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September 8, 2017

By Steven De Haes

Rethinking governance approaches for digital transformation in incumbent organizations

Leading Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is high on many organizations’ agenda. While a lot of start-ups and entrepreneurs use digital technology very successfully for growth and innovation (eg, new greenfield online banks or e-commerce businesses), incumbent firms often face challenges in successfully

Expertise

August 18, 2017

By Steven De Haes

Digital leadership & e-leadership skills: leading the digital transformation strategically

Leading Digital Transformation

Leadership is vital to the development of any business and therefore also crucial for a successful digital transformation. Digital transformation is on the agenda of most organizations, public or private, big or small. In our increasingly digitized economy, company leaders have no choice

Expertise Research

May 17, 2017

By Steven De Haes

4 key questions to unlock the value of digital transformation

Leading Digital Transformation

How can organizations ensure they successfully handle digital transformation? Certainly not by wildly investing in every new technology that comes along. Blundering into hype cycles and blindly following the advice of so-called gurus is definitely not the best strategy. And yet it is what

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May 10, 2017

By Ronald Bas

Experiences with MEITA: value from IT investments

Leading Digital Transformation

I previously wrote about my first experiences with the executive Master in Enterprise IT Architecture (MEITA) at Antwerp Management School. I wrote this blog after the opening seminar in Corsendonck where we got an introduction to the course and we were able to mingle with fellow

May 9, 2017

By Steven De Haes

Why boards of directors don’t engage with IT

Leading Digital Transformation

Businesses are increasingly dependent on “digital” to create value. Therefore, boards of directors can no longer afford to relinquish control of IT-related strategic decisions. However, research has shown that few boards of directors take responsibility for digital asset management. As a

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May 3, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

The ins and outs of the Blockchain - Meetup #7

Leading Digital Transformation

On the 21st of April, AMS alumni in the Business & IT master programs (M²) organized a very well-attended event on The Blockchain together with the “Blockchain.Vlaanderen” Meetup group. Seven eloquent and international speakers addressed the 115 attendees in 2 interest groups, covering

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April 26, 2017

By Bruno Meeus

From ICT auditor to Information Security Officer

Leading Digital Transformation

Via the Masterclass Internal Auditing, Bruno Meeus started the Executive Master IT Governance & Assurance in 2015. Bruno started the master’s course motivated by the fact that it would help him to be more professional in practicing his occupation. “I am currently the Internal Auditor ICT

Expertise

April 19, 2017

By Tim Huygh

Towards the dynamic governance of digital assets

Leading Digital Transformation

In the early 1990s, the early days of research into IT governance, there was a certain preoccupation with the division of IT-related decision-making. One of the dominant research themes was the centralization/decentralization of decision-making power (or a combination of the two), and the

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April 13, 2017

By Caroline Van Rompuy

“The IT Masters will almost immediately pay off”

Leading Digital Transformation

Getting accepted by business leaders as a strategic partner whilst also being an IT person is not as easy as it might seem. Caroline van Rompuy knows this better than anyone: this is part of the reason she started the Master in IT Governance and Assurance in 2015, from which she is due to

Expertise Opinion

March 30, 2017

By Hans Mulder

The Software Assembly Line

Leading Digital Transformation

From x hours per function point to x function points per hour Automating software production increases productivity. However, progress in this area is only sporadic. Why? What is holding things back? On the other hand, it’s just a matter of time. We’re on the eve of a breakthrough. We are

Expertise Opinion

March 19, 2017

By Ronald Bas

My experience with the Executive Master Enterprise IT Architecture

Leading Digital Transformation

At the start of this year I enrolled in the ‘Executive Master Enterprise IT Architecture’ at Antwerp Management School. Last week the master kicked off with a residential seminar in the charming Belgian town of Oud-Turnhout. In a beautiful setting at Priorij Corsendonck, a former

Expertise

March 3, 2017

By Steven De Haes

The impact of Enterprise Governance of IT in organizations

Leading Digital Transformation

With the digital revolution, companies are investing more and more in information technology (IT). These investments are expected to contribute to the creation of increased and/or new company value. To effectively realize this expected value creation, new ways of managing these digital