Connected Economy Videos

The-Age-of-Wonder

The Age of Wonder

30.10.14 - We may not know exactly what the future holds, but we can predict roughly what’s going to happen.  A cycle of product evolution, leading to commoditisation in the utility services, and when things become plentiful in the utility sense, new things become possible.  There’s an example when compute becomes utility in the Amazon.com and the [...]

Author: Edd Dumbill ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Age of Wonder - Time of War, mapping and wonder
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30.10.14 - We may not know exactly what the future holds, but we can predict roughly what’s going to happen.  A cycle...
Uber-Disruption

Uber Disruption

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Author: Robert Scoble ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: disruption
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Consumerisation-of-technology-brings-IT-to-front-of-firm

Consumerisation of technology brings IT to front of firm

10.09.14 - For us the biggest issue we try to think about and research is the fact that IT is now pervasive really in every part of the firm and that is very different in the past where all of the things tend to run through central IT so the challenge for many organisations today is how [...]

Author: David Moschella ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: next gen consumerization
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10.09.14 - For us the biggest issue we try to think about and research is the fact that IT is now pervasive really in every...
Consumers-drive-disruption-around-the-edges-of-the-Energy-Industry

Consumers drive disruption around the edges of the Energy Industry

10.09.14 - We don’t see so much disruption from technology into our core business. Where we do see the disruption really, is around the edges, again particularly in our retail space, in terms of the expected interactional relationship that our customers have with us as a business. So being out there, having a presence on the web, [...]

Author: Peter Stanley ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: energy industry, next gen consumerization
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10.09.14 - We don’t see so much disruption from technology into our core business. Where we do see the disruption really,...
Consumerisation-and-mobile-are-disruptive-trends-even-in-defence

Consumerisation and mobile are disruptive trends even in defence

05.09.14 - There are a couple disruptions that you can look at from what we would think of as an external factor – what our customer use – you look at the soldier these days we do a lot of soldier systems, they are using iPods, iPhones, Androids, all of that has crept its way into our [...]

Author: Jay Jarrett ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: next gen consumerization
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05.09.14 - There are a couple disruptions that you can look at from what we would think of as an external factor – what...
How-Consumerisation-drives-industry-disruption

How consumerisation drives industry disruption

05.09.14 - Consumer trends, well the consumer trends that are impacting ETS at the moment of course are the bring your own device.  Not just for the company, but for education as a whole.  I mean, if you go on campus, you will see every kid has a computing device.  That’s starting to happen in K-12 as [...]

Author: Daniel Wakeman ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: disruption, next gen consumerization
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05.09.14 - Consumer trends, well the consumer trends that are impacting ETS at the moment of course are the bring your own...
New-consumer-will-expect-natural-interfaces-for-everyday-interactions

New consumer will expect natural interfaces for everyday interactions

05.09.14 - I think what we are going to see is technology becoming more and more integrated with our lives and becoming more and more natural part of our everyday interactions.  We are not even going to think about computers as computers anymore, they are just going to be part of our environment, our homes, our offices [...]

Author: Joshua Blake ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: next gen consumerization
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05.09.14 - I think what we are going to see is technology becoming more and more integrated with our lives and becoming more...
Beware.-The-futures-here-its-just-not-evenly-distributed-yet

Beware. The future’s here, it’s just not evenly distributed yet

20.08.14 - One of my favourite quotes is from a science fiction author that the future’s already here, it’s just not evenly distributed yet.  And one of the tricks that Andy and I used in writing our book, The Second Machine Age, was to go and look at some of the places where the technology is having [...]

Author: Erik Brynjolfsson ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: digital strategy, digital warm up acts
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20.08.14 - One of my favourite quotes is from a science fiction author that the future’s already here, it’s just...
Digital-disruption-coming-to-every-industry

Digital disruption coming to every industry

20.08.14 - We’re at the dawn of a second machine age, which is augmenting our brains, our mental capacity.  We think that the effects of the second machine age will be at least as big as those of the industrial revolution. The steam engine was an amazing breakthrough.  We did some research, we found that it doubled [...]

Author: Erik Brynjolfsson ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: digital warm up acts
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20.08.14 - We’re at the dawn of a second machine age, which is augmenting our brains, our mental capacity.  We think...
Disruptive-technologies-in-the-energy-industry

Disruptive technologies in the energy industry

20.08.14 - I have got to say that one of the biggest disruptions I think right now, we have a process called game changer process where we look for technologies, group technologies that really are just emerging and are having an effect which could apply and effect for the company and one of those is an imaging [...]

Author: John Baumgartner ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: digital warm up acts, energy industry
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20.08.14 - I have got to say that one of the biggest disruptions I think right now, we have a process called game changer...
Disruption-in-the-education-industry

Disruption in the education industry

20.08.14 - Well ETS is starting to see quite a few disruptions in the education market.  We’re starting to see the proliferation of technologies, the bring-your-own devices into the classrooms.  We’re starting to see that technologies such as voice translation could eliminate the need for English language testing, in the future.  We’re seeing disruptions to the way [...]

