A key message in the Reimagining the Future body of work is that our growing digital world challenges every aspect of how we do business, how we govern and how we live. It will drive significant strategic, tactical and structural changes and fundamentally alter our long-standing beliefs, success strategies and institutional constructs. We’re already seeing it. Just look at companies like Amazon, Uber, Airbnb, Tencent, Google, Alibaba and Facebook. They are rewriting the rules and redefining how value is created and captured, using digitally-centered platforms and ecosystem-enabled business models.
As complexity and pace continue to intensify, uncertainty increases and volatility comes to the forefront. Our daily challenges do not disappear however, making the balance between pragmatism and future thinking critical. I invited two business leaders to share their insights and perspectives on the complexity of this transformative journey and the leadership challenges that emerge.
Hassan el Bouhali, is Chief Information Officer at Bombardier Recreational Products (since recording this session, Hassan moved on and is now the CIO at The Woodbridge Group). Hassan is a global executive with more than 20 years of experience across a variety of industries. He has successfully undertaken numerous transformational initiatives over the years, and has an exceptional track record in leading global, cross-cultural and high-performing teams.
Joining Hassan, is K Ananth Krishnan, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Tata Consultancy Services. Ananth heads research and innovation for our firm and is a veteran member of the TCS Corporate Think-Tank. In his role, he has architected a 4E model that delivers substantive value to TCS and its customers – by driving invention, innovation, and co-innovation.
This animated video explores the leadership challenges of seeing the future, rehearsing it, and adapting to the inevitable shifts.