SOLYP-Blog

Digital Leadership – Classic Orchestra and Jazz Combo under One Roof

on May 29, 2019

A guest article by Prof. Dr. Thorn Kring
 

Leadership within the digital transformation is multi-facetted. The claim for a more agile mindset of leaders is frequently uttered – and often even justly. The Great Man at the point of mostly hierarchical leadership systems is to be replaced by leaders who understand themselves as system architects keeping upstage and empowering employees with a corporate mindset by strengthening relationships.

Digital Leadership and New Roles: System-Architects and Relationship-Champions

on December 03, 2018

A guest article by Prof. Dr. Thorn Kring
 

Digitization drives companies into change processes: Business models are constantly changing, strategies get adapted, new digital solutions and new service offerings evolve. Project structures overrule functional organizational hierarchies and agile methodologies change the way we work together within our teams.

"To Ashes, to Dust ...": The Old Strategy Approach Gives Way to a New Understanding

on November 14, 2018

A guest article by Ronald Herse
 

Market volatility, growth, disruption, digitization, shareholder value... our current environment is characterized by constant change and ever higher speed. It has never been easy to develop working strategies and implement them with the desired results. Of course, while respecting resources, budgets and time frame.

“Everything is Possible, Nothing Will Remain the Same”: Agile Thinking and Acting in the Small and Medium Firm Sector

on November 05, 2018

A guest article by Moritz Weissman
 

Today’s complex world cannot be mastered with the help of the “old” logic. Curiosity and being prepared for change is what will be rewarded. In the media and during events, we more and more frequently meet the term “agility”. But beyond half knowledge, what’s behind this buzzword, and why shouldn’t we underestimate this topic? 

Strategy Development and Controlling in the Working World 4.0: Stay agile!

on May 25, 2018

A guest article by Dominic Lindner
 

The working world today poses new demands for organizations – for example, customers’ demands have become much more complex within the last few years. Customers also expect them to be managed 24/7. In order to meet those demands, a great deal of organizations are creating agile working environments and allow their teams for more autonomous decisions.

Digital Data Management: The Cloud as the Model of the Future?

on October 27, 2017

“The Cloud” has become much more than just an external memory extension. It is the solution that organizations need in the age of digitalization: Big Data, the Internet of Things, the increasing mobile use of the web and the blockchain technology require flexible IT infrastructures. So all roads lead towards the cloud, don’t they? But what need companies to take into account when implementing a cloud solution?

Success Factors of Strategic Planning – Expert Check, Part 7

on December 17, 2015

We must learn from the past in order to shape our future successfully, they say. But are we not slaves of the past rather than its disciples? Every decision we take determines the tomorrow: With a law degree I'll never be a physician, even if later on my happiness will depend on the new calling.