Many managers are still trying to wrap their brains around the applications and implications of social and digital technologies. In addition to questions about the barriers to digital engagement and transformation there are also some bedrock questions about the primary building blocks for digital era success; leadership, governance, digital competencies,

Even though we’re in the sixth decade (or more) of the Digital Era, many organizational leaders and other senior professionals have still not fully grasped what that means in terms of their own digital technology awareness, literacy, and engagement.  The Digital Era isn’t coming, and it’s not just getting started.

It seems to have been only a few minutes ago that data got big. Data of the past was always small and in many pieces. Boffins used to curate it. Now it herds itself; or so it seems. Business leaders are starting to see opportunity in data that was never

You are either a digital disruptor or you are dinner. Your choice. And while there are myriad advantages to be seized by leaders brave or brilliant enough to embrace disruption, if you are not convinced, there are also plenty of insurgents more than capable of taking you back into the food

Net neutrality looks like it took another hit today. Netflix revealed that it will pay Comcast to ensure its customers get faster and more reliable speeds and service. While technically it is not paying for preferential data speed treatment – instead it is paying to install web caches in local

Thirty-five years ago, most people reading this article were either in full-time education – or not yet born!  It was long before the internet ruled our lives yet in 1979, Professor Michael Porter first published his simple yet ground-breaking framework for assessing competition within an industry.  It is commonly known

At some point or other I read in a junior year text that markets work best when informed. My recollection is that the author asserted that a perfect market is perfectly informed. And I have assumed in life that disclosure and transparency were in general unqualified social positives.  Today Warren

Reform of employee share schemes – a key initiative sought by the entrepreneurial sector – is back on the agenda, with early discussions under way to help frame any potential changes. Paul Fletcher, parliamentary secretary to communications minister Malcolm Turnbull confirmed initial talks were held earlier this month. He made

Facebook has caned is quarter with mobility the star performer. Zuckerberg’s Curse now gets more than 50 per cent of all of its advertising revenue from mobile ads. Indeed it has just posted its first $1B+ quarter for mobility and in the process blew away market expectations. The company delivered

All too often we miss the turning of the tide as Apple’s current conundrum testifies. Only two years ago it was the next “greatest company in the history of the world.” But the story the media wants to tell now is “Stayed too long.” The company has just reported net