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Fast Times: How Digital Winners Set Direction, Learn, and Adapt

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An expert guide for senior executives who want to quickly understand what really matters in digital business and what it takes to win.

Today’s technology demands lightning-fast changes. But speed without purpose is not progress. In Fast Times, McKinsey leaders cut through the hype to provide a readable inside look into what digital winners do best: set direction, learn, and
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Published February 18th 2020 by Amazon Publishing
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Jate Saitthiti
Great to know, How the corporate world takes "Digital Transformation" into action. Such as Agile, DevOps, Corporate Communication and Recruitment process. ...more
Geric
Mar 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing
An Eye-Opening Read

Thank you Goodreads and the authors of this book for the free giveaway. I am grateful for the chance to read a book unfamiliar to me.

When I first got this book, I thought it was going to be a simple strategy guide to becoming a better player in the digital game. Little did I know that it was geared towards executives who run businesses. With that revelation on my mind, I still pushed through, hoping to learn a thing or two.

What I learned are not necessarily things that will he
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Anne
Jul 07, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: giveaways-won
I won Fast Times as part of a Kindle giveaway. Long story short. The key to being a digital winner is to make decisions quickly. If the first one doesn't work, be willing to try something new. The key to the is no longer working in silos but collaboration and cross training. For anyone working today and planning to stay working for the foreseeable future, there was nothing new. ...more
Rhonda
Oct 04, 2020 rated it liked it
The book was very uneven, which may be a reflection on the different authors. The earlier chapters were the most unhelpful, with the later chapters being the most helpful. The beginning chapters were poorly (maybe arrogantly?) written, with every possible jargon and corporatese thrown in. The overuse of jargon distracted from these chapters, and seemed thrown in to impress, rather than to add value. Also, most glaringly, the authors also never defined what "digital transformation" meant to them. ...more
Brook
Mar 21, 2020 is currently reading it
This book is really not for me, a retired 75 year old schoolteacher. So, I can’t really rate it fairly. I read the first couple of chapters, which told me who 5his book was for. I gave it 4 stars because I felt it would be unfair to give it anything lower, but not a 5 because the first chapter should have been enough explanation about who the book was for, wasting 2 chapters leads me to believe there might not be much substance to this book.
Claudio Góchez
Fast times

Consejos totalmente aplicables y prácticos para tomar en cuenta en la implementación de una transformación digital, diferentes perspectivas de diferentes industrias, lo cual da un panorama mucho más amplio de las oportunidades y los riesgos que está aventura de transformación digital implica.
Tom
Jan 02, 2021 rated it liked it
Just OK

Having led multiple transformations as my corporation evolved the topics in this “FastTimes” are basic and too general to be impactful. Scan for what provokes a thought. Glad this was included in Kindle Unlimited
Rita Arens
May 06, 2020 rated it really liked it
Great take on digital transformations.
Grant Hurvitz
Jan 31, 2021 rated it liked it
Strong start and then definitely tapers off toward the end.
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Excellent book!!!
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