Newsletters

On a regular basis we inform you via a Newsletter on interesting topics and events from the field. Not discriminating on source, we strive to give you value content on the topics we care about in our professional lives.

Digital Transformation – Automation or Augmentation?
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Like you, I am engaged in an increasing number of conversations (unsurprisingly!) about the role of Digitisation, Automation, AI and Generative AI in Transformation.

It is common to conflate hot topics and themes, but it is helpful to unpack …

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Lisbon & The State of the (Transformation) Nation . . .
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We talk a lot about this word Transformation

In Mathematics, “transformation” is defined as “a process by which one figure, expression, or function is converted into another one of similar value”. Is that your aspiration? Me neither …

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Daniel Kahneman – It’s Right To Be Wrong . . . .
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Sadly, Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize winning economist, died on 27 March at the age of 90.

I have been fascinated by his work, much on cognitive biases.

He had one universally applicable lesson, we could all apply.

“Your ideas

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Is Simplicity the Ultimate WIIFM?
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I read a fascinating article by Tom Goodwin that got me thinking this week.

It reminded me a lot of the quote that I thought was from Steve Jobs, which it is, but I now understand that he was …

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Competing Business Priorities are Challenging Decision Making?
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Striking the Balance between Innovation & Operational Excellence.

A recent survey of Chief Information Officers (CIOs) echoes a broader dichotomy I hear a lot.

Balancing investment and focus between competing business priorities, strategic objectives and operational performance, is often like …

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Silo Busting, Friction Fixing, Winning Hearts & Minds, End-to-End . . .
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The greatest barrier to driving value through business operations is the elimination of “silos” in the organization.

“Silo busting” – the single biggest challenge AND the single biggest opportunity!

This just landed as a top survey finding in the 2024

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Elon Musk Predicts Artificial General Intelligence In 2 Years – Here’s Why That’s Hype
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Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) In 2 Years?

Just this week, Elon Musk predicted this.

Here’s Why That’s Hype

You know how I like a counter cyclical argument from time to time 😉. . . .

Eric Siegel, AI consultant, Founder

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What Links Business Performance, Risk Management & James Bond?
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What is the link between optimising business performance, risk management and the famous fictional spy?

“Proactive risk management at the icon of the James Bond franchise famed for ultra-luxury sports cars . . . Aston Martin . . . .

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Another One Bites the Dust!
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You gotta love that bassline (here . . . .  )

Deborah Kops of Sourcing Change started a great debate in a post this week, serendipitously coinciding with the “Gathering of the Clans” at the Shared Services & Outsourcing Week

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Economic Headwinds Sharpen Focus on Operational Excellence
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I had a fascinating conversation yesterday on this topic with an expert in the field.

In a continued turbulent global economy with challenging interest rates, stubborn inflation, volatile consumer demand, supply chain challenges and geopolitical instability we are in …

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