4 strategies for strengthening your Brand Equity
How much is your brand worth? Donald Trump values his personal brand at more than $3billion, while being knee-deep in international intrigue and political controversy aren’t problems most business leaders have to deal with, the fragility of brand equity is something that all entrepreneurs need to be aware of.
Five reasons why innovation is fundamental
Endless potential for creativity and innovation, our recent Deloitte Hackathon brought together a hub of inspiration and activity through colleague collaboration and teamwork. With a focus on providing colleagues with a space to transform business ideas to opportunities, key areas of the Hackathon focused on Cognitive/Artificial Intelligence (AI), Data, Wellness, Social Impact and an Open Category for all other ideas.
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Disruptive Technologies Influencing the Future of Logistics to 2025
Technological intrusion in the logistics space has resulted in minimizing the current complexity. Trends such as connectivity have resulted in creating new types of service deliveries centered on app-based and marketplace models that are already disrupting the supply chain. The study is broken down into three clusters—technology scenarios, business scenarios and market scenarios—covering the new innovations, business models, and routes and regions that are expected to create a multitude of opportunities in the logistics space.
Can a great leader lead anywhere?
The myth: A great leader in an organisation is a born leader. They can take their leadership style anywhere in the world and be successful. Great leaders are charismatic and extroverted, and they don't need a second opinion to make a tough call. So long as someone is equipped with these attributes, they're guaranteed to succeed. Why does the myth exist?
5 practical ways to use mindfulness to allow creativity to flourish
Creativity and innovation are becoming the distinguishing factors for success in a world that is characterized by change, uncertainty and complexity.Using mindfulness in your business can help foster innovation and creativity and set you apart from your competitors.
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Flying Cars Are Close To Moving From Fiction To Reality
If you told me a few years ago that in next 10 years we would have flying cars, I would have dismissed it as pure fiction. I have to say given the maturity of drone technology, advent of autonomous vehicles and giant strides we are making in AI, I believe we will see first applications of flying vehicles for recreational activities in the next five years. There are over 15 start-ups, globally, that are actively involved in building a future flying car, by my firm's count.
PA Consulting Group
Gender equality – how the
need to innovate turned it
from an ‘ought’ into a ‘must’
Gender equality in the workplace is a good thing – we know diversity makes businesses better. What’s interesting, is that our new innovation research tells us something new. In a world that requires businesses to respond fast to change, gender equality in the workplace is not only a good thing but a necessary thing.
The 5 crucial characteristics of a new world organisation
Changing market conditions, the impact of technology, and the differing expectations of five generations in the workplace at once have contributed to a huge change in organisations across the world...
Strategy Definition versus Strategic Planning
One of the most overused word in consulting is probably the word “strategy”.
Career management: the role of the ‘fantasy CV’
A successful career requires not just the ability to do a good job.
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Explore how disruptive technologies can impact the Sustainable Development Goals.
How to get your Board to be cyber-savvy
Every week it seems there is another significant data breach or cyber-attack hitting the headline with the CEO having to explain what went wrong and what their organisation is doing about it. But the damage has been done and there some companies where the first thing that springs to mind about them is cyber-attack or breach.
Advertise Less, Innovate More
Customers are increasingly “opting out” of adworld. They skip, AdBlock and pay premiums for ad-free entertainment. The rise of adblockers and paid ad-free media platforms from Spotify to Netflix is testimony to consumer desire to opt-out. Even the New York Times announced they will explore a higher-priced, ad-free subscription option in 2017.
5 Technologies Changing the Retail Landscape
Mixed reality, Internet of Things and advanced analytics are shaking up the retail industry. Is your business ready?
5 Tips on How to Cut Costs Without Affecting the Customer Experience
All businesses look to reduce costs without slaughtering the customer experience, however, balancing the two can be difficult to achieve if you aren’t up to date with the digital technology revolution that is currently in place. Technology such as mobile tech, scan as you shop and Click & Collect continues to reshape retail.
Exploring value-oriented incremental delivery
Are you a recent adopter of Agile Methodologies or maybe you’ve been a practitioner for a while and wondering why some of the practices don’t make sense all the time? Maybe you’ve developed fatigue over various ceremonies involved in Agile or Scrum environments or are frustrated by an inability to define what valuable functionality will be delivered within a fixed timescale. Fear not, Value-Oriented Incremental Delivery (Void) can help
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How to take your people
with you on a change journey
Change is inevitable. Be it in business or personal life, it often requires new ways of thinking and doing – shifting people from what they are used to, to the unknown.
Five Tips for introducing Strengths-based ways of working in your organization
Workplace psychology has recently undergone a revolution.
3 alternatives to a pay rise you could offer your employees in 2017
After the economic uncertainty of the last 12 months, it’s not all that likely that 2017 will be a time for employers to seriously consider handing out pay rises. So what else can employers offer to their best people? Here are three things to get you started…
Five ways to engage your people and make your customers love you
Looking to increase sales? Then focus on your customers and make them your number one priority, right?