Latest articles tagged Business Innovation:

Death of the Blockchain – exaggerated?

from on 14.07.2016
1

Recently, there has been much carping about blockchains – some commentators going as far as calling them “snake oil” and lead developer Mike Hearn disowning the whole Bitcoin project. In part, this stems from the very success of Bitcoin – the system is approaching its limits in terms of the rate of transactions it can support, as well as the total money supply. Continue reading

Digital By Default?

from on 21.03.2016
0
orignal image

There are a lot of good lessons for anyone running any sort of “digital transformation” or “innovation” programme to be drawn from those very successful exemplars that GDS established in 2013—it’s a treat to go to an iteration boundary showcase and be told about (my, and maybe your) money being saved by newly implemented features, every two weeks for years, as we did at HMRC. There are also lessons to be learned from the compromised ones, like the one at the Rural Payments Agency. Continue reading

Stuck in Bimodal IT?

from on 02.11.2015
2
organisation

TL;DR “Bimodal IT” is simply an excuse to keep doing IT poorly (Jason Bloomberg). Forget Bimodal IT and focus on Continuous Improvement.         From Gartner: “Bimodal IT” Bimodal IT is the practice of managing two separate, coherent modes of IT delivery, one focused on stability and the other on agility. Mode 1 is traditional and sequential, emphasizing safety and accuracy. Mode 2 is exploratory and nonlinear, emphasizing agility Continue reading

Digital Transformation

from on 29.06.2015
0
Digital Transformation and User Experience

In my previous blog posts I reviewed product, service and platform innovation and discussed the roles that Big Data and Data Analytics have in business innovation. Another interesting dimension that I have not yet paid any attention to, which will be the focus of this post, is innovation in User Experience. Sawhney et al¹ define user experience innovation as changing the way how customers interact with an organisation. The example he gives is moving phone conversations with call centres to Continue reading