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Digital, blockchain, big data, and AI is not enough.

By Doug Ross. We live in a world both fascinated by, and terrified of, the digital disruption about to be caused by digital, blockchain, big data and artificial intelligence, yet we cannot even be sure that our own businesses would be better off in three years if we got these technologies and skilled people for…Continue readingDigital, blockchain, big data, and AI is not enough.

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Agile Operating Model

Optimise your operating model now to address budget cuts

In this article we want to give you an insight into the top line strategies we are seeing implemented, to optimise operating models to address budget cuts. An excellent paper published a few weeks ago in the Industrial Marketing Management journal, analysed the impact of COVID-19 on business models.   While exploring the history of business…Continue readingOptimise your operating model now to address budget cuts

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ADAPTOVATE Media Network Case Studies Interviews

Working at Hyatt. Why leadership buy-in really stands out.

A new episode of The BACKLOG PODCAST. Recorded by ADAPTOVATE — The Backlog PodcastListen here — or wherever you get your pods! This condensed article accompanies Ep 7 of The Backlog — The Podcast, by ADAPTOVATE. Frank Kazas is one of three product directors with Hyatt Hotels Digital team. Frank is responsible for four product teams focused on the…Continue readingWorking at Hyatt. Why leadership buy-in really stands out.

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Consulting Life Interviews

The Back Story – Interview with Ash Patil

Our Monthly interview with one of the ADAPTOVATE team. Each month we ask one of our team from around the world to answer a few questions. While not in the same league as The Proust Questionnaire – we think it’s a great way to share our stories with you. This month we sat down and…Continue readingThe Back Story – Interview with Ash Patil

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Roles in Agile Teams

The Powerful Role Leadership Plays During a Crisis.

Leadership is about empathy. It is about having the ability to relate to and connect with people for the purpose of inspiring and empowering their lives. Oprah Winfrey The powerful role leadership plays during the pandemic has required leaders to think fast and change their leadership style to suit the challenging times.    Likewise, departmental teams working with…Continue readingThe Powerful Role Leadership Plays During a Crisis.

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Teams

What makes great teams, winning teams.

Authored by Karrie Chen, Graduate Consultant at ADAPTOVATE Australia. As a business student, I often participate in university case competitions. These competitions are simulations of the work I do at ADAPTOVATE, working within a team to develop solutions to client’s business problems. Most recently in an Intervarsity case competition my team placed 2nd in the finals. However, this ‘win’ was certainly not achieved without having learnt from multiple unsuccessful attempts at case competitions prior. …Continue readingWhat makes great teams, winning teams.

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Agile Operating Model Case Studies Leadership insights

Faster time to market in Pharmaceutical industry – is it possible?

Authors: Brooke Pannell, Ted Tomoyasu, Nathan Nelson, Ghaleb El Masri, Rachna Verma  The pre-covid19 trends in the pharma industry already suggested that, in order to curb the rise of drug prices, companies would need to look at reducing costs related to R&D, just like they have been doing in reducing spend in sales and marketing.  According to…Continue readingFaster time to market in Pharmaceutical industry – is it possible?