Wednesday, March 10th 2021
This week in
Is AI really made for your business?
This week’s must read
Today many companies are struggling with legacy tech & embedded cultures resistant to emerging technologies and practices. And culture remains their biggest barrier. What are the main directions that data-driven companies should follow to become competitive?
This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Randy Bean, NewVantage Partners for HBR, about becoming a Data-Driven company.
It is hard to predict what 2021 will be like, but data and analytics trends will become even more entrenched in company operations, allowing them to navigate their way through the COVID-19 crisis and other market changes.
With big companies, including the GAFAs, heavily investing in greater AI development, its emergence seems unstoppable. The technology now has an incredible amount of use cases that involve improving business processes, gathering insights, engaging customers, and building interactions with employees.
A new machine learning approach to COVID-19 testing, named Eva, has helped contain the number of cases and deaths in Greece. This work paves the way for leveraging AI and real-time data for public health goals.
AI is reaching an ever-growing audience, including employees, customers, and partners. But the technology is not always delivering on its promises. What are the limitations of AI? How to embed the technology successfully in your business?
This week’s Consulting News
| Mark Hachman@PCWorld
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This week’s media
Each year, Jennifer Hood likes to talk about data analyst skills to learn for the next year. Here are her top data analyst skills to learn in 2021.
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.