Take a closer look at your current security options before investing in new ones.
There is always someone in the room who makes a buzz about cloud security and who is even more surprised when I state that cloud security is not so different. Don’t get me wrong, cloud security is important, but it is not too different from non-cloud/on-premises security.
How To Develop Your Project Management Skills
Being a project manager is a difficult job, but it’s very doable to succeed with the right mindset and approach.
Employees would talk about mental health if they feel supported by business leaders
New research from mental health charity Mind, has revealed that poor mental affects half of all employees, however, only half of those who had experienced stress, anxiety or low mood said they had talked to their employer about it.
Ange Ferguson, Group MD for ThoughtWorks APAC, talks innovation, diversity and the technology talent crunch.
The early 2000s have a lot to answer for, not least the dot-com boom and bust. Twenty years on we’re still experiencing the fallout – a generation scared away from technology careers because their parents felt it wasn’t a stable vocation.
5 Success Factors for Building Best-in-Class Digital Customer Experiences
Digital Business Is Here To Stay
Helping creative, entrepreneurial talent flourish
More and more, organizations are being buffeted by rapid and significant change across their industries, markets, and customer bases.
In the Age of Amazon, Does Productivity Matter?
MCA Think Tank Director Paul Connolly argues that policymakers are far too complacent about the UK’s productivity challenges
Recruiting for creative, entrepreneurial talent
Research from Accenture Operations has found that organizations increasingly are looking to hire creative, innovative talent as part of their broader move toward developing intelligent operations that harness talent, data, and intelligence to make them more agile and responsive.
Regulatory Culture Shock – AML Considerations for multinational banks
Whilst many banks are attracted to the UK’s stable financial markets, cross-border banking presents some unique challenges, namely balancing the anti-money laundering (AML) regulatory obligations of the firm’s home jurisdiction with the host country’s expectations and requirements.
Why you need creative, entrepreneurial talent for Intelligent Operations
Disruptive, unpredictable change among customers and competitors is forcing organizations to act more quickly—with intelligence, insight, and confidence.
Fertile data: Why building quality into your process is important
When it comes to data quality, most technologists are familiar with the adage “Garbage in, garbage out”; and yet today, most organizations appear to be content with wallowing in junk. Just 3% of organizations examined by Harvard Business Review had data that met basic quality standards.
Unlocking deal value in supply chain product flows
Deal results can be enhanced if acquirers focus on the supply chain during diligence and integration. Deals that involve complex supply chains often leave additional value on the table by overlooking the importance of a product flow analysis.
Baby steps: building a cybersecurity strategy
Building a cyber strategy can be overwhelming unless you start with large goals broken down into smaller milestones.
The Joy of Effective Project Management – no, really, I mean it!
As a Learning & Development Consultant at =mc I have supported many organisations – from MS Society to the University of Reading to WWF UK – in developing their project management. Probably like many of you reading this, I also juggle several projects in the office.
6 top challenges to becoming a digital organization
Success with digital transformation requires different skills, workplace practices, organizational models and even cultures. Here are the six top barriers, according to Gartner.
Intangibles Now Drive More Productivity Than Tangibles - Perhaps via
I recently read Capitalism without Capital which I thought was a great book. Here is my review. It turns out that I have read a number of research papers and books over the last few years on the same kind of thread: how intangibles are becoming more valuable to organizations than tangibles are when it comes to driving productivity and growth. - by Andrew White
How to boost Europe’s digital economy
When historians try to make sense of our era, one word help sum things up – digital. Society and the economy are changing rapidly as digital technology is changing traditional business models and upending entire industries.
Hitachi Consulting Europe
Project management ninjas thrive here
When you think about the compelling article written in this recent CIO Magazine article, one can’t help but recognize the plight of many failed IT projects is due to poor project oversight. Calling out the fact of “administration is not management “ is all too accurate. Project managers in today’s world need to be able to step outside of their comfort zone.
PA Consulting Group
Higher education’s goal is to benefit society
Keith Burnett is absolutely right that our university system is in a mess, but less so in suggesting that “no one knows what to do about it” (“British universities face a crisis of over-ambitious expansion”, August 1).The root of the problem is not increased participation, but the apparent acceptance that higher education is all about the money, both for students and providers.
Turner and Townsend
Turner & Townsend: techniques for projects to increase capital confidence
Embedding a discipline within the project organisation to look at how well all the categories of costs and expenditure are being managed is a must says Turner & Townsend.