ENTERING: THE LION CITY
Going global in a networked, digital world is not about having an office in every city, but about being present and close to the strategic epicenters of the world. Singapore is exactly such an epicenter for commerce, finance and logistics. After steadily increasing our presence year-on-year, working for our international clients, we are now opening an office in the Lion City. High expectations.
When Grundfos embarked on their digital transformation journey, it was like looking at a blank piece of paper; everything was possible. The management interviewed 30 thought leaders around the world; everyone from Grundfos’ distributors to professors to consultants to writers to start-up companies, and asked them: “What do you think can disrupt our industry and our company?”
Here’s what’s buzzing at QVARTZ
On Tuesday, QVARTZ and Cisco co-hosted a VECTOR workshop with 41 participants from leading Nordic companies at Vertical’s office in Copenhagen. VECTOR is a transformational workshop designed by Cisco to help companies chart their strategic courses in the Digital Vortex.
The highly dynamic world of management consulting can be difficult to explain, which is why we prefer to show it.Last week, we challenged a group of curious business students from the Copenhagen Economics and Finance Association (CEFA) to a round of our self-invented game, QVARTZOPOLY.
One of the speakers at the SIME conference this week was Jerker Rosander from QVARTZ’ Stockholm office who presented our recent Digital Transformation Report, compiled in collaboration with Microsoft.
Motivated by the deep quantitative aspects he found at QVARTZ Analytics, Johan Emil Rasmussen joined our analytics knowledge hub 2.5 months ago. “Here, I get to work on complex analytical challenges for clients, often alongside partners such as Teradata, Microsoft, Salesforce and Cisco”, he says.
The passion and perseverance of the many Zimbabwean smallholder farmers who keep going despite challenging conditions and limited funds is truly inspiring. For the past year, QVARTZ has been working with The Zimbabwe Agricultural Development Trust (ZADT), a non-profit organisation that manages funds to recover, develop and improve the smallholder farming sector.
Today we celebrate the 3×10-year anniversaries of QVARTZ veterans Jens Friis Hjortegaard, Jens Buur Madsen and Tune Marschall.
First-tier consulting skills – insight and experience delivered with integrity. Flexible approach – matching team and skill configuration to client needs. People centrism – mobilising client organisations’ energy and capacity.
Leadership through followership – creating opportunities for others as early as possible. Individualised career development – accelerated learning and career ownership. Opportunity to influence – room to create, build and be entrepreneurial.