Podcast Interview on 401(k) Plans and Behavioral Finance Trends

Steve Shu Consulting

Thanks to Rick Unser for having me recently on his 401(k) Fridays podcast. This interview is geared toward defined contribution plan sponsors and those closely related with this segment of the market (e.g., advisors, consultants, recordkeepers, investment only).

Deloitte: Top 10 Technology Trends, 2014

Consultants Mind

Deloitte published its 5th annual Top 10 technology trends recently here. How do these technology trends apply to your clients, your … Continue reading → Consultant Consulting Deloitte Innovation Management consulting Technology Trends It’s 137 pages, but very readable. Even if you don’t specialize in technology (I don’t), it’s important to stay relevant.

BCG: Nine trends shaping Tech M&A

Consultants Mind

BCG goes one step… Read More » The post BCG: Nine trends shaping Tech M&A appeared first on Consultant's Mind. The BCG 2017 M&A report has a great subtitle here (3Mb pdf) called the Technology Takeover. BCG notes that 30% of 2016 M&A involved the acquisition of technology companies (no surprise), of which 70% were from outside the technology sector (surprise). In sum, every industry is rapidly acquiring, morphing, and becoming technology companies.

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Five trends of future working

SkillQuo

This information on an individual can then be grouped in cohorts/clusters to draw correlations/trends on a group of individuals and their belief system, purchasing behavior, and political affiliations. Share This: The post Five trends of future working appeared first on SkillQuo Blog.

The trends transforming mobility’s future

McKinsey

A handful of trends will largely determine the benefits—and costs—for business and society. Mobility as we know it is about to change. Automotive & Assembly Insights

Review: Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends 2016

Consultants Mind

Deloitte 2016 Global Human Capital Trends was released here (5.6Mb). The 10 trends are shown below by ranking of importance. ” This trend will likely only continue as companies put a premium on speed, agility, and flexibility.

3 Trends in Human Behaviour Impacting The Future of Work

Cheryl Cran

One of the major aspects of being future ready as a leader, team or entrepreneur is to keep an ear to the ground as to trends or signals of shifts in human behavior. Here are 3 Trends that can help you to anticipate the future and ‘create the solutions’.

3 Work Trends for 2018

Cheryl Cran

The trends that are impacting 2018 include how we work, the what and the why of work and the technology impact. Check out this week’s video on the 3 trends/focus for 2018. What do you see as the trends in your workplace for 2018 ?

Three Trends Changing the Way We Work

MBO Partners

Here are three trends disrupting the way we work Emerging technologies, changing worker preferences, a strong economy, and a tight job market have converged to shape the current workforce landscape.

Chasing The Trend

Tom Spencer

MANY FIRMS and many people live their lives by chasing the trend. They then chase the trend in an attempt to ride the wave of prosperity and capture some of the growth, glory and profits for themselves. A key problem though with “chasing the trend” as a way of thinking and as an approach to business is that it is fundamentally unbalanced. After all is said and done, you may end up being part of the trend. Is Not A Strategy.

Synergy and disruption: Ten trends shaping fintech

McKinsey

As the fintech landscape continues to evolve, a look at the newest developments from across the globe. Insights on Financial Services

Ten trends for the fashion industry to watch in 2019

McKinsey

What issues matter for brands and retailers most in the coming months? Retail Insights

3 Work Trends for 2018

Cheryl Cran

The trends that are impacting 2018 include how we work, the what and the why of work and the technology impact. Check out this week’s video on the 3 trends/focus for 2018. What do you see as the trends in your workplace […].

Future of Work Trends 2019

Cheryl Cran

Take a look at our Future of Work Trends 2019. The post Future of Work Trends 2019 appeared first on NextMapping. What’s next for the future of work ? 2018 was a year of much upheaval and change in global politics and world events.

Surprising Trends in Consulting Compensation

Women in Consulting

This survey reveals the overall trends in consulting revenues and compensation, as well as the best practices of the top-earning (top 20%) consultants. Because WIC does this survey annually, the researchers can track trends over time.

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Ten trends redefining enterprise IT infrastructure

McKinsey

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

Trend Watching 2018 The Year of Convergence

Cheryl Cran

The post Trend Watching 2018 The Year of Convergence appeared first on NextMapping. Blog business trends future of work leadership trends predictions for 2018 business predictions for 2018 leaders technology trends 20182017 was a big year!

Ten trends shaping the Internet of Things business landscape

McKinsey

Experience working on the Internet of Things indicates where the value lies. Digital Insights

Trend Watching 2018 The Year of Convergence

Cheryl Cran

What we are going to see for trends in 2018 has a theme which is ‘convergence’ the melding of science/health/technology at a higher level than we have seen as a human collective. The post Trend Watching 2018 The Year of Convergence appeared first on Cheryl Cran. 2017 was a big year!

Five Trends Transforming China’s Consumer Economy

BCG

Here are five demographic, social, and technological trends that will keep the boom alive. Infographic Friday, July 22, 2016 China’s consumer market is likely to remain one of the world’s greatest growth opportunities in the years ahead—even if its economy continues to cool.

