Business uncertainty has made it nearly impossible to develop long-term IT strategies because of funding concerns, according to a recent survey by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG).
How often have you heard the phrase “speed to market”? This mantra is becoming commonplace as companies facing increased competitive pressure adopt a more agile and speedy approach to drive growth.
When I was little, my Dad used to keep a fuel logbook in his car. He would religiously write up his mileage and fuel purchase every time he would fill up. I inherited this habit, and I still have a collection of logbooks filed away. For tax purposes, of course. And nostalgia.
I’ve been reading about Paracelsus, the early 16th century German-Swiss physician, who became famous for pioneering the use of chemistry in medicine. What I love most about him is his thinking, which is summed up in this quote: “The more knowledge is inherent in a thing, the greater the love.”
What does business need now?
The business of predicting the future of business is loud this year, with insights into the future becoming increasingly urgent: Transform, now, hurry. But no one could have predicted 2020 and the impact it would have on the business world. If we sit still for a moment, and sift through the noise, what are some of the things that businesses with a passion for growth actually need? What are the pain points? And what are the solutions?