Beyond financials: Helping small and medium-size enterprises thrive

McKinsey & Company

Small and medium-size enterprises are facing compounding challenges. Governments and other institutions worldwide are launching programs to provide them the advisory support needed to meet the moment. Public & Social Sector Insights Public & Social Sector Government

Social Enterprise

Tom Spencer

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.


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Laying the foundation to accelerate the enterprise IoT journey

McKinsey & Company

Wienke Giezeman is building and serving an IoT ecosystem by offering open-source tools and a “workbench” on which to build solutions. Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Media & Entertainment

How enterprise architects need to evolve to survive in a digital world

McKinsey & Company

Enterprise architects still have an important role to play at large incumbents, but they need to evolve in three ways. Digital Insights Digital strategy and organization IT architecture IT infrastructure

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.

Enterprise agility: Buzz or business impact?


Many organizations are racing to become agile. New research suggests that agile transformation can have a powerful impact on the bottom line—in addition to other widely recognized benefits. Insights on Organization

Unlocking enterprise efficiencies through zero-based design


Zero-based design allows even mature companies in asset-heavy industries to cut costs and complexity without compromising safety, quality, or customer trust. Insights on Operations

A New Way to Scale Social Enterprise

Harvard Business

Social enterprise Entrepreneurial finance Digital ArticleA new type of security, called “mission equity,” caps investor returns so the company’s financial success can help fuel its mission.

Enterprise Cybersecurity: Aligning Third Parties and Supply Chains

McKinsey & Company

In today’s riskier, more connected environment, organizations must collaborate closely with external partners to reduce vulnerabilities to cyberattackers. Risk Insights High Tech & Internet Cybersecurity/Risk Risk Management

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.

Open-source e-commerce: The next wave of value for the enterprise

McKinsey & Company

Moving to open-source e-commerce has significant benefits, but companies must be willing to embrace a broader digital culture. Digital Insights High Tech & Internet Digital strategy and organization Sales

COVID-19 and European small and medium-size enterprises: How they are weathering the storm


Small and medium-size enterprises have been the lifeblood of the European economy. But more than half of those surveyed worry they might not be in business in 12 months. Public & Social Sector Insights

Industry’s fast-mover advantage: Enterprise value from digital factories


Manufacturing’s leaders in applying Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) digital technologies are building on their head start—generating even more value across the entire enterprise. Insights on Operations

Securing small and medium-size enterprises: What’s next?

McKinsey & Company

Small and medium-size enterprises are becoming an increasingly attractive segment for cybersecurity-technology and -solution providers. Risk Insights High Tech & Internet Cybersecurity/Risk Risk Management

Taking the pulse of enterprise IoT


A new survey suggests that the enterprise Internet of Things is poised for strong growth. Here are the trends companies need to understand. Our Insights

How the COVID-19 crisis is affecting UK small and medium-size enterprises


Small and medium-size enterprises are the lifeblood of the UK economy. They are increasingly worried about the country’s weak economic outlook. Public Sector Insights

Setting up small and medium-size enterprises for restart and recovery


Small and medium-size enterprises are a critical engine for the global economy. In the wake of the pandemic, governments can take four actions to maximize the impact of existing support measures. Public Sector Insights

Cybersecurity: Linchpin of the digital enterprise


As companies digitize businesses and automate operations, cyberrisks proliferate; here is how the cybersecurity organization can support a secure digital agenda. Risk Insights

Creating the bank enterprise risk management function of the future


To enhance enterprise risk management (ERM), banks need to transform the function. Here’s what can help. Risk Insights

Five enterprise-architecture practices that add value to digital transformations


Enterprise-architecture teams can play an integral role in transforming companies with technologies. New survey findings and firsthand experience highlight the practices that matter most. Digital Insights

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.

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.

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

Harvard Business

Sponsor content from Acumen. Corporate social responsibility Sponsor Content

Ten trends redefining enterprise IT infrastructure


The IT infrastructure landscape is evolving rapidly. What will it look like in 2020? Our Insights

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.

Agile in enterprise resource planning: A myth no more


ERP transformations are never easy. Agile can help improve your results. Digital Insights

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.

UK small and medium-size enterprises: Impact of the COVID-19 crisis

McKinsey & Company

Survey results reported toward the end of 2020 suggested that the outlook for UK SMEs was improving. Will that last? Public & Social Sector Insights

Enterprise-wide security is both a technology and business issue


CISOs have important skills that can position them for the CIO role. Digital Insights

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

Evaluating an Enterprise-Grade Direct Sourcing Solution

MBO Partners

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

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

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

Leaders and laggards in enterprise cloud infrastructure adoption


Investments in organizational capabilities rather than specific technology choices separate the leaders from the laggards. Our insights

How Cloud-Based Supercomputing Is Changing R&D

Harvard Business

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

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

Harvard Business

Sponsor content from Oracle. Sponsor Content

Isn't Every Company a Social Enterprise?


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

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.

How Quantum Computing Will Change Everything (with Chad Rigetti)

Harvard Business

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.