Digital Transformation

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Social media, digital mobility and cloud computing are changing the way you do business in the new global economy

Regardless of which industry you are in, you are also now in the technology business.

Today's digital consumers interact with companies through a wide range of emerging technologies, including virtual offices, video on demand, smart phones, cloud computing, social networking — and even online gambling and gaming. We believe this environment of constant disruption (and opportunity) caused by the new digital economy will have a dramatic impact on your business processes and customer relationships.

 
Enterprise MobilityEnterprise Mobility: Enabling workforces and consumers
Philip Grosch - Important FactorsPhilip Grosch, Cloud services: Important factors to consider
Philip Grosch - Legacy ApplicationsPhilip Grosch, Integrating Legacy applications with cloud services
Philip Grosch - Considerations for AdoptionPhilip Grosch, Considerations for the adoption of cloud services
Philip Grosch - Enhancing Business ValuePhilip Grosch, Cloud computing: enhancing business value
Emerging DevelopmentsDr. David Jacobson, Enterprise Information Management: Preparing for the future
Under InvestmentDr. David Jacobson, Focusing investment in enterprise technology
Machine to MachineDr. David Jacobson, Machine-to-Machine (M2M) social networking and collaboration
Multimedia ReferenceDr. David Jacobson, Impact of multimedia reference materials on business
Cyber CrimeDr. David Jacobson, Cyber crime and security in the enterprise
Darren Henderson - Digital transformation and it's impact on your organizationDarren Henderson, Digital transformation and it's impact on your organization
Debbie Dimoff - Social platformsDebbie Dimoff, The evolution model for social media
Debbie Dimoff - Co-creation on Social PlatformsDebbie Dimoff, Co-creation on social platforms
Debbie Dimoff - The real value of social mediaDebbie Dimoff, The real value of social media
Selfsumers: Impacting the enterpriseDavid Jacobson, Selfsumers: Impacting the enterprise
Philip Grosch - Compelling advantages of cloud computingPhilip Grosch, Compelling advantages of cloud computing
Philip Grosch - Why it's important to have a strategyPhilip Grosch, Why it's important to have a cloud strategy
 

Enterprise Mobility: Enabling workforces and consumers
Aayaz Pira, Zhen Jiwa, and Andrea Belvedere from our Technology Consulting practice talk about the "anytime, anywhere" business value proposition that enterprise mobility presents and its impact on your organization and employees.

Cloud services: Important factors to consider
Philip Grosch, National Leader, Technology Consulting, talks about cloud services offerings that can be run from any geographic location, privacy and data protection considerations.

Integrating Legacy applications with cloud services
Philip Grosch, National Leader, Technology Consulting talks about the importance of how to deliver a seamless experience to users and employees.

Considerations for the adoption of cloud services
Philip Grosch, National Leader, Technology Consulting, discusses what companies should consider when adopting cloud services and repatriating the applications or the data.

Cloud computing: enhancing business value
Philip Grosch, National Leader, Technology Consulting, looks at the industries that are embracing the cloud and how it's driving business value today -- and for the future.

Enterprise Information Management: Preparing for the future
Enterprises need to focus on new concepts in Enterprise Information Management and how to use them. Dr Jacobson discusses discovery and anticipatory discovery.

Focusing investment in enterprise technology
Some organizations aren't preparing adequately for the future. Dr Jacobson discusses how they should focus on technologies that support their business strategy.

Machine-to-Machine (M2M) social networking and collaboration
Machine- to-machine social networking (M2M collaboration and networking of databases) is emerging. Dr.Jacobson discusses how this will complement human social networking, enabling new business applications.

Impact of multimedia reference materials on business
Multi-media reference materials are entering the enterprise in the form of video clips, illustrations, etc. Dr. Jacobson discusses the impact on organizations and information management.

Cyber crime and security in the enterprise
Threatening to individuals and organizations, cyber crime is highly funded and well organized and must be countered. Dr. Jacobson discusses adaptive encryption and decryption in the cloud, which will be more prevalent in the ways that enterprises use cloud computing.

Digital transformation
Watch Darren Henderson talk about digital transformation, how it impacts your organization, the challenges and opportunities and how organizations are managing the transition to a more digitally centric revenue model.

Is your organization equipped with the right systems and processes needed for success in this transition?

