Social Enterprise

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Business Strategy consulting financial goal posts Management Consulting not for profit social enterprise social good It’s about much more than generating social good. It’s about changing the financial goal posts.

What is Enterprise Kanban?


Have you heard of Enterprise Kanban? Can you share your thoughts? How is it working for you? The world of working is rapidly changing, as it’s reshaped by a demographically dynamic workforce, new s


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Flourishing in a Social Enterprise World

Tom Spencer

Rise of Social Enterprise. The growing trend towards social enterprise could be a game changer. A social enterprise, in essence, is an organisation which is not run primarily for profit and is required to reinvest any profits to further its social aims. A world based on social enterprise may be closer than you think. Secondly, social enterprises are required to reinvest any profits rather than pay dividends. THE YEAR is 2050.

Crafting an Enterprise Strategy for Your Family Business

Harvard Business Review

You don’t stay in business for generations without diversifying. Family businesses Growth strategy Digital Article

Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

Sustainable Social Enterprise - Tom Spencer consulting blog

Tom Spencer

Sustainable Social Enterprise. Lack of a sustainable ‘business engine’ is a Social Enterprise’s Kryptonite. IT’S a charity … It’s a for-profit … No, it’s a social enterprise! Social enterprise is on the rise (the number of social enterprises in Australia has grown by 37% in the last 5 years ). All social enterprises have a business model. About. Book Shop. Archive. Definitions. Helpful Links. Quotes.

The Role of the Enterprise PMO Director

Gina Abudi

In ensuring success of the Enterprise PMO A highly functioning enterprise project management office (PMO) should be responsible for all initiatives within the organization – across all departments and divisions. In order for an enterprise PMO to be successful, however, the head of the enterprise PMO must be empowered to make strategic decisions regarding project [.]. The post The Role of the Enterprise PMO Director appeared first on Gina Abudi.

Sequencing a Complex Enterprise Design Initiative

Kates Kesler

Global companies are typically composed of three dimensions: Geographic market units (regions, countries, or country clusters). Global business units (products, … Blog

Assessing the Effectiveness of the Enterprise PMO

Gina Abudi

Once an enterprise PMO has been launched within the organization, its effectiveness should be measured on a regular basis. To begin an ongoing assessment of the enterprise PMO, baseline information should be captured on how projects were conducted prior to [.]. The post Assessing the Effectiveness of the Enterprise PMO appeared first on Gina Abudi. In the past I have mainly seen assessments conducted on an annual or bi-annual basis.

Building a Resilient Global Enterprise Inspired by Biology


Many global enterprises today have succeeded by following a simple recipe: procure, manufacture, and assemble in the lowest-cost locations, link these using reliable, standardized logistics and information technology, market the resulting products globally, and book profit in low-tax havens. Article Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

Reimagine Your Enterprise


When a company puts human-centered design at the heart of its digital agenda, it can find new sources of value through technology. Here are five principles to embrace to achieve this new way of doing business

What Biggest Business Challenges that Enterprises Will Face.


Hi, fellow Consulthon users: What were your biggest challenges in 2020? Mine were: Increasing Your Sales Without Spending Too Much Making People Believe in Your Cause Scaling your business without

Enterprise Architecture Planning 2.0


Businesses are finally ready to help close the gap between digital strategy and execution. Capabilities architecture planning is a vehicle for doing so. It takes digital technology out of the IT function and aligns it to a company's strategy

The Enterprise Zone


The case for real case studies. THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS LICENSED IMAGES

How Social Enterprises Can Help Corporations Meet Their ESG Goals - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM ACUMEN

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Video Quick Take: Shiseido’s Toshiro Sugimoto on Enterprise-Wide Digital Reform - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM ACCENTURE

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What Happens When a Company (Like Patagonia) Transfers Ownership to a Nonprofit?

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Corporate governance Business and society Nonprofit organizations Social enterprise Family businesses Corporate social responsibility Digital ArticleThis form of ownership may be new in the U.S., but it’s relatively common in Europe.

Isn't Every Company a Social Enterprise?


Social responsibility is no longer optional for leaders -- it must be an integral part of their business

Evaluating an Enterprise-Grade Direct Sourcing Solution

MBO Partners

Five benefits your organization can gain from implementing an enterprise-grade direct sourcing solution

AI Isn’t Ready to Make Unsupervised Decisions

Harvard Business Review

AI and machine learning Decision making and problem solving technology Technology and analytics Algorithms Analytics and data science Data management Performance indicators Automation Enterprise computing Digital Article

How Enterprising is Your Organization? - Henman Performance

Henman Performance Executive

How Enterprising is Your Organization? Enterprising and resourceful—those are words that describe a successful change initiative. Enterprising” implies an innovative, inventive, creative approach to the status quo, and “resourceful” indicates an imaginative but practical orientation. Both words are apt for the changes Enterprise Rent-A-Car has implemented in the last few years. Avis lacked both an enterprising spirit and a resourceful nature. About Linda.

