Why every speech should be like a good three-course meal
Christine Rusk used to be terrified of speaking in public, but by understanding what makes a good speech, and how it is like a three-course meal, she has learnt to prepare well and overcome those nerves.
Capgemini UK plc
How Work Will Change When Most of Us Live to 100
According to the work of demographer Professor James Vaupel and his co-researchers, 50% of babies born in the US in 2007 have a life expectancy of 104 or more. Broadly the same holds for the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Canada and for Japan 50% of 2007 babies can expect to live to a staggering 107.
Why Artificial Intelligence Needs Some Emotional Intelligence
One of the theoretical advantages of software, artificial intelligence, algorithms, and robots is that they don’t suffer many human foibles. The reality, of course, is different...
Industry 4.0: The Five Steps Towards A Digital Supply Chain
If the vision of Industry 4.0 is to be realized, most enterprise processes — manufacturing, product development, customer relations, and the workplace itself — must become fully digitized. A critical element will be the arrival of the digital supply chain.
How can harnessing big data and analytics can help cities respond to real human needs.
Through the centuries, success for cities has meant adapting to evolving economic realities: transforming from farmland to trade outposts to financial hubs. In the digital age, urban centres will be remoulded by digital and big data.
Can AI make banks as good as Amazon at knowing customers?
When you make a bank transaction, you’re unlikely to receive any recommendation or advice, even though the bank may have more relevant data about your money than Amazon does.
Five big numbers for 2017
61% -That’s the proportion of clients that we surveyed in the US recently who said that they were already involved with, or planning, initiatives related to artificial intelligence (AI), furthering the idea–currently being pushed by people from Silicon Valley to Washington and beyond– that we stand at the cusp of a new wave of automation.
PA Consulting Group
The Customer-led Revolution
The world has changed. Proliferating choice and hyper-connectivity mean customers are more empowered than ever. Technology and generational dynamics have changed the way people connect and relate, placing customers at the centre of their own universe
How blockchain can help build frictionless government and better public services
Blockchain has the potential to cut through the “hodgepodge” of transacting and interfacing with government services. So says Brian Forde, Senior Lecturer for Bitcoin and Blockchain at MIT.
Strategy Gems : 2017 Automotive Trends
The future will be rocky for auto companies unable to improve returns on capital.
3 Ways to Deal With a Bad Listener That Are Better Than Constantly Repeating Yourself
Whatever the specific situation, working with a bad listener is frustrating and counter-productive. (Which, you know, since you’re living it.)
Global Human Capital Trends 2017
Rewriting the rules for the digital age
Organisations face a radically shifting context for the workforce, the workplace, and the world of work. Our survey of more than 10,000 business and HR leaders from 140 countries reveals 10 areas for businesses to focus on to better organise, manage, develop, and align people at work.
The Caring Leader
Academic studies have shown that there are proven benefits to developing a caring attitude.
How To Build A Post-Brexit Business Strategy
Following Brexit, the British government and the E.U. will spend the next several years negotiating a divorce that balances their economic, political, and social interests.The terms of exit and the trade deals that will follow will be unprecedented in their complexity...
These will be the 32 most powerful economies in 2030
PWC just released its predictions for the most powerful economies in the world by 2030.The report, titled "The long view: how will the global economic order change by 2050?" ranked 32 countries by their projected global gross domestic product by purchasing power parity.
Think flexibly to escape the office bore
Regus survey reveals the push-and-pull factors affecting flexible working decisions for consultants
How to protect your profitability while implementing change within the business
Change can make or break a business.Which is why it’s important to understand the costs versus the benefits of any change you decide to push forward in your business.
10 principles of strategy through execution
How to link where your company is headed with what it does best.These ten principles - derived from our experience working with global business - can help you build strong links between strategy and execution now and in the years to come.
Frost And Sullivan
FinTech Start-ups Disrupt Business Models, Customer Engagement and Financial Services Delivery in Europe
Europe is ripe for a FinTech explosion as Millennials enter the workforce and demand convenience, as well as nimble and personalised services.
How some of the world's largest companies have turned risk into a money-making strategy.
The uncertainty advantage is an approach in which corporate leaders leverage disruptive change by making targeted, bold moves toward new market opportunities.