Digital Transformation Lab
A Capgemini Australia and University of Sydney Business School joint venture
The digital world is creating a raft of innovations that are pushing the boundaries of mobile,
social and other emerging platforms. This is displacing established companies, disrupting
business models, and forcing companies to react. As a market Australia has a unique set
of conditions when it comes to digital; a geographically dispersed, but highly digital-savvy
population, a lower level of investment in digital in some sectors than peers overseas, but
a higher level of competition, both domestic and particularly international, for customers
through digital. With this in mind, how should Australian companies respond?
Digital is displacing
models, and forcing
companies to react.
The Australian Digital Transformation Lab is setting new standards for Australian
businesses by delivering re-usable tools and frameworks to integrate different
digital domains. Combining rigorous analysis and domain specific insights this will
provide Capgemini’s clients with robust frameworks to deliver value from their digital
The Lab is a joint venture between The University of Sydney Business School and
Capgemini Australia. It combines the established academic research skills and knowledge
of the Business School’s Discipline of Business Information Systems with Capgemini’s
expertise and leadership in business transformation and organisational change.
The Lab will engage in a range of research activities and produce studies in the following
two key areas:
Work & Organisations
Digital technologies are disrupting established business
models, but at the same time open new opportunities for
digital innovation and new business ideas. The Lab will
investigate issues related to the digital transformation of
Australian businesses and industries.
Digital technologies enable new forms of work, workplace
communication and work organisation. The Lab will focus
on the impact of new technologies and the successful
management of digital transformation using platforms such
as Enterprise Social Networks.
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Ben Gilchriest is the venture lead for
Kai Riemer is Associate Professor and
Capgemini Australia’s Digital Transformation
practice. Ben has run consulting businesses
and supported large multi-nationals and
government departments in their digital strategy
and transformation both in Europe and AsiaPacific. Prior to joining Capgemini he ran a
research lab at the University of Bath and holds
a Ph.d. in Neuroscience.
Chair of Business Information Systems at the
University of Sydney Business School. Kai’s
research is focused on Enterprise Social
Networking, e-Collaboration, inter-firm
networking, virtual work, and E-Commerce.
He has developed methods for team
communication, enterprise social network
adoption and collaborative business practices.