Author: Daniel Wakeman ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: digital warm up acts
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20.08.14 - Well ETS is starting to see quite a few disruptions in the education market.  We’re starting to see the...
Silicon-Valley-ecosystems-are-disrupting-entire-industries

Silicon Valley ecosystems are disrupting entire industries

20.08.14 - silicon valley is making a major shift from what we historically think of as the high tec capitol of the world to now the industry disruption capital of the world. Eco systems are forming there and they are disrupted entire industries. 20 years ago the argument was IT doesn’t understand the business and I actually [...]

Author: Mark Zawacki ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: disruptive ecosystems
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20.08.14 - silicon valley is making a major shift from what we historically think of as the high tec capitol of the world...
CEO’s-need-to-action-disruptive-innovation-on-a-fail-fast-basis

CEO’s need to action disruptive innovation on a fail fast basis

20.08.14 - If the message is resonating and a company, starting with the chief executive, wants to figure this out, the very first thing that they do is probably recognise the challenge.  Recognise that this is happening. Look at the combination of business model innovation and software that is upending industry, disrupting industry, that is the first [...]

Author: Mark Zawacki ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: disruptive ecosystems
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20.08.14 - If the message is resonating and a company, starting with the chief executive, wants to figure this out, the very...
Managing-the-future-is-easier-than-predicting-it

Managing the future is easier than predicting it

20.08.14 - I will go back to the one of the issues with prediction is you can often say what but not when and then you can often say when  but not what.  And mapping does help you narrow down the scope but it turns out that you actually don’t have to be able to predict the [...]

Author: Simon Wardley ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: disruptive ecosystems
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20.08.14 - I will go back to the one of the issues with prediction is you can often say what but not when and then you can...
New-generation-tearing-industries-apart

Digital generation tearing industries apart

10.07.14 - The digital generation are entering the workplace. In this TV show, futurist Graeme Codrington considers their impact. Digital Generation in every industry In every industry in the world technology, the power of technology and this new generation of young people who use the technology in such [...]

Author: Graeme Codrington , ,
Categories: blowing industries apart, Digital Strategy, Future of Work, Staff
Tags: digital age, Digital disruption, generation y
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10.07.14 - The digital generation are entering the workplace. In this TV show, futurist Graeme Codrington considers their...
Digital-Platforms-to-harness-creativity-and-create-value

Digital Platforms to harness creativity and create value

03.07.14 - The central point of co-creation is really having a platform through which people can engage, which is purposely designed to actually harness that creativity and also the collective intelligence of people. The basic idea in co-creation is what I call win war – win war, which essentially means that as people interact with each other [...]

Author: Venkat Ramaswamy ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: co-creation
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03.07.14 - The central point of co-creation is really having a platform through which people can engage, which is purposely...
Differentiation-via-pursuit-of-Disruptive-Tech-Strategies

Differentiation via pursuit of Disruptive Tech Strategies

02.07.14 - Disruption is very important to our customers.  Most of our customers are sitting on what we call an innovation quotient, which is really looking at how much money they’re saving keeping the lights on, versus how much money they’re actually investing in doing things that create value for their customers.  And allow them to differentiate [...]

Author: Dan Hushon ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: blowing industries apart, digital strategy, disruptive ecosystems
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02.07.14 - Disruption is very important to our customers.  Most of our customers are sitting on what we call an innovation...
Beyond-social-media-the-Age-of-Context

Beyond social media – the Age of Context

01.07.14 - If you’re stuck in the past you’re going to lose, you only win by going into the future. I’ve been writing about social media, I’ve been a blogger for a long time. Shell Israel and I wrote about eight years ago called ‘Naked Conversations’ which was all about how social software and blogging was gonna [...]

Author: Robert Scoble ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: blowing industries apart
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01.07.14 - If you’re stuck in the past you’re going to lose, you only win by going into the future. I’ve been writing...
Leadership-in-a-future-full-of-curveballs-

Leadership in a future full of curveballs

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Author: Keith Coats ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: disruption
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Powerful-forces-turning-business-Outside-In

Powerful forces turning business Outside-In

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Author: CSC's LEF Forum ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Outside In
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CIOs-searching-the-landscape-for-breakthroughs

CIOs searching the landscape for breakthroughs

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Author: Andrew McAfee ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Outside In
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The-importance-of-“Outside-In”

The importance of “Outside In”

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Author: J Brian F Jones ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Outside In
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The-impact-of-consumerisation-on-IT-strategy

The impact of consumerisation on IT strategy

26.06.14 - During our consumerisation work we have spent a lot of time looking at the relationship between the enterprise and its employees. We have been particularly concerned about the fact that these employees now are much smarter about technology, they own much of the kit, and in fact they have access to a rich source of [...]

