Moorhouse Consulting: How can the NHS adopt more Agile ways of working?
Agile project management is increasingly being used in many business environments and outside of traditional software implementation projects, because of the flexibility it allows and the faster realisation of benefits that are better aligned to users’ needs.
5 ways to win with Gen Z shoppers
Causes, convenience and calls to action are helping brands successfully court the youngest demographic.
Defining your organisational purpose in the New World of Work
An organisation’s purpose is more than just a statement - it drives strategy and structure, decision-making, recruitment and employee development, as well as customer and stakeholder relationships - its influence permeates all aspects of the organisation. Here’s why you need to take purpose seriously:
Growing up in technology
Women in tech is a hot topic, as it well should be. I have been working within the tech industry for 18 years, and I have certainly seen positive change, albeit depressingly slow in many companies and educational institutes. However, as we keep marching forward, it is now a subject that frequently comes up in conversation with clients, colleagues and friends alike.
Wood Mackenzie Ltd
Making The Transition: What South Australia Can Teach Us About Switching On To Renewables
Around half of South Australia's power generation capacity comes from wind and solar, with renewables' share of the energy mix continuing to rise. The Australian state is proving a world leader in the rapid rise of renewable penetration into an energy grid, especially for markets with limited or unreliable interconnections into neighbouring systems. As a result, South Australia is a case study in how - and how not - to manage a power system in transition to renewable energy.
Connected things, not devices
The most common question I receive on a daily basis is “what exactly is the Internet of Things?”. It took a while for me to realise that the most important term here was 'exactly'. This suggested to me that most people believed they felt they understood the term 'Internet of Things' to a certain degree but still had some gaps in their overall comprehension of this considerably over-hyped term...
Predictions On Cybersecurity, The Public Cloud, And Big Data
In 2017, new trends in cybersecurity, the public cloud, and big data redefined the high tech landscape in ways that caught many companies off guard. As we contemplate what 2018 might bring, we thought it might be helpful to share some predictions for what might happen in the new year in these three increasingly critical areas.
The application of digital technologies must enhance the happiness of people.
“Happy Two Thousand Eighteen!” As the year draws to a close, this is a phrase that you undoubtedly will hear all around. This time however, it is much more than a simple matter of wishing people the best for the new year. We believe that a digital You Experience strategy must revolve around what we call the “Digital Happiness” of the customer (and for that matter, the happiness of your people in the organization that are producing products and services).
Hitachi Consulting Europe
State Of The IoT: Why So Many Business Leaders Are Paying Attention
Of all the emerging technologies that companies are contending with, the Internet of Things is what’s keeping business leaders up at night. In fact, according to a new survey by Forbes Insights, IoT is ranked as the most important technology initiative by senior executives; more important than artificial intelligence and robotics, among many others.
Food Retailing Is Preparing For Another Tech Revolution
Traditional grocers are preparing to harness the wonders of technology in new ways, ready to unleash a new, more likely to succeed, tech revolution in food retailing.
The business leader’s guide to robotic process automation and intelligent automation
Robotic Process Automation has been maturing quietly over the last decade and is now used for enterprise-scale deployments. Intelligent Automation, while still nascent, promises hugely transformative potential in the near future. To maximise the impact of robot-led automation, business leaders need to have a solid understanding of the available tools and a clearly defined strategy for automating their enterprises.
“The best candidates aren’t on the job market”: not true!
The belief that the best candidates are passive and not searching for opportunities, unlike those actively seeking new pastures, is a myth perpetuated by old-school Executive Search firms.
Behavioural Flexibility: The Essential Characteristic of Successful Business
Most leadership books tell us that to be a successful business leader, we need to be able to:
Advancing The Digital Audit
1. Establish a clear vision
2. Share that vision with others, in a clear and compelling way
3. Provide others with the resources to realise that vision
4. Co-ordinate, the sometimes conflicting, interests of all stakeholders
Although innovation in the audit industry may not be visible to the average corporate citizen, Deloitte is transforming its business to enhance quality and deliver more value to its stakeholders.
Top Insights Content from 2017
It is that time of the year when we pause to reflect on the year that was and reset to welcome another eventful, challenging year. We present to you a compilation of the top articles of 2017, not limited to popularity but including our editors’ picks for this year.
More Self-Harm than Self-Help? How to survive today's guru industry.
Many entrepreneurs have turned to the self-help industry for inspiration – and for some it has certainly been a good move.
Reduce Bias in the Hiring Process By Taking These Courageous (and Sometimes Uncomfortable) Steps
“Privilege. Racial profiling. Transgender identity. Gender pay gaps. Glass ceilings. Working parents. Intersectionality. You can’t be a diverse organization without really talking about diversity,” says Yewande Ige, ThoughtWorks Global Recruitment Strategist.
Candidates: avoid these common mistakes!
In 20 years at the front line of working with talented candidates, we’ve seen quite a few howlers at Prism Executive Recruitment but some mistakes come up again and again.
The future of mobility: What's next?
Tomorrow’s mobility ecosystem—and how to succeed in it
Reporting tips- Showcasing good practice examples in reporting.
There are many ways to improve your communication with stakeholders, whether you go for a completely new approach or take small steps in a more evolutionary process.