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The CXO Podcast: Purpose Strategy Meets Talent Strategy

By Becky Willan CEO, Given , Ric Garner Managing Director - Workforce Readiness Consulting, NTT DATA Services , Joe Trainor VP, Head of Design & Sustainable growth, NTT DATA UK

Trust: The New Currency of Business

By Fernando Apezteguia CEO, NTT DATA UK

In a world where skepticism and misinformation have now become the default, trust has become the new currency for business. And those companies that know how to spend it well can create a competitive advantage by making sure that their actions speak louder than words.

Gender Equality – The New Leadership Advantage

By Raluca Melnic CFO, NTT DATA Romania

In today’s fast-changing markets, where adaptability is key to success, traditional leadership thinking is too rigid to effectively respond to unexpected events. What’s needed instead at a senior level is a vibrant mix of thought and opinions that can deliver creative solutions to unexpected events. This means that organizations with greater gender balance at the highest level are much better equipped to remain competitive.

Smart Learning: The Positive Effects of Digital Training on EX

By Sara Manocchio Senior Consultant & Employee Experience Lead, HR Transformation Practice, NTT DATA Italy , Michela Romeo Senior Consultant & Employee Experience Lead, HR Transformation Practice, NTT DATA Italy

Many things are shaking up the labour market at the moment, with added pressure to stem the flow of the ‘great resignation’. In our current context, employee experience (EX) is more important than ever. Here’s how organisations can use digital training and smart learning to keep employees happy.

How RPA Bots Help Chatbots Get Smarter

By Adrian Kostrz Innovation Manager, NTT DATA Business Solutions

Imagine if process automation was a matter of simply typing what you want. Well, this just became a reality. At a recent hackathon, an NTT DATA team demonstrated an innovative approach that integrates RPA bots and chatbots. The result was a tool that freed users from time-consuming, repetitive tasks, allowing them to focus on adding value while using natural conversation capabilities.

An Intelligent Organisation Starts and Ends With People

By Jan Henning Gerhard Bock Managing Director, Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security GmbH

Nature shows the way: those who adapt, survive. This also applies to organisations, especially against the background of enormous challenges, such as accelerated technological evolution, pandemics and climate change. To achieve this, organisations must leave behind linear-hierarchical structures and move towards networked-intelligent ones. But how can this be achieved?

The Beating Heart of Sustainability: People

By Denisa Potra Head of Administration, NTT DATA Romania

The world is online, working remotely, clocking long hours from unusual locations. It’s important to remember that the workers that sit behind the screens and keyboards are people, and they need more than just another KPI to keep them connected and engaged

Achieving Sustainable Growth By Attracting Young Talent

By Selin Bakaçhan People & Culture Director, NTT DATA Business Solutions Turkey, Middle East and North Africa

Worldwide retention of top talent has been an organisational issue for some time now. The recent ‘turnover tsunami’ headlines show us the problem isn’t getting better. Here’s how NTT DATA Business Solutions Turkey, Middle East and North Africa have managed to retain 97% of new employees in the last five years.

Sustainability Within Organisations: The Shift from AOB to Business Critical

By Henrietta Marsh-Smith Delivery Director, NTT DATA UK

The next generation have not only grown up as digital natives but as truly global citizens, connected like never before to people and events all over the world. Threats to our very survival, as well as an equitable and prosperous future, are felt more sharply by Generation Z than any others before them. Protect their future – and in the process, your organisation’s future too.

Working Without Boundaries and the Enterprise of Tomorrow

By Adela Negru Chief Operations Officer, NTT DATA Romania

Agile organisations are defined by how closely they’ve looked at costs, technology and digital innovation and leveraged these to survive in times of uncertainty. Learning from this approach, businesses can reap the benefits of cultural flexibility, process agility, and operational adaptability – allowing employees to work without boundaries while still achieving benchmarks of productivity.

White Paper: Shaping the change

There are a number of reasons for the pressure to change that many companies are feeling: economic globalisation, unforeseen crises, the rising complexity of business processes, and digitalisation at all levels to name a few. Companies are responding with new structures and processes. In doing so, management has to rely heavily on HR, because every positive change is built on the willingness and skillsets of employees. HR shapes extensive aspects of change and HR managers, therefore, are increasingly becoming change managers – and have to stand the test of this new role.

