In a globalised world characterised by its speed and complexity, the learning needs of executives change rapidly. To keep the show on the road, let alone actually expand into new markets and launch new products or services, managers need to hone their agility and creativity.
Becoming a data-driven company involves more than a shift from one IT system to another. Customers, employees, processes, products, and ultimately the entire organization are transformed into data streams to be analyzed and understood. Some processes will become obsolete, while critical thinking and analytical skills, more in demand.
Individual computer users are often the weakest link through which cybercriminals can gain access to confidential company information. One cannot take data security for granted. By following these simple steps you can help make it more difficult for cybercriminals to access your private information and that of your firm.
Only ten years ago, we assumed that machines would not substitute for humans in such complex tasks as driving a car. AI’s exponential growth suggests that machines will touch our businesses rather sooner and more deeply than previously assumed.
Digital disruption is upon us and companies must prepare for it now. But are executives thinking about the issue strategically? Digital change is not about what the technology can do but how and when it’s used in practice. Marcos Eguillor urges companies to incorporate digital disruption into long-term strategy, and shows how.
Álvaro González-Alorda, an educator with FT | IE Corporate Learning Alliance, poses the question, Are Management Competencies Enough to Transform? and discusses the issues and opportunities in this video.