Wednesday, September 8th 2021
This week in
How to get innovation that delivers?
This week’s must read
When design principles are applied to strategy and innovation, the success rate of innovation improves dramatically. For a growing number of companies, design thinking is at the heart of effective strategy development and organizational change. Where do you stand?
This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Linda Naiman, Creativity at Work, on the distinctions between design and design thinking and its impact on innovation if executed correctly and strategically.
Many utilities are turning to digital technologies to drive innovation and cost advantages so they can compete and thrive. Will utilities be green or grid dinosaurs?
An innovation tool commonly used is a “Growth Pyramid” or sometimes called a Growth Wheel. It has lost its edge. It’s time to reinvent the wheel and make it better for today’s fast-paced consumer-orientated world.
The future of work is digital. Digital technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of things (IoT), robotics and new forms of collaboration are disrupting traditional industries and creating new opportunities. How to develop leaders to lead this transformation?
Emerging technologies are changing the way we work, communicate, and live. For business leaders in any sector or industry, these technologies can present tremendous opportunity or considerable risk. Have you identified potential emerging technology solutions that could impact your business?
This week’s Consulting News
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This week’s media
Innovation is bringing solutions to real problems. Simon Sinek explains why innovation is often broken in corporations. Not all toasters are created equal .
Consulting sourcing tips
Demand management is an indispensable instrument for procurement professionals and businesses in general. Implementing it for the consultancy category is a no-brainer if you want to maintain spend control and strategic alignment.
Internal Consulting is a growing trend today. In this article, you’ll learn how to set up your internal consulting group.
When you are looking for a consultant or a consulting firm to help you improve your business, it’s a good idea to check the references provided. References can provide more information about the consultant or firm and can offer insights into the kind of work they have done in the past. In this article, learn the importance of checking references and what questions you need to ask while doing so.
Previous Weeks’ issues
In this issue of This Week in Consulting, we explore various aspects of crisis management, from using simulation to preparing for crises to organizing communication. We also look at how to involve the key stakeholders, some best practices from a leadership standpoint, and how to flip the script and in some cases turn the crisis into an opportunity.
In this issue of This Week in Consulting, we explore key trends shaping the future of hospitality, which promise to be quite exciting on all these fronts.
In this issue of This Week in Consulting we explore good practices to make the matrix work, how to change behaviors, how to define and embed values, how to avoid losing momentum during aa reorganization and how organization design can make or break a deal.
Hélène Laffitte is the CEO of Consulting Quest, a Global Performance-Driven Consulting Platform and author of “Smart Consulting Sourcing”, a step by step guide to getting the best ROI from your consulting. With a blend of experience in Procurement and Consulting, Hélène is passionate about helping Companies create more value through Consulting.