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Thinkers360 | September 10, 2019 | Kelsey Havens
How Artificial Intelligence Will Disrupt the Financial Sector

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the future of #finance, as the industry creates large amounts of high-quality #data that can be used to automate processes.

Thinkers360 | September 10, 2019 | Dr Mark van Rijmenam
Procurement Must Manage Spend, Not “Spends”

For procurement organizations that are driven by a clear cost efficiency mandate, spend is spend. No spend should be considered ‘other’, ‘different’, or ‘theirs’, whether the issue is oversight, technology, or value.

Thinkers360 | September 07, 2019 | Kelly Barner
5 Best Practices for Finding and Working with Authentic B2B Influencers and Thought Leaders

To help brands tap into the potential of B2B influencer marketing, while at the same time avoiding some of its common pitfalls, here’s 5 best practices to help you design and deploy your influencer marketing program and ongoing campaigns

Thinkers360 | August 31, 2019 | Yessenia Sembergman
The School of the Tomorrow: How AI in Education Changes How We Learn

AI in education will change teaching. In the school of tomorrow, teachers and machines collaborate to optimise the learning experience.

Thinkers360 | August 20, 2019 | Dr Mark van Rijmenam
Women In Leadership Roles Have The Power to Change Things; So Why Don't They?

Women are finding themselves in the executive suite in unprecedented numbers, but what, if anything does that change for the victims or domestic violence who are killed at work

Thinkers360 | July 10, 2019 | Phil La Duke
What If I Killed A Woman and Nobody Cared?

Women are being beaten, raped, and murdered in the workplace but nobody seems to care. At least not enough to do anything about it.

Thinkers360 | July 10, 2019 | Phil La Duke
How to find authentic B2B influencers and thought leaders

One of the issues with B2B influencer platforms and rankings is that they most often look solely at social media

Thinkers360 | July 03, 2019 | Yessenia Sembergman
ATMs Provide a Cautionary Counterweight to Digital Transformation Optimism

Digital transformation presents a huge opportunity for procurement to increase value, efficiency and performance, but we must be aware of perceived value loss. Any transformation planning effort must address this risk and outline steps to mitigate it.

Thinkers360 | April 27, 2019 | Kelly Barner
The Mark of A Company With Great Customer Service is NOT an unlisted phone number.

So many companies send the wrong message simply by not having a listed phone number.

Thinkers360 | April 10, 2019 | Phil La Duke
To Maximize Employee Engagement, We Must First Define It

People are a competitive differentiator. Smart companies want to measure their productivity - but measurable actions may not be the right indicator of the factors that matter the most.

Thinkers360 | March 25, 2019 | Kelly Barner
Taking a counterintuitive approach to business strategy and technology deployment

As CIOs embrace disruptive technologies, a counterintuitive approach to strategy and execution is key.

Thinkers360 | November 12, 2018 | Nicholas Evans
Cassandra: Cursed with ability to predict but the inability to effect change

James looks at the Insight-to-Action lag, and why minimising this is critical to reaping the benefits from your Machine Learning initiatives, and avoiding the "Curse of Cassandra"

Thinkers360 | November 10, 2018 | James Marland
Even the board game Monopoly is going digital! How about you?

Everyone is looking to take paper out of their business. Even the latest version of Monopoly now has gone digital.

Thinkers360 | October 14, 2018 | James Marland
Who is the Steward of the Intangibles in your Company?

Being purpose-focused is essential to engaging customers and employees and being perceived as relevant, admired, and innovative by investors, partners, communities, and public entities.

Thinkers360 | September 21, 2018 | James Marland
Becoming a Digital Leader

In the era of Digital Transformation and Digital Disruption, is the very nature of leadership changing as well?

Thinkers360 | August 27, 2018 | James Marland
How will disruptive technologies change the future?

100 years ago, nearly 40% of all US jobs were in agriculture. Today, the figure is less than 2%. The same dynamic happened in manufacturing, which in the 1950s dominated the jobs, but since then has consistently dropped as a mass employer. Technology made both trends happen then, and new, disruptive

Thinkers360 | August 21, 2018 | Marcell Vollmer
Towards balanced business models and the purpose-driven economy

Many of today’s most powerful business models put the customer at the center and drive scale by offering an incredible value proposition that’s simply too good to resist. Amazon’s ecommerce model gives customers the ultimate in price, selection and availability...

Thinkers360 | August 08, 2018 | Nicholas Evans
How To Become (And Stay) A Thought Leader

Nearly 20 years ago I had a meeting with Jim Champy, to whom, in an act of self-adulation I had sent a copy of my first book with a note saying that we had a lot in common. Jim had just published Reengineering the Corporation, one of the best-selling business books of all time.

Thinkers360 | July 25, 2018 | Thomas Koulopoulos
When it comes to cybercrime, protecting 100 clients should be no different from protecting 1,000,000

Protecting our digital assets is no longer a multinational organization’s problem, it is everyone’s problem, everyone with a digital device has the problem and has to be part of the solution.

Thinkers360 | July 24, 2018 | Roger Smith