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This Week In Consulting: The future of healthcare

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Wednesday, September 15th 2021

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The future of healthcare

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Critical to the success of VR in this training context is ensuring that VR headsets are widely available, making them accessible for use by all physicians/healthcare professionals interested in learning. This need led to development of new business models and technologies.

This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Jennifer Riebli and Sheila Babnis, Future State about some of the possibilities that virtual reality offers to change the health care and medical training sector.

Jennifer Riebli and Sheila Babnis@Future State

Thought Leadership

In theory, digital health startups could provide a valuable opportunity to engage more people in specific health behaviors. With a new generation of digital technologies available for public health outreach and engagement, why hasn’t this been the case?

RJ Krawiec, Kimberly McGuire, John McInerney and Neha Malik@Deloitte

While figures indicate customer satisfaction is high throughout the healthcare industry, many professionals say meeting expectations during the first days and weeks of implementation can be difficult due to technical hurdles like outdated systems .Which technology approach will be most beneficial to their bottom line?

John Maculley@ Accel Management Group

Vaccines are typically stored in temperature-controlled warehouses or transportation containers, ready to be deployed when an immediate local demand for specific vaccines is raised. The supply chain has historically been extremely efficient due to this distribution system, but with rising temperatures, the healthcare industry now needs to incorporate climate models into its supply planning.

 Raymond Berglund and Lee Feander@Alvarez & Marsal

What are key factors affecting success operating models for digital health care delivery and how they can be applied with the goal of helping providers scale up an existing telehealth service?

Leisa Maddoux and Aloha McBride@EY

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How vital basic Science is and how Pandemic brought a huge boom in Life Sciences fields.

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This Week In Consulting: How to get innovation that delivers

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Wednesday, September 8th 2021

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How to get innovation that delivers?

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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.

Linda Naiman@ Creativity at Work

Thought Leadership

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?

Sophie Fraser, Damon Harding @Digital Works Group and Joe Wheatley@SYKES Digital Services

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.

Lara Kottsieper, Peri Ataser and Lauren Huber@Elixirr

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?

Prof Sattar Bawany@Disruptive Leadership Institute for EDA

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?

Susan Penfield@Booz Allen Hamilton

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Innovation is bringing solutions to real problems. Simon Sinek explains why innovation is often broken in corporations. Not all toasters are created equal .

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This Week In Consulting: High Tech trends that will shape the future

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Wednesday, September 1st 2021

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High Tech trends that will shape the future.

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The COVID-19 has reinforced that understanding emerging issues is critical, but so too is identifying disruptive forces that can significantly transform business models and spawn entirely new industries. Have you noticed the weak signals of upcoming disruptions?

This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Prianka Srinivasan, EY, on why not following the evolution of new technologies could be a mistake.

Prianka Srinivasan @EY

Thought Leadership

An interesting study on the definition and the development of the Metaverse and its implications in industries and functions from health care to payments, consumer products, and entertainment. What will be the economic impact of the collective value of these changes?

Matthew Ball@Epyllion

AI systems are gaining ubiquity in certain parts of life and provides us automation and answers. Still, over-reliance on this will erode the functional neural networks that give us our unique ability to process information, and vitally, formulate both meaningful questions and novel interpretations. Is AI creating ignorance?

Paul Postance@Digital Works Group

In a Post-Pandemic world where working from home, digital commerce, and virtual events are exploding, enterprises want to accelerate digital transformations and reimage themselves. Are you an experience creator?

Gene Cornfield@Accenture

We are all using AI all the time, whether we are searching for something on Google, tagging people in Facebook photos, or shopping on Amazon. Artificial intelligence opens up many opportunities that benefit companies. What is the impact of AI on your operational efficiency, and what are AI applications that will help you?

Axelle Lemaire @Roland Berger

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 From AI, IoT, blockchain, cloud, edge computing to 3D printing, here are the 25 most significant technology trends that will define the next ten years and the 4th Industrial Revolution.

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This Week In Consulting: Opportunities and Challenges for the automotive industry

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Wednesday, August 25th 2021

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Opportunities and Challenges for the automotive industry.

