614: Carhartt’s John Hill joins Peter High in a discussion on digital agility and the digital transformation of Carhartt. John provides an overview of Carhartt’s business, his purview as Chief Digital and Information Officer, and the role of digital and sources of innovation at the company. He details what he sees as the keys to successful change management as a part of the digitization effort of the company and how data and analytics have impacted business outcomes. John also describes his field of study in his pursuit of a doctorate degree in Business Administration and the research he has done on organizational constructs and how they drive a firm’s ability to create digital capabilities. Finally, he talks about the hindrances he faced during the digital transformation and looks ahead at the tech trends that could impact Carhartt’s business.
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