Author: Douglas Neal ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: blowing industries apart
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26.06.14 - During our consumerisation work we have spent a lot of time looking at the relationship between the enterprise...
Strategic-plays-now-more-important-than-strategy-execution

Strategic plays now more important than strategy execution

25.06.14 -   So when we talk about economic change there’s actually a standard process for how organisations evolve. So when we look at the commoditization of a pre-existing act, say electricity or compute you often get new practices emerge and then those new organisations form around those new practices and they dominant.  So the electricity age [...]

Author: Simon Wardley ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Age of Wonder - Time of War, blowing industries apart, digital strategy, mapping and wonder
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25.06.14 -   So when we talk about economic change there’s actually a standard process for how organisations evolve....
Nest-Outside-In-approach-delivers-where-utility-industry-failed

Nest: Outside-In approach delivers where utility industry failed

23.06.14 - When you look at Silicon Valley today they have a strategy to empower the consumer and the internet of things in just about every industry and therefore we don’t see a single sector that is really immune from these changes.Take a good example in the utility industry. For decades they have talked about smart metering [...]

Author: David Moschella ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: energy industry
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23.06.14 - When you look at Silicon Valley today they have a strategy to empower the consumer and the internet of things in...
A-golden-era-of-incredible-change

Disruptive innovation in a golden era of change

09.06.14 - Disruptive innovation puts static businesses at risk. It is important to make changes in the workplace to survive, as Dean Van Leeuwen discusses. Disruptive innovation can be great if businesses adapt. We’re living in a golden era of change. Amazing technological innovations that are happening at the moment. [...]

Author: Dean van Leeuwen ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: blowing industries apart, Business Risk, Business Strategy
Tags: industrial revolution
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09.06.14 - Disruptive innovation puts static businesses at risk. It is important to make changes in the workplace to survive,...
Digital-Pigs

Digital Economy enables a new workflow

05.05.14 - In this digital economy people are able to send and share information more easily, which makes some business transactions more efficient. In this TV show Keith Holdt explains the concept of ‘Digital Pigs.’ Digital Economy and it’s ‘Digital Pigs’ Another point of view or another perspective is to say, well what if we didn’t only make [...]

Author: Keith Holdt ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Digital Strategy, Future of Work, Mobile & Cloud
Tags: access to information, Digital Workflow, operations
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05.05.14 - In this digital economy people are able to send and share information more easily, which makes some business transactions...
Stan-Rapp-says-smart-companies-have-moved-beyond-“doing-to”-their-customers

Connected marketing for high ROI

02.05.14 - Connected marketing that uses digital channels to engage with customers is more effective and cheaper than what came before, as Stan Rapp explains in this TV show. Connected Marketing is a fundamental change Technology has changed marketing, fundamentally. It is changed it in the best possible way. It has lowered the cost, and increased your opportunity [...]

Author: Stan Rapp ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Strategy, Digital Strategy, Direct Marketing, Marketing Strategy
Tags: customer engagement, customer welcome your messages, customers looking for you, facebook, in touch with customers, increase opportunity to get ROI, lowered costs, ROI, technology has changed marketing, Twitter
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02.05.14 - Connected marketing that uses digital channels to engage with customers is more effective and cheaper than what...
Ignoring-the-conversation-is-1950s-thinking

Digital engagement not just a buzz word

01.05.14 - Digital engagement gives businesses a fantastic way to connect with customers and build their business, as Don Peppers explains in this TV show. Digital engagement: Who do consumers trust? If a business wants a home in the future, they have to have their own collection of friends [...]

Author: Don Peppers ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Customer Engagement, Digital Strategy, Marketing Strategy
Tags: Brands
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01.05.14 - Digital engagement gives businesses a fantastic way to connect with customers and build their business, as Don...
He-or-she-who-exploits-the-data-wins

Business growth show: Data is king

30.04.14 - In this business growth show Gayle Sheppard of Saffron Technology discusses the continuing growth of data and how businesses can use it to their advantage. Business growth show: Exploit the data Well, data is extremely important to businesses today. If you think about the growth of data and what’s happening to companies and the amount of data [...]

Author: Gayle Sheppard ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Big Data & Data Analytics, Competitive Advantage
Tags: data, IDC
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30.04.14 - In this business growth show Gayle Sheppard of Saffron Technology discusses the continuing growth of data and...
Respecting-individuals-data-paramount

Access to data comes with responsibility

28.04.14 - Businesses have access to data from more and more individuals who are entering email addresses and phone numbers in to online forms. In this TV show Gerald Lawless explains why respecting individuals information is paramount. Access to data in hospitality In the hotel business we really have to understand our responsibility to our guests to maintain the confidentiality of [...]

