Series of five talks, one for each day of Digital Leaders Week (Monday–Friday 14–18 June, 1pm).
Our talks, hosted by our DIGIT Lab project, included 18 speakers
and attracted c. 2,000 registrations.
The last 20 years have seen an intense focus in all organizations on the opportunities and challenges of digital technology. This has changed how they operate to automate and accelerate day-to-day activities, providing new insights into what the organizations know about their products and services in production and in use, and revolutionizing the nature of the products and services they deliver to make them more virtual, personalized, and responsive.
For most organizations, digital transformation is a long journey. The first step has been intense focus on immediate concerns to digitize current ways of working, often referred to as “Horizon One thinking”. However, with such rapid technology change and increasing market volatility it is essential to also spend time to consider the coming needs of Horizon Two (in the next 12-18 months) and Horizon Three (over the coming 2-5 years).
This series of talks on “Digital Transformation: A View from Beyond the Horizon” will explore some of the key ideas currently under investigation that will bring opportunities for digital growth, innovation, and impact. The talks are inspired by the work being undertaken in the DIGIT Lab, a UK National Research Centre involving an alliance between academic and industry partners. Each talk will bring together experts from both communities in a fast-paced interactive dialogue addressing key themes for the future of digital transformation.
Each 45 minute talk brings together provocative academic and industry viewpoints on the future of digital transformation and addresses key question on how these ideas will impact your future strategy.
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At the centre of Digital Leaders Week, our Mark Thompson chaired the 16th National Digital Conference.