The difference between digital transformation and adaptation

One of the most annoying business buzzwords today is "digital transformation". Essentially, it's a hijacked marketing term touted by the major consulting firms like Deloitte, KPMG, EY, BCG and others. The result? Sparking fear in the hearts of CEO's and CIO's that they must "digitally transform" their business. It's become inherently misleading and serves the…

Inclusivity in a digital transformation

Tied to organisational culture is inclusivity. Information technologies have no opinions and are agnostic. How they are deployed within an organisation however, can impact employees sense of inclusivity. For example, management handing down their laptops to lower functioning roles can lead to a sense of people not feeling included as part of the organisation, or…

The many faces of design

When most people hear the word "design" they think of graphic designers and artists designing logo's or nice posters. We tend to think in a visual term. This is correct and not entirely accurate. Today, design has come to mean a number of different things but no matter the function, all types of design professionals…