Why Your Business Needs a Connected Enterprise Planning Solution - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM ORACLE

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How to Introduce Enterprise Virtual Reality to Your Organization - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM OCULUS FOR BUSINESS

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Why Sharing Economic Growth with the Community Is Good Business

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Social and global issues Developing countries Social enterprise Society and business relations Business structures Corporate social responsibility Sustainable business practices Digital ArticleMutually beneficial partnerships can both drive profit and alleviate poverty.

Box’s CEO on Pivoting to the Enterprise Market

Harvard Business

Aaron Levie, the CEO of Box, reflects on the cloud storage company’s entry into the enterprise market. He was skeptical about pivoting away from consumers, and it was challenging. But by staying disciplined with the product and deeply understanding market trends, they’ve made the strategic shift from B2C to B2B work. Download this podcast. Technology Disruptive innovation Business models Audio

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Why Healthcare Companies Need to Focus on Enterprise Resilience


Pursuing effective growth strategies will help firms navigate the uncertainty in the U.S. market

7 Pressing Cybersecurity Questions Boards Need to Ask

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IT security management IT management Technology and analytics Cybersecurity and digital privacy Information management Enterprise computing Digital ArticleDon’t leave concerns about critical vulnerabilities for tomorrow.

The Next Generation of APAC Family Enterprises Will Need Outside Expertise - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DELOITTE PRIVATE

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What is a good approach for legal constrain for Enterprise So.


Data security, privacy policies and working time are topics many companies have often considered that this was a problem in using ESN. What’s happened if my employees are connected during the Wee

How Cloud-Based Supercomputing Is Changing R&D

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Data management Enterprise computing Technology and analytics R&D Digital ArticleIt’s making complex simulations easier and more accessible than ever.

Research Shows Digital Transformation Maturity Across the Enterprise

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Indeed, digital transformation initiatives are maturing into enterprise-wide movements. A recent report, “The State of Digital Transformation,” echoes what business leaders of every stripe are realizing: digital is pervasive. Firms are under pressure to adapt or create new business processes, models, and operations that reflect the fast, personalized, and convenient services that people have come to expect from a digital economy.

Enterprise Kanban: Keeping Your Virtual Workplace Connected to the Business - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM PLANVIEW

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The Criminal Finances Act 2017: What UK Enterprises Engaging Independent Professionals Need to Know Now

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What UK enterprises need to know about the Criminal Finances Act 2017

How Business Coalitions Can Have a Strong Local Impact

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Business and society Diversity and inclusion Public-private partnerships Society and business relations Social enterprise Talent management Digital ArticleBest practices based on an analysis of more than 40 regional initiatives.

How NGOs Can Help More People with DIY Solutions

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Economics & Society Social enterprise Business and society Social enterprise Digital ArticleIn certain cases, offering unfinished products to aid recipients can lead to better results — and help make the most of limited resources.

Legacy Barriers to Independent Workforce Strategy and the Agile Enterprise

MBO Partners

Four ways organizations can overcome barriers to successfully engage independent professionals and become more agile in today's competitive business environment

How Quantum Computing Will Change Everything (with Chad Rigetti)

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Enterprise computing Disruptive innovation AI and machine learning Algorithms Innovation Start-ups AudioThe founder and CEO of Rigetti Computing discusses how quantum computing will transform our world.

Can Consulting Make a Positive Social Impact?

Tom Spencer

Social Enterprise Duke Interdisciplinary Social Innovators social entrepreneurshipIn school, students spend most of their time working on homework assignments and projects, which, despite their importance in reinforcing skills learned in class, have no immediate benefit to the world.

Urgent Google Chrome Update Will Cause ndClick to Cease Functioning

Kraft Kennedy

If your organization needs more time to prepare for the upcoming ndClick update, we suggest blocking the Chrome 101 update via policy in your organization from Chrome Enterprise. Enterprise Content Management Security and Compliance Events & Alerts NetDocuments

How to Scale AI in Your Organization

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AI and machine learning Technology and analytics Analytics and data science Enterprise computing managing-organizations Digital ArticleTech-savvy companies have started to adopt a new discipline: machine learning operations, or MLOps.