26 posts categorised "Talent"

05/16/2017

Tomorrow’s world isn’t too far away: Investors expect a technological transformation

Author: Hilary Eastman, Head of Global Investor Engagement at PwC “From every angle, it comes back to data and technology.” So said one investment professional interviewed as part of our 2017 Global Investor Survey. I have to admit I agree with him. And it’s clearly not just him – this...

05/04/2017

Bringing digitisation to the factory floor and beyond

Author: Reinhard Geissbauer, Head of PwC’s Industry 4.0 Practice, EMEA Last week the world’s largest industrial trade show, the Hannover Messe, took place in Germany. With 6,500 exhibitors from 70 countries, every industrial technology you can imagine was on display, and there was real energy and optimism. I lead up...

01/30/2017

Man and machine: What will the future hold?

Author: Carol Stubbings, Global Leader of PwC's People and Organisation practice It takes bravery nowadays to predict the future. Indeed, if the events of 2016 have taught us anything, it's that unlikely outcomes can easily become a reality. This year marks the 20th year of our CEO Survey‎ and it's...

01/06/2017

Had enough yet? More disruption on the way in 2017

Author: Dana Mcilwain, CAO & Global Operations Leader, PwC International Ltd. As we move on from 2016, I’ve been reflecting on events from across the globe over the last 12 months that highlight dynamic societal discourses on topics ranging from economic policies to tax reform to immigration and national security....

10/20/2016

Attracting and keeping the most talented millennials

Author: Partner & Global Information Leader, Global AIESEC Champion There’s no doubt that CEOs and their organisations are facing a challenging cocktail of new business opportunities and disruptive change from technological developments as well as increasing economic woes in many developed and emerging markets. As one CEO put it recently:...

07/26/2016

Get great people – and let them make mistakes

Author: Will Butler-Adams, CEO, Brompton Bikes Ultimately, running a successful business comes down to meeting the customer’s needs – which in our case means reacting to the consumer. And when it comes to doing this, I think a smaller business like ours has an inherent advantage. Why? Take a look...

06/15/2016

Digital natives take an ‘outside in’ approach to leadership

Author: Nora Wu, PwC Vice Chairwoman and Global Human Capital Leader The Annual Global CEO Survey focused on how international business leaders are finding new ways to compete in an era of digital change. This year, in a unique collaboration with AIESEC, a leading international student organization, we compared their...

06/10/2016

The profession of the future: blending human insight with technology innovation to create and build trust

Author: Dennis Nally, Chairman, PwC International Ltd. At the end of June 2016, I’ll conclude my tenure as Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited, after two terms lasting a total of seven years. The world has changed dramatically since I became Chairman in 2009 – and even more since I joined...

05/25/2016

Can your data champion convince your CEO?

Author: Dan DiFilippo, Global & US Data and Analytics Leader As CEOs work to anticipate customer needs amid a torrent of data, they value analytics more than ever. According to PwC’s 19th CEO Survey, when CEOs were asked which connecting technologies deliver the greatest value on stakeholder engagement, they chose...

04/14/2016

The four ‘S’s: Insights for family business CEOs from the Next Gen survey

Author: Henrik Steinbrecher, Network Middle Market Leader This is the second time we’ve run a survey looking exclusively at the next generation of family business leaders. Our first one in 2014 looked at the challenges they face in terms of gaps, specifically: a credibility gap, a communications gap, or a...