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Enhancing value through customer centric supply chain

September 20, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Artificial Intelligence, Business Process, Digital Transformation, Editors' Pick, Leadership Development, Supply Chain, Top C-Suite InterviewsComments (0)

An exclusive interview with Allan Dow, President, Logility In today’s fast-changing marketplace, Allan Dow, President of Logility, knows all too well that a customer centric approach to any business is the only holy grail to success. In this interview, he shares with us the critical role of innovative supply chain management in enabling companies to

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Tailoring the Strategy Function for Success

September 19, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Editors' Pick, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Jo Whitehead, Felix Barber and Rebecca Homkes Enterprises face a host of challenges today, including digital disruption and changing global trade patterns. In such an environment the need for a flexible strategy and a flexible strategy function is high. In

The E-Car Will Change Human Behaviour

September 19, 2018 • TECHNOLOGY, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Climate Change, Editors' PickComments (0)

By Stefan Krause and Boris Liedtke In this article, the authors share why despite the attacks on new mobility technology and the fact that there will always be a desire by some consumers on the fringes to return to the days of travelling in their

Fintech: a Force for Disrupting and Democratising Financial Services

August 25, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, TECHNOLOGY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Artificial Intelligence, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Entrepreneurship, Future of BusinessComments (0)

Fintech is like a snowball on a hill that is getting bigger and bigger and changing finance tremendously. London-based entrepreneur Viktor Prokopenya is well acquainted with this scene; particularly with fintech’s ability to disrupt and democratise

GDPR – Death Knell or a New Life for Customer Analytics?

July 26, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Digital Transformation, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Amit Joshi Even before the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) across the European Union’s 28 member states, European firms apparently had a tough time becoming GDPR compliant. Today, they are faced with the implications of the

The 7 Hacks of Highly Effective Habits by Dr. Steven MacGregor

July 10, 2018 • SPECIAL FEATURES, Videos, BLOGS, MacGregor on Executive HealthComments (0)

How many times have you said that you will change for the better? Dr. Steven MacGegor’s 7 Hacks of Highly Effective Habits can be employed for a successful behaviour change, either to create and sustain a new healthy habit, or stop a more negative one

An Innovator’s Midsummer Dream Come True

July 5, 2018 • INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Business Model, Emerging Ideas, Future of Business, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Ulrich A.K. Betz , VP, Head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Incubator, Merck   Organisations are eagerly looking for new ways to boost their innovation capabilities and open innovation is a widely accepted paradigm to achieve this goal. The Merck

Industry 4.0 –Designing the Factory of Tomorrow in North Rhine-Westphalia

July 5, 2018 • SPECIAL FEATURES, Global Business, Industry 4.0, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

It is the topic with the biggest economic dynamic. Industry 4.0 is revolutionising the production process – and North RhineWestphalia (NRW), Germany’s industrial heartland, has a key role to play. It is here that investors from Germany and abroad meet

21st Century Leaders: Driving Success Amid Intense Disruption

June 11, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, Global Business, Editors' Pick, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

Fujitsu’s Duncan Tait on the imperatives for unlocking value in the digital age Besides having superior knowledge about optimising digital for their business, what else should leaders prioritise amid the intense pursuit of digital transformation? In our

Mining Actionable Information with Smart Capture: INTERVIEW WITH ENNO LUECKEL, EPHESOFT

June 9, 2018 • TECHNOLOGY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Business Process, Digital Transformation, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

Companies collect tons of data nowadays, but most of them do not yet profit from that treasure. The situation can be compared to the peak of the California Gold Rush: all of the easily accessible gold had been recovered already and mining the rest had become