Digital Innovation

Enterprise Smart Contracts and the Rise of Off-Chain Processing


2016 and 2017 saw enterprises in the banking and capital sectors implementing blockchain platforms, such as Corda, Hyperledger and R3, and the rise of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA). Business units in these sectors see blockchain as a disruptive technology which will eventually dictate the way they do business. They therefore believe it’s critical to […]

Practicing Discipline and Hygiene with the New and Shiny


We discuss the difficulty for organizations to be innovative when they are so busy sustaining older technologies. Amadeus is one of many companies that have begun transitioning its SaaS offerings to a multi-cloud solution in order to better leverage existing cloud technology and offer more innovative and integrated solutions in the process. We also look […]

Avoid Buzzword Bingo to Find What an Enterprise Really Needs


We discuss how Jonathan built Emerge Interactive from a technology advisory services company in 1998 and evolved it to a full service digital experience company. Emerge Interactive focuses on how to make the most use of technology for clients, offering advisory services to come in and help enterprises develop a digital roadmap and product plan […]

The Integration of Experience Design, Agile and DevOps


Dr. James Patell, a founding core faculty member of the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford (the d-School), believes in human-centered design, achieved through the establishment of true empathy. In his teaching, he says, “We must fill in two blanks: Our users need a better way to __ BECAUSE __. The because portion is […]

The Next 5 Years Will Have More Digital Innovation Than the Last 50


We discuss digital innovation and the disruptive business models that rely on it. Digital disruption comes up a lot today when thinking about the startups that challenge the way things have always been done. AirBnB and Uber are technology companies at their core, not transportation and hospitality companies. We look at AI and how it will affect […]