The first wave of digital transformation was about adding digital capabilities to existing structures; the next is about creating natively digital and connected structures that operate more like software.

It is time to upgrade our organisational operating systems

Change is hard, but it is unlikely to stop any time soon. Instead of big bang change programmes, we need to make distributed, agile transformation part of the agenda for all teams and organisational units.

Distributed, agile transformation makes change routine

How can we overcome the culture of ‘learned helplessness’ surrounding digital technology in the workplace, and give people opportunities to help themselves and each other?

Bridging the skills gap in the digital workplace

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Leadership Development: Designing for Relevance

Leadership Development: Designing for Relevance

In this edition, we look at some common challenges faced by L&D functions when designing effective leadership development programs that deliver practical value in our ever-changing digital world. The L&D challenge Business leaders generally agree that, rather...

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Scaling Trust Versus Trusting Code

Scaling Trust Versus Trusting Code

Lee Bryant reflects on divergent visions for the future of the digital organisation. Towards digital organisations in 2022 🎉 2022 looks set to be a year of divergent visions of what a digital organisation means and how it is organised. Most things that matter in life...

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Is Employee Engagement an Oxymoron?

Is Employee Engagement an Oxymoron?

With historically low engagement levels and employees leaving in droves, there is much for company leaders to be concerned about. Plus, three tips on treating your team as grown-ups. Do your people believe you any more? I recently spent some time reading Gallup’s...

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Embracing Seasonality in Change Efforts

Embracing Seasonality in Change Efforts

Some thoughts on long-haul change efforts and creating a more sustainable, seasonal approach. For years whilst providing coaching & mentoring, I have encouraged a cyclical, seasonal approach to tackling goals. Matching the overall energy levels & mood to how...

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Digital Adoption as a Driver for Change

Digital Adoption as a Driver for Change

Some notes and links on why top-down change initiatives still fail and some glimpses of a more emergent approach focussed on digital adoption. Plus ça change? It’s been exactly seven years since Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini argued that: 'continuous improvement...

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Agile for All

Agile for All

Some reflections on the path agile is taking to adoption through organisations, drawing on some recent experiences and pain points. When organisations begin exploring agility as a key capability, there is a fairly well trodden path of discovery, until efforts stall...

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Online Identity & Trust-Building 101

Online Identity & Trust-Building 101

In this edition, Livio considers some of the basic steps that leaders need to take to improve their visibility and credibility using digital workplace platforms. Friends reunited Last week, we invited our friend Katharina Krentz to introduce a selected management...

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Thanks For The Memory

Thanks For The Memory

This week, Livio digs into the central role that memory plays in all aspects of our work, as well as wider society. Memory is a powerful factor in shaping both individual and collective perceptions of pretty much everything we do, but in our field we often take its...

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