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  1. Beyond Technology: Building a New Organizational Culture to Succeed in an Era of Digital Transformation

    23 January, 2017 | Research Report

    Digital transformation is more than just a new set of tools for the workplace. True digital transformation means a digital world where everything is connected, hierarchy fades, and innovation happens through networks.

  2. Beyond Technology: Executive Summary

    23 January, 2017 | Research Report

    In this era of digital abundance, organizational success (and in more than a few cases, survival) will require moving well beyond traditional change initiatives to a complete transformation. It will not be easy.

  3. Beyond Technology: Why This Transformation Is Different

    23 January, 2017 | Research Report

    If the industrial age was about standardization; the digital age is about mass customization and mass collaboration.

  4. Beyond Technology: Making the Transformation

    23 January, 2017 | Research Report

    A successful digital transformation requires an enterprise approach to strategy and systemic change. The challenge of true digital transformation across the enterprise is to change the organizational culture.

  5. Beyond Technology: The Human Element and the New Leadership

    23 January, 2017 | Research Report

    Having an advantage in technology is not enough to keep an organization out front in the digital age. It is organizational culture, enlightened leadership, and talent that will ultimately create a sustainable competitive advantage.

  6. Beyond Technology: Innovation in the Era of Digital Transformation

    23 January, 2017 | Research Report

    The scarcity in the New Digital Economy is not the technology—it's the organizational mind-set to move beyond traditional approaches to innovation.

  7. Beyond Technology: Risk, Regulation, and Building Trust in the Digital Age

    23 January, 2017 | Research Report

    Greater connectivity brings greater opportunity but also greater risk. Potential vulnerabilities have moved up the risk agenda of companies across the globe, including in Europe.

  8. Beyond Technology: Conclusion and Action Plan

    23 January, 2017 | Research Report

    This extract includes an action plan from The Conferenced Board to assist organizations on the road to digital transformation.

  9. China Center Chart Dive: RMB Internationalization—No Pain, No Gain

    20 January, 2017 | China Center Publications

    China had hoped that its efforts to liberalize the RMB would help boost confidence in its currency. The exact opposite has occurred.

  10. New Business of Business: Innovating for a Better World

    20 January, 2017 | Research Report

    Businesses today face three challenges: shareholder demands for growth, employee desire for meaningful work, and public expectations. This Giving Thoughts describes how firms are tackling these three challenges simultaneously.

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