Umbrex Weekly Roundup

By September 5, 2017

A weekly roundup of news about, and insights from, our global community of management consultants.

 

Eyes on China – Financial Crisis Ahead?

Ian Mombru provides a deep dive analysis of over 1,300 listed Chinese companies and a summation of what this means in the near future.

 

A Reality Check on AI

From Sanjay Ghandi’s company blog, insight into the current AI environment for both entrepreneurs and investors.

 

The Power of Value Goal Alignment

Pithy and packing a punch, this short thought from Paul Millerd explores three elements that need to be in place to move ideas from thought to reality and how these elements are equally important in business.

 

How to Get Valuable Data from from KPIs

Not all KPIs are created equal. Nils Boeffel explains how to determine effective KPIs.

 

Beyond AI – Adaptive Leadership

Stefan Pap explains the benefits of adaptive leadership and identifies the limitations of technology when it comes to organizational change that requires people to change their behaviors and mindsets.

 

A 3 Step Guide for Companies in Uncertain Times

In an article for Forbes, Stephen Wunker, author of Capturing New Markets: How Smart Companies Create Opportunities Others Don’t, examines the importance of agility in times of uncertainty and offers three steps towards agility.

 

The Benefits and Growth of Bitcoins and Blockchains

Soyini Coke discusses the next disruption in business operations with logistics experts John Haber and Paul D’Arrigo of Spend Management Experts.