Digital business is the reality of today and future for every company. Majority of companies correlate its progress or successes in terms of wallet share of digital, revenue growth, profitability, total number of new products or services or new customers addition on an annual or quarterly basis. While financial performance is definitely a must indicator to assess the growth of business, however it does not indicate how sustainable is your digital business or how effectively you as a company are running digital or how effective is the digital health of your organization?

The metrics that relates to digital health, digital…

Top 10 Chief Digital Officer 2021

I am truly honored and humbled to be recognized amongst “Top 10 Chief Digital Officer 2021” in India by CEO Insights magazine. Thank you Collabera Inc. for various opportunities in this exciting digital journey. Thanks Collabera executive team for trust in me in driving our key digital initiatives at Collabera. Proud to be part of such an amazing organization.

I would also like to thank my team, peers, mentors, friends and past colleagues who have supported me and played key roles in inspiring me during the professional journey.

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IT industry outlook 2021

Year 2020 will be recalled in our history for some of the most unanticipated events ranging from healthcare crisis, pandemic, loss of human lives and livelihoods, global economic damages, geopolitics, cyber-attacks causing disruption, anxieties, social unrest, inequalities and devastation.

The crisis is however far from over. The recent news on the mutation of the coronavirus into highly contagious new variants are not only alarming but also bringing new degree of uncertainty in the environment. While the GDP growth projection for 2021 by IMF are giving some sign of relief for global recovery however the bad news is it would take…

Digital is the reality today. While over 80% of Digital transformation project fails or deliver sub-optimal values across industries, many companies fail to learn from their failures. Many companies repeats the same mistakes in its next set of digital initiatives. Digital is more about the common sense that requires preparation, discipline and connecting the vision to execution in a systematic manner. Those who talk or claim of completing short cycle 3–6 months digital initiatives or pilots or proof of concepts (POCs) in the name of digital transformation are either fooling themselves or to the companies they serve. Such aspects are…

Happy to share with you that my book “Fading Humans of Digital World: Balancing crisis of Personal, Corporate and Digital world” is published and available on Amazon. You can read it on Kindle or alternatively it is available in paperback format too.

Digital is impacting every company and humans, resulting in an unprecedented competition between man and machine. The humans of today have become very fragile, unstable and insecure. Companies are becoming over greedy and digital has become just an acceptable medium to widen gaps between human and corporate. …

The world has shaken up after the corona outbreak. It is painful to look at growing fatalities across the world. The millions of corona cases globally, thousands of deaths, billions of impacted people, lockdowns and the devastated world are definitely sign of a very uncertain tomorrow.

The world is going to change for sure. Those who are calling it as a “new normal”, are either taking impact of Covid 19 too casually or are over optimist or completely ignorant.

One thing is for sure that impact of this pandemic is going to be far worse than 2008–9 global financial crisis…

Change Management in today’s digital age

Change Management is a boring subject for many, but everyone expects a change! People are reluctant towards change, organizations are reluctant to change, but everyone expects results and big changes. Is there something wrong with the way change management is perceived, managed and delivered? Many leaders today who fear disruptions or interruptions to business, do not want to shake up the organizations and prefer to maintain status quo. But at same time, they talk big on podiums on managing disruptions, managing change in today’s digital age. …

The “One thing” approach for Digital

Digital transformation is key to business growth and sustenance of organizations across industries. It has become a common belief that without digital transformation, organizations cannot survive. And this is the hard reality of today! While many organizations are still struggling to navigate the digital path, a very few are able to capitalize adequate value from its digital initiatives.

What makes digital successful? What differentiate the winners from the rest? The people response on such questions are getting scripted these days with mixed responses such as culture, stakeholder buy-in, investments, market insights, customer preferences, capabilities, processes efficiency, emerging technologies, partner ecosystem…

Girish Joshi

Girish is VP-Digital at Collabera with 20+ year experience. He has led digital transformation for many Fortune 100 companies while at Wipro, DXC, HPE, Mindtree.

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