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IT Insights by Future Processing is an online programme is for CIOs and senior IT executives who struggle with meeting their business’ needs with current IT and are considering outsourcing as a solution. We talk with the industry’s leaders to gain their perspective on IT, outsourcing, business and nearshoring and get them to share their insights and advice.

IT Insights by Future Processing is an online programme is for CIOs and senior IT executives who struggle with meeting their business’ needs with current IT and are considering outsourcing as a solution. We talk with the industry’s leaders to gain their perspective on IT, outsourcing, business and nearshoring and get them to share their insights and advice.

Location:

United States

Description:

IT Insights by Future Processing is an online programme is for CIOs and senior IT executives who struggle with meeting their business’ needs with current IT and are considering outsourcing as a solution. We talk with the industry’s leaders to gain their perspective on IT, outsourcing, business and nearshoring and get them to share their insights and advice.

Language:

English


Episodes

Questions to ask yourself to start designing user-centred software with Martyna Grzybek and Daniel Jaros

6/22/2022
Many of us remember the days of unintuitive software interfaces and the ‘where do I click’ questions in our heads. Thankfully, with the rise of the human-centric software design, the unintuitive apps are no longer the industry standard. However, there are still many companies that need to consider their users more. In this episode, Michał talks to Martyna and Daniel, two user experience designers. They discuss the question of how to design user-centred software products – both for designing...

Duration:00:11:46

ESG: S for social inclusion with Therese Baptiste Cornelis

5/16/2022
In less than 20 years, the ESG movement has grown from a corporate social responsibility initiative launched by the United Nations into a global phenomenon whose assets are set to balloon to $50 trillion by 2025 from about $35 trillion, according to estimates from Bloomberg Intelligence. Being the topic of numerous discussions and having impact on future enterprise value proves it to be crucial in operating business. However, ESG stands for environmental, social, and corporate governance,...

Duration:00:22:33

Human-centrism and the cultural context of technology with Payal Arora

5/5/2022
Our guest is Payal Arora, a co-founder of FemLab.Co and a Professor and Chair in Technology, Values and Global Media Cultures at Erasmus University Rotterdam; authoress of several books including the award-winning “The Next Billion Users” with Harvard Press. Her expertise lies in inclusive design and user experiences among low-income communities worldwide. In the podcast we discuss the aspects of human-centrism and the cultural context of technology. We also unveil the notion of digital...

Duration:00:25:48

The importance of self-worth in career development with John Niland

4/6/2022
People tend to focus on boosting their self-confidence or improving self-esteem, but many don’t realise that it is the self-worth which is the fuel we should run on. Experiencing difficulties in career or personal lives in never easy and it is crucial to be able to rely on our self-worth. In this talk with John Niland, the author of “The Self-Worth Safari”, "Hidden Value", "100 Tips to Find Time", "Opportunity Conversations”, and "The Courage to Ask”, as well as speaker and coach at...

Duration:00:23:11

Building high performance teams: how to succeed in these challenging times with Kevin Mascarenhas

3/22/2022
Recent years have been unprecedented in terms of new unexpected challenges and changes in our work. The pandemics has impacted teams in many ways and has required us to rethink the leadership models to allow the teams stay effective, efficient and high performing. Together with our guest Kevin Mascarenhas, leadership coach to tech startup CEOs, we have touched upon the topic of leadership and high performance teams on various levels. We discuss the concept of transformational leadership as...

Duration:00:35:07

Digitalisation at scale - how large enterprises tackle change, transformation and innovation with Noémie Ellezam

3/8/2022
We often believe that larger organisations are not that agile and rather resemble a tanker when it comes to introducing innovations and responding to change. Is it a fact, or a myth? Let's find out! In this talk with Noémie Ellezam from Société Générale we discussed her experience in approaching agility and complex strategies in big organisations as well as the role of data in such endeavours. We also touched upon implementing digital transformation in a decentralised model, monitoring the...

Duration:00:36:00

How to rise to a global payment challenge? with Igal Rotem

10/18/2021
Together with our guest, Igal Rotem, we'll discuss the world of payments and how to rise to the global payment challenge. It’s a very interesting aspect, especially bearing in mind that the payments market is one of the biggest market sectors across the world of finance. There’s surely an urgent need for universal real-time global payments across global markets – especially when we think about cross-border payments. International businesses today increasingly expect this global access to...

Duration:00:29:35

How NOT to do B2B Marketing in the IT industry – challenges and takeaways with Russ Powell

7/13/2021
B2B marketing is a tough nut to crack, especially during the pandemics where we all had to change our ways of work to certain extent. One of many examples comes from my own experience - being part of the Field Marketing department and focusing, among others, on exploring business relationships at different events, COVID-19 turned it all upside down and we had to look for other possibilities enabling us to build long-lasting partnerships, rather than flying over the world and meeting people...

Duration:00:25:27

Cracking Switzerland – a go-to place for tech innovation with Sheraz Ahmed

7/6/2021
I think we all agree that in terms of tech hubs, Switzerland has this cozy place in our minds as a go-to place, but have you ever wondered why is that? What makes it so special? When we think of Switzerland and tech what comes to our mind is blockchain, Crypto valley, startups – concepts which are simply innovative and at the same time sexy. They draw attention, tempt investors and as a result of these and numerous other reasons - make money. Together with my guest Sheraz Ahmed we will try...

