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Digital Transformation is Dead

The phrase ‘Digital Transformation’ is no longer relevant. There. I said it. I’ve been saying it for some time. It’s become the most overused clickbait buzzword. Why do I think this? Let’s look at the two words, digital and transformation. Digital is a way of doing things, not a thing and certainly not a specific …

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Business Operations: What Great Looks Like https://www.momentum.digital/insights/business-operations-what-great-looks-like/ https://www.momentum.digital/insights/business-operations-what-great-looks-like/#respond Mon, 24 Aug 2020 15:09:50 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=4434 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
Business Operations: What Great Looks Like

Technology and digital have fundamentally changed the business operations of companies around the world. Digital has changed how employees work and go about their daily lives. Technology is now embedded into every business function and process. Companies need to adapt their business across 3 capability areas to connect employees and partners at any time on …

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Technology Applications, Infrastructure and Architecture: What Great Looks Like https://www.momentum.digital/insights/technology-applications-architecture-what-great-looks-like/ https://www.momentum.digital/insights/technology-applications-architecture-what-great-looks-like/#respond Mon, 24 Aug 2020 15:08:10 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=4432 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
Technology Applications, Infrastructure and Architecture: What Great Looks Like

Technology has changed how people and companies operate. It has enabled new business models that generate new sources of revenue and empowered companies to optimise their operating costs. For the majority of companies, technology is much more than a website and email campaigns. It comprises applications that can process millions of transactions per second, with …

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Product and Software Development: What Great Looks Like https://www.momentum.digital/insights/product-software-development-what-great-looks-like/ https://www.momentum.digital/insights/product-software-development-what-great-looks-like/#respond Mon, 24 Aug 2020 15:07:39 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=4430 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
Product and Software Development: What Great Looks Like

In the digital age companies need to rapidly move from idea to market, meeting the needs of their customers as quickly as possible to maximise value opportunities. This requires mature capabilities across 6 core product management and software development areas. An example of what great looks like for each capability area is given below. Product …

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Data, Analytics and Insights: What Great Looks Like https://www.momentum.digital/insights/data-analytics-insights-what-great-looks-like/ https://www.momentum.digital/insights/data-analytics-insights-what-great-looks-like/#respond Mon, 24 Aug 2020 15:04:29 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=4428 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
Data, Analytics and Insights: What Great Looks Like

Data helps companies to make real-time decisions in response to customer trends and behaviours. To take advantage of all the opportunities that data can bring, companies need strong maturity across core capability areas covering strategy, people, processes and technology. But what does great look like in this area? Data Strategy and Organisation: Start With Value …

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Customer Lifecycle Management: What Great Looks Like https://www.momentum.digital/insights/customer-lifecycle-management-what-great-looks-like/ https://www.momentum.digital/insights/customer-lifecycle-management-what-great-looks-like/#respond Mon, 24 Aug 2020 15:03:57 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=4426 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
Customer Lifecycle Management: What Great Looks Like

The customer lifecycle is no longer a linear top-down funnel. It follows a cyclical pattern, a flywheel, to align to the customer journey that no longer has a defined start and endpoint. It typically begins with a marketing interaction and continues through to acquisition, conversion and retention. Customers that receive a positive experience are more …

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Digital Products and Services: What Great Looks Like https://www.momentum.digital/insights/digital-products-services-what-great-looks-like/ https://www.momentum.digital/insights/digital-products-services-what-great-looks-like/#respond Mon, 24 Aug 2020 14:38:11 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=4420 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
Digital Products and Services: What Great Looks Like

Customer experience is critical to the growth of almost every business. It requires the executive board to instil a customer-first mindset across every inch of the organisation, with a seamless customer experience across digital and non-digital channels that encourages loyalty, retention and advocacy. Companies need to excel in 3 key areas to ensure their digital …

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Organisation, People and Skills: What Great Looks Like https://www.momentum.digital/insights/organisation-people-skills-what-great-looks-like/ https://www.momentum.digital/insights/organisation-people-skills-what-great-looks-like/#respond Mon, 24 Aug 2020 14:22:32 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=4417 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
Organisation, People and Skills: What Great Looks Like

To be successful in business, a variety of technology and digital capabilities are required. A solid strategy, efficient processes and cutting edge technology are all important factors. This all means nothing if the people and skills required to execute the strategies and operate the business are not in place. People are the most important asset …

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Digital Strategy and Roadmap: What Great Looks Like https://www.momentum.digital/insights/digital-strategy-roadmap-what-great-looks-like/ https://www.momentum.digital/insights/digital-strategy-roadmap-what-great-looks-like/#respond Mon, 24 Aug 2020 12:51:01 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=4403 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
Digital Strategy and Roadmap: What Great Looks Like

Digital is no longer optional. Businesses need to infuse digital across all organisational functions to create value for their customers, employees and business partners. To do so, they need a solid understanding of how digital changes the way people do things, the specific areas that can create value for their business, and a roadmap to …

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How Can Technology and Digital Accelerate Business Growth? https://www.momentum.digital/insights/how-can-technology-digital-accelerate-business-growth/ https://www.momentum.digital/insights/how-can-technology-digital-accelerate-business-growth/#respond Tue, 28 Jul 2020 10:00:59 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=4352 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
How Can Technology and Digital Accelerate Business Growth?

