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Society in the Clouds

August 8, 2013 • TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By Peter Lake & Elizabeth Uruchurtu There is no doubt that technology can make enormous changes to human society. Advances in Information and Communication technologies (ICT) have created deep-seated changes to the way humans interact, affecting the cultural, political, and economic fabric of many of our societies.

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PDF Documents Now Accessible to Enhance Supply Chain Integration

August 8, 2013 • TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, Business Process, Supply ChainComments (0)

By Steve Hill For years the benefits of electronic integration of supply chain integration documents have been clearly identified by businesses, consultants and acknowledged in academic studies. However, achieving overall and seamless data exchange has often

Four Truths About Marketing Lady Gaga

August 8, 2013 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Women in Leadership, Marketing & Consumers, Editors' Pick, Social MediaComments (10)

By Mathieu Deflem ‘There can be no fame attained, nor any accompanying revenue acquired, in any career based on artistic or other intrinsically valid accomplishments that is not also supported by an appropriate infrastructure. Even Mozart had to eat. And

Measuring the Relative Weights of E-Marketing Tools for Online Businesses

May 9, 2013 • TECHNOLOGY, Marketing & ConsumersComments (0)

By Kin Meng Sam & Chris Chatwin E-marketing strategy is normally based and built upon the traditional 4Ps (Product, Price, Promotion and Place), which forms the classical marketing mix. However, e-marketing’s uniqueness can be created by using a series

BoardVantage: Success Beyond the Boardroom

May 9, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, TECHNOLOGY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Corporate Governance, Business Mobility & E-CommerceComments (0)

Used by over half the Fortune 100 companies, BoardVantage is making the paperless boardroom a reality.

Turn Time Into Money: Faster Growth Through Digital Reuse


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

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