Author: Gerald Lawless ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Big Data & Data Analytics, Customer Engagement
Tags: confidentiality, data, data protection, hospitality
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28.04.14 - Businesses have access to data from more and more individuals who are entering email addresses and phone...
UK-innovation-were-not-quite-world-leaders

UK innovation: we’re not quite world leaders

25.04.14 - In this TV show John Kay discusses UK innovation. He compares new business development here to what is happening in other countries’. More UK innovation please I don’t think we have lost the art of developing new businesses and there are lots of people in the small, medium size enterprise sector who [...]

Author: John Kay ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Strategy
Tags: Amazon, Apple, Germany, Google, UK, US
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25.04.14 - In this TV show John Kay discusses UK innovation. He compares new business development here to what is happening in other...
Positive-outlook-for-the-United-Kingdom

Development potential in the United Kingdom

24.04.14 - The UKs development potential has been proven by the Olympics. In this TV show Sir David Michels of Michels and Taylor discusses his positive outlook. UK has great development potential I’m more positive than negative as far as the United Kingdom is concerned. We have a great country, and when I used to say [...]

Author: Sir David Michels ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Retail in Different Markets
Tags: London Olympics, Olympics
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24.04.14 - The UKs development potential has been proven by the Olympics. In this TV show Sir David Michels of Michels and...
Unstructured-Data-

Data strategy needed for unstructured information

23.04.14 - Data strategy is an increasingly hot discussion topic. In this TV show Keith Hodlt gives his view on the evolution of data. Data strategy development The data that’s out there is growing by the day and I think everybody’s very aware of that and accepts the fact that there is a data and there is [...]

Author: Keith Holdt ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Big Data & Data Analytics
Tags: facebook, Google, Twitter, Winning the Zero Moments of Truth’
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23.04.14 - Data strategy is an increasingly hot discussion topic. In this TV show Keith Hodlt gives his view on the evolution...
Two-sides-to-the-Digital-Economy

Business strategy models for Finance Directors

22.04.14 - Business strategy models should be built around an understanding of funding, investment and profit. In this TV show Sara Daw of The FD Centre discusses of Financial Directors can win the war. Financial business strategy models In this environment I think the role that the FD [...]

Author: Sara Daw ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Risk, Business Strategy, Financial, Financial Strategy
Tags: FD Centre, financial directors
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22.04.14 - Business strategy models should be built around an understanding of funding, investment and profit. In this TV...
State-of-the-art-tech-becoming-affordable

Innovative technology becoming affordable

21.04.14 - Innovative technology like smart phones and tablets are becoming more accessible as new models are being brought out at cheaper prices. Stuff TV’s Lucy Hedges discuses the latest state-of-the-art tech in this TV show.  Innovative technology from Google What we’re seeing, especially from Google, they’re bringing out products that are really affordable but ram packed with the latest technology, [...]

Author: Stuff TV ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Mobile & Cloud
Tags: Google, jelly bean, Nexus
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21.04.14 - Innovative technology like smart phones and tablets are becoming more accessible as new models are being brought...
New-CEOs-could-make-better-decisons

Business leadership video: Worthy CEO’s

16.04.14 - This business leadership video, featuring John Kay, discusses how CEOs could make better decisions. Business leadership video: CEOs and shareholders Well I think the CEO who wants to come in and make a big difference has to persuade, ought to have to persuade his major asset manager shareholders that the difference he is making is actually [...]

Author: John Kay ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Strategy
Tags: shareholders
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16.04.14 - This business leadership video, featuring John Kay, discusses how CEOs could make better decisions. Business leadership...
Two-sides-to-the-Digital-Economy

Digital Economy has two sides

15.04.14 - The digital economy affects traditional companies differently to how it affects new ventures. Sara Daw explains the FD’s role in helping businesses succeed in the digital world. Digital Economy and Financial Directors The digital economy for me has two elements to it. I think there are those new businesses right now who are new [...]

Author: Sara Daw ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Digital Strategy, Financial Strategy
Tags: financial directors
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15.04.14 - The digital economy affects traditional companies differently to how it affects new ventures. Sara Daw explains...
Government-successfully-invests-in-failed-industries

Technology infrastructure needs government investment

11.04.14 - The hospitality industry would benefit from investment in technology and infrastructure. In this TV show Sir David Michels explains that government successfully invests in failed industries. Technology, infrastructure and investment I don’t think the hospitality industry generally needs any subsidisation. It will always ask to pay less tax, [...]

Author: Sir David Michels ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Government, Investment
Tags: coal, hospitality industry, ROI, tax
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11.04.14 - The hospitality industry would benefit from investment in technology and infrastructure. In this TV show Sir David...
Real-time-intelligence-helps-FDs-build-business

Information management strategy for Financial Directors

07.04.14 - Information management strategy needs to ensure that members of the company have access to the data that they need, whenever they need it. In this video Sara Daw discusses how real time intelligence helps FDs build business. Information management strategy for accessible data I think all businesses should [...]