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The Covid-19 pandemic has triggered global buying restraint in the automotive industry witch is facing major challenges and is is going through a transformation on all levels: technology, markets, val-ue chains, user behaviour ,everything is changing. What are the solutions to be found?

This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Christian Malorny and Stephan Krubasik, Kearney about what is happening in the world of cars and mobility.

Christian Malorny and Stephan Krubasik @Kearney

Thought Leadership

Electric motors are three times as energy-efficient as internal combustion engines but use fewer components, requiring less maintenance. Electrification directly reduces emissions through reduced fuel carbon intensity and offers various benefits that contribute to emissions reduction, public health, and equity. Will the major CO2 emitting nations be able to invest in electrification?

Ben Hertz-Shargel @Wood Mackenzie

The Automotive Industry Trends, hybrid vehicles, robotics, and automotive sensor technologies will transform the sector as we know it today. What new opportunities and emerging technologies to implement into your business to be competitive?

@ StartUs Insights

Following COVID-19, the industry has experienced severe supply constraints, and consumer demand for vehicles is picking up. As a result, suppliers are struggling to secure the supply of semiconductors – a critical component of modern cars. Did the automotive industry anticipate a strong rebound in 2021?

Ben Tatham, Andrew Kemp, Robert Park and Charles Minashi @Alvarez & Marsal

With the explosion of electric car sales, implementing a fluid second-hand car market will be essential to support the growth of electric vehicles. What about range, and more specifically, battery capacity and vehicle reliability?

@ Sia Partners

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What will be the impact of current industry trends on OEM revenues and profits until 2035? In this edition of the study series, the geographic markets under consideration are China, the United States, Euro5, and Japan.

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This Week In Consulting: Getting ready for the future of work

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Wednesday, July 21th 2021

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Getting ready for the future of work.

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Responsible rewards, employee well-being, and concern for the environment and social equity: This is the new deal at work. And these are the desiderata in terms of organization and work standards that companies will have to rethink. Will you harness individual and collective power to build a healthy, resilient, and equitable future of work?

This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Padma Ramanathan and Kate Bravery, Mercer about how to rethink and redefine what we do and how we do it at work.

Padma Ramanathan and Kate Bravery @Mercer

Thought Leadership

With tremendous pressure on HR leaders, here’s an interesting perspective on how HR leaders can help themselves navigate COVID-19 and prepare their organizations for an agile and resilient future.

Lisa B. Baird, Steven Krupp, Amy Miller and Mark Zorbas @Heidrick Consulting

To provide greater value to employees, customers and investors, you have to decide on your personal development plan to become a more effective HR professional. But you need to ask yourself several questions such as “What will bring value to the organization?” or “What do they want from me?”

Jessica Johnson, Patrick Wright, Mike Ulrich and Erin Wilson Burns @The RBL Group

Effectively implementing and using HR automation will allow HR departments to spend more time and energy on creating a more positive human and work culture and using its skills daily. Have you started to implement this automation?

 Shani Jay @ AIHR Digital

In a landscape disturbed by the pandemic, HR groups are charged with implementing headcount reductions while expected to declare that organizations today value people above all else. Indeed Human value represents a new focus in terms of metrics. But, is the workforce ready for transformational HR?

Danny Ferron, Andy Lomas and Peter Fox @EY

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HR can shift how it’s viewed within an organization to become more effective at completing results-getting activities. Ryan McCostlin talks about how HR can influence its position in an organization.

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This Week In Consulting: Disruptions on the horizon for Financial Services

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Wednesday, July 14th 2021

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Disruptions on the horizon for Financial Services.

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Long before the pandemic, the financial services industry has had more disruption than any other industry turning to digital transformation to enhance more customer-centric offerings. With the increase in social distancing and preference for online transactions, an open banking ecosystem based on a platform can help unleash big ambitions and revolutionary business value.
So, what strategic choices will you make?

This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from  Kellton Tech about how the open banking revolution is influencing financial institutions.

 @Kellton Tech

Thought Leadership

To deliver the future of banking, managing IT spend needs a new approach. But IT spend steering can no longer be considered simply “nice to have” in today’s uncertain environment. So how do you implement the right IT spending strategy?