The Surprisingly Simple Formula for Smart Working

By Caterina Limido Operations & Employee Transformation Manager, NTT DATA Italia

As we enter a new era of work, three key elements can help employee and employer alike respond favourably to the shift: communication, learning and a reimagined workplace. Taken together, these elements offer a model for truly smart working.

In a World in Flux, You Need a Flux Mindset

By April Rinne Author of Flux: 8 Superpowers for Thriving in Constant Change

In today’s world in flux, traditional change management is insufficient. Enterprise agility, operational adaptability, cultural flexibility and organisational fluidity all fundamentally depend on a new way of thinking about and relating to change, period. Welcome to a Flux Mindset: an essential tool for leadership, robust organisational culture and thriving talent from here on out.

Learning to Transform: How Collaboration and Care Help Us Deal With Change

By Ram Tankudar DevOps Principal Consultant, NTT DATA UK

Learning is a critical part of an organisation’s ability to transform. The steep learning curve on cloud native migrations offers a useful lens through which to understand how we can improve both training and ways of working, in order to create an agile and future-fit organisation.

Gartner Innovation Case Study Spotlight: A Look Inside NTT DATA’s Commitment to Innovation

By Hiroshi Tomiyasu Senior Vice President and Head of Technology and Innovation, NTT DATA Corporation

Everyone seems to have a different formula for innovation success. Recently, NTT DATA Corporation’s Senior VP and Head of Technology and Innovation, Hiroshi Tomiyasu, had the chance to discuss the approach that NTT DATA takes, when interviewed by Gartner for its Innovation Case Study Spotlight Series. Our three go-to ingredients for success are prioritisation based on customer needs, foster the right culture, and nurturing talent. What’s your formula?

White Paper: Re-Energising Employees to Thrive in a Changing Business

The white paper examines some of the key challenges facing organisations as the digital revolution gathers pace. By understanding the new disruptive environment and connecting people across (and beyond) the workforce, organisations can become more motivated, inventive, adaptable and quick to respond.

White Paper: Building a High-Performance Culture

This paper investigates how to build a high-performing company culture through purpose, meaning and entrepreneurship.

The Question on Every Prospective Employee’s Lips: “What’s Your Purpose?”

By Kim Gray Head of Diversity & Inclusion, NTT DATA UK

The dynamic between employee and employer has shifted. People are now more selective about who they work for, placing greater importance on purpose and culture. To attract and retain talent, organisations need to be clear about why they exist, and live those values in everything they do.

The Mobilised Organisation: Building Power through People for a Resilient, Innovative and High Performing Organisation

By Candice McGlen Talent development expert, member of the Forbes HR Council and author of Engage Us Now!

When discussing employee culture, much focus has been put on agility, or the ability to respond to change. But to remain relevant and competitive, organisations must also consciously lead the change. In this way, there is much leadership teams can learn from social change movements, where authentic purpose, a belief in people power and the removal of barriers to participation mean that grassroots mobilisation can have real impact.

Transformation: The Power of Vision in Times of Change

By Maria Metz CEO, NTT DATA Romania

Embarking on continuous transformation is one of the most significant decisions a CEO has to make, but 2020 has taught us that we must prepare for the unexpected. Vision, ambition, commitment and conviction will be required of not only the leadership team, but everyone in the organisation.

The Big Four of Making Culture Visible: Actions, Rituals, Symbols and Stories

By Ozan Dağdeviren Entrepreneur, speaker and author of Startups Grow with People

Cultures are constructed as the collective expression of the group social and psychological needs. Utilising theories of social dynamics when deliberately building organisational culture can make visible what is often intangible.

The Kind of Culture Employees Love

By Josh Levine Culture expert and best-selling author

Notoriously hard to define as culture is, now the rules have also changed on how organisations build it. Perks that provide short-term satisfaction won’t cut it and the corporate loyalty of our grandparents hasn’t stuck the generations. To thrive, organisations need to define their culture beyond the free lunches and casual Fridays and learn to utilise culture as a business tool.

Reimagining Work – with Automation on Your Team

By Matthew Kearney Former Vice President Strategy, NTT DATA UK

How can we design the right environment for businesses to get the most from automation, so that current and future employees can focus on the human aspects of value creation?

People Investment is the True Workplace Capital of the Future

By Anna Amodio Senior VP & Head of HR, NTT DATA Italy

How can a business’s core people function bring employees together when a global pandemic is keeping them apart? Culture is more important than ever to ensure that your people know they are valued, and to maintain a healthy and thriving internal community.