Life in the Digital Vortex

The State of Digital Disruption in 2017

New report reveals the state of digital disruption across all industries.

Orchestrating Digital Business Success

Working in Concert to Achieve Digital Excellence

New Execution Framework Revealed by Global Center for Digital Business Transformation

Leadership for a Digital Age

What does it mean to be an effective leader in an environment characterized by increasing digital disruption?

Smart City

Six Steps to Transform Your City

IMD & Swisscom a practical framework for transformative, technological urban initiatives referred to as ‘Smart City projects’.

Developing business insights for the Digital Age

The Global Center for Digital Business Transformation, an IMD and Cisco initiative provides world-leading research and analysis on digital business transformation. It prepares executives to lead their organizations into the digital era to take advantage of digital opportunities and manage disruptive threats. Full-time researchers from both IMD and Cisco draw from diverse backgrounds to drive the DBT Center’s thought leadership strategy.

How we help our clients

Lead your organization into the digital era:

Develop a strategic roadmap for digital business transformation

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Stress test your organization's digital strategy

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Co-creating thought leadership for real impact

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Prepare your organization for the future. Develop your people, transform your organization


The digitization of the luxury goods industry worldwide is presenting significant change management challenges and opportunities. The Global Center for Digital Business Transformation at IMD provides a very timely contribution to the development of organizational competences and leadership skills to both local and global Maisons, thus benefiting the industry's competitiveness and growth.

Frank Vivier

 Group Director of eBusiness at Richemont 

Digital disruption is real, is happening now, and is fundamentally changing the way organizations will compete in decades to come. There has never been time of greater promise, or greater peril. Those that don’t transform now will quickly face mass extinction. The team at the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation are out in front of this mega-trend. 

Doug Connor

Global Vice President for Digital Transformation at SAP