INDUSTRY V 4.0

Without wanting to state the obvious, we are in the midst of a significant digital transformation. Even though some dismiss ‘Industry 4.0’ as ‘marketing noise’ or ‘vapour’, shifts are happening across a number of sectors which deserve our attention. While many organizations may still be in denial about how industry 4.0...

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Good Leaders Wanted … Apply Within

A perennial question which preoccupies business leaders and their executive search partners centres on understanding how, and where, to find the leaders of today and tomorrow. Of course, there is no easy answer. Networks and an understanding of the market are built over many years, and sometimes decades. The process...

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Supply Chain & Logistics: Innovate or Die?

The Supply Chain and Logistics Sectors are undergoing a rapid and innovative transformation. Whether societal, environmental, or economical, the industry’s greatest challenges are being scrutinised by innovators who are developing new business models and concepts to address these challenges. So, what are the most important, impactful innovations? Internet of Things, Big Data,...

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Is Tokenism a bad thing?

  Not long after the first anniversary of gender pay gap reporting, I was out for dinner with a group of friends. Inevitably, the subject came up, and the supposed lack of female talent able to step into a senior role was mentioned. One of my female dinner guests complained how...

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D is for…Data

Digital has been the buzzword across the Insurance sector for some time.  But as the industry gets to grips (or less so in some cases) with digitization, business leaders are increasingly focused on another D … and that is all things ‘Data’. Insurance has always been a data rich industry. The...

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