Author: Sara Daw ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Big Data & Data Analytics, Financial
Tags: financial directors, key performance indicators, KPI
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07.04.14 - Information management strategy needs to ensure that members of the company have access to the data that they...
The-problem-with-asset-management

Business growth show: Asset managers

04.04.14 - In this business growth show John Kay explains the problems with asset management. Business growth show: shareholders The problem we have a the moment, with a very fragmented asset management sector is that the incentives of fund managers are to outperform each other rather than to improve [...]

Author: John Kay ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Financial, Financial Strategy
Tags: shareholders
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04.04.14 - In this business growth show John Kay explains the problems with asset management. Business growth show: shareholders...
Capturing-people-places-and-things-like-the-human-memory-

Innovative technology works like human memory

03.04.14 - Innovative technology from Saffron Technology aims to make business intelligence more natural by capturing people, places and things in a memory base. Gayle Sheppard explains in this TV show. Innovative technology for a knowledge base Saffron was conceived with the idea of making business intelligence natural and [...]

Author: Gayle Sheppard ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Artificial Intelligence, Big Data & Data Analytics, Digital Strategy
Tags: data, knowledge base, memory, Saffron
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03.04.14 - Innovative technology from Saffron Technology aims to make business intelligence more natural by capturing people,...
The-magic-formula-for-business-success

Business leadership video – The magic formula

18.03.14 - This business leadership video features Jo Malone, Founder of Jo Malone & JO LOVES. Business leadership video for success The formula for success is hardwork, courage and tenacity. She says entrepreneurs should create a team that feels like a family and would love to do business on a hand shake again. There is a [...]

Author: Jo Malone ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Strategy
Tags: entrepreneurs
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18.03.14 - This business leadership video features Jo Malone, Founder of Jo Malone & JO LOVES. Business leadership video...
Branson-shake-up-your-industry

Business growth show – Branson: shake up your industry

14.03.14 - In this business growth show Richard Branson looks at why entrepreneurs should think a little differently: Business growth show: Make a difference Well look I don’t think there is any point in building a new business unless it’s going to make a difference to other peoples lives. And if you are going to [...]

Author: Richard Branson ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Strategy
Tags: Virgin
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14.03.14 - In this business growth show Richard Branson looks at why entrepreneurs should think a little differently: Business...
Making-data-work-for-your-business

Disruptive technology makes user experience seamless

13.03.14 - Disruptive technology has changed online sales interfaces. Sean Worker of  BridgeStreet Worldwide discusses the effects on the hospitality industry. Disruptive technology in hotel booking Our clients have become even more dependent on their own internal systems as to how they book, how they get their own internal customers to [...]

Author: Sean Worker ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Customer Engagement, Digital Strategy, Online Shopping
Tags: hospitality
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13.03.14 - Disruptive technology has changed online sales interfaces. Sean Worker of  BridgeStreet Worldwide discusses...
High-Street-complacency-has-to-end

Business growth show: High Street complacency has to end

12.03.14 - In this business growth show Jo Malone discusses why it is up to British retailers to stimulate high street shopping. Business growth show: UK high streets I think we have got to wake up and dust ourselves down and [...]

Author: Jo Malone ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Future of Retail, Future of the High Street, Retail in Different Markets
Tags: high street
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12.03.14 - In this business growth show Jo Malone discusses why it is up to British retailers to stimulate high street shopping....
Business-is-just-about-enabling-humans-

Business growth show: Enabling humans

06.03.14 - In this business growth show  Bruce Dickinson discusses how he has developed his aviation business around the principle that business should cater to the consumers, who are just human beings with wants. Business growth show: Consumer desire When you cut human beings down to size we are really [...]

Author: Bruce Dickinson ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Strategy, Customer Engagement
Tags: airline, aviation, Bruce Dickinson, customers, facilitaing, Gucci, services
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06.03.14 - In this business growth show  Bruce Dickinson discusses how he has developed his aviation business around the...
London-is-booming-for-all-industry

UK Marketplace: London is booming

04.03.14 - The UK marketplace cannot be looked at as a whole as there is a difference between growth in London and in other regions, as Sir David Michels points out in this TV show. UK marketplace variables Certainly there is two markets in the UK, as with almost every [...]

Author: Sir David Michels ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Financial
Tags: economy, London, marketplace, UK
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04.03.14 - The UK marketplace cannot be looked at as a whole as there is a difference between growth in London and in other...
Making-unstructured-data-relevant-to-your-business

Communication strategy is stronger with video

28.02.14 - Marketing communication strategy will be made stronger with the use of video. In this TV show Nigel Huddleston discusses using video in the hospitality industry. Communication strategy: Conveying business propositions through video Video is really important for travel because it can convey the emotional experience of travel and [...]

