Many companies are attempting a radical — and often rapid — shift from hierarchical structures to more agile environments, in order to operate at the speed required by today’s competitive marketplace. Companies like ANZ, the Australian-based banking giant, have made explicit commitments to adopt agile principles, while others like Zappos, are on the bleeding edge of organizational transformation. Many stopping points exist along the continuum from hierarchy to holacracy. To successfully transform to a more agile enterprise, companies must make conscious choices about where an [...]
When thinking about practical applications for artificial intelligence in your business, it’s easy to assume that you need vast amounts of data to get started. AI is fueled by data, and so it only makes sense that the more data you have, the smarter your AI gets, right? Not exactly.
When it comes to extracting intelligence by applying AI to data, context matters. In other words, you can build the biggest data lake imaginable, but if you don’t know what you’re trying to find and you don’t have the right data to do it, then you’re not going to get where you want to [...]
Dealing with today’s digital disruption begins by understanding how it differs from past industry changes. After all, stories of the end of our industry as we know it have been a trade press staple for decades. A few key elements distinguish this era of change from the past.
Disruption has accelerated dramatically, and the numbers prove it.
A 2014 study from Constellation Research quantified the accelerating rate of change in the enterprise by examining a simple benchmark — the entry and exit of U.S. corporations in the S&P 500 index.
In 1958, corporations listed in the S& [...]
At a time when many established companies are struggling to remain competitive, it’s clear that fundamental change is in order. Some established companies have found a path that works — they are surviving, thriving, and going head-to-head with an onslaught of fast-moving startups that seem to multiply overnight. What lessons have these companies learned that others need to embrace?
Digital transformation requires a new approach to strategy.
A key tenet of digital transformation is the understanding that digital strategy no longer plays a supporting role for business strategy. It is [...]
After careful review of her harried work life, Charla, an IT manager, discovered that 20% of her time over the previous two months was spent managing escalations. It seemed that each interaction with her team ended with her feeling a need to exercise her authority to rescue them from a crisis. For example:
Sarah complains that Ken — a peer — repeatedly fails to include her on group emails.
Geri can’t get the data he needs from another department.
An internal customer is two months late with requirements but is pressing Pat not to push back his delivery date.
A VP is bypassin [...]
Erik Brynjolfsson, MIT Sloan School professor, explains how rapid advances in machine learning are presenting new opportunities for businesses. He breaks down how the technology works and what it can and can’t do (yet). He also discusses the potential impact of AI on the economy, how workforces will interact with it in the future, and suggests managers start experimenting now. Brynjolfsson is the co-author, with Andrew McAfee, of the HBR Big Idea article, “The Business of Artificial Intelligence.” They’re also the co-authors of the new book, Machine, Platform, Crowd: Ha [...]
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There are a few hotel chains around the world which boast over 100 member hotels. Argyle Hotel group is one such leading hotel chain offering boutique hotels and resorts across China and Australia. Argyle Hotel Group is an Australian company offering hotel management services to its member hotels across the two countries. The group has made a name for itself for as one of the few hotel chains with over 100 3-5 stars rated hotels in China and Australia.
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After completing your education, you often face dilemma about whether to get a job or start your own business. Nowadays, people are keen to become an entrepreneur and thus, opt to start their own business. However, the business world is full of risks that might result in you ending up with an unbearable loss. Thus, it becomes crucial to get assistance of a business consultant who can help you to save your sinking ship and guide you with appropriate planning regarding business investments. Isaac Mildemberg is a savior of the business world who can help you to grow a profitable business by us [...]
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