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Turn Time Into Money: Faster Growth Through Digital Reuse

May 9, 2013 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, Business ProcessComments (0)

By Stephanie L. Woerner, Peter Weill, & Mark P. McDonald Today’s technologically savvy firms have created an internal digital reuse culture that significantly reduces time-to-market without any extra costs. However, reuse remains an underutilized strategy in most companies because it requires a high level of organization, discipline and

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Executive S&OP – Put it Front and Centre for Your Organisation

May 9, 2013 • TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Business Process, Supply Chain, Supply Chain ManagementComments (0)

By Karin Bursa Does your company have the right S&OP process in place? These 5 steps to success allow you to assess trade-offs between many interdependent business components: demand and market opportunities, customer service, inventory investments,

Turning Talent Data into Talent Intelligence

May 9, 2013 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, People Management, Digital Transformation, Emerging IdeasComments (1)

By Nik Kinley & Shlomo Ben-Hur Talent management is built upon talent intelligence—the understanding that businesses have of the skills, expertise and qualities of their people. It is the basis of every people decision that companies make and without

Predictive Analytics: New-generation Strategic Decision Support

March 10, 2013 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, Business Process, Digital Transformation, Supply ChainComments (1)

By Tobias Klatt & Klaus Moeller Environmental turbulence has be- come a key challenge for companies’ strategic planning. Planning results remain arbitrary and risky, and lack deep knowledge of relevant factors and trends. Traditional instruments such as

Flexibility to Improve Forecast Accuracy

March 10, 2013 • TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, Business Process, Digital Transformation, Strategic Spotlight, Supply Chain, Supply Chain ManagementComments (0)

By Karin Bursa To succeed in a business economy shaped by uncertain demand and rapid market changes, companies must be able to sense and adapt quickly. Today, the supply chain is seen as a key enabler of this flexibility. To face this challenge your supply

‘Big Data’ vs. Quality Information: The Peculiarities of Information Markets

January 11, 2013 • INNOVATION, Digital Transformation, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Miklos Sarvary Big data versus quality information ‘Big Data’ is the new buzzword of today’s business world. Management consultants, corporate strategists and IT executives all ask the question: what to do differently in this new era of data

Reimagining Enterprise IT for an Uncertain Future

November 20, 2012 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, Business Process, Delivering Innovation - Accenture ResearchComments (0)

By Jeanne G. Harris, Allan E. Alter, Stéphane J.G. Girod and Iris A. Junglas The role of the information technology department is under scrutiny in a way that makes its past challenges seem almost quaint by comparison. Cloud computing services provide an

Mobile Payments

September 20, 2012 • TECHNOLOGY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Business Mobility & E-CommerceComments (0)

By Christopher Coonen, EVP Global Solutions, Sales Marketing Strategy at Ingenico Market Trends The mobile technology market all over the world is booming, with consumer demand for mobile devices on the increase. More mobile phones are sold than PCs and for

Gamifying E-Commerce: Gaming and Social-Networking Induced Loyalty

September 20, 2012 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, Marketing & Consumers, Business Mobility & E-CommerceComments (1)

By Yasmin Razavi, Bernard Ho and Mark S. Fox Introduction and Motivation Customer loyalty has been an ongoing concern of retail companies and with the onset of the internet it has become even more important. The internet has led to decreasing loyalty among

Developing Trust and Relationships in the Supply Chain using Social Media

July 22, 2012 • INNOVATION, Emerging Ideas, Social MediaComments (1)

By Daniel E. O’Leary Social media facilitates gathering information and knowledge from disparate sources, which in turn allows sharing of information, knowledge and plans, all of which facilitate development of supply chain relationships and greater trust.