The Value of Engaging Stakeholders

Gina Abudi PM

Last year, three particular projects in which I was involved with clients was focused on managing the change management and communication process for large technology projects the clients were undertaking within the organization. Project Management IT projects project success stakeholder engagement technology implementations

Trends Shaping the Automotive Industry in 2022

Epicflow Blog

Following the line of the previous years, electrification, connectivity, autonomous driving, and recent technologies implementation will impact the auto industry this year. . More Sophisticated Safety Features Implemented in Cars.


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Tech and Our Lives

Martinka Consulting

At the end of 2020 The Wall Street Journal had a feature article, co-authored by their four technology and related columnists, titled, “ The Tech That Will Change Your Life in 2021.” Even if you’re not a tech company you need to keep up with technology and how it can improve your business. And also realize no matter what the technology is, it still comes down to people. People have to create technology, implement it, learn it, use it, etc.

Your Consulting Niche vs Jack-of-All-Trades Myth

Successful Independent Consulting

Here are some excerpts from their résumés and profiles: PROFESSIONAL SUMMARIES Organizational change expert with 16 years of experience in large-scale technology implementations for the Fortune 500. Translation: organization design and implementation. I know exactly who to contact when a client says any of these things: “Our global system implementation is going to impact nearly everyone in the company.” “We’re What solution was created or implemented?

Taking CRM to the Next Level

1 to 1

But as 1to1 Media senior writer Judith Aquino points out in this week's feature story, "6 Misconceptions That Will Drag Down Your CRM Strategy," inaccurate data, data silos, and fragmented technology implementations are among the challenges companies continue to encounter that can hinder CRM strategies. Customer relationship management (CRM) has come a long way since ACT! burst onto the business scene with contact management software in 1986.

‘Uberization’ of consulting: A major disruption or merely hype?

Tom Spencer

Scalability Issues: Large projects involving multiple consultants, like enterprise level technology implementation, will be difficult to effectively execute through this model. This gives them an edge especially when it comes to implementing major projects. It makes sense that an enterprise-level software upgrade is best carried out by the firm that owns the software or the firm that implemented it in the first place. The ‘UBER’ fever has caught North America.

IBM Consulting Interviews: Navigating the IBM GBS Maze

Management Consulted

It should be no surprise since they have been the birthplace of many technological advances, were one of the founders of the entire personal computer industrial revolution, and now are leaders in new software platforms, hardware infrastructure and workplace equality. These services focused on business management and information technology. In 2002, many large accounting firms were selling off their management and technology consulting segments. Information Technology.

How to Capture Value from Collaboration, Especially If You’re Skeptical About It

Harvard Business

I never realized that we have behavioral economists on staff who can apply psychological and cognitive research to help clients with technology implementation projects. Vincent Tsui for HBR. Many of us recognize intellectually that we need others’ knowledge to solve big problems, yet we still lack the motivation to collaborate. Teamwork all too often feels inefficient (search and coordination costs eat up time), risky (can I trust others to deliver for my client?),

Is Your Company Ready for the Rise of Smart Cities?

Harvard Business

Technology is reconfiguring traditional roles and divisions of labor. Now some are deepening their existing relationships with local governments and branching out into other types of smart technology implementation. Cisco, for example, has created a $1 billion program with its own capital as well as private equity and pension funds to help cities purchase Cisco solutions and complementary technology. Public-Private partnerships Economy Technology Digital Article

Bots Won’t Just Help Us Buy Stuff. They’ll Help Us Become Better Versions of Ourselves

Harvard Business

Just as they do for physical fitness, technologies tracking steps and heart rates already capture actionable inferences about individual energy levels and moods. For example, as part of its IoT digital transformation efforts, GE embraced “digital twins” as a key productivity technology. The critical organizational challenges going forward revolve less around technological implementations than around data and analytics governance.

The Critical Skills for Leading Major Change in America’s Health System

Harvard Business

The first concerns the challenge of creating the meaningful use program for the HITECH Act when I served as national coordinator of health information technology from 2009 to 2011, at the beginning of the Obama administration. Though the implementation of the HITECH Act seemed superficially like a technology project, I gradually came to realize that it was much more than that. At a time of profound volatility in the U.S.