The evolution model for social media
Watch Debbie Dimoff talk about the evolution model for social media, including how your organization can move beyond basic online monitoring and how you can evolve and scale your social media programs. To learn more about social media strategies and how they can support your organization's growth and business priorities, read Debbie's thought leadership, The Power of Social Media: How CIOs can build business value using social media.

Co-creation on social platforms
Do your social media followers have great ideas on how to improve your products? Watch Debbie Dimoff, Vice President of Technology Consulting and Social Media discuss the business benefits of co-creation with your customer community using social media platforms, and the challenges of managing user-generated content.

In this video, Debbie takes a deeper look into customer-based co-creation and its many benefits including product development, customer referrals, social collaboration, and more.

The real value of social media
Wondering what social media can do for your business? Watch Debbie Dimoff, Vice President of Technology Consulting and Social Media discuss the real business value of social media -- from financial returns and product development -- to customer and employee engagement.

This video also examines how you can measure the success of your social media campaigns beyond the financial return -- to your brand, digital assets and risk management challenges.

Selfsumers: Impacting the enterprise
Dr. David Jacobson, former Director of Emerging Technologies at PwC, talks about selfsumers, technology savvy consumers and workers, how they are driving and being driven by technology - and their growing influence on business productivity and effectiveness.

Compelling advantages of cloud computing
Philip Grosch, National Leader, Technology Consulting, talks about the compelling advantages of cloud computing, some of which include: on-demand services, ubiquitous network access, location independent resource pooling, rapid elasticity, significant cost reductions ... and more.

Why it's important to have a cloud strategy
Philip Grosch, National Leader, Technology Consulting, talks about the fact that more services are being offered via cloud services offerings. As providers mature their cloud offering, more traditional solutions will become the exception and more difficult to source. If implemented correctly, cloud services can facilitate and accelerate business, application and infrastructure transformation.

Digital Transformation is PwC's point-of-view on how enterprises need to adapt their operations to meet the growing expectations of this new breed of consumer. Please see below for a wide range of publications to help you on the road to transforming your business in this new digital space.


Making time to grow your business
Thinking strategically about the future is vital for private companies. How do you start focusing on what’s really important?

Roadmap to a successful social media strategy
The social media landscape is quickly becoming an essential component to how private businesses interact and engage with their market. Learn how to cut through the clutter.

The future of health care in Canada: A conversation with Ontario Telemedicine Network’s CEO Dr. Ed Brown
OTN’s Dr. Ed Brown and PwC’s Healthcare Services leader Will Falk discuss innovation and new processes in the health care system.

Citizen Compass: Paving the way for the next generation of eservices - How the public sector can meet Canadians' service delivery expectations
Over three weeks, 3,147 every-day Canadians addressed the central question, “What does the future of government services look like?” Learn what they had to say in this report.

Growing mobile
The evolution of technology is taking place at such a rapid rate that the sooner you initiate a digital mobile strategy, the better.

Solving business problems with game-based design
What is it about games that people enjoy so much? Whether it's the engagement, the motivation, or the challenge, businesses have begun to take notice.

Mobile technologies index
The Mobile Technologies Index is a broad composite of seven enabling components. Find out more about infrastructure speed - part 2 in the series.

Mobile Innovations Forecast: Making sense of the rapid change in mobile innovatio
With the goal of providing business leaders early warnings about coming disruptions and actionable intelligence about new opportunities, PwC introduces its Mobile Innovations Forecast.

Cultivating innovation: What’s the formula? The innovation master plan framework
Learn five actions you can take at your company to cultivate innovation.

Canadian business perspectives on the governance of entrerprise IT and Company size matters: Strategy Talks podcast series
In this episode of Strategy Talks, Gert du Preez discusses his findings from two PwC reports, Canadian business perspectives on the governance of enterprise IT (GEIT), regarding what Canadian organizations need to focus on in their IT governance. In addition, he discusses findings from the Company Size matters report on small versus large businesses and the governance of enterprise IT.

The Global Status Report on the Governance of Enterprise IT: Strategy Talks podcast series
In this episode of Strategy Talks, Gert du Preez and Marc De Pauw discuss the findings from the 4th edition of the Governance Institute’s Global Status Report on the Governance of Enterprise IT (GEIT).

CFO Agenda Issue 1: Transforming performance - Powering an effective organization
The first article in the CFO Agenda series looks at how obtaining and analyzing the right information lies at the heart of enterprise performance management.