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Why Technology and Talent Drive M&A Strategy

Why Technology and Talent Drive M&A Strategy

According to the ‘Global Capital Confidence Barometer’, the use of technology, automation and AI for some routine processes is increasing as labor becomes scarcer and the battle for talent intensifies. This could enable companies to free up valuable resources to focus on broader strategic issues.

via EY

Leading the Social Enterprise – Reinvent with a Human Focus

Leading the Social Enterprise - Reinvent with a Human Focus

Intensifying economic, social, and political issues are challenging organizations to reinvent themselves as social enterprises, engaging with stakeholders and cultivating performance in a human way.

via Deloitte Trends

The Antihero Leaders of Digital Transformation

The Antihero Leaders of Digital Transformation

Transformational change often requires leaders to adopt an “antihero” style, characterized by empathy, humility, self-awareness, flexibility, and an ability to acknowledge uncertainty.

via Strategy+Business

Commercial Storytelling: Leading with Purposeful Narratives


“To become a truly differentiated bellwether in your market sector, start by raising the bar of expectations for your leadership team. Envision a ‘movement’ that you can passionately lead in the marketplace — as the recognized #1 or #2 influencer.”

via LinkedIn

Fearless CMOs Embrace Change, Reject Mediocrity


Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) have a choice, embrace the future or cling to the past. To succeed today, they have to abandon mass-media thinking and resist the urge to squander their budgets on trivial advertising or paid media.

via Digital Polymath

Cyberstates: Outlook for U.S. IT Employment Growth


The outlook for future employment growth remains positive. Cyberstates projects the base of U.S. technology occupation employment will grow to 8.6 million by 2026. Retirements will put even more pressure to meet the need for tech talent, according to CompTIA.

via CompTIA

Hybrid Jobs Create Demand for Multi-Skilled Talent

Hybrid Jobs Create Demand for Multi-Skilled Talent

The trend toward more complex, multi-skilled jobs isn’t new, but it’s speeding up. A study projects that hybrid jobs will grow by 21% over the next decade, that’s more than twice the 10% growth rate of the global job market overall.

via World Economic Forum