Digitalist Flash Briefings

Get the latest insights on disruptive technologies and trends that are impacting the digital economy – in 90 seconds or less. Flash briefings will help you take your business to the next level and bring compelling points of view into your daily conversations.

All Flash Briefings

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Map Out Skill Development To Succeed In Digital Transformation

20-Oct-2017 | Bonnie D. Graham

Expand your employees' digital skills vocabulary that they need to know fluently – ML, AI, IoT, and more – to navigate the digital transformation path.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Is Machine Learning Futuristic Sci-Fi Or Business-Critical Now?

19-Oct-2017 | Bonnie D. Graham

Reality check! Machine learning and the world of artificial intelligence (AI) are no longer the stuff of science fiction. Here's why.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Answers To Two Burning Questions About Conversational AI

18-Oct-2017 | Bonnie D. Graham

Look at a current hot topic – conversational AI and digital assistants for your business – from the perspective of another hot innovation from back in the day.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Artificial Intelligence Is Anything But Artificial

17-Oct-2017 | Bonnie D. Graham

What's wrong with two digital technology buzzwords that you're likely using? They're widely misunderstood, erroneously used interchangeably, and underestimated.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Dynamic Planning And Analysis: The Finance Managers Guide To The Future - Part 2

16-Oct-2017 | Bonnie D. Graham

The Office of Finance needs to reconcile its function as it transforms itself

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Dynamic Planning And Analysis: The Finance Manager's Guide To The Future (Part 1)

13-Oct-2017 | Bonnie D. Graham

Check out why the office of finance needs to reconcile its function as it transforms itself into a key partner for guiding the business into the future.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Why The Most Valuable Technologies Are (Almost) Human

12-Oct-2017 | Bonnie D. Graham

“Whiz-bang” technologies are helping companies digitally transform by making business operations more human. Sounds counterintuitive? Here's why not.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: What Powers The World’s First Green Cargo System In Switzerland? The IoT

11-Oct-2017 | Bonnie D. Graham

Explore how Switzerland is undergoing an initiative for a greener, more efficient future – powered by the Internet of Things.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing : Is Downsizing A Radical Solution To Save Planet Earth?

10-Oct-2017 | Bonnie D. Graham

How far would you go to save out planet? Explore the possibilities of this groundbreaking idea.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Game-Changing Smart Cities Of The Future (Part 2)

9-Oct-2017 | Bonnie D. Graham

Let's continue the discussion on smart cities and LED lighting. Will this combination change the lives of over 70% of the world by 2050?

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Data Is Your Most Valuable Government Asset

7-Oct-2017 | Peter Johnson

Get an in-depth look at the importance of data in government.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: The CIO’s Cheat Sheet For Digital Transformation

6-Oct-2017 | Bonnie D. Graham

Today’s briefing takes us into the world of today’s CIO, whose role is changing and gaining importance in the enterprise, thanks to a new technology platform.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Game-Changing Smart Cities Of The Future

5-Oct-2017 | Bonnie D. Graham

By 2050, over 70% of the world will live in cities. How can the lives of concentrated populations become brighter?

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Miniaturized Sensors Are The Tiny Engines Driving The Digital Revolution

4-Oct-2017 | Bonnie D. Graham

Explore the world of sensors as small as a grain of sand or dust, which is signaling the introduction of miniaturized sensors into every aspect of our lives.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Changing The B2B Customer Experience With Social Selling

3-Oct-2017 | Bonnie D. Graham

Today’s digital buyer expects to be a dynamic part of the sales process, not just a passive receiver of information.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Influencing Customers Through Personalization And Healing The Marketing-Business Rift

2-Oct-2017 | Bonnie D. Graham

A breakthrough discovery could soon heal the long-standing rift between marketing and the business caused by traditionally inaccurate methods.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Business Platform Revolution Unleashes The Killer API

29-Sep-2017 | Bonnie D. Graham

Today’s briefing looks at unleashing the killer API. Even traditional businesses outside of the tech world are becoming technology revolutionaries!