Duration:00:16:27

Evolution of financial inclusion and financial literacy with Nina Mohanty

7/6/2021
The rapid acceleration of fintech industry in the past years, especially caused by the pandemics, has influenced lifes of many people worldwide – also when it comes to the financial aspects. But there are still areas where the levels of financial inclusion and financial literacy are low. There’re several reasons why it is important to improve these levels since on the one hand, financial literacy and financial inclusion touch on the very basic, core needs of individuals, and on the other...

Duration:00:38:06

How Private Equity approaches IT in their investments with James Prebble

7/1/2021
One of the ways for a business to thrive and develop is to be backed by Private Equity. The areas which Private Equity targets are quite wide but very often it invests in the IT-related industries or directly into technologies developed by the companies from various sectors. Considering how well IT stands throughout the pandemics and how COVID accelerated the need for the digital transformation it seems that such a trend will only continue to gain grounds. However, every owner should bear...

Duration:00:27:06

How technology has transformed telemedicine. Consumer benefits of telehealth with Sebastian Boëthius

6/22/2021
Medicine 20 years ago and medicine today is not the same science in terms of technological acceleration it has faced throughout the years. It seems that 2020 made it even more advanced and technology-oriented considering the ongoing pandemics and the need to limit in-person appointment but maintain the same level, or at least close level, of access for the patients. In 2019, less than 10% of consumers had a telehealth visit within the past year. In 2020 such visits became a must-have and...

Duration:00:28:39

Journey to the cloud on an enterprise scale with Jakub Garszynski

6/4/2021
Most enterprises have already started their Journey to the Cloud, more or less. The industry faces a revolution in a way key players provide services and move from traditional IT to modern, faster and scalable tools. But the bigger the organisation is, the harder the journey. Challenges of knowledge transfer, overcoming siloes, communication, getting rid of legacy, managing risk and staying on top of a huge cloud migration - there's plenty of things to watch out for. Luckily our guest today...

Duration:00:29:55

The challenges of change management with Graham Kennedy

6/2/2021
Today’s the most volatile and uncertain time for businesses worldwide – it's a fact you can’t deny. Moreover, if you expect things will go quiet and peaceful again, you’re most likely wrong. VUCA is the new normal and is here to stay. Bearing that in mind, it’s good to understand how to stay on top of change and manage the disruption. The pandemics has only accelerated the need for change management, forcing companies to go through digital transformation in their organizations to stay on...

Duration:00:22:09

The challenges of running a leading eCommerce site with Craig Bruce

5/14/2021
In a competitive market, customers expect access 24x7 to the eCommers site from any device, and if they can’t buy what they want when they want, they will simply go elsewhere. John Lewis is one of the UKs leading eCommerce platforms, with a demand profile which is massively influenced by promotional activity such as Black Friday. To illustrate that - February is a low point in Retail as customers finances are recovering from Christmas, customer orders might be as low as 200/hr yet peak at...

Duration:00:17:56

The payments point of view with Kaspar Loog

5/6/2021
From cash and checks to e-wallets: real-time, global, secure digital payments - the landscape of the payments industry has changed drastically in the recent years. Nonetheless, the disruption is still only ahead of us and it's worth understanding what payment trends will shape the way the market goes. New technology, customer behaviour, ever-growing competition force the industry to revisit its fundamentals.

Duration:00:42:25

COVID-19 business takeaways with Anton C. Lewis

4/7/2021
In 2020 doing business became very difficult and unpredictable all around the globe. The pandemic was unexpected and none of us was truly prepared for it. It’s been almost a year now that we live in a world, we do not dare to call normal yet, however, it is a world which we are involuntarily getting used to – businesswise too. It’s impossible to predict when COVID-19 will cease to be threat to business, but what we can do is look at 2020, reflect upon it and draw conclusions for the...

Duration:00:15:03

Digital Transformation in the economic theory of Kondratieff wave with Jürgen Böhn

3/1/2021
No doubt we are witnesses to a huge industry disruption which is caused by the digital transformation. It affects not only the IT world, but a lot of innovative industries, changing the world we know as we speak. But how to predict what impact will it have and how to embed it in the economics? Our guest will tell us more about the economic perspective of the disruption and how it is reflected in the Kondratieff Wave theory. It is especially interesting to investors and governments since it...

Duration:00:22:00

Scaling AI – how to make it successful with Luca Boschin

2/17/2021
AI offers plenty of benefits, but before bringing those end-goals to life, AI has to be scaled and here the statistics are truly bothering. In fact, even though more than 90% of organisations are investing in AI today, only 17% have been able to scale it. It seems that finding a balance between the strategy and AI is not easy. Today we are going to discuss if there is anything we can change in order to increase our success rate in that matter.

Duration:00:20:12

Future of Work with Bob Pulver

2/4/2021
More and more companies are moving towards digital transformation of their businesses. This time though, it looks like the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated changes in organisations that specifically touch upon the human aspect of the business directly. As the “The Future of Jobs Survey” reveals, “50% of employers will accelerate the automation of their work, while over 80% are set to expand the digitization of their work processes. That means that some jobs that have been lost will never come...

Duration:00:34:34