Digital technologies are evolving and changing at a growing pace, but our business strategies are lagging behind. We are therefore launching a Digital Value Institute to fast-track the digital learning curve for business transformation and innovation. We have already established a CXO Advisory Council from the “buyer-side”, and members include the Chief Digital Officer at Kroger (443k employees), CTO at Dick´s Sporting Goods (30k employees), IT Division Chair at Mayo Clinic (63k employees), CIO at University of California San Diego (26k employees), CIO at TD Ameritrade (9k employees), CIO at University of Alabama at Birmingham (21k employees), CMO at White Castle (10k+ employees), and the CIO at Boston Red Sox (1k employees). We have a global focus even though most of our Council members are from North America. The Advisory Council Chair is futurist, author, and educator Thornton May.
We are still at an early stage of the digital
revolution, but visionaries are already using
digital to disrupt industries. Companies have to
become digital companies to add value, reduce
costs, manage risks, and create blue-ocean
Digital technologies are evolving and changing at
a growing pace, and our business strategies are
lagging behind. What worked in the past, wont
work in the future. Old strategies with new
technologies results in heavy losses. We need a
new strategy for a new digital age.
The Digital Value Institute is a new think-tank for
identifying how technology is transforming
industries and how leaders and organizations can
"Digital is the main reason just over half of the
companies on the Fortune 500 have disappeared
since the year 2000." Pierre Nanterme, CEO of
"You cannot wait until a house burns down to buy
fire insurance on it. We cannot wait until there are
massive dislocations in our society to prepare for the
Fourth Industrial Revolution." Robert J. Shiller, 2013
Nobel laureate in economics, Professor of
Economics, Yale University
"Digital experimentation is easy, but transformation
is hard." Ouriel Lancry and Mehran Gul, Bain &
Worldwide spending on Digital Transformation will
be nearly $2 Trillion in 2022 as organizations commit
to Digital Transformation, according to a new IDC
The goal of the Digital Value Institute is to fast-track
the digital learning curve for business transformation
What is the state of play?
What is keeping us from moving forward?
What can we learn from visionaries and early
What is then the best digital strategy for you?
The activities of the Digital Value Institute will be
coordinated by an Advisory Council of CXO thought
leaders from both user organizations and solution
"Every budget is an IT budget. Every company is an IT
company. Every business leader is becoming a digital