ABOUT THE BOOK
“ITS NOT THE STRONGEST OF THE SPECIES THAT SURVIVES, NOR THE MOST INTELLIGENT, IT IS THE ONE THAT IS THE MOST ADAPTABLE TO CHANGE”
– CHARLES DARWIN
The famous quote from Charles Darwin seems apt for the Disruptive Digital Era, moving beyond the realms of physical limitations, opening new frontiers, and changing the fundamentals along the way.
As a result, we are seeing the creation of highly Agile, Fearless and Hyper-Connected Digital Enterprise, willing to take on the world with unknowns at a rate never seen before.
One of the factors that I believe is the biggest obstacle to transformation is the fear of cannibalization.
CEO at Mphasis
The biggest impedient to a company’s future success is its past success.
CEO of PayPal
We are at the end of the digital beginning as companies reshape and retool for life in the new normal.
PWC’s global entertainment and media outlook
It’s no longer the big beating the small, but the fast beating the slow.
CIO of International Hotel Group (IHG)
When digital transformation is done right, it’s like a caterpillar turning into a butterfly, but when done wrong, all you have is a really fast caterpillar.
Principal Research Scientist with the MIT Sloan Initiative on the Digital Economy
Most of the executives I talk to are still very much focused on digital largely as a way to do “more of the same,” just more efficiently, quickly, cost effectively. But I don’t see a lot of evidence of fundamentally stepping back and rethinking, at a basic level, “What business are we really in?
John Hagel III
Co-Chairman at Deloitte LLP Center for the Edge leaders
In today`s era of volatility, there is no other way but to re-invent. The only sustainable advantage, you can have over other is Agility, that`s it. Because nothing else is sustainable, everything else you create, somebody else will replicate.
CEO of Amazon
In some ways, incumbents have a lot of benefits over new players, over start-ups. They have customers, they have great data, they often have a brand. They have financial resources, which a start-up may not have. The question is, can all of those capabilities and assets be deployed in a way that allows you to defend against new attackers as digital disrupts your industry?
Director at McKinsey
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