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Digital Biopharma: Is it safe, effective and cost-effective?

By Arlen Meyers / October 30, 2018 /

Digital health has converged with biopharma. It has happened because digital health technologies are making it easier for biopharmaceutical companies to discover, develop and launch new drugs faster and cheaper and improve the patient and doctor experience, in what is being labeled “after the pill”, U.S. regulators have approved the first digital pill with an embedded…

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A Disruptive World Requires New Leadership Capabilities

By Janet Sernack / August 21, 2018 /

Whether you are a company that wants to attract top talent or an individual who is trying to land your dream job, or create a new business, it’s becoming clear that the future of work is both human and technology centred. For us humans to be effective, productive & innovative, in the Digital Age, we…

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Leading Innovation in the Digital Age

By Janet Sernack / June 4, 2018 /

This is the third & final article on embracing digitization, transformation and innovation. We are living in an era where that is defined by one continual exponential technology wave after another, called the Digital Age. It is transforming everything we do, from how we do business and especially in how we learn, lead and coach…

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10 Reasons Why Digital Health Startups Fail

By Arlen Meyers / May 29, 2018 /

Startups, in general, fail for many reasons. One observer mentioned his top 5 reasons as 1) lack of capital, 2) expanding too soon, 3) heavy reliance on debt, 4) poor strategy, and 5) poor business model and plan. Ultimately, there are two basic reasons: 1)They make stuff no one wants to buy, and 2)they have a business…

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Taking the Path to Digital Transformation

By Janet Sernack / April 19, 2018 /

This is the first of three articles on embracing digitization, transformation and innovation. It is becoming more and more apparent that we are living in a moment of profound possibility and enormous disruption. Where the old business paradigms are dying and innovative new ones are emerging, especially creating new ways of integrating people and technology…

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How to Prevent the Digital Dark Ages

By Andy Heikkila / March 1, 2018 /

On January 24, 2018, during the 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, business leaders from around the world convened to launch the formation of the Global Centre for Cybersecurity. The primary reason? To “prevent a digital dark age.” According to a press release on the event: Cyberattacks could cripple economies, nation states…

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Aligning Organizations for Digital Innovation

By Ralph Ohr / September 26, 2017 /

To understand the challenges and opportunities associated with digitalization, MIT Sloan Management Review and Deloitte surveyed more than 3,700 business executives, managers, and analysts from organizations around the world. They have recently published their findings in a report, titled Aligning the Organization for Its Digital Future.

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104 Mobile Marketing Facts [infographic]

By Innovation Excellence / June 29, 2017 /

This infographic, compiled by the team behind Website Builder, offers 104 mobile marketing facts, including desktop vs. mobile comparisons, niches that work best, great mobile marketing techniques, but also usage, user friendliness, adoption, commerce, search and conversion stats.

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Key Takeaways from 2017 Internet Trends Report [presentation]

By Greg Swan / June 5, 2017 /

Greg Swan summarizes Mary Meeker’s famous annual Internet Trends Report. “Although never presented very clearly (in a creative sense), this is one of the most important milestones of aggregating trend data in our industry each year.”

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2020 Tipping Point: A New Era of Innovation

By Greg Satell / January 1, 2017 /

  For the past 20 or 30 years, innovation, especially in the digital space, has been fairly straightforward. We could rely on technology to improve at a foreseeable pace and that allowed us to predict, with a high degree of certainty, what would be possible in the years to come. That led most innovation efforts to…

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