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Your App is Your New HQ

We know that the digital revolution is rapidly transforming the way we live and technology promises to dramatically improve the way we work. But does it actually solve our problems and can it deliver on saving us time and making us more productive?   We are a small company, there are less than 20 of …

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Effective Communication for a Diverse Workplace

Leaders are restructuring the workplace by taking advantage of digital, cloud-based, mobile-orientated technologies to drive growth and productivity. This use of technology brings new communications challenges and opportunities in a world where the workforce is simultaneously becoming younger, older and more diverse. ‘While we no longer spread company news via a photocopied memo in everyone’s …

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How to be a Great Leader in the Digital Age

You’ll be relieved to hear that I thought I would give Schumpeter, Gartner, MIT Sloan and Star Wars a rest this week.  I often read and discuss digital transformation and (as Carlo Gagliardi says) needing a business strategy for the digital age rather than just a digital strategy. Many influencers do a wonderful job of …

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Collaboration: Cure or Curse?

Collaboration has been used by business professionals as a magic word for some time. It is seen as a cure for the inefficiencies of traditional silo working and the disconnection between departments and the disengagement of colleagues. It is often seen as business critical, as it should be but only when handled in the right …

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The Resistance to Digital Transformation

Last week, I asked if we were ready to become Digital Jedis, so perhaps it is strange to be talking about the dark side of digital or the resistance being a bad thing. In the case of digital transformation, resistance is not only a bad thing, it is fatal. Perhaps I should also stay away …

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Digital Transformation – Connection, Partnerships and Speed

  In my last post, I highlighted the advice from top CEOs who spoke at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting on how to successfully undertake digital transformation. I shared how selected leaders plan to move the needle in the years ahead and what the enablers are to moving towards a digital culture. The question …

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Digital Transformation – The Future Belongs to the Fast

If I’m happy that I did one thing today, it would be watching this video: Click Here It was the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting on ‘The Digital Transformation of Industries’ (which was second only in oversubscription figures to the panel featuring Kevin Spacey). This is doubly exciting to me as it ties together two …

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The Top 4 Priorities for CIOs in 2016

CIOs should look at 2016 as the ‘The Year of Enablement’. This may sound strange but bear with me. We are all becoming increasingly aware of workplace trends such as mobile BYOD, the democratization of the workplace, collaboration and flexible employees that need to work from anywhere. No longer can these pervasive trends be ignored, …

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2016: The year to stop disappointing and start saying yes

(based on exerts from ‘The Mobile Mind Shift’) We now turn to smartphones for everything and we expect our smartphones to deliver – ‘not only can we do new things. We now also expect new things.’ One of the most pervasive workplace trends is the blurring of our work and personal lives and with that, …

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