The digital transformation is slowly arriving in the large Swiss corporations. In the last 5 years, the cost savings and transformation programs in Switzerland have increased noticeably. While the Swiss banks have been stuck in restructuring since the financial crisis a good 10 years ago, the transformation efforts in former Swiss corporate pearls have only … Weiterlesen 5 elementary strategies for personal digital transformation
I was recently asked how the digital transformation can actually be measured. My inner voice first instinctively told me: Digital Transformation cannot be measured since it is too complex for a few KPI to show whether the organizational change is successful. But this reflex does not do justice to the problem. Measuring and identifying progress … Weiterlesen A short guide on how to measure digital transformation
Blockchain is currently on everyone's lips. And if you are as concerned as I am, the large number of articles on this subject does not help you to really understand how this technology actually works. I needed a very pictorial explanation from a colleague to understand the principle. I would now like to pass on … Weiterlesen Blockchain simply explained – for all those who still can’t quite understand it.
I have already described the dynamics of digital transformation in several contributions (cf. Krapf 2017; Krapf 2016a). In a specific contribution, I also discussed the importance of elaborate (action) competences and their systemic safeguarding in the new age of automation. In an age in which machines are not only replacing our muscle power, but are … Weiterlesen Which „digital“ competences do we need in the future? A case study with generic value
The Digital Transformation has stirred up dust. So much dust that old, familiar insights appear new again. As a result, hardly any text on digital transformation does not begin with the hint that the dynamics of the environment, the pressure of competition and innovation or the uncertainty and ambiguity are constantly increasing. This is not … Weiterlesen Agility culture for coping with digital transformation
In an earlier contribution, I have identified fields of action in which digital competences play a role (Krapf 2017b). The basis of this thought structure was the division into an operative, a strategic and a normative level (see Fig. 1). This framework of reference was not an end in itself, but was to be used … Weiterlesen Development of digital competences – three practical approaches
Digitalization and digital transformation are often used interchangeably. Even though the former depicts the third and the latter the forth industrial revolution (see Krapf 2017b; Krapf 2016). Those who reflect on the digitalization could therefore neglect the future. I’d like to elucidate this claim with a short comparison between digitalization and digital transformation. Digitalization as … Weiterlesen Digitalization is the present, don’t neglect thinking about the future