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Top Futurist Speaker, Brian Solis Can Help Your Audience Win the Innovation Game

Top Futurist Speaker, Brian Solis Can Help Your Audience Win the Innovation Game

We live in an era of what leading digital anthropologist, futurist and best-selling author Brian Solis coined as #DigitalDarwinism. These are disruptive times and they challenge everyone…leaders and executives, employees, customers, and partners…the list goes on. Brian has dedicated his career to understanding digital disruption, predicting trends and helping leaders shape the future they want to see. As a world-renowned keynote speaker, Brian also has a unique gift of humanizing digital trends to make transformation and innovation meaningful and even inspiring. He’s…

11 Trends To Help Brands Compete Against Digital Darwinism

11 Trends To Help Brands Compete Against Digital Darwinism

My friend Alison DeNisco Rayome is Senior Editor at TechRepublic. We recently talked about how progressive retailers are leading digital transformation. I wanted to share our conversation with you here as I feel the ideas (and links) can help any organization thrive in an era of digital Darwinism! TechRepublic: Generally speaking, where would you say most companies stand in terms of digital transformation efforts right now? Brian Solis: I’m recently published the 2018-2019 State of Digital Transformationand its surprising how…

The Future of Business is Under Construction and You are Its Architect

The Future of Business is Under Construction and You are Its Architect

WTF? What’s the future…? Disruptive technologies are hailed as catalysts for business transformation. But they are merely enablers for defining a new genre of market relevance and leadership. Among the subjects of disruption, how we work, market, sell, and serve requires nothing less than remodeling and in many cases, complete redesign. The reality is that the future of business is always under construction. Yet, the state of business as usual is still pervasive and very much rooted in the past….

This is the Ultimate Catalyst for Change…is You

This is the Ultimate Catalyst for Change…is You

Sometimes I just have to pinch myself. I was invited to speak at a Bayer innovation event in Germany to the executives responsible for leading digital transformation. As I was sharing my work and observations, I noticed a different kind of graphic recorder was present. Rather than illustrating the conversation in real-time, the talk was presented as an actual digitally printed banner moments after the key segments of the talk. Here is a visual summary… This is the ultimate catalyst…

Brian Solis Is Interviewed On Revoo Blog Podcast People Tell Richard Stuff

Brian Solis Is Interviewed On Revoo Blog Podcast People Tell Richard Stuff

Solis was interviewed by Reevoo Founder and entrepreneur Richard Anson, who on his podcast People Tell Richard Stuff tracks down the marketers, businesspeople and characters he admires for a half-hour chat about how they got started, where they’re going and what’s happening in their industry. Solis and Anson covered a wide range of topics: Online/offline mergers and acquisitions (like Amazon/Whole Foods) and the strategy behind them; Why removing beers from the office can be a fatal move; Digital transformation done…

Digital Transformation 101

Digital Transformation 101

Digital transformation is an essential topic at leading technology publications these days. One such outlet, TechRepublic, is a favorite of mine. I spent time with Olivia Krauth on the subject and I wanted to share our conversation with you here. It serves as a solid foundation for taking digital transformation beyond IT and into a business performance enablement role across the enterprise. Generally, what does it mean to digitally transform? The definition of digital transformation has expanded to cover everything…

The New Kodak Moment and the Rise of Experience Innovation

The New Kodak Moment and the Rise of Experience Innovation

I live several lives. As a digital analyst and futurist, I study disruptive technology and its impact on businesses and markets. As a digital anthropologist, I study the effects of disruptive technology on societies and us as individuals. In both cases, I am frequently asked to share the “state of” industries and also play out defined scenarios over the next several years. Recently, I took a break from my industry work to focus on the personal side of digital disruption…

Brian Solis’ “Digital Darwinism” Is Referred To In A CIOReview Article Spotlighting Microsoft Azure

Brian Solis’ “Digital Darwinism” Is Referred To In A CIOReview Article Spotlighting Microsoft Azure

  A trademark “Solis-ism” is prominently referred to in a CIOReview article in CIOReview by Rob Moyer, Senior VP, Cloud, Mobility and IoT for Syntex Corporation. The piece, titled, “Simplicity of Microsoft Azure’s IoT Solutions Makes Possible Rapid, Scalable Solutions,” the author discusses the promise of IoT technology and Microsoft’s huge $5 billion investment over the next four years in its Azure platform. He writes, “Microsoft is strategically positioning Azure at the center of that future by lighting up products…

Marketing Magazine says, “When Solis speaks, the market listens.”

Marketing Magazine says, “When Solis speaks, the market listens.”

In a new article discussing digital Darwinism and customer experience, Marketing Magazine of Australia digs into Solis’s latest research report, The Real-Time and Predictive Commerce Playbook for CMOs. The magazine reports, “When Solis speaks, the market listens” and goes on to quote Solis as saying, “human-centred innovation is needed to compete in an era of digital Darwinism. And for marketers, to become human-centred is to become customer-centric. In other words, brands must understand their evolving customers in real time to…

Brian Solis Quoted At The Top of an International Policy Digest Article On Innovation

Brian Solis Quoted At The Top of an International Policy Digest Article On Innovation

  In a cleverly written International Policy Digest (IPD) article (“Don’t Tell Us How To Make Watches”) that is ultimately about the importance of innovation and a forward thinking, growth driven mindset in the corporate environment, authors Munr Kazmir and Brooke Bell enjoy mentioning the shortsighted folks and companies that missed out on major success and profits due to limited thinking. The piece begins with two key quotes that introduce the theme, including this from Solis: “We are looking at…

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