Decoupling of the Value Chain

Professor Thales Teixeira from Harvard Business School took 8 years to write his book 'Unlocking the Customer Value Chain: How Decoupling Drives Consumer Disruption'. His observations of dozens of startups,…

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  • Post published:27/01/2020

Digital Business Transformation

Digital Transformation has become a prevalent topic on the boardroom agenda, however, according to BT most CEOs aren't that confident that their company will be able to profit from it.…

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  • Post published:03/12/2019

Change or Transformation?

Digital transformation appears to be on most corporate agendas, however, most transformations are actually change-initiatives, i.e., adaptations to market conditions. And that's a bad thing as change will not keep…

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  • Post published:29/11/2019

Businesses don’t transform by themselves

We know digital transformation is most critical to business survival. However, research by Prophet and VINT suggests that executives are becoming increasingly aware of two crucial prerequisites to digitalization: culture…

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  • Post published:15/11/2019

How to deal with uncertainty?

Margaret Heffernan is a former CEO of five businesses, author of five books in which she explores business and effective leadership, and a part-time lecturer at the University of Bath…

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  • Post published:09/11/2019

Heffernan: Dare to Disagree

Margaret Heffernan is a former CEO of five businesses, author of five books in which she explores business and effective leadership, and a part-time lecturer at the University of Bath…

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  • Post published:09/11/2019

Adapt or Die: IBM’s Rebirth

It can be really harsh to be a casualty of disruption. It is not for the fainthearted. Automakers, the news media, entertainment industry businesses, banks, and other financial institutions ─…

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  • Post published:01/10/2019

Bypassing the Pecking Order

Margaret Heffernan is a former CEO of five businesses, author of five books in which she explores business and effective leadership, and a part-time lecturer at the University of Bath…

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  • Post published:01/10/2019

Adapt or Die: Adaptability Quotient (AQ)

Whether a startup has the potential to become a success very much depends on its founder(s). To assess the leadership of a startup most investors tend to assess their IQ…

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  • Post published:30/09/2019