Author Archives: Meredith Whalen

Leadership Strategies

The Barbarians Are At the Gate

Recently, I’ve had conversations with an increasing number of leaders who are digitally distraught. They are distraught because they can sense their organization is wavering on digital. As the champion of digital for their organizations, they know what needs to be done, but feel a lack of empowerment to get it done.

Read More
Leadership Strategies

The Digitally Determined Blueprint

The Digitally Determined Blueprint

This past Spring, I spoke with numerous digital leaders who are feeling distraught. They know what needs to be done but feel a lack of empowerment. Either their CEO is not making the difficult organizations moves, or their organization has multiple strategies, or their investors are taking a short-term view when it comes to funding decisions. These are some of the challenges they feel they cannot overcome on their own.These digital leaders are distraught because they sense their organization is wavering on digital. At the same time, they see other organizations going all in with digital and overcoming these issues – they see their digital determination.

Read More
Leadership Strategies

Fulfilling the Digital Transformation (DX) Strategic Priority of Digital Business at Scale

IDC Digital Leadership Blog

This is part 5 of the blog series on Digital Transformation (DX). This blog focuses on one of the three strategic priorities for the enterprise – Digital Business at Scale, creating an operating model to run new businesses at scale.

For previous parts in the series, see Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 or Part 4.

Read More
Data Leadership Strategies

Fulfilling the Digital Transformation (DX) Strategic Priority of Data Monetization

Digital Transformation Strategy

Welcome to Part 4 of this 5-Part blog series on Digital Transformation (DX). This blog focuses on one of the three strategic priorities for the enterprise – Data Monetization, the leveraging of data to create new digital revenue streams.

For previous parts in this series, see Part 1, Part 2, Part 3.

Read More
Leadership Strategies

Fulfilling the Digital Transformation (DX) Strategic Priority of Experiential Engagement

Technology Usage

Welcome to Part 3 of this 5-Part blog series on Digital Transformation (DX). Picking up from where Part 2 left off, this blog focuses on one of the three strategic priorities for the digital transformation of the enterprise – Experiential Engagement, the blending of digital and physical in consumer engagement.

Read More
Leadership Strategies

Lead Digital Transformation (DX) with New IT Capabilities

IDC Blog Digital Transformation Capabilities for IT

Welcome to Part 2 of this 5-Part series on digital transformation (DX) in the enterprise. Read on to learn the new IT capabilities required for DX and how enterprise leaders can help implement them.

Read More
Leadership Strategies

Goals, Strategic Priorities, and Bold Bets for Digital Transformation (DX)

IDC Digital Transformation in Enterprise

The new blog series from IDC will inform IT and business leadership teams of the priorities of a digital transformation strategy and required digital capabilities. Part 1 identifies the top goals of digital transformation for enterprise executives and their leadership teams.

Read More