How do smart, experienced leaders make decisions that don’t look so smart in hindsight? They made the investments, they got a lot of exciting feedback from their digital leaders and from the press, they increased the investments, and the cycle repeated.
However, while their companies had plenty of resources, the big digital bets did not pay off quickly enough, or richly enough, to counter the drain they represented on the rest of the business. We think there’s something more here than executive over-exuberance or slowing markets.
This kind of unfortunate decision has happened over and over again, in wave after wave of transformative business technology. It happened with analytics and big data, when companies like Sears and Zynga invested millions in creating analytics units that never paid back their investments. And now it’s happening with digital transformation.
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Innovation Study Tour
Nutanix has recently announced their Innovation Study Tour, an intimate one-day event where they’ll cover strategies to navigate and lead through digital transformation. This free one-day event is taking place on Tuesday, December 10th at the Four Seasons Palo Alto.
Join key industry leaders, IT executives & featured speakers:
Dave Knox, Best Selling Author and a Digital Transformation Expert will share his thoughts on how companies can develop the business fundamentals, strategies, and solutions to identify and create innovative models.
Gauthier Vasseur, UC Berkeley Professor, President & CEO at Data Wise, will share his perspective on how companies can operationalize their digital transformation by bringing applicable knowledge to data management in order to foster collaboration and innovation.
Wendy M. Pfeiffer, Chief Information Officer at Nutanix, will weave the story together in a meaningful way, so that you walk away feeling confident about taking the necessary risks to adapt to a new reality and tips on how to lead through change.
To RSVP, secure your spot here!