What does it take to keep your organization growing? Innovation and the Digital Enterprise is a podcast dedicated to providing insights and resources to executives and entrepreneurs focused on 10x growth for themselves and the organizations they lead. We interview leaders from early stage start-ups to billion dollar enterprises who have boots on the ground experience to distill their lessons from their victories and their failures.
Learn how these leaders are organizing their teams, establishing a growth-minded culture, and leveraging new technologies such as DevOps and Cloud. Co-hosts Patrick Emmons of DragonSpears, and Shelli Nelson of Madison Industries, chat with guests such as Gene Kim of the DevOps Enterprise Summit, Mik Kersten of TaskTop, and Thomas South of Northern Trust, to uncover tips, tools, and insights gleaned from spearheading innovation initiatives.
Over the last few years, companies have been transitioning in mass to renewable energy and resources while taking a digital approach to operations. These two transitions have both been put into overdrive in light of COVID-19. Brian Case is at the center of it all as the Chief Digital Officer at GE Renewable Energy. He joins Shelli and Patrick on the podcast this week to talk about the importance of digitization and his approach to leadership.
Tune in to the episode to learn more about the importance of a company’s motivation to adopt digital, how the repetition of a problem leads to product advancement, and how to train the ideal team player.
With complicated technological tools and processes, companies sometimes fill too many roles with specialists. Generalists are also needed to approach problems with outside-the-box solutions and a fresh set of eyes. Dean Haacker prides himself on being a generalist, a skill that has served him well over the years as he has guided global teams to reimagine the banking industry.
Dean joined Patrick and Shelli for a wide-ranging conversation about the importance of living at the corner of strategy and innovation. Check out the episode for insights from a multiple award-winning CTO/CIO.
Trading exchanges are highly regulated, making the implementation of technological changes a tricky proposition. Catherine Clay, Executive Vice President of Cboe Global Markets, has had to pivot and adapt her thinking when it comes to affecting change in a large, regulated corporation.
Catherine joined Patrick and Shelli for this week’s episode of Innovation and the Digital Enterprise. She stressed the importance of keeping a company’s end goals in mind instead of getting caught up in the immediacy of sprints. Catherine also shared how to keep up the stamina and perseverance when you are met with obstacles. Listen for an industry expert’s tips on affecting change in your organization.
As the CEO of 1871, an entrepreneurial hub of innovation, Betsy Ziegler is an expert in early-stage growth and helps businesses grow from an idea to the Fortune 500. For Betsy, one of the most important metrics for success is whether a business adheres to purpose-driven decision-making.
This week on Innovation and the Digital Enterprise, Betsy joins Patrick and Shelli to discuss how 1871 is supporting businesses throughout Chicago and what metrics she believes will help catapult organizations to higher levels of growth. Listen in for her insights.
Democratizing innovation leads to happy customers and happy employees that feel a sense of purpose and belonging at work. Creating teams that balance accountability and purpose is Eric Rempel’s vision of success.
Eric is the Chief Innovation Officer at Redwood Logistics. He joined Patrick and Shelli on this week’s episode of Innovation and the Digital Enterprise for a discussion on creating an organization that is mission-driven, where employees can see the impact they are making. Tune in for his insights and to learn more about Redwood Logistics.