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… Continue reading Effective Communication for a Diverse Workplace

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… Continue reading The Resistance to Digital Transformation

Are you ready to be a Digital Jedi?

‘Today, I believe that we are on the cusp of a Fourth Industrial Revolution, powered by billions of connected devices, 3D printers and super-smart robots, to name a few. This revolution will not only change entire societies and economies, it stands to transform the very essence of human nature. So are we ready for it?’… Continue reading Are you ready to be a Digital Jedi?

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… Continue reading Digital Transformation – Connection, Partnerships and Speed

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… Continue reading Digital Transformation – The Future Belongs to the Fast

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,… Continue reading The Top 4 Priorities for CIOs in 2016

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,… Continue reading 2016: The year to stop disappointing and start saying yes

Connected in 2016?

One of the greatest disruptions facilitated and fuelled by technology has been the density of human interaction and the level of interconnectedness that is now commonplace.  Many debates centre around the effect that this has on the quality of our interactions and whether, in fact, we are somehow less connected. There is a fantastic Ted… Continue reading Connected in 2016?

If you don’t change the game now, there will be no game left to change…

As we all know, the world of business is changing and that pace of change is faster than ever before. We hear ‘turbulent’, ‘digital’, ‘interconnected’, ‘global’ and ‘transformation program’ more than ever before. Change is the only constant.  The key to success in the modern business world, is the successful implementation of these changes. How… Continue reading If you don’t change the game now, there will be no game left to change…

Big Data – a force for disrupting traditional business models

There has never been a more exciting time to be part of communications. This has become more and more clear to me as I attend events such as SMiLE London and the Engage for Change Groucho Breakfasts, something truly transformative is happening. For those with their finger on the pulse, there are new digital trends… Continue reading Big Data – a force for disrupting traditional business models