The Center for Digital Transformation (formerly CRITO)    

 

CDT IN THE NEWS
 

RECAP OF ROAD TO REINVENTION CONFERENCE IN LONG BEACH BUSINESS JOURNAL
Tiffany Rider, Contributing Writer for the Long Beach Business Journal, joined the Center for Digital Transformation at its Road to Reinvention conference on March 24, 2016 and shared her key takeaways with her readers.  Read article here.  

 

 

RECAP OF ROAD TO REINVENTION IN INFORMATICA BLOG

Myles Suer, Chief Platform Evangelist at Informatica, and alumnus of The Paul Merage School of Business, shared his thoughts regarding the Center for Digital Transformation’s Road to Reinvention conference held on March 24, 2016.  Read blog entry here.

 

 

 

CDT FEATURED IN UC IRVINE WINTER 2016 MAGAZINE: OUR BRILLIANT FUTURE

 CDT is featured in an article 'Center Helps Businesses Reboot in the Digital Age' in the University of California, Irvine Winter 2016 magazine.  Read article here.  

 

 

CDT FEATURED IN MERAGE MAGAZINE 2016/2016, ISSUE 9

The Paul Merage School of Business’ 2015-2016 magazine featured a number of articles highlighting the school’s focus on business disruption, including an article 'Ripe for Disruption' highlighting CDTs research.  Read the article here.    

 

 

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

 

CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS DATA & ANALYTICS

The Paul Merage School of Business has created its Certificate in Business Data & Analytics Executive Education program to help organizations identify and interpret data in order to gain competitive advantage. The next program is scheduled for November 3-November 4, 2016.  Read more

 

 MBA CERTIFICATE IN DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The goal of the MBA Certificate in Digital Transformation is to prepare students to lead their organizations to success in the digital economy. UCI Paul Merage School of Business Master’s students in programs which require two years of study or more (Full-Time MBA, Fully Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Health Care Executive MBA and MS in Biotech Management) are eligible to pursue this certificate. Further information can be obtained here.

 

EVENTS

 

SIGNATURE CONFERENCE HELD ON MARCH 24, 2016

CDT held its second annual signature conference -- Road to Reinvention: Leadership In The Digital Age -- on Thursday, March 24, 2016. More than 350 senior business leaders attended this one-day event.   Pictures of the event are available online.  View Album.  Watch our conference sessions on YouTube.

 

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RESEARCH

 

HBR ARTICLE: YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE A SOFTWARE COMPANY TO THINK LIKE ONE

What can your company accomplish if it were to think like a software company? CDT Director Vijay Gurbaxani recently had his article published on the Harvard Business Review website.  Read article here.  


 

 

PAPER ON THE U.S. HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY

CDT Research Fellow Dr. Nicholas Vitalari provides a speculative analysis of the U.S. health care industry in his paper "Prospects For The Future Of the U.S. Healthcare Industry: A Speculative Analysis" which will be appearing in the October 2016 issue of the American Journal of Medical Research.  An advanced copy of the paper can be accessed here.  

 

CDT SURVEY SNAPSHOT

How much have new technologies – social media, mobile computing, analytics and cloud -- taken hold in companies currently?  Read results from the CDT Digital Transformation of Businesses Study here.  

 

CDT REPORT, TIME FOR A REBOOT

CDT surveyed 111 CIO's and other senior IT executives across a range of industries about how their companies were preparing for a digital world.  Access the report here.  

 

 

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FEATURED CONTENT

ROAD TO REINVENTION

CONFERENCE 2016 SESSIONS

 

Session: Reinvention At Scale: The Role of Chief Digital Officer At GE

"Predix is our Uber," said Bill Ruh, CEO of GE Digital and Chief Digital Officer of General Electric.  Ruh was speaking of GE's cloud-based software and analytics platform that supports such business lines as aviation, healthcare, mining, oil and gas, and rail.  + MORE

 

Session: The Magic of Digital: A Platform For Enhancing Everyone's Vacation

 What's one of the most popular wearables in the world?  The Disney MagicBand, according to Vivek Sharma of Disney Parks and Resorts.  In two years, Disney has shipped over 18 million bands to guests of Walt Disney World in Orlando.  It's a component of Disney's digital platform, which has been instrumental in   + MORE

 

Session: Incumbents Strike Back

 "We are living in an age when the risk to industry leaders is greater than ever before," wrote Richard Foster in his seminal work on innovation.  Thirty years later, Foster's words still ring true.  At the Center   + MORE

 

Session: The $11 Trillion Question:  How Will You Capture Value on the Internet of Things?

"The size of the potential prize is enormous, $4 to 11 trillion by 2025," said Michael Chui partner at the McKinsey Global Institute and moderator of a panel on the business impact of IoT at the Center for Digital Transformation's   + MORE

 

Session: A Duty To Digital: The Board of Directors' Role in Driving Change

Earlier this year, the editors of 24/7 Wall St. made a list of CEOs who needed to be fired.  "CEOs who have repeatedly failed to successfully execute their own primary strategies made this list."   + MORE