Author: Nigel Huddleston , ,
Categories: Marketing Strategy
Tags: hospitality, video
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28.02.14 - Marketing communication strategy will be made stronger with the use of video. In this TV show Nigel Huddleston...
Putting-data-into-decision-making-packages

Information management strategy: “decision-making packages”

27.02.14 - A strong information management strategy is important in a business environment that produces such incredible amounts of data. Ed Fuller shares his experience in this TV show. Information management strategy for data overload Getting data today is not the problem, we have tremendous amounts of data, that is just not the problem. The problem is making [...]

Author: Ed Fuller , ,
Categories: Big Data & Data Analytics
Tags: big data, data, decison making, information, Marriot, Marriot rewards
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27.02.14 - A strong information management strategy is important in a business environment that produces such incredible...
Information-at-the-edge

Digital engagement creates information at the edge

26.02.14 - Increased digital engagement is creating more data, which can be very useful for marketing as David Moschella discusses in this TV show. Digital engagement is more powerful that marketing messages Well increasingly the information at the edge, in our view the information created by customers prospects, the community at large, is the single [...]

Author: David Moschella , ,
Categories: Customer Engagement, Marketing Strategy
Tags: Amazon, reviews, trip advisor
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26.02.14 - Increased digital engagement is creating more data, which can be very useful for marketing as David Moschella discusses...
Technology-creating-more-stakeholders-in-companies

Business risk as technology creates more stakeholders

25.02.14 - The uncontrollable decisions of customers and shareholders are a business risk. Sir Nigel Knowles discusses the importance of keeping good communication with an increased number of stakeholders. Business Risk: Technology creating more stakeholders in companies People now need to be far more prepared to communicate [...]

Author: Sir Nigel Knowles , ,
Categories: Business Risk, Business Strategy, Customer Engagement, Government, Investment
Tags: company, customers, NGOs, press, regulators
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25.02.14 - The uncontrollable decisions of customers and shareholders are a business risk. Sir Nigel Knowles discusses the...
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Marketing communications strategy in the digital economy

21.02.14 - Marketing communications strategy has changed a lot over the past 40 years, as Ed Fuller of Marriott Lodging International discusses in this TV show. Marketing communications strategy –  The biggest change in 40 year career In 40 years the industry has changed, the business model has changed,  but the marketing certainly has dramatically [...]

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Categories: Marketing Strategy
Tags: magazines, Marriott, Middle East, newspapers
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21.02.14 - Marketing communications strategy has changed a lot over the past 40 years, as Ed Fuller of Marriott Lodging International...
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Digital economy brings the renaissance of data

20.02.14 - The digital economy is changing business strategies from technology centric to information centric as David Moschella explains in this TV show. Digital economy and data Well we often say that the challenge today is to put the I back into IT. That a lot of IT professionals really are technologists at heart and [...]

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Categories: Big Data & Data Analytics, IT Strategy
Tags: big data
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20.02.14 - The digital economy is changing business strategies from technology centric to information centric as David Moschella...
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Access to data helps business development

19.02.14 - Access to data through a practice management system can help CEOs stay connected with the needs of the business and its clients. Sir Nigel Knowles gives his opinion in this TV show. Access to data: Maintaining the flow of information A flow of information, to me is [...]

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Categories: Big Data & Data Analytics, Business Strategy, Customer Engagement, Marketing Strategy
Tags: access to information, clients, practice management system
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19.02.14 - Access to data through a practice management system can help CEOs stay connected with the needs of the business...
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Customer interface data drives operations

17.02.14 - An active customer interface will produce real time data and inform business decisions, as Sean Worker discusses in this TV show. Using customer interface data We have to start with our customers’ needs, rather than sometimes the operation drives what they want to see. So if you [...]

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Categories: Big Data & Data Analytics, Business Risk, Customer Engagement
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17.02.14 - An active customer interface will produce real time data and inform business decisions, as Sean Worker discusses...
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Mobile technology means quick decision-making

14.02.14 - Mobile technology has changed the amount of time that CEOs have to make decisions and respond to clients. Sir Nigel Knowles shares his experiences in this TV show. Mobile Technology – Dangers in immediacy of modern day decision-making Business decisions are often now immediate. Through mobile phones, Blackberrys and iPads and everything else, [...]

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Categories: Mobile & Cloud
Tags: CEOs, decision-making, smartphones
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14.02.14 - Mobile technology has changed the amount of time that CEOs have to make decisions and respond to clients. Sir Nigel...
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Customer profile in the data

13.02.14 - A customer profile at the Hilton has been built up by mining data from a 30 million strong loyalty programme, as Simon Vincent explains in this TV show. Understanding the Hilton customer profile I think our data is quite fragmented at times. But though our loyalty programme,

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Categories: Big Data & Data Analytics, Customer Engagement
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13.02.14 - A customer profile at the Hilton has been built up by mining data from a 30 million strong loyalty programme, as...
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Digital revolution led by dissatisfation

11.02.14 - In the midst of the digital revolution, technologies are emerging that can actually process the large amounts of data that have existed for years, as Manny Aparicio explains in this TV show. Digital revolution – What is data without technology? Saffron is a revolutionary technology, very very different than, you know, the twentieth [...]

