What are the challenges for employers of a distributed work model

Source: Enterprise Times Author: Mylo Kaye COVID-19 has brought us challenges of all kinds. From dealing with lockdown, home-schooling our kids to working from home. And it’s the latter that will be one of the lasting legacies of 2020. We will see marked shift towards a distributed working model for an increasing number of businesses withContinue reading “What are the challenges for employers of a distributed work model”

6 Reasons Expense Management Automation Is Crucial In 2020

Source: Enterprise Times Author: Manaswini Rao Kaki COVID-19 has brought about rapid changes in the way businesses function. Undeniably, businesses have to re-evaluate and re-model some of their core processes to adapt to the “new normal” of working. One such core business processes impacted by the pandemic is Expense Management. Employees and Finance teams canContinue reading “6 Reasons Expense Management Automation Is Crucial In 2020”

AI and Human Centricity – Resetting Our Power Dynamic

Source: FutureShapers Author: Nicola Darke If we all believe a core benefit of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is to enable human value add capability, why are so few organisations or governments doing anything to foster it? Because turkeys don’t vote for Christmas. You see, what no one is talking about is the fact that human valueContinue reading “AI and Human Centricity – Resetting Our Power Dynamic”

Whatever Next!

Source: FutureShapers Author: Richard Hames As a child, whenever we were caught on the hop, or something untoward occurred, my mother would exclaim in a somewhat apprehensive voice, Whatever next! Nothing of any consequence ever did happen next. Unlike today.  Intent to survive With disruption now commonplace, astonishing events pile up like chords in the finale ofContinue reading “Whatever Next!”

News in Digital: Oracle NetSuite bags Majesco

Source: Enterprise Times  Author:  Steve Brooks Majesco, the cloud insurance software vendor has selected and implemented NetSuite ERP. The announcement came a few days after the Insuretech firm announced that Thoma Bravo intends to acquire the company, in a deal valuing the company at $729 million. This is not a foregone conclusion as another bidder has already forced anContinue reading “News in Digital: Oracle NetSuite bags Majesco”

Unleash Your Humanness To Thrive In The Digital Era

Source: Institute for Digital Transformation  Author: Charles Araujo If you’ve been following along on this series, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve used one phrase several times: anything we can reduce to an algorithm, we will automate. While I’m sure that we can debate the timing of how soon this will happen, I believe that thisContinue reading “Unleash Your Humanness To Thrive In The Digital Era”

Made in China – Social Credit, Coronavirus, 5G

Source: FutureShapers Author: Nicola Darke Is Coronavirus-19 the catalyst for a UK or even global social credit system? And if so, what would that mean for our productivity, adaptability, freedom and health? The current crisis exposes how moral and social conditioning, high surveillance, low choice, low power and total disconnection from meeting human need leadsContinue reading “Made in China – Social Credit, Coronavirus, 5G”

When the unknown is our everyday…

Source: FutureShapers Author: Luciana Rousseau URL:  https://thefutureshapers.com If you follow any professionally based social media you may have noticed a number of posts offering “pro bono” or “free of charge” expertise and support. It is interesting that times of unprecedented change and the unknown have brought this to the fore and I am keen toContinue reading “When the unknown is our everyday…”

The Future of the Digital Workforce

Source: Institute for Digital Transformation  Author: Hans Gillior A year ago, the Dagens Nyheter (leading Swedish newspaper) launched an article stating that 40% of all current jobs will be replaced by digital technology by 2025. It is a scenario describing the true effects of digitalization that will re-shape the whole society, economics and politics. TheContinue reading “The Future of the Digital Workforce”

Crisis Can Accelerate Change

Source: Institute for Digital Transformation  Author: Raymond Sheen Publication Date: April 2020 Change is hard, and culture change within an organization can be very hard.  The organizational culture is often infused within the business processes and departmental relationships.  Certain people and departments don’t talk with others.  To get things done, one must follow the rulesContinue reading “Crisis Can Accelerate Change”

How 3 Top Organizations Used Curiosity To Revamp Corporate Culture

By Dr. Diane Hamilton // DigitalProjectManager In a time when organizations struggle to remain innovative, it is imperative to recognize the importance of developing curiosity in employees to achieve growth and even survival. Leaders recognize that status-quo thinking can be problematic, not only to innovation but to the root of their organizational culture. However, even the bestContinue reading “How 3 Top Organizations Used Curiosity To Revamp Corporate Culture”

The Neuroscience of Trust

ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE by Paul Zak, From the HBR January–February 2017 Issue Companies are twisting themselves into knots to empower and challenge their employees. They’re anxious about the sad state of engagement, and rightly so, given the value they’re losing. Consider Gallup’s meta-analysis of decades’ worth of data: It shows that high engagement—defined largely as having a strongContinue reading “The Neuroscience of Trust”