Archive for category: Exploiting New Technology

Using Social Media to Improve Change Initiatives

Using Social Media to Improve Change Initiatives

As I reflected on the recent attention being given to being agile – on the basis that volatility has become a way of life (for example Accenture’s Outlook and the McKinsey’s Quarterly), the ever increasing competitive rivalry and strict financial controls, I revisited some of the change management literature and […]

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Extending Risk Management to Social Media

Extending Risk Management to Social Media

  Do your Corporate Governance processes include management of the risks associated with Social Media – for example: damage to brand reputation, potentially inappropriate release of confidential information or contravention of Legal / regulatory / compliance obligations?       An Altimeter Group report (http://www.slideshare.net/Altimeter/guarding-the-social-gates-the-imperative-for-social-media-risk-management?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=Alert&utm_campaign=B12&utm_content=2012-08-22) has highlighted a gap in […]

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Data – Getting to Grips with the numbers

Data – Getting to Grips with the numbers

Three Questions: 1.         How many people in your enterprise use data well to extract real insights that help them / you make better decisions? 2.         Are analytical skills concentrated in a small sub set of your people? 3.         Do you have a reliable central depository of data / information or is management discussion […]

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