Industry incumbents failed to grasp the early potential of digital

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION It’s time for a deep strategic rethink, writes N Venkat Venkatraman There’s considerable confusion among executives about digital transformation. Some see it as a technology problem and delegate it to specialists. Others rely on consultants who paint an exciting picture of the business’s future, but offer unclear pathways to get there. … Read more

Sharing knowledge since 1993

Marcelino Elosua’s global learning business has innovated as technology has moved on – but its core goal has remained constant, finds Ben Walker [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] The secret was wrapped up inside an olive. Before he founded his LID Publishing empire, Marcelino Elosua spearheaded the eponymous family food company. … Read more

Dialogue Classic: Bringing Google to the next level of digital maturity

  Speaking with Strategic Leaders at Google, Ari tells us about his experiences in the past and his new position at Google. Additionally, he gives us an overview of the digital trends in 2017. Ari has over 15 years of experience in Banking, Insurance, Education, IT and the Telecommunications industry across Sales, Marketing and Operations … Read more

Dialogue Classic: A softer hand for a hard-wired world

  The digital revolution has gained pace, so leadership styles must adapt, writes M.S. Rao [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Soft leadership is an idea whose time has come. Globalization, liberalization, privatization and the rapid growth in technologies have redefined the concept of leadership and role of leaders, resulting in … Read more

Blockchain star to lead discussion at DES2017

Blockchain, the database trend dominating the globe, will put in a strong show at this month’s DES|Digital Business World Congress, the biggest international meeting for digital transformation. In his first European appearance Alex Tapscott, pioneer, author of the bestseller Blockchain Revolution and CEO and Founder of Northwest Passage Ventures, will reveal the impact of blockchain on industries such as … Read more

China in our hand

Intelligent, integrated social media campaigns could be a more powerful marketing force than even the most established TV event advertising placement, writes Joey Bian [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] The 2016 Super Bowl broke with tradition. Instead of the National Football League billing the climax of the season in its conventional … Read more

Gregor Nilsson: Digital transformation in non-profit organisations

  Gregor Nilsson is CDO at the Swiss national offices of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The WWF is an internationally operating nature conservation organisation funded from membership fees, donations and grants from individual governments. One of the organisation’s current challenges is to brave the change process of digitisation. Mr Nilsson is responsible … Read more

Video: Marco Abele, head of digital banking at Credit Suisse on the future of banking

EntrepreneurCountry TV brings you the keynote of Marco Abele, Head Digital Banking at Credit Suisse. Marco spoke on The Future Banking at our 6th annual Follow The Entrepreneur Investor Summit in September 2016. EntrepreneurCountry on LinkedIn EntrepreneurCountry Facebook Page EntrepreneurCountry on Twitter

The disruption antidote

There is hope for companies wanting to escape the epidemic of digital disruption, discovers Stephen Warrington Death by digital disruption is likely to being the most common postmortem diagnosis for failed businesses of the first few decades of the twenty first century. Those corporate coroners who delve further will, however, detect that the underlying cause … Read more

Microsoft’s purchase of LinkedIn is complete. What’s next?

The deal is done. But the giant challenge of melding two very different services is far from over, writes Marcelino Elosua A few months ago, I drafted an article that analyzed Microsoft’s purchase of LinkedIn. With that, you might have a fair idea of what LinkedIn is and what are the changes it is undergoing. … Read more