Most companies are shooting themselves in the foot in the “war for talent”. We discovered a serious misalignment between the priorities of employers and those of sought-after talents while researching our forthcoming book, ‘Disrupt Your Career: How to Navigate Uncharted Career Transitions and Thrive‘. A study from Right Management shows that organisations that provide career development…

Morgan Gatsby, a diversified financial services business, focuses on investment banking, wealth management and corporate advisory, meeting the needs of corporates, families and individuals, including a number of the leading names in the Middle East and beyond. A unique proposition and focus “We are unlike any other financial advisor,” says Ajay Arora, Chief Executive Officer…

A well-managed portfolio of corporate alliances can create unique pathways to competitive advantage. There are success principles that describe how well-chosen and well-managed alliances boost financial performance. However, failure rates remain high – in a recent study, nearly 80 percent of companies reported that the vast majority of strategic partnerships fail. The advice you usually…

It’s reasonable to assume that the high-tech would be an industry leader in understanding the need for, and accelerating toward, a complete digital transformation. But the new evidence suggests that few in this industry are generating financial success from their extensive digital investments. Many high-tech companies are embracing cloud, analytics or mobile to drive greater…

The Human Brain Project (HBP), a global, ten-year scientific research project aimed at advancing the understanding of neuroscience, brain-inspired computing and brain-related medicine, got underway in 2013. This European Commission initiative, born from the seminal work of Professor Henry Markram, from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, provides the scientific community with the…