OUR NEW GUIDE TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
Our research – derived from in-depth interviews with 25 Digital and HR executives, plus the latest organisational theory and our applied expertise – offers:
Insights from executives leading the transformation
The 20 Attributes That Define Adaptive Organisations
A How-To guide for making change routine
Our Quantified Org Diagnostic Test for benchmarking your progress
Christine Overby, CEO of Shift*Base Research
Christine has spent the last twenty years helping companies adopt digital technologies and new ways of working. Prior to running Shift*Base, she was Vice President at Forrester Research, where she led the turn-around of its community offering, which delivers an exclusive network of peers, analysts, and advisors to 1,500 IT and Business executives. Christine also launched Forrester Research’s Digital Marketing practice, growing it into a multi-million dollar business. She has consulted on digital experience for companies including BarclayCard, The Coca-Cola Company, IBM, Nestle Purina, Novartis, Orange, and Procter & Gamble, and understands the complexity of large organisations and how to change them.
Lee Bryant, Co-founder of Post*Shift
Lee Bryant is at the forefront of current thinking around the 21st Century firm. A globally renowned expert on social technologies, organisational structure and new ways of working, Lee is now the co-founder of Post*Shift – a consulting firm designing agile, distributed organisations. Lee’s background co-founding Headshift, which became a leading international social business consultancy, helped him pioneer new uses for social technology inside companies and organisations. Believing social networks, not bureaucracies, are the organising principle of the current era, Lee is passionate about exploring new forms of highly connected organisations.
SELECTED BLOG POSTS
For digital transformation to stick, change has to become routine. Yet most companies still struggle with implementation, particularly the sort that requires people to not only adopt new practices but also to rethink more deeply-rooted attitudes and...
Now more than ever, companies need leaders who thrive in a digital age. These leaders see the possibilities of new customer experiences and use this vision to motivate their teams. They know how to wield influence in flatter, more connected org structures. They use...
Eight years ago this week, I started my first real job, for a global financial institution. It was in the wake of the financial crisis, so banks weren't exactly "employer goals", but to be honest, I was just grateful to be getting a regular income. And my role? My job...
Debate concerning the inevitable decline or imminent resurrection of western manufacturing has raged for years. The continuing search for long-term solutions to the vast, shifting market dynamics has left a litter of change projects behind. There may be...
After hiring upwards of fifty people over the past ten years, I am ready to fess up. I loath writing job descriptions. A few years ago at a previous company, I introduced a new product director role within my business unit. I knew what I was after: someone who...
Over Christmas, like many, I had time to catch up with family and friends I don’t get to see as often. Aside from the usual exchange of life updates, these conversations usually turn towards questions of work, namely: ‘What is it you’re doing at the moment?’. My usual...
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