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How to Stand Out Online

December 7, 2016 • Marketing & Consumers, Social Media, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By Dorie Clark Adapted from Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It (Portfolio/Penguin 2015), this article discusses how networking and business development and professional development can all be efficiently done online.   Building your brand online is one of the best investments you can make because, in a …

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The Impact of Blockchain on the Energy Sector – Expectations from German Energy Executives

December 1, 2016 • Big Data & Analytics, Internet of Things, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By Christoph Burger, Andreas Kuhlmann, Philipp Richard & Jens Weinmann How do energy executives see the potential of the Blockchain? Is it just hype, or does it have real potential to disrupt the functioning of the industry? The German Energy Agency dena

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FED Up With Big Data Hype? How Central Banks Struggle with Digital Disruption

November 24, 2016 • Big Data & Analytics, Surdak on Technology, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By Christopher Surdak Since releasing his latest book, “Jerk: Twelve Steps to Rule the World,” Christopher Surdak has spoken with thousands of business and governmental leaders about Big Data, Analytics and Digital Transformation. With this experience, he

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Easy Being Green: Why the Internet of Things Will Help Sustainability

September 26, 2016 • Internet of Things, Social Impact, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, TECHNOLOGYComments (2)

By Joy Tan  The Internet of Things is just one of the technologies that is re-shaping the world. It is not only perceived as a tool to efficiently improve work, but it will also deliver maximum economic and commercial benefits – like making the world

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The Building Blocks of Digital Transformation: Intelligence, Integration and Impact

September 23, 2016 • Big Data & Analytics, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, TransformationComments (1)

By David Dubois Leading an organisation’s digital transformation simultaneously entails driving change within three key pillars of one’s business: intelligence (competitive insights); integration (organisational structure and capabilities); and impact

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Dubai: A City of Jerks

August 11, 2016 • Big Data & Analytics, Surdak on Technology, TECHNOLOGYComments (1)

By Christopher Surdak Chris Surdak shares the lessons he has learnt from Dubai’s strategies to “Jerk” or disrupt the way that information is created, stored and utilised around the globe, and to do so in a way that simultaneously emphasises speed,

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The Digital Transformation Journey: Four Steps to Success

July 25, 2016 • Big Data & Analytics, Internet of Things, TECHNOLOGYComments (1)

By Carlos Cordón and Teresa Ferreiro Traditional businesses know that if they want to survive the digital revolution, they need to make changes, but where should they start? Companies need to formulate new questions and test different options until they find

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The Real Reason the NSA Wants Your Data: Predictive Law Enforcement

July 24, 2016 • Big Data & Analytics, Social Media, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By Eric Siegel The NSA can leverage bulk data collection with predictive analytics to target law enforcement activities. But this little-known capability both intensifies and redefines the debate over how much data governments should be collecting. You might

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Socialise for Success: Three Key Steps for Better Business Outcomes Online

July 20, 2016 • Editors' Pick, Social Media, TECHNOLOGY, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Jim Macnamara Research shows that most businesses are jumping on the social media bandwagon. But many are not using social media effectively or wisely, exposing themselves to criticism and missing opportunities. Here, Jim Macnamara outlines three key steps

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Disrupting the disruption: 10 Principles for Digital Success

July 20, 2016 • Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, TransformationComments (0)

By Chris Outram These ten principles for success will steer the most digitally ambitious organisations (pure-play or hybrid) safely along on the road to digital success.   In the world of digital business, the line between strategy and tactics is