Digital Transformation

Centralized or decentralized, that is the question

Centralized or decentralized, that is the question

Centralization vs. decentralization is one of the key organization design questions when it comes to delivering a digital strategy in multi-divisional businesses. Do you build one central “digital” unit or team? Or do you put digital resources into functions and divisions that support the respective functional strategies ...

Organization design for new capabilities, or: Do companies need a Chief Digital Officer?

Organization design for new capabilities, or: Do companies need a Chief Digital Officer?

When an organization wants to implement a new capability, one of the easiest org design approaches is to install someone in a new leadership role to oversee execution of the new strategy. Or is it? An ideal test case for evaluating this tactic is digitalization ...