STRAGON_WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP: INNOVATION IN PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Markus Alsleben, DBA EXECUTIVE EDUCATION, INNOVATION, PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Professional services is an industry, which is probably not known to be at the forefront of innovation today. Still it is an industry that is heavily disrupted by new technologies and subject to margin pressure combined with increased client capabilities and demands. Here Innovation in Professional Services is critical to create sustainable competive advantage and ensure the long term survival …

Innovation in Emerging Countries

RESEARCH: INNOVATION IN EMERGING COUNTRIES

Markus Alsleben, DBA CHINA, INNOVATION, RESEARCH 0 Comments

This article is a short abstract of a forthcomming white paper that was created in cooperation with SAP’s Head of the global SAP Labs Network, Mr. Clas Neumann. In the first decade of the 21st century, multinational organizations are under increasing competitive pressure in the global market place through increasing customer and statutory requirements, technological advance with ever shorter product …

SAP-Catalyst

CASE: GLOBAL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AT SAP

Markus Alsleben, DBA EXECUTIVE EDUCATION, Information Technology, INNOVATION, LEADERSHIP 0 Comments

Global Leaders of today are expected to deliver outstanding results in a in world of ever increasing volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity – also described as VUCA world. In a world where technological and social disruptions change the playing field almost every day, traditional forms of management tools and practice no longer suffice. Despite the changing environment, many companies still resort …

Stragon_Speaker

ONLINE DISCUSSION: ADOPTING NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR SUSTAINABLE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

Markus Alsleben, DBA Agile, Information Technology 0 Comments

This article was written as pre-reading for the Online Discussion I gave to the CIO Matrix LinkedIn Group with over 1700 members from the global CIO community on 23rd of October. The discussion was engaging and yielded multiple insights: Innovative Adoption of Technology may require to separate “Utility IT” from “Technology Innovation”. One participant suggested to create two organisations, one of the …

Large group of cheerful business people.

AGILE CONSULTING FOR SUSTAINABLE RESULTS

Markus Alsleben, DBA Uncategorized 0 Comments

Rapid changes in the global marketplace and client needs increase the pressure for innovative products, services and solutions that require continuous organisational transformations to ensure customer focus and organisational alignment of employees and resources. Traditional innovation and transformation initiatives in global companies however are often based on short term initiatives or even one time efforts that focus on quick fixes …