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15 Rules for Winning in Digital Transformation and the Doctrine to Match

15 Rules for Winning in Digital Transformation and the Doctrine to Match

  1. Data is the modern commercial battlefield
  2. Information dominance is the strategic goal
  3. It takes an “Optimized Information Logistics Systems” (OILS) to compete
  4. Advantages in speed, analytics, operational tempos and information logistics - determine the winners
  5. Real-time operational tempos are required
  6. Businesses that can “analyze data and act and with speed” dominate those which are slower
  7. Advantages exponentially increase competitive advantages
  8. Situational awareness enables innovations and operations at a lower cost and with increased efficiencies
  9. Principal of API Acceleration & Mobility – As demand for mobile apps increases, an even greater demand for new APIs and changes across the business and IT will arise
  10. Mobile apps provide only as much value as the systems behind them
  11. The more data that is collected, analyzed and used, the greater the economic value and innovation opportunities it produces
  12. Data has a shelf life, and the economic value of data diminishes quickly over time
  13. The economic value of information multiplies when combined with context and right time delivery
  14. The size of opponents are less representative of power today, than the quality of their sensor systems, mobile communication links and their ability to use information to their advantage
  15. Ultimately winners will dominate by automating decision-making and executing repetitive work using robotic process automation better and faster than competitors through the implementation of artificial intelligence and machine learning
  1. Digital Transformation and the Ignorance Penalty
  2. Surviving the Three Ages of Digital Transformation
  3. From Digital to Hyper-Transformation
  4. Believers, Non-Believers and Digital Transformation
  5. Forces Driving the Digital Transformation Era
  6. Digital Transformation Requires Agility and Energy Measurement
  7. A Doctrine for Digital Transformation is Required
  8. The Advantages of Advantage in Digital Transformation
  9. Digital Transformation and Its Role in Mobility and Competition
  10. Digital Transformation - A Revolution in Precision Through IoT, Analytics and Mobility
  11. Competing in Digital Transformation and Mobility
  12. Ambiguity and Digital Transformation
  13. Digital Transformation and Mobility - Macro-Forces and Timing
  14. Mobile and IoT Technologies are Inside the Curve of Human Time

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***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I am a mobility and digital transformation analyst, consultant and writer. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

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Kevin Benedict is an opinionated Senior Analyst at Cognizant's Center for the Future of Work, SAP Mentor Alumnus, speaker, writer, and mobile and digital strategies expert. He is a popular keynote speaker, and in the past three years he has shared his insights into mobile and digital strategies with companies in 17 different countries. He has over 30 years of experience working with enterprise applications, and he is a veteran mobile industry executive. He wrote the Forward to SAP Press' bestselling book on enterprise mobility titled Mobilizing Your Enterprise with SAP, and he has written over 3,000 articles.

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