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Winning in the Digital Age

Winning in the digital age

Digital is a mega-trend of our times, but it is a large and complex change that is not easy to manage. In this book, Nitin answers key questions on how to win the digital age:

  • Why do firms fail at digital transformation?
  • How are the rules of business changing in the digital age?
  • What disruptive opportunities does digital present in various industries?
  • How to best leverage the potential of digital technologies like AI and Cloud?
  • How do organizational capabilities and culture need to change?
  • What new skills do leaders and young professionals need to build?

Nitin brings clarity to the digital transformation process, breaking it down into seven building blocks and presenting how best to master them based on his experience both at large global firms and digital natives.

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Seven Building Blocks of Successful Digital Transformation

New Rules of Business

This section is focused on understanding what is different in this VUCA world/ Digital Age, why enterprises are facing challenges to adapt, and what new principles and approaches they should consider.

Industry Maturity Curves

This section looks at the key shifts happening in various industries along with some common themes that I have observed while serving clients. Enterprises must anchor their business and technology strategies on these shifts to realize the full potential of digital.

Digital Technologies

This section focuses on the seven key building blocks of digital technology stack which plays a critical role in the execution of digital transformation.

Global Delivery Model

In section, I emphasize on the need of the enterprises to capitalize on Global Delivery Model. The Global Delivery Centres must be seen as Revenue and Innovation centres to make transformation successful and gain competitive advantage.

Organizational Transformation

In this section, I have gone deeper into the how of digital execution and explore the organizational elements (including culture) that are necessary to support successful digital transformation.

Entrepreneurial Leadership

Digital age and this VUCA world are a great test for leaders. This section lays out how leaders can manage duality in this digital age which is critical to succeed as leaders.

Next-Generation Talent

In this last section, I want to change track and take the perspective of a young professional looking to build a career in the digital age.

Nitin Seth
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Nitin Seth

Nitin is an accomplished industry leader with a unique combination of experiences as a Global Manager, Entrepreneur, and Management Consultant. Nitin is the Chief Executive Officer of Incedo Inc, a high growth Technology services firm focused on Digital Transformation and Analytics. Prior to Incedo, Nitin has held several top management positions. He was Chief Operating Officer of Flipkart, India’s largest ECommerce company; Managing Director and Country Head for Fidelity International in India, where he also led Global Offshore Operations and Business Strategy for Fidelity’s International business; and Director of McKinsey’s Global Knowledge Centre in India, where he developed many new knowledge and analytics based capabilities that have had far reaching industry impact.

Nitin has been elected twice to the NASSCOM Executive Council, was a Founder & Chairperson of NASSCOM’s Global Capability Centers (GCC) Council and was the Chairperson of the NASSCOM Regional Council (NRC) in Haryana, India. He is as an avid speaker in the areas of leadership, entrepreneurship, business transformation, technology and spirituality, and writes a blog called “Nitin’s Fundas”.

Nitin holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, where he was awarded Chairman’s gold Medal for standing first in the MBA program, and a degree in engineering (B.Tech) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

He lives in New Jersey, USA with his wife and three beautiful children.

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