Karim Zerhouni, Juan González @Arthur D. Little

From financing solutions to smart payment methods or mobile payment solutions and crypto-currencies are all challenges facing the banking industry. FinTechs that blend the traditional banking industry with innovative software solutions are offering greater choice to customers. Should the future of the banking industry be reoriented?

Annette Putzer, Franziska Schmid and Güney Aktas@ConMendo

The “Buy Now Pay Later” hype, visible in many European countries today, could be a real product disruption in retail banking. Here is a state of play and some strategies for industry players who are not yet active in the BNPL market and who need to assess their opportunities regarding this hot topic.

Christoph Stegmeier, Oyvind Oanes and Erica Liao @exton consulting

Many companies have focused on delivering products and services on the terms of increasingly connected customers, but at what cost? Are financial services companies equipped to address today’s top priorities for customer experience and operational efficiency?

Jill Jacques@North Highland

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After weathering the first phase of the pandemic in 2020 relatively well, communication service providers (CSPs) will enter 2021, facing a brave new world and many tough decisions to make – Christopher Antlitz@Technology Business Research

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This Week In Consulting: Post-Covid Opportunities for the telecom industry

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Wednesday, July 07th 2021

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Post-Covid Opportunities for the telecom industry.

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Telecom providers are to capture more value from the digital value chain. They must rapidly evolve their business model to a platform-based one that fosters innovation after triggering the digital revolution while failing to capture any value. With 5G and virtualization, everything is possible.

This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from  Kearney  about how telecom providers need to extract more value from their digital value chain.

Reuben Chaudhury, Axel Freyberg, John Gomes, Moritz Tybus and Amit Gupta @Kearney

Thought Leadership

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing organizations to accelerate their emerging technology agenda, as enterprise interest in 5G has increased in the wake of the pandemic. Findings from the latest EY survey of enterprise attitudes highlight the transformational promise of the 5G-based internet of things (IoT).

Tom Loozen and Adrian Baschnonga @EY

As Covid-19 has truly contributed to driving digital acceleration, this survey is to understand how Covid-19 has impacted habits and preferences when choosing to interact digitally to serve consumers need.

 @Delta Partners

Although it is still too early to judge the full impact of the pandemic on the telecom sector, social distancing, working from home, or store closures due to lockdowns, are all factors that will impact an economy already under pressure.

George Houpis, José María Rodríguez Ovejero and Garima Nirula @Frontier Economics

Because 5G can be applied to multiple industries and applications, it will be critical to ensuring that every industry and application can access the exact performance it needs. This report identifies the six most robust B2B “scenarios” that MNOs can build on to develop a solid 5G business case for 2030.

Caroline Gabriel, Roberto Kompany and Michela Venturelli @ Analysys Mason

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After weathering the first phase of the pandemic in 2020 relatively well, communication service providers (CSPs) will enter 2021, facing a brave new world and many tough decisions to make – Christopher Antlitz@Technology Business Research

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This Week In Consulting: Agriculture industry challenges for an ever-growing population

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Wednesday, June 30th 2021

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Agriculture industry challenges for an ever-growing population

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The Climate Change Committee report provides an Assessment of UK Climate Risk and notes that it has the capacity and resources to respond effectively, but it has to act now.
The agriculture industry, in particular, has the opportunity to become more resilient and sustainable through both reducing emissions in line with 2050 Net Zero targets and effectively adapting to climate and extreme weather threats.

This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Charles Ffoulkes, Adas, about challenges for the agriculture industry to adapt to climate risk.

Charles Ffoulkes@Adas

Thought Leadership

There’s no doubt that there’s more to come for the CEA industry. So what are the latest new technology releases, the latest industry tools to accelerate climate-smart agriculture? Agritecture provides top predictions for the future of CEA for 2021 and beyond.

 @Agritecture

African youths have to understand that they are the spearhead of the modernization and transformation of Africa’s agricultural sector through their interest in technological change and innovative market solutions. This article provides keys strategies on how to include youth in agriculture.

 @Agramondis

To reduce post-harvest losses, maintain product quality, create jobs, and more, the Feed the Future Egypt Rural Agribusiness Strengthening project, an activity funded by the US Agency for International Development and implemented by Abt Associates, is helping farmers in Upper Egypt and the Delta to produce high-quality crops by introducing low-cost cold chain technology.

