Tagged: Creative

How to Think Differently About a Flexible Workforce

Posted on October 12, 2017

BY LEAPROS™ Human Resources · Creative · Hiring · Staffing

In today’s rapidly changing business environment, companies that rely solely on full-time employees are finding they have neither the skills nor the agility to sustain success. For instance, 40 percent of U.S. companies can’t fill their open positions, according to a McKinsey Global Institute study that found that analytical, engineering, and management roles are the hardest to fill.

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How CIOs can master key tech trends to drive change

Posted on March 16, 2017

BY LEAPROS™ Information Technology · CIO · Creative · Innovation · Technology

Accenture’s 2017 Technology Vision examines opportunities for CIOs to harness technology to help workers achieve more.

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How CIOs can drive digital innovation through collaboration

Posted on March 18, 2016

BY LEAPROS™ Information Technology · Big Data · Creative · Innovation

CIOs drive innovation by building digital awareness, forming digital innovation teams, and creating innovative opportunities in the form of new products and services. This three step approach accelerates the innovation cycle and optimizes the leveraging of information and technology for competitive advantage.

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Why Chief Human Resources Officers Make Great CEOs

Posted on November 25, 2015

BY LEAPROS™ Human Resources · Analytics · Creative · Leadership · Management

According to this research article, except for the COO role, the executive whose traits were most similar to those of the CEO was the CHRO.  The researchers asserted that in our modern economy where attracting talent, creating the right organizational structure, and building the right culture are essential for driving strategy, the CHRO’s experience makes a leader more likely to succeed at those tasks.

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How big banks use tech to attract savvy consumers

Posted on July 29, 2015

BY LEAPROS™ Information Technology · Creative · Culture · Innovation · Talent

Large, established banks and financial institutions are moving away from physical branch locations and toward technologies such as mobile payments, wearables, social media and gamification to enable remote interactions.

This article can also be viewed at cio.com

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Leveraging Big Data for Product Innovation

Posted on June 10, 2015

BY LEAPROS™ Information Technology · Analytics · Creative

Identifying the desirability of new products has always been a challenge, especially so for innovation products. As Lenovo step into the fast changing PC+ era, the company feels an urge to adopt requirements on consumer insights such as faster, lower cost, and larger sample size. Social media has thus been selected as one source to test products/features to determine customer desirability; improvements on value proposition. We will share our learnings in this process on how Lenovo adopts social media data into product innovation process.

Ruoyu Bao is the head of Global Analytics Hub for Lenovo. He was a physicist by training, who also gained business acumen through strategy roles at McKinsey and Lenovo.

This presentation can also be viewed on ieondemand.com

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