Mastering Digital Business

How powerful combinations of disruptive technologies are enabling the next wave of digital transformation

By (author) Nicholas D. Evans

Publication date: 31 Jan 2017

This strategic guide for business and IT executives focuses on how today’s most disruptive technologies (including social, mobile, analytics, cloud, wearables, intelligent automation, robotics, and the IoT) can be applied in powerful combinations, together with platform business models, mastery of digital services, and leading practices in corporate innovation, to help you develop and execute your digital strategies for competitive advantage.
Nicholas D. Evans is a Vice President and General Manager at Unisys. One of Consulting Magazine’s Top 25 Consultants, and one of ComputerWorld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders, he has 25 years of consulting under his belt and is also a widely-recognized digital business speaker and author.

Dimensions: 244x170mm

Print ISBN-13: 9781780173627

Ebook ISBN-13: 9781780173474

196 pages


 Part I: INSIGHT – Setting Your Digital Transformation Vision  

Chapter 1: Designing your digital business strategy and vision 

Chapter 2: Re-thinking and re-designing your business models and processes  

Chapter 3: Maximizing the potential of today’s disruptive technologies for digital business  

Chapter 4: The new platform ecosystem for digital business 

 Part II: PLANNING – Leading and Organizing for Digital Transformation  

Chapter 5: Organizing and adapting corporate innovation processes for digital transformation 

Chapter 6: Identifying and prioritizing opportunities with Innovation Workshops 

Chapter 7: Timing your move based on technology maturity 

Part III: ACTION – Digital Transformation Strategies for specific Target Business Outcomes  

Chapter 8: Enhancing the digital customer experience 

Chapter 9: Transforming the digital workplace 

Chapter 10: Gaining insights from analytics 

Chapter 11: Optimizing infrastructure and simplifying management 

Part IV: ROADMAP – Taking an Agile Journey to the New Platform Ecosystem  

Chapter 12: Mastering the digital services lifecycle and speeding time-to-market 

Chapter 13: The agile journey to the new platform  


'Nicholas Evans is a magician, weaving together the complexities of the digital world into a tapestry of opportunities for alert companies and managers. And like a good magician, he makes it look easy. Get started on your digital transformation with this book NOW.'

Henry Chesbrough
Author of 'Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology'.