Three Steps to Anticipate Market Disruption
Disruptions rarely start with a big bang. Most begin quietly as “weak signals,” barely noticed — until they’ve suddenly turned the market upside down.
Megatrends - The five global shifts reshaping the world we live in.
The five global shifts reshaping the world we live in. What are the implications for organisations, industries and wider society, right now and in the future? How can we shape and respond to them? Join the conversation:
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The rise of chat bots and AI is changing the way people do business. Find out how in a new PA Consulting blog
2016 is the year of the chatbot, with over 30,000 of them now available on Facebook’s messenger platform1. Companies such as IPsoft are making great strides with the use of cognitive agents (in this case Amelia) to automate service desk tasks. The vast quantities of data that retailers such as Amazon and eBay now collect about us has enabled personalised recommendations akin to personal shoppers.
10 top writing tips from — a toolkit of 21 everyday writing techniques
TOP TIP #1: turn your features into FABulous benefits
Think your Monday's bad? Spare a thought for Generation X
Whenever I talk about writing sales copy, I stress the importance of writing more about the reader than myself.
A lot of organisations across the globe have been so focused on pandering to millennials, that in the process they’ve neglected one of the most critical generations – Generation X.
What to Consider Before Leasing Excess Data Center Capacity
Investigate an eight-step approach to determine if leasing is an option. Whether the result of virtualization, application migration or other business events, the trend of excess capacity in the data center is encouraging business leaders to consider how it could be monetized. Many are considering leasing or providing the space as a colocation offering.
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Will robots displace human beings in the work force?
PA’s CEO, Alan Middleton, is interviewed by Enfoque Financiero on the future of robotics and artificial intelligence. Alan offers insights on the application of AI and robotics to improve productivity, as well as how can PA Consulting can help clients with various projects involving complex programs.
KPMGVoice: How Companies Can Stay Ahead With Rapid Innovation
Here’s a buzzword you may have heard before: disruptive innovation.
Don’t use PowerPoint – use Jelly Babies!
5 brilliant ways to bring your next presentation to life without the dreaded slides.
Let’s bust a myth.
Myth-busters: "A great leader can lead anywhere"
Hitachi Consulting Europe
As new opportunities appear you need a culture of predictive improvement to seize them.
Watch this Youtube presentation on predictive improvement from Hitachi Consulting Europe...
Answering the “Why us” questions at a job interview
In the first blog of this series we looked at the “Why you” questions you might encounter in a management consultancy job interview - Once you have successfully answered the “Why you?” questions you will need to answer the equally tricky “Why us?” portion of the job interview.
By Xiaojing Dong and John Heineke
When it comes to analyzing your data, beware of dodgy analysis
Everyone from John Oliver of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” to famed election statistician Nate Silver of 538.com is getting on a soapbox about the perils of believing data-based findings that lead to seemingly crazy conclusions....
The ABC Technologies Will Change Future Customer Experience - Smarter With Gartner vía
Today is all about digital business, but CIOs should look beyond it to three transformative technologies. Contributor: Kasey Panetta Ninety percent of all data in the world has been created in the past two years. The challenge is that 90% of data is now unstructured. CIOs must build the data and analytics framework to help analyze that data and present the insight to allow the business to grow, said Steve Prentice, vice president and Gartner Fellow, at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Barcelona.
Innovation Is About More Than the Next Big Thing
Extraordinary disruption. Wholesale market transformation.
5 Disciplines for CIO Leadership
CIOs can master transformation with this five-step roadmap to enlightened leadership.
The 5 features of a qualified a sales lead
If your marketing efforts are bringing in 250 leads a day: What do you do with those leads? Do you need to recruit new sales people to handle the load?
Shweta Jhajharia The London Coaching Group believes that will be a waste of time and money...
9 Fast Computer Fixes That’ll Make Your Workday More Efficient (That Require No Tech Savvy)
Even as a massive fan of mobile everything, I still spend most of my day working on my good ol’ laptop—for trolling the web, writing, keeping up on social media.
The 7 basic rules of public speaking
Networking, presentations, client pitches, reports to the Board, conference presentations, even interviewing for a new job – they all require some form of public speaking.
Simon Scriver, from Toastmasters International, has seven basic rules to help you speak well, confidently and without giving a hint of the nerves you may be feeling:
Artificial Intelligence - What Every CEO Should be Asking
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly becoming the biggest issue on the agenda for many businesses.