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February 10, 2017

By Laura Caluwe

Digital leadership at Board Level: learning from peers

Leading Digital Transformation

Organizations are increasingly dependent on IT for the creation of business value. That is why boards of directors can no longer afford to delegate strategic decision making and control around IT issues. However, research shows that few boards are taking responsibility for governing

Interview Section

January 27, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Alumni stories, PART ELEVEN: Business meets IT

Alumni Leading Digital Transformation

Raphael Wouters is cofounder of hublio, a smart digital platform that connects clients with brokers, advisors and insurer, and he also happens to be an AMS-alumnus! He took the Master Enterprise IT Architecture (MEITA) between 2012-2014 at Antwerp Management School. After 10 years of

Research

January 24, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Toolkit: Building Digital Leadership Capabilities for the Board

Leading Digital Transformation

We live in an era where IT is a crucial contributing factor to the competitiveness of many organizations. Yet empirical evidence seems to indicate that boards of directors are not as involved in IT-related strategic decision-making and control as they should be. That’s why University of

Expertise Research

January 20, 2017

By Philip Huysmans

Normalized Systems and innovation

Leading Digital Transformation

Fine-grained modularity in a system is the way to master the complexity that emerges when striving for evolvability in a system. Normalized Systems Theory (NST) explains how modularity of a system should be designed in order to establish evolvability, to accommodate change and therefore

December 9, 2016

By Hans Mulder

Complexity of ICT projects explained by big data

Leading Digital Transformation

Since 2015, Antwerp Management School and Standish Group have been conducting research on the complexity of IT projects. It's not simple to explain what the complexity IT projects can entail.  We associate complexity with situations and problems with a high degree of

November 14, 2016

By Guus de Mari

Cyber Security: fact and fiction

Leading Digital Transformation

When is security successful? A CIO Forum workshop with 25 CIOs, CISOs and security officers pondered the question in technology education center Technopolis in Mechelen. What are the key success factors to ensure Business Information Security? On October 25, Twenty-five security officers

September 23, 2016

By Steven De Haes

Corporate Governance Codes and Digital Leadership

Leading Digital Transformation

Information Technology (IT) is becoming prevalent in organizations all over the globe and can no longer be ignored by the board. Therefore it should make clear sense for organizations to be more transparent regarding IT-related matters. Research results indicate that IT governance-related

September 23, 2016

By Steven De Haes

Digital transformation vs. business innovation: the chicken or the egg?

Leading Digital Transformation

In our digital age, new technologies are being developed nonstop. The question is to what extent these technologies introduce innovation to companies – or is it the other way round? Our professor Steven De Haes shed some light on the matter for CxO Magazine. We’ve compiled his 7 most

April 13, 2016

By Guus de Mari

3 tips for stepping into the Digital Era

Leading Digital Transformation

We live in a digital world, we pay with plastic in the store or transfer money through the Internet. We have not payed for vacations and plane tickets in a store for years, we do that online now. The hotel business faces competition from enterprises like AirBnB and offering taxi services