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
A 21st century organisation uses systems thinking to enable agility. Shipping working code is an example of a highly valuable system that most startups develop early. Even in the early days these systems are multi-layered across infrastructure (e.g. GitHub), rhythms...
The aspect of the future of the digital workplace that most excites me is its data. The social and organisational network data produced by these tools provides a wealth of possibilities to explore. These can be as simple as a chatbot that replaces an IT help-desk, or...
Historically, an organisation used a predict-and-plan operating model suited to stable business environments. However, in the new world of constant change and uncertainty, organisations need to be set up to sense-and-respond to emerging challenges. In HR, the concept...
The challenge of transforming large, complex organisations that have grown up around calcified hierarchies and process management structures is a hard one. There are no easy answers. It requires knowledge across various fields including technology, culture,...
In the world of transformation, there are many buzzwords and mis-used terms that can confuse the message. The term 'digital transformation' is often used quite loosely to describe anything from digitisation through to new digital products and services, but it is worth...
The circular conversation about robots taking all the jobs rumbles on. In some industries however we see the dawning realisation that automation is not occupation-focussed, but task focussed, and the composition of tasks dictates how fast a role will be automated....
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