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Changing The Game With HR By Moving Beyond Bias

28-Sep-2017 | Bonnie D. Graham

Pop quiz: How many unconscious biases are at play in the human brain – even yours – right now? 150!

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: IT And HR Work Together To Keep Employee Data Safe

18-Sep-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Take a look at the collaboration between IT and HR as their mission to ensure employee data safety.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: The Landscape Of Finance In Cybersecurity

15-Sep-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Explore the landscape of cybersecurity and the need for finance organizations to engage in it.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: How Finance Can Increase Cybersecurity

14-Sep-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Explore all the things that finance organizations should do to increase cybersecurity.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: 3D Printing Gives U.S. Manufacturer A Leg Up On Competitors

13-Sep-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Learn how Jabil, one of the world’s largest manufacturers, integrates new technology with advanced manufacturing with great results.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Why $4.6 Trillion Was Left In Abandoned Online Shopping Carts

12-Sep-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Learn why online shopping cart abandonment is so prevalent and how to overcome them.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Transformation Pays Off For Digital Leaders

11-Sep-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Hear why digital leaders are saying that their digital transformation initiatives are paying off.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Top Technology Bets Of Digital Leaders

8-Sep-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Check out the technology bets that leading companies are making to achieve the most value from their digital transformations.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Why Great Leaders Prioritize Talent

7-Sep-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Consider the importance of prioritizing talent when helping your business become a great leader in the digital economy.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Digital Leadership Makes Changes Transformational, Not Incremental

6-Sep-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Explore the impact of successful digital leadership focused on making transformational changes, instead of incremental ones.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Digital Leadership Shatters The Technology Mental Model

5-Sep-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Discover how leaders in the digital economy are setting themselves apart by shattering the technology mental model.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Digital Leadership And Digital Transformation Is About How, Not What

4-Sep-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Explore the meaning of digital transformation and how leading organizations instill a digital mindset across the organization.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Three Strategies For Driving Digitalization Across Your Business

1-Sep-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Explore the 3 strategies your business can use to drive digitalization.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: What Employees Really Want From The Workplace Of The Future

31-Aug-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: See what employees expect from the workplace of the future and what your company can do to engage them today.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Analytics Enables Holistic Healing From Forest To Pharmacy

30-Aug-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Take a look at a healthcare company that uses analytics and holistic healing to keep their customers healthy and give back to their community.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Products That Automatically Improve As People Use Them

29-Aug-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Explore the products that improve as people use them and what this capability could mean for companies that manufacture them.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: The Business Case For Diversity

28-Aug-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Find out new ways your organization can promote a diverse, inclusive culture and why it matters.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: How Digital Technologies Are Improving Humanitarian Missions

25-Aug-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Find out how digital tools are helping to reinvent the future of humanitarian aid delivery.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Integrating Artificial Intelligence Into Your Business

24-Aug-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Today, we discuss how enterprises can determine the best way to integrate artificial intelligence technology into their business.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: An AI-Driven Organizational Shake-Up May be Next

23-Aug-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Today, we will discuss how artificial intelligence might change the structure of organizations.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: The AI Tidal Wave Is Coming To The Office

22-Aug-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Let's take a look at AI-human collaboration in the workplace.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Teaching Machines Right from Wrong

21-Aug-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Take a look at the human responsibility in keeping AI implementation on the ethical straight and narrow.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Six Changes Can Help Your Business Develop More Female Leaders

18-Aug-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Want more diversity in the workplace? Check out these tips that can help your business develop more female leaders.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: AR and VR Enterprise Implementation Challenges

17-Aug-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: the workforce and technical challenges of realizing the full business value of virtual and augmented reality.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Enterprise Use Cases And Benefits Of Mixed Reality

16-Aug-2017 | Peter Johnson

Flash Briefing: Today we’ll explore the promising potential benefits of VR and AR to the enterprise.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Growing Consumer VR And AR Experiences

15-Aug-2017 | Peter Johnson

Flash Briefing: Let's into the specifics of the consumer reality experience and what some companies are already enacting.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: An Introduction To Virtual Reality And Augmented Reality