Technology has transformed industries and economies across every continent. Society has become more connected and more technology enabled with digital at the centre of day-to-day personal and business life, enabling new and more efficient ways of doing things. To succeed in the digital age businesses need to adapt to the new behaviours of their customers …

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What should be your Technology Strategy during the Covid-19 pandemic? https://www.momentum.digital/insights/technology-strategy-covid-19/ https://www.momentum.digital/insights/technology-strategy-covid-19/#respond Mon, 04 May 2020 15:31:28 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=4303 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
What should be your Technology Strategy during the Covid-19 pandemic?

The Coronavirus pandemic has created a global economic crisis that has never been seen before. Business priorities have shifted to retention of liquidity with defensive strategies deployed to reduce risk and increase performance. With uncertainty of the timeline, future planning has become impossible. Revenue and expenditure forecasts have been ripped up with continuous fire drills …

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What technology and digital capabilities should be prioritised for COVID-19? https://www.momentum.digital/insights/technology-digital-priorities-covid-19/ https://www.momentum.digital/insights/technology-digital-priorities-covid-19/#respond Thu, 30 Apr 2020 11:36:05 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=4186 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
What technology and digital capabilities should be prioritised for COVID-19?

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced businesses to focus on operations more than strategic. What should be your technology and digital priorities for COVID-19 to insulate your existing revenues? Consistent customer experience throughout the life cycle Very few businesses are currently able to operate from physical locations due to social distancing rules. This has driven customers …

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What Is Digital Transformation? https://www.momentum.digital/insights/what-is-digital-transformation/ https://www.momentum.digital/insights/what-is-digital-transformation/#respond Thu, 24 Oct 2019 14:22:52 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=3785 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
What Is Digital Transformation?

Digital has been on the company board meeting agenda for some time, with the phrase “Digital Transformation” being banded about to looks of surprise, confusion, and optimism. But what is digital transformation, really? First of all, we should all stop saying “Digital Transformation”. It has become the most overused buzz phrase in recent years. It’s …

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Preparing for Technology Due Diligence https://www.momentum.digital/insights/preparing-for-technology-due-diligence/ Fri, 20 Sep 2019 09:28:13 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=3202 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
Preparing for Technology Due Diligence

Preparing for technology due diligence can be a daunting task regardless of whether it’s your first time or your hundredth time. The approach has changed in recent times to match the changing needs of potential buyers and the role of technology. When preparing for technology due diligence, it’s useful to understand the particular type of …

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Cybersecurity Safeguards in 2019 https://www.momentum.digital/insights/cybersecurity-safeguards-in-2019/ Tue, 12 Feb 2019 15:14:01 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=3129 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
Cybersecurity Safeguards in 2019

Cybersecurity has become a prominent conversation starter in personal and business life. Many of the threats today have been around for many years and the weakest point being people remains. The reality in 2019 is that the data you think is secret really is not. The bad dudes already have your date of birth, address, …

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The Technology Due Diligence Process https://www.momentum.digital/insights/technology-due-diligence-process/ Fri, 23 Nov 2018 09:29:09 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=3094 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
The Technology Due Diligence Process

Technology due diligence has become a critical component in the investment cycle, for buyers and sellers. It provides private equity firms, strategic acquirers or investment banks with an assessment of the suitability and maturity of the technology ecosystem across software, systems, process and people in supporting future business growth. It enables sellers, such as start-ups, …

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Technology Due Diligence In The Digital Age https://www.momentum.digital/insights/technology-due-diligence-in-the-digital-age/ Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:09:26 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=3087 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
Technology Due Diligence In The Digital Age

Digital isn’t a thing, it’s a way of doing things. The digital age and rapid evolution of new technologies have reinvented the tasks that people undertake in their daily life, as consumers and as employees. To succeed, businesses need to have a customer-centric and employee-empowered culture, and technology plays an important part in leading and …

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What Is Technology Due Diligence? https://www.momentum.digital/insights/what-is-technology-due-diligence/ Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:08:29 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=3058 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
What Is Technology Due Diligence?