Author: Dr Manny Aparicio , ,
Categories: Big Data & Data Analytics
Tags: analysis, data, society, technology
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11.02.14 - In the midst of the digital revolution, technologies are emerging that can actually process the large amounts of...
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IT strategy – Strict control of only vital data

06.02.14 - IT strategy is important. Every firm has highly sensitive data, applications and systems. In this TV show David Moscella  discusses controlling only the most important aspects. IT strategy – Protecting your systems In world we envision in many ways the only thing that will remain closely held internally [...]

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Categories: Business Risk, IT Strategy, Staff
Tags: autonomy, Control, employees, protection, responsibility, technology
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06.02.14 - IT strategy is important. Every firm has highly sensitive data, applications and systems. In this TV show David...
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Artificial intelligence in the future world of work

05.02.14 - Artificial intelligence in the future might replace professionals, as technology could automate the procedures which workers currently follow. Graeme Codrington gives his view in this TV show. Artificial intelligence in the future – The GP Take your local GP. You to to your GP you’ve got something [...]

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Categories: Artificial Intelligence, Big Data & Data Analytics, Future of Work
Tags: AI, automated procedures, diagnosis, doctors, Medcine
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05.02.14 - Artificial intelligence in the future might replace professionals, as technology could automate the procedures...
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Connected marketing in the digital economy

04.02.14 - Connected marketing relies on well developed personal brands to share company content. Our latest video from Bob Barker explores the issue: Connected marketing comes from individuals A lot of companies out there have been using traditional marketing mechanisms. They’ve been using digital marketing, and what we see is that [...]

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Categories: blowing industries apart, Business Strategy, Marketing Strategy
Tags: Google, LinkedIn, Networking, Outlook
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04.02.14 - Connected marketing relies on well developed personal brands to share company content. Our latest video from Bob...
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Digital ecosystem: Shaking up the traditional verticals

31.01.14 - In this TV show Julie Meyers looks at the business economy as a digital ecosystem. Digital ecosystem: Start ups, Corporates and Valuation Well, I do think that in the way that we used to refer to verticals we’re going to be referring to ecosystems in the future.  So, we used to refer to maybe healthcare as [...]

Author: Julie Meyer ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: blowing industries apart, Competitive Advantage, Digital Strategy
Tags: acquisition, beat that qoute, Google, Skype, strategic value, valuation
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31.01.14 - In this TV show Julie Meyers looks at the business economy as a digital ecosystem. Digital ecosystem: Start ups,...
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Technology management in enterprise

29.01.14 - Technology management within a business structure has changed as employees often have more knowledge than CIO’s. In this TV show David Moschella offers his perspective. Technology management – The consumerisation of  IT Yeah, enterprise IT in our view grew up in what we call the IT nanny state. [...]

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Categories: Future of Work, Staff
Tags: consumerisation, employees, management, technology, working relationships
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29.01.14 - Technology management within a business structure has changed as employees often have more knowledge than CIO’s....
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Business risk, Branson, and entrepreneurship

28.01.14 - Business Risk is ever-present, there are many uncertainties in entrepreneurship. In this TV show Richard Branson  encourages entrepreneurs to pick themselves back up after a failure. Business is risky, don’t give up I think entrepreneurs who are setting out, you [...]

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Categories: Business Risk
Tags: entrepreneurs, failure, success, uncertainty
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28.01.14 - Business Risk is ever-present, there are many uncertainties in entrepreneurship. In this TV show Richard Branson  encourages...
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Connected digital economy in Britain

24.01.14 - The connected digital economy affects governments as well and businesses. In this TV show Martha Lane Fox discusses Digital Britain becoming a reality. Connected digital economies around the world It’s enormously patchy around the world. Different countries speeding towards a kind of fabulous digital future, and some slightly more in the slow lane. But actually [...]

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Categories: Digital Strategy, Government, IT Strategy
Tags: Digital champion, Estonia, gov.uk, Singapore, UK
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24.01.14 - The connected digital economy affects governments as well and businesses. In this TV show Martha Lane Fox discusses...
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Business growth hub for entrepreneurs

14.01.14 - The digital world can be a business growth hub. There’s lower start up fees and new funding innovations, as Guy Rigby explains in this TV show. Business growth hub post recession I think it’s a fantastic environment, and I think that we are now at this time coming out of the worst period [...]

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Categories: Business Strategy
Tags: Tech City
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14.01.14 - The digital world can be a business growth hub. There’s lower start up fees and new funding innovations,...
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Digital Strategy – Investment data

13.01.14 - Digital strategy should exploit data to inform investment decisions. Andrew Sangster discusses finding data for the hotel sector. Digital strategy and research methods Data has a huge vital role in determining quite important investment decisions. You’re looking at a big hotel asset in a major gateway city, it’s [...]

