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Digital transformation

Jon Watts shares an article on digital investment and how to approach it.  Investing in digital capabilities is essential for most businesses to find new paths for long-term growth and to compete with digital-native companies. However, the pace of technology change is faster than ever, the cost of capital remains elevated for some companies with […]

John Sturdivant shares an article on juggling competing priorities in a digital transformation. Building new tools in a digital transformation is fraught with hard choices for the CIO. Prioritization of projects is one of the hardest decisions because it involves many stakeholders, has no clear answer, and has huge implications for the business. Large project […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Michele Ross with MLR Consumer&Commerce.   For over a decade, Michele has been finding the intersection of customer needs and companies’ unique value propositions to develop winning strategy. She swiftly grasps even the most complex retail environments, but the real talent is her uncanny ability to identify and understand the consumer. […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Hady Khayrat. A summary of Hady’s experience follows. “I am an international transformation and strategy execution leader, with over 20 of experience in strategy consulting , rapid value creation within Private Equity owned startups and SMEs, and large scale change management. I help clients across diverse industries and geographies achieve […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Dennis Kontorovich with Bruk Consulting.  Dennis Kontorovich is a partner at Bruk Consulting. He joined the company in 2021. Dennis has spent his career in management consulting, specializing in strategy and digital transformation. During his previous role at Bain & Company, he worked across the private equity, med-tech, energy, agriculture, […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Juan Alcala-Zamora. A summary of Juan’s experience follows. “– Juan is a management consultant and MBA with 7+ years of experience working alongside clients across industries and geographies (with a focus on Spain, DACH, UK and LatAm) in all kinds of projects under the strategy umbrella: post-merger integration, commercial due […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Paul Bloemendal with PRETB Pte Ltd. Paul is active as Enterprise Risk Management & Strategic Reframing Specialist under his companies PRETB Pte Ltd in Singapore and Bloemendal Consults BV in the Netherlands. He brings in extensive experience as commodity trader having managed agricultural sourcing, shipping and trading desks in companies […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Michel Henri Philippart with Sourcing Plus. Michel has more than 30 years of experience in strategic supplier relations management and procurement. He holds a DBA from Paris Dauphine “Thesis: Managing Suppliers as an Intangible Resource to Contribute to the Creation and Sustainability of Competitive Advantages: A Resource Based Approach” (2016), […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Colm O’Shea. Colm has spent 15+ years in global business in consulting, strategic advisory and as practitioner. Prior to BCG he worked in strategic advisory for several years at Forrester collaborating with some of the world’s leading companies and focusing on Marketing, Digital and E-commerce, CX, Insights and Media. Industries […]

This short post from Nora Ghaoui reveals how a digital strategy that starts at the bottom is the best way to achieve top-down transformation.  I want to share the story of the Philips digital strategy to illustrate a point that I have observed: A top-down transformation only gains momentum after bottom-up initiatives have reached their […]