On November 10, 2022, the European Parliament adopted the final text of the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), which will require companies operating in the European Union (EU) to publish information and data related to environmental issues, social and governance, informs a press release sent to the editorial office. On November 28, 2022, the Council of the European Union has adopted the proposal and published in the Official Journal of the EU. The directive will enter into force on the 20th day after publication. The member states will have 18 months to transpose it into national legislation.
In Nikita Mikhalkov’s film “12” (a remake of Sidney Lumet’s well-known film “12 Angry Men”) there is a particular scene in which one of the twelve jurors deliberating in a dilapidated, old school gym notices the rusty uncovered heating pipes hanging from the ceiling. As it turned out, the pipes had been installed almost 30 […]
“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I —I took the one less traveled by,And that has made all the difference.” Robert Frost – The road not taken One would think that in business, like in the medical world, once the cure is available for everybody, all of the patients will be healed. But when […]
Conventionally, digital business projects are limited to transposing the existent knowledge into a digital format, in order to get more transparency and some automated features. In many situations, this limited scope cannot create value; the solutions are not adapted to the dynamic reality and to business development needs. As a matter of fact, this is the hidden problem that causes significant failures within the digital business realm.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is. Albert Camus It is unanimously agreed that digital transformation will be more significant imperative for organizations in the short-term future. The Economist recently noted that one of the most obvious consequences of the current pandemic crisis will be the infusion of data-enabled services […]
“In my view, aiming at simplicity and lucidity is a moral duty of all intellectuals; lack of clarity is a sin and pretentiousness is a crime.” Karl Popper
Experience has taught us that complex questions can be better answered by employing a multidisciplinary approach. It takes years of experience to achieve simplicity when solving complex problems, especially when you tackle the intricate world of retail operations.
HR represents 85% of the controllable costs in the retail store. Therefore, talking about performance means to include a discussion about human resources management. Today, under the threat of technology disruptors, “brick and mortar” retailers are turning to an …
Today, the entire consulting culture is based on the so-called “Know How.” This happens even if the “Know How” approach is arguably arrogant, false, inappropriate and it is often the most relevant source of failure. It has happened not only in business, but also in education…
Conventionally, digital business projects are limited to transposing the existent knowledge into a digital format in order to get more transparency and some automated features. In many situations this limited scope cannot create value. Therefore, it is a large amount of failure within the digital business realm. Statistics shows that more than 70% of the digital initiatives fail. Experience shows that more than 90% of the problems that are related to business analysis fail. The lack of a scope defined creates communication issues. Consequently, communication issues create inconsistencies.