What’s stopping organisations with data-centric practices from benefiting from their IT-related investments?

One of the advantages of using Google Scholar to check how your (academic) outputs are being used is that, now and then, you bump into really interesting papers that build on your previous work. This is what happened, recently, when I received an alert that the paper "Conceptualising a digital orientation: antecedents supporting SME performance … Continue reading What’s stopping organisations with data-centric practices from benefiting from their IT-related investments?

Improving public services delivery through digital technology

Based on their experiences with the private sector, citizens, businesses, and other entities now expect a high level of responsiveness and convenience when interacting with public service. For instance, users expect to be able to subscribe and pay for public services from wherever they are; or to access advice and services’ information whenever they most … Continue reading Improving public services delivery through digital technology

A public services workforce fit for the future – The role of digital technology

Last week, I went to Parliament, to participate in the House of Lords’ Public Services Committee, which is looking at creating “A public services workforce fit for the future”. The session that I joined focused on the role of digital technology, and I was one of the expert witnesses, alongside Professor Catherine Mangan from the … Continue reading A public services workforce fit for the future – The role of digital technology

New paper “Digital strategy aligning in SMEs: A dynamic capabilities perspective”

Several years ago, Sarah Quinton, Rebecca Pera, Sebastián Molinillo, Lyndon Simkin and I set out to investigate how small and business organisation (SMEs) adopt digital technology, and how they adapt their strategy to succeed in the digital environment. While there is a significant body of work on digitalisation, it tends to focus on large organisations, … Continue reading New paper “Digital strategy aligning in SMEs: A dynamic capabilities perspective”

How digital technology changed marketing and the role of marketers

I am writing this blog post while on my way to the Academy of Marketing’s conference, where I am joining a workshop looking at how Artificial Intelligence is impacting on marketing as a discipline – both the study and the practice of it. Because of this, lately, I have been thinking about a study that … Continue reading How digital technology changed marketing and the role of marketers