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Future of IT Podcast: Overcoming Barriers to Digital Transformation

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Connected Futures Magazine: www.connectedfuturesmag.com/a/S15P21

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Future of IT Podcast: Overcoming Barriers to Digital Transformation

  1. 1. Overcoming Barriers to Digital Transformation #FutureOfIT
  2. 2. Ade McCormack Near-Futurist, Digital Strategist, Keynote Speaker, and Author Future Of IT Podcast Featuring: Thornton May #FutureOfIT Thornton May Futurist, Educator, and Author
  3. 3. “The digital age, the digital economy, the digital society is not just the industrial era on technology steroids; it’s a fundamental shift. You might say that the digital era is mankind’s return to his true nature.” - Ade McCormack, Near Futurist, Digital Strategist, Keynote Speaker, and Author #FutureOfIT
  4. 4. “Those who actually come closer to the natural use of information technology in the natural evolution of human civilization that Ade talked about - those individuals are actually attaching the cornucopia of technology that actually works now.” - Thornton May, Futurist, educator, and author #FutureOfIT
  5. 5. “Organizations that recognize that… and align their practices with nature will have nature as a business partner.” #FutureOfIT - Ade McCormack, Near Futurist, Digital Strategist, Keynote Speaker, and Author
  6. 6. “Most Fortune 500 organizations don’t have IT represented in the boardroom. The CIO has potential to be that leader of digital, but they haven’t branded themselves very well in part, because they were brought on to be technology managers. So that’s opened up a gap for this – let’s call it chief digital officer, and that’s quite fashionable at the moment.” #FutureOfIT - Ade McCormack, Near Futurist, Digital Strategist, Keynote Speaker, and Author
  7. 7. “At the end of the day, I need everybody in the boardroom to be a digital leader, because anything less is mal-governance.” #FutureOfIT - Ade McCormack, Near Futurist, Digital Strategist, Keynote Speaker, and Author
  8. 8. “Being a digital leader means understanding literally how you can turn technology and particularly information into business value.” #FutureOfIT - Ade McCormack, Near Futurist, Digital Strategist, Keynote Speaker, and Author
  9. 9. “Whoever’s going to lead this digital push has to understand the hopes and dreams of key stakeholders. And one of those key hopes and dreams is actually to grow the business.” #FutureOfIT - Thornton May, Futurist, educator, and author
  10. 10. “The digital organizations that are going to trade at a significantly higher multiple are those where the CEO’s KPIs are actually his or her customer’s KPIs. The more value you deliver to your customer, the more value you will create for your internal enterprise.” #FutureOfIT - Thornton May, Futurist, educator, and author
  11. 11. Click to see the Connected Futures Magazine page and learn more #FutureOfIT

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