Seth Earley: Digital Transformation and Artificial Intelligence: Smart Practices

The Coming Tsunami of Need — Knowledge Management for Artificial Intelligence

Knowledge management has had a bad rap. For the past few decades, it has gone through cycles of popularity after being introduced in the early 90s, and in some of those cycles, it has been significantly devalued. That is the online incarnation of KM....

Verizon’s Digital CX Transformation: 6 Fails (and Fixes) for One Customer

I have been trying to upgrade my iPhone for the past two months. You would think that would be simple -- I would log into my account that I have Verizon and order the upgrade. But things started to go wrong pretty quickly. Problems...

Large Scale Digital Transformations — What to Do When the CEO Says “Just Make...

A few years back, I was attending an executive presentation of project findings and recommendations for an outdoor products manufacturing company. The project remit was defining the future state digital architecture and a high-level plan to support the organization's transformation of the customer experience....

10 Tips to Overcome Obstacles of AI-Enabled Digital Transformation

Is AI driving digital transformation? Or is digital transformation driving the adoption of AI? Are they synergistic, or just getting in the way of each other? Numerous studies show that large organizations are realizing only limited success in digital transformation projects. For example, BCG and...

The Missing Ingredient to Digital Transformation: Scaling Knowledge Communities and Processes

The holy grail of digital transformation is the seemingly conflicting goals of high levels of customer service and pressure to reduce costs. “Digital Transformation” has become an all-encompassing term – in a piece in this column about customer data platforms, I asked whether the...

ROI of Digital Transformation: Balancing Long-Term Vision and Short-term Impact

Nowhere is the case for metrics stronger than in digital transformations. The most sweeping and comprehensive transformations are the most effective, but the fact that they take place over years and not months means that the full effect is not felt for a long...

Digital Transformation and the Role of the Customer Data Platform (CDP)

Digital Transformation (DT) and Customer Data Platforms (CDPs) both entail a great deal of confusing, ambiguous and catch-all terminology that does very little to help prospective buyers make decisions. In fact, it amounts to buzzword soup. The boundaries of digital transformation are vague, and...

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