Web Summits, Innovation and Gantt Charts!

As the Web Summit rocks into town again, for the last time in the foreseeable future, it brings along with it the annual excitement and hyperbole about innovation, pivoting, running lean and so on.  It can be easy to think that project management has no place in the worlds of the Web Summit and start-ups.  […]

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Driving Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is having a significant impact on organisations across many sectors.  Not everyone will be impacted to the same degree or at the same pace, but digital transformation represents a very significant change in the way we work and live.  As with all technological advances, separating the hype from the reality is a challenge […]

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On September 22, 2015, posted in: blog, Change, Growth, Home Page Posts, Innovation, Strategy, Talent, Uncategorized by

Location Based Advertising in The Netherlands

<this article first appeared as an interview for The Where Business, July 14th 2011> Map minded people Historically, the Dutch have been a bit map-obsessed you could say, influenced both by a need for world maps, to lead the global navy conquests and trade, as well as local high-precision maps, to end disputes between people […]

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On June 20, 2011, posted in: blog, Innovation, Strategy by

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The Evolving Role of the IT Function in Ireland

Now in its third iteration since 2007, the “Evolving Role of the IT Function in Ireland” examines every facet of IT within public and private organisations.  Five sections in the report cover topics such as the status of the IT function, IT governance and compliance, IT spending and decision-making and IT talent management. Pat Millar […]

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Cloud Licensing Forces an Issue

In the world of software sales, many companies are capitalizing the knowledge needed to select the right license from a very complex set of possible configurations. Although this expertise will still be required in the future, cloud computing and related pricing models should reduce the complexity for end customers, if software vendors allow it to. […]

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On December 24, 2010, posted in: blog, Innovation, IT Consulting, Strategy by

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Bread & Games in Marketing 2011

Marketing has always been about influencing behavior, ensuring the desired action as a follow up of a carefully solicited desire. In many ways this influence is becoming more and more direct and local. But is it becoming more fun as well?

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Location Based Marketing Campaign Tools: Time Savers?

2011 will be the year of the location platform ‘wars'; and some consolidation is to be expected. Standards are needed in the areas of location, campaign and transaction. Some platforms will reposition their offering to a functional niche and some will try to strengthen their user base in order to become the category default. We think the decision for consumers and business to jump in the bandwagon will revolve more around privacy and convenience. For the latter, Geotoko is a giant leap forward.

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Growing Interest in Process Excellence

There has been a surge of interest in process excellence by large organisations over the past six months or so. And this growth has been most evident in organisations that have already made an investment in project offices. That’s according to Ronan Foley, Director with Clarion Consulting. “We are seeing a trend where organisations with […]

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On July 12, 2010, posted in: blog, Change, Innovation by