Innovation & Productivity Center Publications

2017

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Beyond Technology: The Human Element and the New Leadership

    January 2017 | Research Report

    Having an advantage in technology is not enough to keep an organization out front in the digital age. It is organizational culture, enlightened leadership, and talent that will ultimately create a sustainable competitive advantage.

  7. Beyond Technology: Risk, Regulation, and Building Trust in the Digital Age

    January 2017 | Research Report

    Greater connectivity brings greater opportunity but also greater risk. Potential vulnerabilities have moved up the risk agenda of companies across the globe, including in Europe.

  8. Beyond Technology: Conclusion and Action Plan

    January 2017 | Research Report

    This extract includes an action plan from The Conferenced Board to assist organizations on the road to digital transformation.

2016

  1. Employing Analytics to Enhance Workplace Productivity

    December 2016 | Research Report

    Through the use of workforce analytics, organizations can examine the quality of productivity initiatives to identify and deliver the productivity gains that make the difference between thriving and surviving.

  2. Follow the Leader: The Adoption and Use of Instagram by the Inc. 500 and the Fortune 500

    December 2016 | Research Report

    This SNCR 2020 article examines the commonalities of Inc. 500 and Fortune 500 companies that have adopted Instagram.