 @Abt Associates

Emerging technologies in Agriculture such as artificial intelligence, computer vision, and robotics deliver an unprecedented amount of data. The short-term challenge is to transform data into insights and, therefore, value. So how to adopt emerging technologies to improve productivity and performance needed to feed a growing population?

Raviv Itzhaky@Prospera

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By 2050, the global population is projected to reach 9.8 billion. So how are we going to feed everyone? Investment-banker-turned-farmer Stuart Oda points to indoor vertical farming: growing food on tiered racks in a controlled, climate-proof environment.

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This Week In Consulting- Business Organization 5.0: What to expect

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Wednesday, June 24th 2021

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Business Organization 5.0: What to expect

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The biggest thing that Business transformation requires is much reflection by the leadership team itself—spending time with their team to talk through where we need to head, Having the data, setting the course, spending some time in the same room together. So how does a leader prepare for this?

This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Fred Jewell and Tracy Reznik, Jabian Consulting about the people side of business transformation.

 Fred Jewell and Tracy Reznik@Jabian Consulting

Thought Leadership

Spans of control are a function of several components. The name itself gives it away: spans of CONTROL. But it is about controlling work and decisions, and not controlling people. Deciding is part of a much more holistic design and decision-making process.

Peter Turgoose@ON THE MARK

The pandemic and its share of remote working, working from home or virtual meetings, have allowed organizations to continue working despite the constraints. But working in a vacuum exclusively based on an overloaded agenda does not prevent moments of original reflection, innovation, and development of collective intelligence.

Didier Marlier@Enablers Network

Change strategy, change processes, change products: “The only constant is change.” In this perspective, companies must design and build minimally viable products quickly, and organizations must become agile. This concern seems to be shared by all industries. Are you?

@ Management Solutions

Braided organizations are emerging to reinforce an important metamorphosis of organizations. The top could not mandate the mindset shifts described by the author and thus cascaded down the organization. Doing so would imply a negation of braids and lead to the classical vertical, self-centered ways of operating. How to move forward to create a braided organization and reap the associated benefits?

Michel Zarka@EIGHT ADVISORY

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Phanish Puranam, the Roland Berger Chaired Professor of Strategy and Organisation Design at INSEAD, says there is no magic bullet in organization design. But there are validated tools and principles that organizations of any size can adopt to work more effectively.

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This Week In Consulting: Climate Change in a post-Covid world

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Wednesday, June 16th 2021

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Climate Change in a post-Covid world

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Today the pandemic has killed millions, shaken economies, and overwhelmed health care systems. In contrast, our response to the rising global temperatures and the challenges ahead has not had the urgency that prompted governments and the scientific community to develop several vaccines in just one year in response to COVID-19.

This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from David Knipe, Oliver Wyman on the similarities between climate change and COVID-19.

David Knipe@ Oliver Wyman

Thought Leadership

Despite the near-term challenges of COVID-19, there is still much to be done for governments and investors regarding the energy transition, yet sustainability concerns are gaining momentum around the world.

Clare Chatfield, Rebecca Scottorn, David Bishop and Sebastian Olbert@L.E.K

The objective of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 is a priority, unfortunately, halted by the pandemic we are going through. The short-term objectives are even more important, requiring the mobilization of all economic actors. Will it take a market overhaul to make it truly fit for a net-zero future?

Tom Heggarty, Dan Eager and Rory McCarthy@WoodMackensie

While environmental issues have become priority concerns for governments, businesses, and consumers, the economic shock of the pandemic may well call into question their commitment to their race to net-zero emissions.

Pauline Blum, Stefan Helmcke, Ruth Heuss, Thomas Hundertmark, Sebastien Marlier, Ken Somers and Dickon Pinner@McKinsey

For some decades now, scientists have warned us about the harms of massive deforestation, wildlife poaching, and the fact that diseases pass from animals to humans, triggering uncontrollable pandemics. The need for collective action has never been more crucial to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals adopted in 2015.

Bhavya Sharma@ Centre for Responsible Business

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Do we need nuclear energy to stop climate change? More and more voices from science, environmental activists and the press have been saying so in recent years – but this comes as a shock to those who are fighting against nuclear energy and the problems that come with it. So who is right?

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