Responding to technical innovation

Rob Hughes and Mark Outram presented at The Future of Work Seminar around the topic of preparing and developing a hybrid workforce for the disruptive digital age. Rob is CEO at Techopian, an online publication covering developments in technology, business, the economy and society. Mark is the Managing Director and Co-Founder of Propel Consult, delivery partner of a global Robotic Process Automation vendor, Automation Anywhere, offering full implementation and skilled resource to customers embarking on their RPA journey.

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An introduction to Phospheres

There was an enlightening and positive discussion at the first session of acumen7’s August meeting, following a succinct and informative presentation from Rémi Grosjean of Prospheres. Prospheres specialises in turnaround and company transformation, and has completed 160 restructures over the last 20 years. One of their key strengths is ensuring staff engagement and empowerment, leading to positive change and lasting results.

Rémi shared a number of challenges faced by Prospheres and members provided their feedback, some of whom have indicated interest in following up, further demonstrating our raison d’etre.

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How businesses are responding to the current crisis

Three acumen7 members gave their initial observations on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on business. Robert Williams spoke about how many have responded to the crisis, Aecom’s Giles Price spoke about the logistics of returning to work in practice and Team Animation’s Donnie MacNicol revisited the Delivery Manifesto. 

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