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Categories: Big Data & Data Analytics, Business Risk, Business Strategy, Financial Strategy, Investment
Tags: hotels, Investment research, local economies
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13.01.14 - Digital strategy should exploit data to inform investment decisions. Andrew Sangster discusses finding data for...
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The connected digital economy is a global revolution

12.01.14 - The Connected digital economy is a global revolution like the industrial revolution as discussed in this new business TV show from Graeme Codrington. Connected digital economy set to revolutionise business In the industrial age, as before that in the agrarian age, in the age of farming the people who either [...]

Author: Graeme Codrington ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Big Data & Data Analytics, connection revolution, Future of Work
Tags: AI, machine intelligence, robots
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12.01.14 - The Connected digital economy is a global revolution like the industrial revolution as discussed in this new...
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Marketing communications strategy -Telling stories

10.01.14 - Marketing communications strategy has a pattern. In this TV show Ibrahim Ibrahim looks at consumerism and status symbols within emerging economies. Marketing communications strategy in developing economies The developing economies are going through the cycle of consumerism that we went through two decades ago. I think this idea of buying stuff and buying logos and just [...]

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Categories: Business Strategy, Marketing Strategy, Retail in Different Markets
Tags: consumerism, developing economies
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10.01.14 - Marketing communications strategy has a pattern. In this TV show Ibrahim Ibrahim looks at consumerism and status...
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New world complexity overloading human brains

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Business innovation skills and “outside-in”

12.12.13 - Business innovation skills can be brought in from outside an organisation. David Moschella discusses changing the structure of a business to incorporate external capabilities: Business innovation skills are everywhere. We talk a lot in our work about this shift from an inside out to more of an [...]

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Categories: Digital Strategy, IT Strategy, Outside In
Tags: Outside In
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12.12.13 - Business innovation skills can be brought in from outside an organisation. David Moschella discusses changing the...
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Technology revolution among consumers

12.12.13 - The technology revolution is changing the way people learn about products. They are more likely to follow the advice of  an internet forum than an official review. Andrew McAfee discusses: Embracing the technology revolution is vital to survival Well if you’re ignoring the technology revolution among your consumers you’re clearly just missing [...]

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Categories: Business Strategy, IT Strategy, Marketing Strategy
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12.12.13 - The technology revolution is changing the way people learn about products. They are more likely to follow the advice...
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The connection economy is generational

12.12.13 - The connection economy is normal for generation Y and organisations should embrace this, as Keith Coates discusses in this TV Show. The connection economy in the workplace The war for talent leads to a generational gap, if you like, around how people view information, how they access [...]

Author: Keith Coats ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Strategy, Staff
Tags: facebook, generation y, social media
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12.12.13 - The connection economy is normal for generation Y and organisations should embrace this, as Keith Coates discusses...
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Economic transition in to connection

12.12.13 - Economic transition from the industrial revolution to a connection economy is the topic of this business TV Show with Keith Coats. Economic transition though technology Ralph Jenson talks about various economies through which we’ve transitioned, it’s a very general, very broad framework but it’s really good to help us understand our [...]

Author: Keith Coats ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Competitive Advantage, connection revolution
Tags: Frederick Taylor, Ralph Jenson
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12.12.13 - Economic transition from the industrial revolution to a connection economy is the topic of this business TV Show with...
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Business strategy models are changing

12.12.13 - Business strategy models need to be looked at in a different way. Dean Van Leeuwen has six key questions your business needs to ask. Business strategy models during turbulent times I think it’s… it’s not about throwing the… the baby out of the bathwater. There… there [...]

Author: Dean van Leeuwen ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: Business Strategy
Tags: Collaboration, New World of Work
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12.12.13 - Business strategy models need to be looked at in a different way. Dean Van Leeuwen has six key questions your business...
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Thinking computers making humans redundant

11.12.13 - About 100 years ago if you wanted to be quite successful in the world it would have been very clever for you to be quite physically fit. Because in the industrial age, as before that in the agrarian age, in the age of farming the people who either owned the land or owned the factories [...]

Author: Graeme Codrington ,James Kirk (yBC.tv) ,
Categories: connection revolution, disruption
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11.12.13 - About 100 years ago if you wanted to be quite successful in the world it would have been very clever for you to...
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Organisations struggle to unlock the intelligence

02.04.13 - John Halpin: “Not great, I would say, in the life of the UK economy, certain areas and certain industries may be a bit better, but not that great.  A lot of businesses will talk about being customer centric, you hear a lot of them talk about this.  And you’re not empowering the customer, putting the [...]

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Categories: Big Data & Data Analytics, Marketing Strategy
Tags: Clubcard, Nectar, Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Tesco Bank
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02.04.13 - John Halpin: “Not great, I would say, in the life of the UK economy, certain areas and certain industries...