test, sell and service a car every 5,000 miles is no longer good enough and orchestrating... more

Digital Disruption: Now Coming to the Life Science Industry

No industry is exempt from the market impact of digital disruption.  Analyst firms are starting to see business risk for existing Life Science vendors. They see nimble, non-traditional, data centric companies disrupting existing market participants. An example of a data-centric disruptor is McLaren Technology Group. McLaren describes itself as a high-technology company, and is best... more

LovEconomics 2016 – Digital by Heart

Did you know that there were 3X as many searches for “gifts for boyfriend” than “gifts for girlfriend” in February 2015, due to Google? In the past I blogged about LovEconomics on what people spend for valentine’s day.  British shoppers spend in average 119 GBP, while Germans for example only spend 59 GBP. How much are... more

10 Digital Footprints with Value to Insurance

What are Digital Footprints? Digital Footprints are the electronic recording of an event, activity or state that captures the fact that something happened at a specific point in time. Having said that, I’ve always found the best way of understanding what Digital Footprints are, is to use an analogy. Consider you’re wandering along a sandy... more

Start your Saturday with a Glass of Champagne – Transform into a Digital Organization

Who of you enjoy a glass of champagne to start a nice Saturday shopping tour? With this question Michael Stolte started his presentation at Informatica World Tour last week. And there was silence in the audience. Nobody was brave or honest enough to raise the hand. I raised my hand, but also felt a bit... more