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GDPR and data security: responsibilities under GDPR and everything else you need to know now

March 13, 2019 • TECHNOLOGY, Business Process, Digital TransformationComments (0)

If you live in the European Union or run a company which does business there, you’ve almost certainly heard of GDPR. An acronym standing for “General Data Protection Regulation,” GDPR laws officially came into effect in May 2018, immediately transforming the business practices of any enterprise that processes the personal information of subjects

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Managing remote industrial sites, assets and infrastructure with automated UAVs

March 12, 2019 • TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, Emerging Ideas, Industry 4.0Comments (0)

There are many challenges associated with managing industrial facilities and infrastructure, and the difficulty of those challenges increases exponentially when those facilities are remote or unmanned, and that infrastructure is long-range. In industries like

Design Thinking: Eight Mistakes to Avoid

February 28, 2019 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Business Process, Design Thinking, Emerging Ideas, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Josemaria Siota and Thomas Klueter When properly implemented, design thinking can result in higher success rate for innovation. However, one of our studies states that 63% of those involved in innovation processes said design thinking initiatives had not

The Five Essential Pillars of Multidisciplinary Process/Service Design

January 20, 2019 • OPERATION, Business Process, Design ThinkingComments (0)

By Lilla Asir Transforming the internal structures of companies by integrating design assets has been seen by many multinational corporations as a challenging process. Crafting services whether targeting external markets or in order to reformulate long-term

Why the Fourth Industrial Revolution Requires More Supply Chain CEOs

November 19, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, Business Process, Industry 4.0, Supply ChainComments (0)

By Wolfgang Lehmacher CEOs need to transform businesses – an imperative which is increasingly relevant in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Apparently, as the supply chain stretches across the entire business operation, the flow and transformation of

A Partnership for Driving the Future of Business Transformation

November 14, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, OPERATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Global Business, Business Process, Future of Business, TransformationComments (0)

A glimpse of Oliver Wight EAME’s alliance with Ernst & Young LLP   As the supply chain becomes more complex, there is a growing need for businesses of all kinds to have superior knowledge on how they would cope with current complexity levels.

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

Leading Effective Insights & Brand Strategy in a Digital World: The 4S Data Framework

July 4, 2018 • TECHNOLOGY, Business Process, Digital TransformationComments (0)

By David Dubois and Gilles Haumont With the wave of increasing digital footprints in today’s technology-driven business landscape, more and more brands are stepping up their efforts in terms of harnessing data and extracting value from it. This article

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

Amazon, Just a Click Away from Luxury

May 29, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Marketing & Consumers, Editors' Pick, Luxury Strategy, Strategic Spotlight, Supply ChainComments (0)

What are the Implications for Selective Distribution? By Xavier Derville and Jean-Noël Kapferer Has the strategy of selective distribution, on which luxury brands depend for survival, evolved in the modern distribution world?  Combining their expertise