How To Be Successful In An Interview
Being asked to come for an interview is exciting, but it is also something that many people get nervous about.
Integrating Project Management and Change Management
Change is the new norm
Reshaping the Future: Unlocking Automation’s Untapped Value
The business landscape looks very different now compared to ten years ago.
Whether it’s taking advantage of automation quick wins, those use cases that are not only easy to implement but also have a high benefit upside, or implementing automation use cases on a larger scale, the new report by the Capgemini Research Institute “Reshaping the future: unlocking automation’s untapped value” shows that organisations are not yet taking full advantage of the benefits of automation.
The top 5 mistakes you're making when it comes to customer loyalty
We operate in an increasingly fast, complex and interconnected world, where nimble new market entrants have been able to upend established sectors through a laser focus on unified experiences that win loyalty — and drive great businesses. Many of these barnstorming startups share a common feature: they have co-founders who have embraced human-centered design or come from a design background.
There is no one role for AI or data science: this is a team effort
Where do data scientists come from? They don't all have PhDs, and hail from a wide variety of fields of study, levels of education, and prior jobs. That's the conclusion of Chris Lindner, a product scientist at Indeed, who recently looked at piles of resumes that his firm processes.
Working from home? Here’s how to make it work for you
With the advancement of technology and more organisations offering flexible working arrangements, telecommuting has become the norm among many professionals today.Research from the TUC (Trades Union Congress) estimated that the number of people working remotely in the UK increased by a fifth between 2006 and 2016, and now stands at approximately 1.5 million.
Magic Won’t Help You Meet Your Goals, but Customer Insights Will
Gartner research shows the need for customer insights is growing — 74% of marketing leaders surveyed ranked market and customer insight as their most prized capability. This makes sense; customers expect personalised, targeted, relevant experiences and the way to determine the how, what and where of those experiences is through qualitative and quantitative customer insight.
HR clients—the sceptics you need to win over
I recently interviewed a consultant who was telling me about a digital transformation programme he’d worked on with one of Britain’s police forces.
What Does It Mean to Be an Inclusive Leader?
Diversity and inclusion are key factors attracting and engaging the kind of workforce that will build your company’s future. But research shows there can be a disconnect between what companies say they do and how people really experience inclusion in the workplace.
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Lehman's legacy: Ten years on, have the lessons been learned?
Francesco Pavoni, head of MENA at PA Consulting, is quoted in an article in Arabian Business on the lessons that have been learned following the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the global financial crisis ten years ago.
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Why are you using waterfall to deliver Agile?
Organisations around the world are striving to adopt a more agile mind-set. The benefits of smaller teams, a start-up culture and being more responsive to change are clear. But we often see teams attempting to deliver this significant change using traditional, waterfall approaches.
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.