Digital transformation: towards a digitally oriented and data-driven organisation
Digital transformation should be a priority for any organisation seeking to stay competitive in the digital age. Trends and developments come in rapid succession and there are countless digital opportunities to be exploited. Buzzword or not, the time for digital transformation is now.
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iO as digital transformation partner
The experts at iO support organisations in every sector in the field of digital transformation — as a partner by your side from strategy to optimization. We like to call it 'Acceleration-as-a-Service', based on the DRIVE model.
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Problems worth solving
What does upcoming trend X mean for our organisation in the near and distant future?
How do we leverage digital resources for a more efficient and cost-effective approach to operations?
As an organisation we have access to large amounts of data. How do we leverage those data and insights, internally and externally? What is the value of our business data?
How do we use digital technologies to optimise our supply chain operations?
How do we become more agile in responding to customer needs?
Clients we've helped with digital transformation
Society’s digitalisation has gained momentum
Consumers expect companies to be on board and anticipate their digital needs. Steven Van Belleghem (partner iO) talks about the three main advantages he sees in technology and digital transformation: faster than real-time service, hyper-personalisation, and the ultimate convenience.
We help you initiate change
Make the right strategic choices to achieve your organizational goals with more confidence and accuracy;
We use a wide range of innovative tools: inspirational events, hackathons, design sprints, digital experiments, training, and more;
We deal with relevant ideas in a structured, process-based manner;
By learning people new behaviour and innovation skills, you can implement necessary changes faster in every layer of the organisation;
Digital transformation is not a project, it's a process
Digital transformation is all about a shift in mindset: it's a process that allows your organisation to use the opportunities, expectations, and possibilities of technology so that your responses can be flexible and adaptive. This agility enables you to (continue to) respond to the ever-changing needs of your customers in an innovative way.
Stay ahead of the competition
Download the Opportunity Report and access our experts’ shared vision of the challenges, opportunities, and emerging technologies set to arrive soon.
“Don't take your current competitors as a benchmark. Competition can come from anywhere these days. Use your future ambitions and your own data to assess where you are in the competitive landscape.”
Hans Van Eemeren, Strategy Director
A message from one of our strategists
“Courage and curiosity will become even more important in the coming years. Especially for organisations that want to innovate and enter new markets, engage with new target groups and develop new propositions."
- Daan Langbroek (Lead Strategy, Innovation & Transformation)
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Our expert views
- Today, even innovation and transformation processes are highly subject to innovation and transformation. Uilke Duinstra, innovation strategist at the Utrecht campus of iO, is getting more and more questions from customers like: “We are a mobility company, but we also want to enter the energy market. How do we do that?” or “We are a B2B company, but how do we also become B2C?” More generally, it concerns questions such as “How can we develop relevant new services step by step, without immediately plunging into a multimillion-dollar project we’re not sure will work at all?” These kinds of issues, which show that domains and sectors are increasingly fading, require a new approach to innovation processes.Read more
iO guides you through the metaverseNFTs, blockchain, Web3, metaverse: it's easy to get lost when dealing with the latest technology trends. It seems like everyone is jumping on the boat of the metaverse — and those who stay behind seem to drown. But is that really the case? And how difficult is it to do anything in the metaverse? Fortunately, our experts know how to get things done.Read more
Digital transformation: past, present, and futureThe time for digitisation is now - not later, tomorrow, or next week. At iO we have been telling this same story for some time now, and it continues to be relevant. In recent years digitisation has proven itself to be, and continues to be essential, the user is still central, and the growth of digital consumers has - as was predicted - only accelerated.Read more
Serious about innovation? Identify problems that matter.Not every innovation leads directly to improvement. As a company, when approaching innovation, you have to start the process by identifying the most important issues before you can begin to determine the correct strategy. But how do you identify the problems that are worth solving? And how far into the future can you reasonably predict?Read more
How to measure the value of innovations faster and more clearlyEarlier this year, we launched the Opportunity Report 2023: a collection of visions and insights from our experts to help you stay ahead in the new year. On 9 March, during our online event “Accelerating your business in 2023”, we brought these insights to life. One of the live sessions at this event was hosted by Uilke Duinstra (Service Line Director Strategy), who talked about ways to help businesses and organisations validate innovations faster and gain management’s support. In this article, we’ll share the key takeaways from Uilke’s session with you.Read more
Infinite opportunities: Thierry Geerts (Google Belgium)"Digitisation in Belgium is progressing rapidly, but not as fast as it could or I hoped it would," says Thierry Geerts, CEO Google Belgium. He wrote a book, Digitalis, about his vision on digitisation.Read more
Infinite opportunities: Peter Van Hoecke (Van Hoecke)According to Peter Van Hoecke (CEO Van Hoecke), the client is always central, especially — in digital transformation. By automating, accelerating, and rationalising processes, you help your clients save time — our most finite and valuable resource.Read more
Infinite opportunities: Steven Van Belleghem (iO)Steven Van Belleghem (partner iO) talks about the three main advantages he sees in technology and digital transformation: faster than real-time service, hyper-personalisation, and the ultimate convenience.Read more
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