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#07 Delivering Digital Transformation

In this episode, digital economy expert Professor Alan Brown shares some of the many lessons he has condensed into his new book: Delivering Digital Transformation  and answer questions like:

  • What makes the current shifts in digital transformation a genuine revolution unlike anything we have seen before
  • Why HR and L&D roles are critical to successful digital transformation
  • What’s at risk for leaders who ignore the need for proactive ownership of digital transformation
Alan Brown
Meet our Guest

Alan Brown

Alan W. Brown is a Professor in Digital Economy at the University of Exeter Business School, co-leading the Initiative in Digital Economy at Exeter (INDEX).

Recognised as one of the most influential people in digital innovation and business transformation, Professor Alan has been named in the apolitical.co 2018 list of the world’s 100 most influential people in digital government, and received a Fellowship from the Alan Turing Institute, the UK national institute for AI and data science.

His work can be witnessed in over 60 published papers and several published books.  Professor Alan research is focused on agile approaches to business transformation, and the relationship between technology innovation and business innovation in today’s rapidly-evolving digital economy. The impact of his research is seen in his consulting activities where he advises several startups and works with clients in the public and private sector including the UK National Audit Office, Centrica, SAP, Resonate, McLaren, and several UK Government agencies.

Digital transformation initiatives are essential for organizations to remain competitive and relevant in a world that increasingly rewards those that adapt quickly to market changes, continually innovate, and consistently outperform in service and value delivery. Alan Brown