Trends vs. Fads

Seth Godin Blog

A trend, on the other hand, satisfies a different human need. A trend gains power over time, because it's not merely part of a moment, it's a tool, a connector that will become more valuable as other people commit to engaging in it. A fad is popular because it's popular.

The Great Eight: Trillion Dollar Growth Trends (Bain)

Consultants Mind

Bain reviews eight global trends that will each generate a $ trillion+ of growth. Bain & Company is known for big thinking. This 44 page report is no exception. Trillion with a T. Look at the concepts below, and you … Continue reading → Graphics Learning Analysis bain Consulting Economics Graphs Management consulting PowerPoint Visualization Waterfall chart

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Trends in electric-vehicle design

McKinsey

What did we learn from a teardown and benchmarking of ten EV models? Our Insights

Top Employee Engagement Trends for 2018

LSA Global

Top Employee Engagement Trends for 2018. The Top Employee Engagement Trends for 2018. To learn more about how to use these top employee engagement trends for 2018, download The 10 Most Powerful Ways to Boost Employee Engagement.

Five Independent Workforce Trends Impacting the Future of Work

MBO Partners

Learn about the preferences and trends impacting today’s most in-demand independent professionals, and implications for your independent workforce strategy

What’s in Store for Consulting Industry Trends in 2017?

SkillQuo

In analyzing events that have recently occurred, some trends are apparent. Below is an examination of some key consulting trends that 2017 may bring. One especially welcome trend may be the increase in the hiring of consultants within 2016.

4 Leadership Trends You Can Put Into Practice for 2019

Cheryl Cran

There are 4 leadership trends you can put into practice for 2019. The post 4 Leadership Trends You Can Put Into Practice for 2019 appeared first on NextMapping.

Consumer sentiment around the world: Trending upward

McKinsey

In many countries, consumers felt less financial pressure in 2016 than they did the year before. Our Insights

4 Leadership Trends 2017 – Are You Ready?

Cheryl Cran

There are four leadership trends coming in 2017 – are you ready? Leadership Trend #2 – Employee recognition will be where the rubber meets the road with talent retention. Leadership Trend #3 – There is no going back. The post 4 Leadership Trends 2017 – Are You Ready?

Taxing the Rich, and the “Woke” Advertising Trend

Harvard Business

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir debate two of the dramatic and controversial tax ideas being proposed by Democrats (a 70% marginal income tax rate and a 2% wealth tax), before discussing the trend among brands like Gillette, Nike, and Pepsi to launch “woke” advertising campaigns.

Customers Steer Digital Trends Driving Retail Bank Transformation

BCG

Article Tuesday, May 10, 2016. The return of economic growth to many of the world's markets, albeit at different rates, should help to boost the overall outlook for retail banking.

Mobility trends: What’s ahead for automotive semiconductors

McKinsey

New mobility trends are diversifying demand for automotive semiconductors. Here’s what companies. need to know about new opportunities. Our Insights

Global insurance insights: An overview of recent trends in life, P&C, and health

McKinsey

The report describes global trends in the insurance industry, leveraging the McKinsey Global Insurance Pools database. The following article is an extract from the annual white paper of the McKinsey Global Insurance Pools team.

Analyzing start-up and investment trends in the mobility ecosystem

McKinsey

How can companies identify—and source—the technologies that will be critical for crafting a strategy to keep up in the shifting automotive landscape? Our Insights

Bain & Co: Management tool and trends 2011 survey

Consultants Mind

Bain & Co conducts a survey every few years on how executives use management tools. Unsurprisingly, these are the exact tools that management consultants often use when coaching, prodding, and helping executive think about their business. If you want to … Continue reading → Consultant bain Best Practices Consulting Executives Operations Resources Strategy Survey Tools

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2017 exchange market: Pricing trends

McKinsey

Analysis of exchange premiums indicates that overall prices will continue to increase in 2017. Despite this, some consumers will see their premiums decline given the effect of government subsidies. Our Insights

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis

MishTalk

Trend Analysis. Bay Area Real Estate Trends. EW Trends and Charts. MISHS. Global Economic. Contact. Advertisers. Sitka Pacific. Recent Posts. Featured Links. GoldMoney: The Best Way to Buy Gold & Silver. Dollar Collapse News on the Dollar's Death Spiral.

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: Trends in Full and Part.

MishTalk

Trend Analysis. Bay Area Real Estate Trends. EW Trends and Charts. Trends in Full and Part-Time Employment; Obamacare Job Double Counting and Other Economic Distortions. The trend towards part-time employment since 2010 is volatile, yet unmistakable. MISHS.

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: Job Growth Trends by Type.

MishTalk

Trend Analysis. Bay Area Real Estate Trends. EW Trends and Charts. Job Growth Trends by Type of Job and Part-Time Status. Job Growth Trends by Type of Job and Part-Time Status. MISHS. Global Economic. Contact. Advertisers. Sitka Pacific. Recent Posts.

3 Digital Trends to Watch in the 2016 Presidential Election

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Data Analytics Emerging Trends Marketing homepageIt's no secret that presidential candidates spend massive amounts of money on political advertising. But TV commercials and billboards are no longer enough.