Digital Transformation Pioneers is a podcast dedicated to experts and industry leaders on the cutting edge of tech. Pioneers are the thought leaders and groundbreakers who turn the newly discovered into the next industry standard. We're interviewing the best and brightest to bring you testimonials of how the spirit of innovation accelerates hyper-growth for businesses across the globe. If you're looking to unlock the hidden value of fundamental tools like Salesforce, SAP, NetSuite, Jira, and more, this is the podcast for you.
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Each episode features topics like: augmented reality, application integration, workflow automation, SaaS, Blockchain, data integration, machine learning, API management, sales velocity, artificial intelligence, robotic process automation, best practices and more.
18: The Art of the Possible: Digital Transformation in a Time of Crisis w/ Darcy Rippon
How does that old saying go?
“Necessity is the mother of invention.”
While the origins of that quote may be unknown, the lessons and the message rings true today.
Innovation is almost always sparked by necessity, and in these trying times that we are operating in right now, by crisis. And nowhere is that more true than the banking industry.
On this episode of Digital Transformation Pioneers, we sit down to talk with Darcy Rippon to talk all about:
-How the banking industry is rapidly adapting in the face of crisis
-The steps that an organization should take if they’re looking to kickstart innovation
-How to identify broken processes and rebuild them into something that works across the organization
For more tactics and strategies on digital transformation, check out our Digital Transformation Pioneers podcast on Apple Podcasts on Spotify, or on our website.
17: For True Digital Transformation, Rotate Your Problem 90 Degrees w/ Scott Bendle
Do you tackle issues by thinking horizontally or vertically? Vertical problem-solving says: “If I drill down to X issue, I can improve Y process.” But with this top-down approach, we’re treating each issue within a vacuum, solving it as if it were a siloed pain point.
Yet in reality, what affects one department’s digital landscape, always affects another.
It’s time to start thinking *horizontally* — tackling digital transformation across the organization as a holistic issue.
In this episode, Scott Bendle shares his tips on how to start tackling digital issues horizontally.
Scott is the CIO of Rigaku Americas Corp, where he’s been solving global digital transformation issues for 18 years.
What we talked about:
Problems are solved in rows, not columns Considering all the processes in each department. Start as close as possible to the problem ERP consolidation Digital transformation For more tactics and strategies on digital transformation, check out our Digital Transformation Pioneers podcast on Apple Podcasts on Spotify, or on our website.
16: 3 Keys to Successful Disruptive Technology Implementation w/ Chris Hanebeck
A disruptive solution unlocks differentiation and profitability … but only if it’s implemented successfully.
Chris Hanebeck came on this episode to discuss how to drive successful transformation adoption.
Chris is the Founder and CEO of Truckl, a disruptive trucking platform that is helping reduce the $6B losses that trucking companies face every year due to late trucks and missing paperwork. This is one of many projects Chris has helped successfully drive to completion — he’s been working with disruptive innovations and inventors for 25 years.
What we talked about:
For a new solution to be successful, everyone must be involved with the implementation Why you must implement disruptive technology quickly Taking risks Surprising benefits of tech Innovation is at the core of a company’s survival For more tactics and strategies on digital transformation , check out our Digital Transformation Pioneers podcast on Apple, on Spotify, or on our website.
15: How to Translate Tech-Speak Into Everyday Speech w/ Roy Moore
Roy Moore is the Senior Salesforce Developer at a nonprofit in Colorado Springs.
He came into his role through the back door, asking IT questions he didn’t know the answers to. He remembers the confusion of those conversations, how so much of their “tech-speak” was lost in translation.
It’s given him a perspective that now allows him to help end users understand hard topics.
14: 3 Ways Digital Transformation Powers GE Forward w/ Michelle Wu
What if Thomas Edison never figured out a way to deliver the lightbulb to the masses? One of the largest power conglomerates would possibly have never existed. We might think a little more about how often we use electricity in our lives.
Vice president and CIO for Emerging Regions at GE Power, Michelle Wu, gives us valuable insight into promoting your organization from within. Learn how digital transformation has helped the Edison Electric Light Company evolve into GE.
13: 3 Lessons Learned From the Leader of Video Delivery w/ Remi Beaudouin
Today’s guest is Remi Beaudouin, Chief Strategy Officer at ATEME.
If you watch on-demand content on your TV or computer, it’s very likely that it’s been produced at some point in time by ATEME. More than 95% of their business is done outside of their HQ in France.
Like any other domain, the TV and on-demand content industry is in a period of transformation. Also like any other industry, some people are reluctant to change—but at some point they have to.
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I had the honor to be a guest on this podcast and really enjoyed the conversational approach and format to share about Digital Transformation. Highly recommend folks to subscribe/listen!
Being on the production team for this show, I’m incredibly excited to see it come to life. This show is going to be incredibly valuable for anyone looking for innovative approaches to digital transformation!
Wow, digital transformation pioneers indeed! This is the podcast the tech space didn't know it was missing. I’m on the production team, and it has been an incredible opportunity to watch this show take shape.