14-Aug-2017 | Peter Johnson

Flash Briefing: Explore the hype around augmented and virtual reality and the opportunities they can bring your business.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Why Savvy CFOs Are On Top Of A Cloud-First Strategy

11-Aug-2017 | Peter Johnson

Flash Briefing: Discover why successful CFOs are backing a cloud-first strategy.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: What Healthcare Will Look Like In 10 Years

10-Aug-2017 | Peter Johnson

Flash Briefing: Let's talk about the future of healthcare and the technologies that will transform how hospitals operate and patients are treated.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: IoT And Connected Infrastructures

9-Aug-2017 | Peter Johnson

Flash Briefing: Today, we’ll talk about the Internet of Things and how it can help create connected infrastructures and develop more smart cities.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: The Core Actionable Tenets Of Engineering A Holistic Customer Experience

7-Aug-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Learn about the core actionable things you can do now to combine the best offline and online capabilities of the customer experience.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Customer Experiences Must Be OmniChannel, OmniNow, And OmniWow

3-Aug-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: why it is critical for companies to build omnipresent customer experiences both online and offline.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Leveraging Digital Tools to Enhance the Customer Experience

2-Aug-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Find out how you can leverage multiple digital tools and channels to simplify and expedite customer order entry and delivery.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Using Social Media to Streamline Customer Interactions

1-Aug-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Check out how one company uses digital tools to engage their audience online.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Machine Learning And The Rise of Smart Machines

28-Jul-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Today’s topic introduces machine learning and the rapid advancements that could revolutionize the way businesses operate.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: The Next Moves For Blockchain

27-Jul-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Dive deep into the world of blockchain technology. Explore how this megatrend will likely reshape society through the next decade.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Combatting 21st-Century Cybersecurity Threats

26-Jul-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Check out the growing cyber security threat landscape and an actionable approach that can help companies combat it.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: The Future Of Learning Keeps Up With The Digital Economy

25-Jul-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Taking a look at the future of learning and how businesses might revolutionize education while driving innovation and success.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: The Evolving Opportunities, Issues, And Impact Of Drones

24-Jul-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Learn all that you need to know about the evolving, real-time opportunities, issues, and impact of drones from this 5-part series.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Turning Customers Into Promoters

21-Jul-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: User-generated content can help improve a brand’s reputation, social engagement, and overall sales. Here's how.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Why 3D Printed Food Just Transformed Your Supply Chain

20-Jul-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Today, we’re talking 3D printing and how it could disrupt operations and supply chains in markets around the world.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: The Vanishing Interface Of Talking Tech May Replace Your HR Department

19-Jul-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Today, we’re talking about eliminating bias in the workplace. More specifically, artificial intelligence can help.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Blockchain Puts Banks On The Digital Currency Back Burner

18-Jul-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Today we’re talking about blockchains and the potential implications they’ll have on banks and financial institutions.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: How Chatbots Are Taking Over The Virtual Assistant Space

17-Jul-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: According to IDC research, 20% of companies are already using chatbots to interact with their employees and customers.

Digitalist Flash Briefing: The Machines Talk Back – How Alexa And Her Friends Are Mastering Casual Conversation

13-Jul-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Today's digitalist insight is about how voice recognition technology is mastering casual conversation. Here's how.

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Work From Home – The Most Productive Move For Your Business?

13-Jul-2017 | Peter Johnson

Digitalist Flash Briefing: The solution to motivating employees may be the very thing that your millennials crave – a flexible work environment.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Integrating Messaging Apps With Your Business

22-Jun-2017 | Krista Ruhe

Digitalist Flash Briefing: The rise of messaging apps may be the ticket to engaging with consumers on the apps they're already using.

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Digitalist Flash Briefing: Not in the Blue Book, Hidden Value of Driverless Trucks

22-Jun-2017 | Krista Ruhe

Today we’ll talk about what you won’t find in the blue book: the hidden value of smart cars, more specifically driverless trucks.

Digitalist Flash Briefing: Your Front-Row Seat to the Digital Evolution

22-Jun-2017 | Krista Ruhe

This is your front-row seat to the digital evolution—the rewiring of the business and social world as we know it.