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Reports  |  30 January 2024
Driving Sustainability Strategy Home

Effective Practices that Take Businesses’ Impact Beyond Profit

Sustainability has become a critical objective for most companies, increasingly influencing their overall business strategy, culture, and ways of working. We surveyed over 500 executives worldwide to understand what distinguishes leading...


Reports  |  15 September 2022
The Chief Transformation Officer

Why Transformation Leaders Matter, What They (Should) Do, and What They Need to Succeed

In this report, Project Management Institute (PMI) and Accenture examine how the individuals who take on this emerging role drive effective enterprise transformation and ultimately build a company-wide “changing capability.” Our...


Reports  |  23 August 2021
Blockchain-Driven Transformation

How Distributed Ledger Technologies Have Changed the Enterprise Forever

With digital assets, smart contracts, and shared distributed ledgers, blockchain tech is a catalyst for enterprise transformation.


Reports  |  8 December 2020
Strategy@Work 2020 Executive Summary

The global pandemic has changed the world map, once more. It has accentuated the gaps between developed and emerging economies—and ignited a conversation around the next chapter of globalization. Get the executive summary of Brightline...


Reports  |  20 October 2020
How to lead through uncharted times – TED2020 Insights

Whether you are in business or government, at a university or nonprofit, leading through a time of transformation is always a challenge — one where old metrics for decision-making no longer work.


Reports  |  18 June 2020
What are the Skills and Functions Required of the CSO to Implement Strategy in Large Organizations?

We see the birth of the Chief Strategic Officer (CSO) position within the governance of large corporations, in a transfer process of responsibility for strategy execution to a specific role in an organization’s top management teams.


Reports  |  6 April 2020
Strategic Transformation Research

Mastering Strategy Implementation in Transformative Times

In this report, we examine the correlation between strategy implementation success and transformation effectiveness and speed. We also dig into factors such as adaptability, the adoption of formalized processes, and how frameworks are...


Reports  |  6 April 2020
Strategic Transformation Research – Appendix

Mastering Strategy Implementation in Transformative Times

This appendix is a complementary resource to “Strategic Transformation: Mastering Strategy Implementation in Transformative Times,” research report.


Reports  |  12 March 2020
Enabling Enterprise Transformation with Blockchain

Interac and Its Bold Plan to Change the World, One Ecosystem at a Time

How Canada’s largest digital payments company is using blockchain to seize new market opportunities in the energy and health care sectors.


Reports  |  2 March 2020
Distributed Power

How Blockchain Will Transform Global Energy Markets

In this research, energy expert and innovator Lawrence Orsini shares his work on blockchain applications that will transform global energy grids at local, national, and international levels.


Reports  |  2 March 2020
Distributed Artificial Intelligence

Blockchain as an Operating Platform for AI

This research examines the intersection of AI and blockchain technologies.


Reports  |  24 October 2019
The Brightline Transformation Compass

A comprehensive system for transformation

Project Management Institute, together with Behnam Tabrizi, renowned expert in Transformation.


Reports  |  19 July 2019
Blockchain and The Chief Strategy Officer

How Distributed Ledger Technology Will Change Strategy Design and Delivery

This research details how blockchain technology supports strategy design and delivery in innovative enterprises.


Reports  |  20 May 2019
Blockchain and The Project Management Office

A Distributed Platform for Strategy Delivery and Organizational Transformation

Research shows that while most executives understand the potential of blockchain to inform strategy and minimize decision-making biases of the boardroom and C-suite, not many have made significant progress.


Reports  |  13 April 2019
Testing Organizational Boundaries to Improve Strategy Execution

Culture beats structure. To discover how organizations can change how they work and optimize their strategic execution, Harvard Business Review Analytic Services surveyed 1,636 executives worldwide. Read the findings.


Reports  |  18 December 2018
Building a Framework For Blockchain Adoption – What CEOs Should Know

In this white paper the author lays out what CEOs should know to design strategy for commercializing this new disruptive technology. That’s what he did in the mid-late 1990s for Lou Gerstner, then CEO of IBM, when IBM was sizing up its...


Reports  |  10 December 2018
The Convergence of Big Data and Blockchain – Disrupting the Business of Data Analytics

This white paper explores how distributed ledgers will change business models dependent on free big data. Distributed ledger technology will enable instant payment networks, loyalty schemes, aggregated metadata, multi-jurisdiction...


Reports  |  4 December 2018
The Nine Disruptions – Why We Need a New Social Contract for the Digital Economy

This white paper describes nine disruptions to our global economy and society, driven by the technological explosion of the fourth industrial revolution, the globalization of the factors of production, the demographic paradoxes of skilled...


Reports  |  28 November 2018
Learning from Crisis Mode

Implications for Better Strategy Implementation

Quartz Insights, in collaboration with the Brightline Initiative, set out to identify the ways that organizations can best leverage the experience of a crisis and use those learnings to improve the way they integrate strategy design and...


Reports  |  28 November 2018
Learning from Crisis Mode (Appendix)

Quartz Insights, in collaboration with the Brightline Initiative, set out to identify the ways that organizations can best leverage the experience of a crisis and use those learnings to improve the way they integrate strategy design and...