Digital Transformation Center Publications

2017

  1. Conference Board Human Capital in Review™: Future of Work (Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017)

    March 2017 | Human Capital in Review

    This series focuses on the Future of Work and how technology is transforming every aspect of work—and in the process, opening a Pandora’s box of complex issues for today’s human capital practitioners.

  2. Introducing the Connected Spender: The Digital Consumer of the Future (Executive Summary)

    February 2017 | The Demand Institute

    Reaching consumers through income-based approaches is an insufficient and outdated predictor of consumer spending. Our research defines a new concept, “connected spenders,” that better enables companies to effectively reach consumers who are ready and able to spend on goods and services.

  3. CEO Challenge 2017: Meeting the Customer Relationships/Corporate Brand and Reputation Challenge

    January 2017 | Key Business Issues

    Meeting the customer relationships/corporate brand and reputation challenge in 2017 is crucial for companies competing in today’s customer-centric, value-centric markets, say CEOs in our annual survey.

  4. CEO Challenge 2017: Meeting the Innovation and Digitization Challenge

    January 2017 | Key Business Issues

    The innovation and digitization challenge for businesses in 2017 is clear: getting up to speed. Most organizations lack the strategy and skills to leverage digital transformation, according to our annual survey of CEOs. 

  5. CEO Challenge 2017: Meeting the Operational Excellence Challenge

    January 2017 | Key Business Issues

    The operational excellence challenge for 2017: prepare for global uncertainties. That means cost controls and a culture of excellence that lifts employees and builds agility, say CEOs in our annual survey.

  6. Beyond Technology: Building a New Organizational Culture to Succeed in an Era of Digital Transformation

    January 2017 | Research Report

    Digital transformation is more than just a new set of tools for the workplace. True digital transformation means a digital world where everything is connected, hierarchy fades, and innovation happens through networks.

  7. Beyond Technology: Executive Summary

    January 2017 | Research Report

    In this era of digital abundance, organizational success (and in more than a few cases, survival) will require moving well beyond traditional change initiatives to a complete transformation. It will not be easy.

  8. Beyond Technology: Why This Transformation Is Different

    January 2017 | Research Report

    If the industrial age was about standardization; the digital age is about mass customization and mass collaboration.

  9. Beyond Technology: Making the Transformation

    January 2017 | Research Report

    A successful digital transformation requires an enterprise approach to strategy and systemic change. The challenge of true digital transformation across the enterprise is to change the organizational culture.

  10. Beyond Technology: Innovation in the Era of Digital Transformation

    January 2017 | Research Report

    The scarcity in the New Digital Economy is not the technology—it's the organizational mind-set to move beyond traditional approaches to innovation.