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COVID-19 Gives Rise to the Novel Economy

COVID-19 Gives Rise to the Novel Economy

When COVID-19 started to shut down the world and rock humanity to its core, the world was left without a defense mechanism or a playbook. Suddenly, everything was thrust into a “new normal” and with organizations and leaders alike scrambling to respond, to find stability, and ensure business continuity. In my research at Salesforce, I focused on how customers (and employees) were evolving as a result of pandemic disruption and how businesses could use these real-time insights to guide organizational…

DisrupTV: Brian Solis Joins Ray Wang and Vala Afshar to Explore the Rise of the Novel Economy in a Global Pandemic

DisrupTV: Brian Solis Joins Ray Wang and Vala Afshar to Explore the Rise of the Novel Economy in a Global Pandemic

When COVID-19 started to shut down the world and rock humanity to its core, the world was left without a defense mechanism or a playbook. Suddenly, everything was thrust into a “new normal” and with organizations and leaders alike scrambling to respond, to find stability, and ensure business continuity. In his research at Salesforce, Brian Solis focused on how customers (and employees) were evolving as a result of pandemic disruption and how businesses could use these real-time insights to guide…

The Rise of the ‘Novel Economy’ and the Three Phases to Thrive Against COVID-19 Disruption

The Rise of the ‘Novel Economy’ and the Three Phases to Thrive Against COVID-19 Disruption

I joined Salesforce as Global Innovation Evangelist just as the global pandemic was soaring. The world was unified in its sudden devastation and its urgency to respond to COVID-19 across multiple, critical fronts. As the innovation “evangelist” for one of the most innovative companies in the world, during a worldwide disruptive event, my work seemed inconsequential. It’s been said to never let a crisis go to waste. The only way forward was to start anew. My most pressing agenda was…

Digital transformation: Inventing the Future We Want

Digital transformation: Inventing the Future We Want

Karen Roby is a long-time friend and also a reporter for TechRepublic/CBS Interactive. Every now and then, we spend time together exploring the future of digital transformation and innovation. After I joined Salesforce, she invited me on her show to talk about my new areas of research and thought leadership. I wanted to share our conversation with you here. TechRepublic’s Karen Roby talked with analyst Brian Solis about the impact of COVID-19 on digital transformation. The following is an edited…

KCRW’s Warren Olney Interviews Brian Solis on Digital Darwinism and COVID-19

KCRW’s Warren Olney Interviews Brian Solis on Digital Darwinism and COVID-19

“Digital Darwinism + COVID-19: Businesses must adapt or perish in new economy” Brian Solis had the privilege of speaking with Warren Olney on his show “To the Point” on KCRW. In an engaging episode that lasted over 30 minutes, they talked about the digital revolution and the global coronavirus situation and how they go together.   “We will never look at toilet paper the same way again.” 🧻   Please listen and share!

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