In this session, you will hear from two of the big innovators in digital and IT strategies. Based on years of experience, you will gain insights into what it takes to future proof your business in the ongoing quest for competitive advantage. Industry consultant and analyst Judith Hurwitz and senior strategist and researcher Vanessa DiMauro have teamed up to discuss how to move to continual competitive advantage for your organisation. These leaders will answer the age old question: how do you keep your company operationally successful while preparing for the future.
Is It Possible to Future Proof Your Business in a Digital Age? – DIF 2016
The Business of Tomorrow
CEO, Leader Networks
Vanessa DiMauro, CEO of Leader Networks, a digital business research and strategy firm, is a seasoned advisor and a popular author and keynote speaker. With over 20 years’ experience in digital business leadership positions she brings both practical experience and visionary thinking to her work. She has helped some of the most powerful organizations in the world adapt and thrive in their digital transformation. She has authored more than 60 books and articles and her work has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNBC and Forbes.
She sits on several boards including the Society for New Communications Research of The Conference Board and Network Activator. She has a B.A. and M.A. from Boston College and is faculty at Columbia University in the Information and Knowledge Strategy (IKNS) Master’s program. Vanessa shares her insight on the Leader Networks blog.http://www.LeaderNetworks.com/blog
President and CEO of Hurwitz & Associates
Judith S. Hurwitz, President and CEO of Hurwitz & Associates, Inc., a research and consulting firm focused on strategies for implementing emerging technology including hybrid cloud computing, big data, cognitive computing, and security. She is a technology strategist, thought leader, speaker, and author. Judith has helped these companies make the transition to a new business model focused on the business value of emerging platforms In 2011 she authored Smart or Lucky? How Technology Leaders Turn Chance into Success (Jossey Bass, 2011). Judith is a co-author on six retail Dummies titles on a variety of emerging topics including hybrid cloud and big data. Judith holds a BS and MS degrees from Boston University.