"The author has done a great job explaining the challenges faced by the traditional manufacturing sector in light of the ongoing technological disruption. His metaphor of transformational chasm between traditional and digital enterprises is pronounced. Mr.Agamawi has made a remarkable contribution by highlighting that digitalization is more than creating or adapting a cutting edge technology or software. Digital transformation is a holistic process that must have the evolution of numerous organizational aspects, such as processes,  techniques, tools, and most importantly, governance mechanisms. This book is a great read for business managers and owners to walk them through the demands of tomorrow's landscape."
Mahmoud Mohieldin
Executive Director for the Middle East at the International Monetary Fund, UN special envoy on financing the 2030 agenda and honorary professor, Durham Business School.

Previous to that Senior Vice President of the World Bank Group and Egypt Minister of Investment.
"Organizations can overcome technology disruption, but most will struggle when the disruption targets overall market dynamics, business and revenue models, and...", In the Innovative Dinosaur the author identifies the main elements of the digital disruption patterns that face the enterprises of today. Motaz combined the theory with his practical experience through proposing a set of tools, canvases, methods and frameworks that helps out traditional enterprises and organizations throughout the transformation journey. I recommend this book for all leaders who are heading toward building the enterprise of tomorrow. The Innovative Dinosaur will guide them through assessing their current organization readiness, design the creative enterprise, fostering the innovation culture, building the digital products of tomorrow which support the digital business models and establishing the modern workforce 3.0. What I also like about the work is the way the author is telling stories through friendly visuals, he has mastered that art."
Pascal Bornet
Best-Selling Author, AI & Automation Expert and Previous Leader AI & Automation at Mckinsey
"The Innovative Dinosaur is a must read for CIOs and CTOs who are serious about transforming their ICT organization and ushering the business into the elite club of innovative digital organizations. We know that this type of transformation is complex and challenging in nature, you would need to be equipped with well thought process, methods, and tools to succeed. It is comforting to see a real experience behind this book, it has both the breadth and depth need to rationalize, plan, and execute a digital transformation. I would certainly encourage the business leaders to read or at least browse this well illustrated book as they embark on their journey to create a new digital value through innovation."

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Mike Haddad
Previous director of information and communication technologies UNFCCC and Senior IT Architect/strategist in IBM Australia for more than 14 years.
"Dinosaur directly refers to Darwin's theory in people's mind, and only the strongest will survive in a Darwinian world. In a fast moving environment, the strongest does not mean the mightiest, but the most agile and resilient and; as a matter of fact, the most suitable ecosystem. 90% of plants live together with fungi ; the human body hosts billions « foreign » forms of life. The same applies for Businesses: The industry has to work side by side with Education and Research.

Motaz has the unique ability to create this Ecosystem, being both innovative and structured, with an unflagging energy and proactiveness. The Innovative Dinosaur book perfectly reflects it"
Guillaume Devauchelle
Member of French National Academy of Technology,
Board Member of ESIGELEC (Engineering School),
Member of Education & Research, Council Mines ParisTech (Engineering School), Former Valeo Group Innovation & Scientific Development VP (retired).
"This book fills a gap in the current literature by collecting both the background needed for the reader and the organizational transformational process needed for the professional. We are living it, experiencing it but encompassing it with such attractive sequence and illustration diagrams is needed. As a consultant, I particularly found chapter 8 on building the innovative organization very useful and i will probably recommend it to all top management who do not want their organization to be left behind and manage not only to survive, but flourish in the next 10 years. Needless to mention that governments officials that are normally cautious or in other words late adopters will need to digest this book from start to end. Competitiveness of countries now highly rely on innovation and digital transformation. The consequence of lagging is less attractiveness to investment which will directly affect employment rate and tax revenue hence impacting citizens' prosperity."
Dr.Ahmed Darwish
Previous Chairman of Suez Canal Economic Zone, and Egypt Minister of state for Administrative Development.
"Witnessing innovation disrupting even unconventional industries like Tobacco, it is impossible to estimate the extend disruption can have on any single industry. If any industry / company wants to survive, it will have to be prepared to disrupt and be disrupted. What’s new? In general, it is rare to find a book that combines both theoretical and practical approaches. The Innovative Dinosaur (TID) takes us into a complete journey by explaining the basic concepts used in digitalization and innovation (e.g. concepts like “lean and agile” are “fast time to market” are not only explained, but put into action), learnings from history, how to access – in details – any enterprises’ digital readiness using detailed tools, identifying technology requirements and how to imbed the technology (not only the hardware and software, but also the mindset) into all operational steps and in strategy setting – including product / proposition development. The rich background of the author – Motaz Agamawi – driven by his studies, passion, on the job experiences (ranging from startups and mature organizations) and having an open eye in observing the evolution around us makes the journey fulfilled in this book a deep and a unique one. TID is a must read book for any executive / leader who is willing to drive, not only the digitalization agenda, but a real transformation towards a more agile and innovative approach"
Ayman Hegazy
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Allianz Egypt