TFTF | Sep 15, 2020


The fortnight thus far

Reports & resources we loved in the last 15 days, once every 15 days.


Issue #39


Sep 15, 2020

1

Digital Lean Manufacturing

With advances in robotics, materials and artificial intelligence poised to be the future vanguards of manufacturing and beyond, digital technologies and lean principles are intersecting to be a powerful combination. More on what lean principles remain relevant today and in the future?

[ Deloitte > Full report here:

https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/insights/focus/industry-4-0/digital-lean-manufacturing.html ]

2

5 Principles to Guide Adaptive Leadership

Leaders are facing unpredictability, imperfect information, multiple unknowns and the need to identify responses quickly due to constantly evolving pandemic. Adaptive leadership becomes the key to respond to this crisis. More on principles of adaptive leadership and how AstraZeneca is applying this approach to save humanity.

[ Harvard Business Review > Full report here:

https://hbr.org/2020/09/5-principles-to-guide-adaptive-leadership?ab=hero-main-text ]

3

Can Enterprise Intelligence be Created Artificially?

74% are set to initiate or scale-up their AI programs, 88% of them believe that ethics and accountability are among the top AI specific concern areas that needs to be addressed. More on how AI can be used to maximize internal value and the key challenges to be addressed before doing that.

[ E&Y > Full report here :

https://www.ey.com/en_in/consulting/can-enterprise-intelligence-be-created-artificially#:~:text=EY%20ASpace%20is%20a%20unique,and%20more%20future%20ready%20businesses. ]

4

Building your Uncertainty Advantage

Most companies haven’t built the capabilities to manage, much less thrive, amidst uncertainty. While they wait for precise data before making a decision, they lack the robust sensing skills needed to reveal value creating or destroying trends. So, how does one develop these advantages and thrive during uncertainty?

[ BCG > Full report here:

https://www.bcg.com/publications/2020/using-uncertainty-to-your-advantage ]

5

The Future of Mobility in Post-COVID-19 India

In May 2020, Auto sales surged by 14.5% in China owing to the lack of trust in public transportation. A similar trend is expected in India towards affordable personal mobility such as entry level cars and two wheelers. Expected boost in used cars market, which is 1.2 times the new car market. Know more.

[ KPMG > Full report here:

https://home.kpmg/in/en/home/insights/2020/06/auto-sales-post-covid-19-the-road-to-recovery.html ]

6

Coronavirus and Sports

COVID has forced the world’s biggest sports leagues to postpone or cancel the current season, now played behind closed doors. To keep the fans interested leagues have started engaging audiences aggressively on social media and esport events. More on how sporting community has reacted to the pandemic.

[ Euromonitor > Full report here:

https://go.euromonitor.com/white-paper-sports-2020-coronavirus-and-sports.html ]

Every article here has had 100s of hours of effort that have gone into making this relevant, insightful and concise. Due credit and thanks to all these professionals and organizations who toiled to put together these insights, of such high quality, for the use of businesses across the world.