Six global trends shaping the business world

Rapid technology innovation creates a smart, mobile world   Summary: Smart technology offers the promise of remote access to health care and education, while blurring boundaries between industries. The power of the individual will grow and new competitors will emerge, disrupting industries and creating new business models.  Read more…

Rita SterlingSix global trends shaping the business world

The Use and Abuse of Scenarios

byCharles Roxburgh  Source: http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/strategy/the_use_and_abuse_of_scenarios Scenarios are a powerful tool in the strategist’s armory. They are particularly useful in developing strategies to navigate the kinds of extreme events we have recently seen in the world economy. Scenarios enable the strategist to steer a course between the false certainty of a single forecast and the confused paralysis that often strike in troubled times. When … Read More

Rita SterlingThe Use and Abuse of Scenarios