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Core values of a successful Chief Data Officer

There are different terms, which might sound similar, but does not mean the same.  Head of Digital or Chief Digital Officer and Chief Data Officer. These both titles share the abbreviation CDO, but the two are not the same job. The difference lies in the way he contributes to the company’s strategic goals and their […]

Be a better agile coach: How a lack of leadership leads to failings

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If you’re a professional agile coach, scrum master or experienced consultant, the following scenario is likely something you’ve come across before. During transformation processes, leadership aren’t enabling agile principles to effectively permeate the organisation. This is largely because they’re excluding middle management from the transformation process – organisational players who frequently create roadblocks in meaningful […]

A quick overview of SAP MM and why businesses need it

SAP MM

Inventory and material management is one of the most complex aspects of operating a large enterprise. SAP MM (Material Management) is one of the key modules of SAP ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning). Falling under the logistical and manufacturing functions of the business process, this module enables organisations to optimise their procurement and inventory activities. Undoubtedly […]

Why a PMO manager is essential to achieving organisational objectives

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When it comes to coordinating and delivering projects, the Project Management Office (PMO) is a company’s biggest asset. This unit is integral to the smooth-running and timely delivery of an organisation’s various initiatives, ensuring they are completed on time, within budget and satisfying all stakeholder expectations. The PMO manager is the proverbial captain of this […]

Commercial due diligence: Gain greater confidence in a business plan

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Due diligence is a popular phrase in business; whatever the situation, you want to make sure the investment is sound, permissible and sustainable, with a clear understanding of the key risks and potential upsides. Commercial due diligence (CDD) is an important subset of this general approach. CCD is an independent and forward-thinking assessment of a […]

Agile vs Waterfall: Which to pick as a project management professional

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In software development, two project management methodologies dominate: Agile and Waterfall. If you’re a project management professional, it’s likely you’ve heard of these approaches; since their conception within software, they’ve spilt out into the wider corporate field. Although both methods aim to streamline project development, they do so through varying approaches, and subsequently, each project […]

The mutating role of an IT business analyst

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The role of an IT business analyst is one that has continually transformed over the past few years. In fact, it has evolved to such a great extent that now, many recruiters don’t know what they’re looking for. Even amongst themselves, business analysts have varying opinions about what their role consists of and what objectives […]

Keep ahead of the technology curve as an IT engineer

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Today, the complete digitisation of the business environment demands a more agile way of working. Technological advancements are constantly transforming the competitive landscape, introducing new disruptors and readjusting customer expectations. These turbulent times demand that organisations stay ahead of the curve, with the ability to adapt and adjust their operations at any given moment. Therefore, […]

Community management: Creating a buzz around a brand

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Over the last two decades, marketing has transformed. The Internet has empowered the consumer, making them savvier and more informed than ever before. Subsequently, advertising strategies have had to re-collaborate dramatically. Consumers are no longer compelled to buy by direct advertising campaigns, instead favouring reviews, user-generated content (UGC) and social media. By and large, consumers […]

How a strong vendor management strategy can push digital transformation

vendor management

There are several factors that feed into digital transformation from across the world of business, including vendor management. There are areas of growth, investment and strategy that all have a role to play in a company’s digital transformation process. The role they all play together feeds into the whole picture of a growth strategy. In […]