We present reports on theme-based events stemming from key issues that are of concern to business leaders. We discuss the impact of digital transformation and trends sweeping different industries, together with scenarios describing related initiatives being undertaken by Fujitsu. You can gain further insights from the results of our surveys assessing the challenges surrounding digital transformation.
From low-cost-oriented to maximization of customer value creationAchieving Efficiency and Resilience Across Global Supply Chains with Digital TechnologyThe COVID-19 pandemic has severely disrupted the global supply chain. This article analyzes how we can rebuild a robust supply chain to prepare for future crisis.
How do you incorporate voice of customers to design customer-oriented manufacturing process?Five Megatrends of Digital Transformation in ManufacturingManufacturing makes people's lives and work convenient and comfortable. As the market changes rapidly, we will consider future manufacturing strategies to respond quickly to customer needs.
Global Digital Transformation Survey Report 2020How Business Leaders Can Contribute to the Realization of Sustainable Society?Does digital transformation have a positive impact not only on business but also on society? Our survey, conducted among 900 CxOs and decision makers in 9 countries has revealed the reality.
A new way of thinking about strategyThe Swift Rise and Surprising Importance of Digital EcosystemsThe rise of digitally-instrumented ecosystems leads to a new way of thinking about strategy. Fujitsu introduces the importance of digital ecosystems in collaboration with Rita McGrath and Ryan McManus.
Fujitsu and the future of retailHow will Digital Transformation Impact the Retail Industry?Values and behavior of consumers are rapidly changing. Retailers need to shift from the conventional supplier centric model to a human centric model. Fujitsu identifies five key factors that have a major impact to the industry's future and proposes how Fujitsu helps retailers transform their business with digital technologies.
What is leadership that enables an organization to continuously innovate?Innovation and LeadershipTo generate innovation, how can we build a truly human centric organization that leverages the creativity of people? How can we put that into practice at large Japanese companies? We discussed this theme with Professor Linda A. Hill, Harvard Business School, and Akira Fukabori, who leads the Avatar project at ANA Holdings.
AI ethics and nature of trust in the age of information explosionStriking a Balance: What Tech Companies Must Do To Win Back Their Customers’ TrustAs the digital age unfolds and the pace of change quickens, we face about the true benefits of technology and the practices and motives of technology companies. Executive Discussion Evening series, titled, “Are We Running Out of Trust? Power and Responsibility in a Digital Age” was held in March 2019 in London, and there was a lively discussion.
An interactive discussion with Professor Michael SandelHow can we rebuild trust in the digital world?How should we respond to hard ethical questions posed by digital technologies? Professor Michael Sandel and eight panelists lively discussed the ethical challenges related to personal data and AI, as well as the responsibility of corporations in society.
Fujitsu Surveys Business Leaders across 9 Countries on the Status of Digital TransformationBuilding Trust to Successfully Drive Digital TransformationIn today's complex world, rebuilding trust is the central issue to create a better future. Fujitsu conducted a survey to clarify how business leaders perceive trust and to reveal success factors and organizational abilities for digital transformation.
Outline how digital transformation will enable the future of mobilityThe Future of MobilityDescribing a vision for the future of digitalized mobility services, and shows how it remains uniquely positioned to realize the co-creation of new mobility services, particularly in the auto industry and adjacent industries.
The automotive industry in transition: from vehicles to mobilityReinventing the Automotive Industry with Intelligence and ConnectivityIt has been said that the automotive industry’s 20th-century business model will soon become obsolete. How will automakers deal with this change and develop new growth strategies?
How Can We Survive Disruptive Inflection Points in Business?Digital Transformation and the End of Competitive AdvantageHow can business leaders spot and deal with inflection points in their industries before it's too late? As digital transformation disrupts industries, incumbent companies face growing uncertainties. How can executives read the signs of change in their industries and react in time to create opportunities?
Innovative City Forum 2018Creators Driving the Fourth Industrial RevolutionDigital technologies empower every individual to work more creatively and innovate. Cities will be the platform for innovation. In the era everyone becoming a creator, can people reinvent cities?
Global Digital Transformation Survey 2018Success Six Factors for Digital TransformationQuestioned 1,535 CxOs and decision-makers and the results not only reveal the current digital state of play across the globe but also offer a guide to the critical success factors for real digital transformation - the kind that leads to a step change in business success.
Digital Transformation and the Banking IndustryDigital Transformation of Banking ServicesAccording to Fujitsu's global survey, finance companies are the most advanced when it comes to digitalization and they responded that 29% of their projects had already achieved business outcomes. With the advance of digital transformation, many companies are actively moving from all directions into the banking business space.
Latest movement of Open Innovation - Fujitsu Executive Forum 2018 -Transforming Your business through Co-creationDigital technologies radically change the way companies do business. Those businesses that fail to adapt will fall behind. How can organizations set out their new growth strategies? How can they leverage open innovation for this purpose?
Fujitsu Forum 2018 Survey, special sessionA Growth Strategy for the Digital Age"Most innovations fail. And companies that don't innovate die." ― The first researcher to systematically develop the concept of open innovation, Henry Chesbrough tells what is open innvation.
Future of Work: a conversation with Lynda GrattonThe Shift towards the 100-Year LifeThe 100-year life. What kind of life can you imagine should you live to be 100 years old? How do people prepare for it? Lynda Gratton gave a short speech to illustrate key points in the era of the 100-year life.
Insights from Silicon ValleyCreating Disruptive InnovationsDisruptive business models are shaking traditional business ecosystems. What should Japanese companies learn from Silicon Valley? Need to develop disruptive ideas of new business models leveraging both existing and new technologies.
What will happen to the economy, society, cities and civic Llfe?The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the New LifestyleNot since the digital revolution ushered in by personal computers and the internet has the world seen the type of transformative change that such new technologies as artificial intelligence, big data and the Internet of Things promise. These and other technologies together make up the so-called fourth industrial revolution, which is bringing about the convergence of the digital and physical worlds - and having broad implications for our daily lives.
See the most positive outcome of digital transformationDigital Transformation Delivering Business OutcomeMany businesses and organizations are implementing digital transformation and delivering outcomes. Fujitsu conducted the global digital transformation survey and received responses from 1,600 of business leaders across 15 countries. This survey revealed that many businesses and organizations are not only implementing digital transformation, but also achieving business outcomes.
How to co-create the future and how to leverage the huge potential of the BlockchainDigital Enables Disruptive VisionsDigital technology is fundamentally changing our everyday lives, society, and industry. What kind of strategies should business leaders take to survive in this disruptive time?
How can we successfully unleash the power of people and wisely use digital technology in the100-year-living society?Opportunities and Challenges in the 100-Year LifeAbout half of children born today are expected to live over 100 years. Meanwhile, people have to find new ways to interact with rapidly advancing artificial intelligence and robots. What are the best strategies for facing the challenges of longer lives? What will be the priorities of enterprises and society?