We recently received a question on our Linkedin group from someone considering studying for the ADBL Executive Diploma in Digital Business, asking for some feedback from existing participants.
We asked John Roberts what role digital technology played in the successful growth of Appliances Online and what it means to be a digital business.
Stewart gave us an overview of how digital technology has radically altered the world of advertising and how both clients and agencies have had to constantly innovate to keep up with rapidly changing consumer demands.
The ADBL and Arch Apprentices have agreed a partnership that means that all companies participating in programmes with the ADBL can now access skilled young talent vital to digital transformation. Arch combines young talent with great employers to create valuable and productive employees in entry level IT and Digital jobs, backed by the Government’s Apprenticeship Programme.
Charles talks about a number of the lessons he has learnt from building the Blenheim Chalcot group of disruptive digital businesses over the last two decades.
Benjy Meyer from M&S.com talks about the online retail industry created by digital technology and disruptive businesses, and how the larger more established brands are now also pioneering innovation.
Digital marketing leaders around the world are now able to access the IDM's range of online and face to face courses through the ADBL. The addition of IDM courses completes the ADBL's extensive range of professional qualifications and short courses for marketers.
Manoj shared some great tips and useful insights from his years setting up and running the Blenheim Chalcot group of companies. Manoj talks about his extensive experience of building businesses, both for clients and more recently as part of the Blenheim Chalcot group of business.
Fiona shares insights from her 21 years at Marks and Spencers, then Brooks Brothers and Charles Tyrwhitt. She's now heading up online retailer Figleaves and she shared a number of insights into how digital has transformed the industry.
Who better to ask about digital innovation that the man who led Google for the last few years? We spent some time with Dan Cobley, now CEO of fintech incubator BrightBridge, in his office in Hammersmith.
Last week we went to meet Ian James, the CEO of Acxiom, who talked us through his digital career at Bacardi, Aegis and Starcom MediaVest before moving to Acxiom.
Ian shared a number of stories from his career at companies including; EMAP, NetDecisions, Eviivo and more recently at Tap2Connect.com.
We met with Mark Onyett to hear more about his experience at Capital One, setting up and exiting TDX and more recently at Blenheim Chalcot.
Tom Bryant, Cabinet Office Senior Advisor on Digital Skills, joined us today to talk about his experience transforming businesses like Barclays, 20th Century Fox, and Centrica before being approached by the UK government to lead and own the digital and technology skills agenda.