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    How Project Managers Can Stay Relevant in Agile Organizations

    Much of traditional project management involved working along a pre-defined plan to achieve pre-defined goals. But in an agile environment, the concept of “done” is becoming increasingly obsolete. What does it take to effectively manage projects whose requirements are constantly shifting? In this piece, the author offers three key ...

    The eight trends that will define 2021 – and beyond

    McKinsey’s global managing partner discusses the new ideas and business models transforming industry landscapes. Crises tend to give rise to remarkable innovations and insights. Today is just such a moment, raising challenges to many long-held beliefs about how companies should operate. In this episode of the Inside the Strategy Room podcast, McKinsey’s global leader ...

    How do you measure success in digital? Five metrics for CEOs

    As organizations launch more and more digital initiatives, CEOs must monitor whether they are delivering business results. These metrics are ones to watch. In a time of seemingly nonstop digital disruptions, which have only accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic, the business imperative to embrace digital, data, and analytics is widely understood. The link to ...

    How boards can help digital transformations

    Boards can add value to their business’s digital transformation in five specific areas. Few board directors would dispute the importance of digital and how it’s fundamentally reshaping the competitive landscape in almost every sector. But many of those we speak to are uncertain about what their role should be in helping ...

    How to Successfully Scale a Flat Organisation

    Many startups today have adopted a “self-directed” model, which includes flat organizational structures, minimal hierarchy, self-management, and an emphasis on empowerment. When these companies are small, this model confers all sorts of advantages. But it’s hard for companies to stick to that model when they grow and scale. Some companies ...

    The best business leaders use these 3 mindsets to unlock growth

    Develop your leadership skills by building an optimum mentality, distinct values, and a greater purpose than yourself. Great business leadership involves improving yourself first, which has an effect on everyone around you. High-performing company executives concentrate on their long-term goals, personal principles, and reason for existing. Optimised company leaders achieve this ...

    How Small and Medium Sized Businesses Can Remain Resilient

    Despite unprecedented challenges, many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) around the world have demonstrated remarkable resilience and adaptability. The Covid-19 crisis exposed significant disparities in the fortunes of various small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Well-capitalised startups have fared better than cash-strapped community businesses; manufacturers of personal protective equipment have seen unprecedented ...