1.  Digital Marketing 101: What Small Businesses Need to Know

article imageSmall business owners know digital marketing is no longer secondary to traditional print marketing and advertising and is a great way for them to get more bang for their marketing bucks. (In fact, 95% of small businesses plan to increase spending on digital marketing this year.)

ThoughtWorks 2.  Using the ThoughtWorks Technology Radar to track governance

article imageLarge organizations with lots of technology inevitably face the task of managing and governing their decisions around technology: how long should the organization stay with existing technology, how much experimentation should we invest in, and myriad other questions that balance resources, cost savings, IT strategy, and capabilities.

PwC 4.  M&A value creation for growth

article imageWith our latest Economic Outlook projecting growth of just over 1%, the UK’s business leaders are on balance feeling more muted around their opportunities for organic growth than in previous years. So what path for growth should CEOs unwilling to settle for the status quo look towards?

ThoughtWorks 5.  The hard truths about transformation: The stereotypes holding enterprises back

article imageWe all know the digital era is forcing enterprises to experiment with everything from new hires to new business models. That many firms are busily revamping legacy infrastructure or adopting leading-edge technologies as part of the drive to keep up with digitally-driven change. And that a host of consultants, courses and solutions have emerged to help them on the way.

PwC 6.  Raising Children in the Era of Artificial Intelligence

article imageWe live in extraordinary times. New advances in technology such as artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and Big Data allow our society to understand the world that surrounds us in new and unprecedented ways. In our pockets, we hold computers more powerful than those that sent Apollo 11 to the Moon. We have inherited a future both exciting and disconcerting at the same time.

Gartner 8.  A CIOs roadmap to culture change

article imageToday’s culture change programs lack the flexibility needed to enable strategic business change. To aid transformation CIOs and IT leaders need to develop a culture change journey roadmap in 9 steps.

10.  What Digital Transformation Should and Shouldn’t Change About Learning and Development

article imageMany of us work at companies where leadership truly values employees and sees them as the company’s most critical investment. While many companies make a bold statement about this in their talent acquisition efforts, once candidates are converted to employees, there can be push back on the costs associated with learning and development programs. Enter new digital training opportunities. With these evolving offerings, many HR teams have learned how to utilise digital or online training for cost containment, but also for speed, ease, and the ROI gains that investing in continuous learning programs for employees yield.

Gartner 13.  How to Become a Product-Centric Organisation

article imageCIOs must shape their digital innovation through a fundamental shift to a product-centric organisation. Redesigning the organisation as a digital business should be on every CIO's mind. However, digital business designs often do not scale because the organisation fails to modify both its business and operating models to support its strategy

15.  Our Devices, Ourselves

article imageMedia coverage of AI in the past few years has often focused on how the technology might cost people their jobs. But there could be a much more exciting possibility is a future in which people are augmented with intelligent interfaces—thereby elevating and combining human decision-making with machine intelligence