TECHNOLOGY IS A DOUBLE-EDGE SWORD.
We are living in the age of digitization and disruptive innovation; these words empower some but terrify others. One thing is clear: they threaten the status quo. No leader or organization can navigate such volatility armed only with yesterday’s mind set. To deal with on going volatility, you must develop certain core attributes such as: a clear focus on people, resilience, agility, speed, the ability to innovate, and a commitment to lasting social good.
In the face of technological change, it can be easy to lose sight of the value of human relationships. This is tempting in the short run, but deadly in the long run. To help our clients avoid this trap, we highlight the needs – and strengths – of employees, customers and other stakeholders. We help create a transformational road map that ensures buy-in, commitment and accountability.
Digital Transformation Needs Compassion!
At the beginning of a corporate transformation, leaders often speak with empowering language: digitize, accelerate, disrupt, reinvent, innovate, reinvigorate, grow, and so on… This is partially because these leaders are…
Innovation & Transformation Need Space!
“Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.“ (Archimedes) Whether using terminology like digital disruption, the fourth industrial revolution, industry 4.0…
Meta Transformation – Change Your Thinking!
The reason companies get stuck is because their thinking gets stuck. This especially applies to senior leaders, who are vulnerable to two deadly traps: 1. They get stuck in the…
Can Art Transform Your Company?
When you watch Kazakov’s five-minute animated video, you will see that he morphs one object into another, in a seemingly endless display of what it is like to see the…
If a Leader Can’t Change, The Company Can’t Either.
A stark reality underlies any talk about working harder, being more competitive, and transforming your business: a business won’t change until its leaders change. This is the 800-lb gorilla in…
Lead By Example.
There is a leadership standard of excellence that exists far beyond where most leaders operate. Rooted in confidence, backed by competence, it eliminates the leader’s ego from the equation. We…
Is Your Company Mindful or ADD?
If companies were children, many would be on Ritalin. They operate in a hyper-frenzied manner that leads to distraction, a lack of consistent focus, and bad outcomes. In short, they…
Digital Transformation Is About People First And Technology Second.
The currently hyped notion of “Digital Transformation” has moved to the top of the strategy agenda in most enterprises today. Its strategic relevance has grown alongside the disruptive impact of…
ICT + HIGH TECH
Transforming ICT + High Tech.
Reflecting our client portfolio in these converging industries, we have a special strength in A) supporting global executive teams in transforming their entire businesses as well as large business divisions and B) supporting functional CXO’s in transforming their corporate functions (e.g. CIO’s with co-designing and implementing global “IT Strategy + Transformation” programs).
Our clients are often leading in their industries, such as a global leader in enterprise software development and cloud business services; a global leader in printing machinery solutions; a leading European telecommunication services provider and others.
Transforming financial services.
Financial services industries have an unsurpassed pressure for organizational transformation with major triggers being: the global financial crisis and its aftermath; increasing regulatory changes; emerging new market entrants with disruptive business models; changing customer behavior and an increasing preference for mobile solutions etc. Consequently, investments in transformation programs as well as technology solutions have reached a record high.
We support financial services leaders to create the necessary sense of urgency needed, and mobilize their organizations to embark on a journey towards a sustainable transformation culture.
Transforming the Energy Sector.
The energy sector is currently undergoing a major global transformation. The visible evidence of climate change and growing worldwide concerns about the threat of fossil fuels and nuclear power to human health and environmental development, let decision makers and governments consider concrete measures to fundamentally change and restructure the energy supply.
We support leading oil, gas and utility companies on their transformational path, creating the necessary sense of urgency needed, mobilizing their organizations, and helping them to systematically identify and capture business opportunities where others see only insurmountable hurdles.