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.

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.

Kevin Kelly: Inevitable Technology Trends #1 and #2

Consultants Mind

It’s written by Kevin Kelly, co-founder of Wired magazine, and does an amazing job of explaining what artificial intelligence (AI) is, what it is becoming, and… Read More » The post Kevin Kelly: Inevitable Technology Trends #1 and #2 appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Started reading The Inevitable: 12 Technological Forces that Will Shape Our Future (affiliate link). I am only on page 83, and I have already bought 9 copies for friends.

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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’.

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.

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 […].

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

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!

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!

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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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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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.

Trends in electric-vehicle design

McKinsey

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

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 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?

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

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

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

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.

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

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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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.

Asia on the move: Five trends shaping the Asia biopharmaceutical market

McKinsey

Enthusiasm for the biopharmaceutical sector in Asia has been flat, due in part to China’s market-access blockade, Japan’s spending controls, and deceleration in India and Southeast Asia. Recent changes have reignited interest in the region, with important implications for pharma executives.

3 Digital Trends to Watch in the 2016 Presidential Election

1 to 1

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.

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.

"Selfie" Fashion Trends: Cheap Dresses and "Rentabag"; Mish Handbag Tips

MishTalk

Impact of the "Selfie" Are you into Facebook, Instagrams, and "Selfies" (taking lots of pictures of yourself and sharing them instantly)? I'm not but, but in my travels I see lots of it. The popularity of sending "selfies" has even influenced retail sales and women's fashion.

Which Holiday Trends Will Guide Your Sleigh This Season?

1 to 1

Customer Engagement Customer Strategy Emerging Trends customerengagement customerexperience customerstrategy holidayshopping marketingstrategyGone are the days of black cats and witch hats. Instead, consumers have redirected their attention toward twinkle lights and velvet bows.

Dodge Construction Index Shows Weakening Trend in Mature Market

MishTalk

The overall trend is also down, indicative of a mature market. Construction starts rose four percent in June according to the Dodge Index of New Construction. For the second quarter, construction starts are down substantially. more…). Economics

s+b Trend Watch: The Rise of Counterfeiting

Strategy+Business

Fraudulent products are booming in the global economy, with their effects on track to triple by the end of this decade. Although we hear more about fake handbags and watches, the sector hit hardest by counterfeiting is prescription drugs

s+b Trend Watch: Female Board Members on the Rise

Strategy+Business

Women are gaining more seats in corporate boardrooms, which may have ripple effects. A recent study by PwC found that female directors place more value than me on racial and cultural diversity

2017 exchange market: Carrier participation trends

McKinsey

Analysis of exchange carrier participation nationwide indicates that the overall number of carriers has dropped below 2014 levels. However, a majority of markets will continue to have more than one carrier participating. Our Insights

s+b Trend Watch: The Aging Workforce Is Pressuring Cities

Strategy+Business

An aging population and slower birthrates are presenting challenges to cities around the world

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: Bernanke Wants 2.

MishTalk

Trend Analysis. Bay Area Real Estate Trends. EW Trends and Charts. PEW Social Trends research shows a Record 21.6 Fed Policies Exacerbate Trend. Wages have not kept up with inflation as Fed policies exacerbate the trends. MISHS. Global Economic.

Trends in Employment: What Age Groups Get the Jobs?

MishTalk

One interesting fact in today''s jobs report (see Diving Into the Payroll Report: Establishment +295K Jobs; Household +96K Employment, Labor Force -178K ) was a drop in teenage unemployment of 1.7 percentage points while overall the unemployment rate fell by only 0.2 percentage points.

Trends in Full-Time Employment vs. Civilian Non-Institutional Population

MishTalk

This month''s job report showed a seasonally-adjusted decline in full-time employment of 523,000. Let''s dive a little deeper and look at full-time employment vs. the civilian non-institutional population.

2017 exchange market: Plan type trends

McKinsey

Analysis of exchange plans indicates that a majority of carriers are continuing to shift toward managed offerings, and consumers will see less unmanaged plan designs available to them than in previous years. Our Insights

s+b Trend Watch: China's Digital Embrace

Strategy+Business

The time it takes for Chinese consumers to incorporate a new technology into their lives is ever-shrinking as smartphones and broadband make adaptation easier