Technology due diligence is the process of assessing and analysing the technology, process and people within a company as part of the acquisition of or investment in it. This provides the acquirer or investor with details of potential areas of downside risk and hidden opportunities to create value before committing to the transaction. But what …

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Serverless: Fad or Future? https://www.momentum.digital/insights/serverless/ Thu, 08 Nov 2018 15:03:28 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=2957 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
Serverless: Fad or Future?

Serverless is not a new term, it has now reached a stage in its development that has enabled technology leaders and software developers to see the value in serverless computing and more precisely serverless architectures. Serverless does not mean “no servers” but it does mean that developers don’t need to be concerned with the underlying …

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The Hidden Dangers of Outsourcing Your Sales to Amazon https://www.momentum.digital/insights/hidden-dangers-amazon-sales-ecommerce-outsource/ Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:50:49 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=2945 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
The Hidden Dangers of Outsourcing Your Sales to Amazon

More and more companies are choosing to use Amazon for their e-commerce operations. They let Amazon control how their products are presented to customers, how they are sold, how they are packaged and how they are delivered. There are several benefits to this approach. The company doesn’t need to significantly invest in all the technologies …

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Email is Dead. Long Live Email? https://www.momentum.digital/insights/email-dead-long-live-email/ Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:40:38 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=2569 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
Email is Dead. Long Live Email?

Will email as we know it be dead by 2020? That all depends on what we mean by “as we know it”. In recent years the world has been using email incorrectly; by definition, it is Electronic Mail rather than Electronic Messaging, heck even ‘cc’ harks back to the paper terminology, imagine ‘cc-ing’ someone into …

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US President Proclaims “The Age of the Entrepreneur” https://www.momentum.digital/insights/us-president-proclaims-age-entrepreneur/ Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:00:19 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=2431 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
US President Proclaims “The Age of the Entrepreneur”

Entrepreneurship isn’t a new word. The rallying cry to setup on your own and create your own destiny has been with us for decades. We have lived through the age of big industry and the age of the giant corporation, but I believe that this is the age of the entrepreneur, the age of the …

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This Is Why Twitter Doubled Its Character Limit To 280 https://www.momentum.digital/insights/this-is-why-twitter-doubled-its-character-limit-to-280/ Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:06:22 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=2359 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
This Is Why Twitter Doubled Its Character Limit To 280

Twitter has rolled out its new character limit, doubling the original number from 140 to 280. To some, it was certainly controversial. To others, it was well received. So why did Twitter choose to do this? One word. Data. When you capture more data, you increase your ability to extract sentiment. When you extract sentiment, …

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Millennials: How Your Business Can Attract The New Generation https://www.momentum.digital/insights/millennials-attract-the-new-generation/ Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:36:05 +0000 http://www.viebeau.com/?p=1445 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
Millennials: How Your Business Can Attract The New Generation

Millennials, or call them what you will are forcing businesses to change and they are here to stay. How can your business attract the next generation?

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The End of Digital Magazines? https://www.momentum.digital/insights/end-digital-magazines/ Tue, 19 May 2015 11:31:49 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=1564 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
The End of Digital Magazines?

Digiday reports that Yahoo’s foray into the digital magazine arena has failed to produce the expected results and that the end is near. Specialist, rich content from big name journalists is failing to attract the audience of today, similar to native advertising failing to capture the hearts and minds of readers. One could say this …

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IoT: All Your Words Are Belong To Us* https://www.momentum.digital/insights/iot-words-belong-us/ Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:43:41 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=1575 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
IoT: All Your Words Are Belong To Us*

The recent revelation that the Samsung Smart TV can record and transmit your words over the internet has shocked and surprised many people. If the voice command feature is enabled you can command the TV to perform a variety of actions to make life a little easier; change channel, increase volume and more sophisticated functions. …

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Great Software Balances Agility with Discipline https://www.momentum.digital/insights/great-software-balances-agility-discipline/ Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:42:36 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=1571 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
Great Software Balances Agility with Discipline

Today the UK government begins the next phase to roll out a new benefits programme called Universal Credit. The phase-by-phase roll out programme is based on the desire to get it right, rather than rushing through a system that doesn’t meet the need of the UK taxpayer. The initial trials of the programme in the …

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Why Is “Digital” Important ? https://www.momentum.digital/insights/why-is-digital-important/ Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:37:10 +0000 https://www.momentum.digital/?p=1568 Digital and Technology Advice, Expertise, Transformation and Leadership
Why Is “Digital” Important ?

Digital is no longer optional; if you think “going digital” is not relevant to your business then think again. Your customers are becoming increasingly more sophisticated, demanding and technology savvy, using mobile devices and social media as an integral part of their daily life. Your competitors have embraced digital within their workforce, with a focus …

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