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Future Fit: Implementing Cloud-Based ERP the Right Way

By Ulrich Kreitz Head of Managed Services Germany, NTT DATA Business Solutions

Enterprise Resource Planning is a key piece of the puzzle when it comes to turning operational excellence into competitive advantage. But as the cloud opens up opportunities, relationships between clients, services and suppliers are changing. As suppliers are being asked to accept more client risk, and own processes in the future, success in the new world will come from carefully building trust.

Why It Makes Business Sense to Protect and Restore Nature

By Eva Zabey Executive Director, Business for Nature

Business and nature are eternally and irreversibly linked. Corporations that transform their business models will gain a competitive advantage over those that do not advocate for nature. To take a leadership position in this realm, companies must Assess, Commit, Act and Advocate.

The Blue Economy: Combining Technology and Sustainability to Defend the Seas

By Maria Vittoria Trussoni Head of Sustainability Championship, NTT DATA Italy , Martina Maffioletti Software Developer Engineer & Sustainability Champion, NTT DATA Italy

Technological development is an important vehicle to achieve sustainability, but companies must open up to innovation. Developments in the Blue Economy – protecting our marine environment and sustainably using ocean resources for improved social and economic life – offer inspiring examples of how technology is helping to protect and enhance the most vital element of our planet’s natural resources.

Bold, Innovative Partnerships Can Drive Sustainability and Benefit Business, People and Planet

By David Bloch Corporate Partnerships Director, WWF International

Businesses must be pioneers of a new development path that is just, equitable and puts people and nature first. Beyond ensuring their own operations are sustainable, businesses are primed to lead on rapid adaptation and the innovative solutions needed to drive change.

Culture and Commercialisation: The Best Way Forward For Fans, Hands Down

By Christoph Schindler Managing Director, VfL Gummersbach Handball Club

The potential for digital technology to revolutionise how people interact with sport has been brought into sharp focus over the last year, with the pandemic forcing the industry to rethink how they provide the best service they can for fans. A German handball club has an inspiring story of how to reconcile old cultural values with new commercial demands.

Unlocking Potential to become an Organisational da Vinci

By Peter Fisk Global thought leader and author of Gamechangers

One of the biggest challenges faced by leaders is connecting the diverse perspectives and skills inside, and outside, the organisation in order to focus innovation efforts. Peter Fisk, takes us through what we can learn from Microsoft’s renaissance under Satya Nadella.

The Age of Unlearning

By Duane Holland Innovator-in-Residence at UCL

As the world resets from a period of rapid change, business leaders must break legacy thinking or die. The unlearning curve is steep, but standing still and assuming tomorrow will look like today is a fallacy. The fastest to unlearn will win. Innovation alliances and ecosystems help business leaders to see themselves through others. At the dawn of the great reset, now is the time to let things go. If not now, when?

Open Innovation: the virtuous collaboration between companies, universities and startups

By Giorgio Scarpelli Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, NTT DATA Italia

In the processes of conceiving and applying technological transformations, partnerships between universities and the business world have proved to be indispensable says Giorgio Scarpelli, Senior VP, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer at NTT Data Italy

Open Innovation & The Triple Win

By Tom Winstanley CTO & Head of New Ventures, NTT DATA UK

Innovating with impact increasingly means creating and delivering new products, services and solutions that go well beyond the boundary of just one organisation. This takes open partnerships and collaborative execution, focusing on the Triple Win.

Lessons in Co-Creation from the Automotive Industry

By Ralf Malter MD & Chief Operating Officer, NTT DATA Germany

Businesses can’t innovate at speed if they work alone. In a post-Covid business landscape, agile companies innovate by embracing co-creation and the transparent exchange of ideas. Collaborations in the auto industry offer an inspiring example of how these strategic relationships can change the world.

Collaborating through Adversity

By Eddie Copeland Director at London Office of Technology and Innovation

The London Office of Technology and Innovation (LOTI) connects the London’s 33 boroughs and during the pandemic has focused on three key areas of collaboration to help London - sharing knowledge, collaborating on new ideas and mitigating the risk of innovation.

The CXO Podcast: Happiness, Society & Collaborative Innovation

By Giorgio Scarpelli Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, NTT DATA Italia , Luigino Filice Professor of Manufacturing Technologies at Calabria University

Beyond Borders: Innovating in an Interconnected World

By Simon Williams CEO NTT DATA UK

As our business, social and natural environments adapt to the shockwaves of the Covid-19 pandemic, never-before-seen collaborations between organisations have brought forth incredible advances in medicine and technology. Such innovations wouldn’t have been possible alone. Looking beyond the perimeter of the company to make strategic external connections is fundamental.