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Innovating for Success – the Importance of Strong Leadership

A strong leader knows that their success relies on the team they lead.  Great leadership requires the ability to bring out the best in others - to motivate, inspire, and learn from them. Leaders with an open-minded approach, who are comfortable surrounding themselves with talented individuals and are open to new ideas, are those best [...]

2020-02-20T12:18:17+00:00February 20th, 2020|

Effective CIO Succession Planning and Digital Transformation

It is no secret that as we approach the age of retirement for the baby boomer generation, we are facing a succession crisis, with significantly fewer experienced professionals lining up to take the soon to be vacated senior positions across all disciplines. Whilst this poses challenges for all C-suite roles, if we focus in on [...]

2020-01-29T09:40:08+00:00January 29th, 2020|

Digital Transformation and the Multi-generational Workforce

Managing a multi-generational workforce is just one of the challenges facing businesses today.  The modern workforce can comprise up to five different generations; the traditionalist, the baby boomer, Generation X, millennials, and Generation Z. We know that in order for digital transformation to be successful, people must be at the centre, but how do the [...]

2020-01-15T15:38:17+00:00January 15th, 2020|

Latest News from Hamilton Forth

Our latest newsletter is now live.  In it we reflect on the first 18 months of Hamilton Forth, and look to the future of technology and change. We also share details of our latest events, and issues facing the sector. You can read and subscribe to the newsletter here.

2019-12-04T12:52:49+00:00December 4th, 2019|

Change Champions – Does Your Organisation Need Them?

Change is challenging, but in the modern workplace, it is also inevitable. Change takes many forms from introducing a new senior team or CEO, new ways of working, implementing new technologies, or even downsizing or relocating. As change professionals understand only too well, a change programme will only be successful if an organisation’s workforce is [...]

2019-11-27T21:18:46+00:00November 27th, 2019|

Technology and the Impact on Leadership

Technology has a powerful impact on every aspect of our lives. It has changed the way we connect with each other, how we run our homes, and how we do business.  These changes mean that the leaders of today are facing pressure to innovate and adapt on a daily basis. Whilst technology has driven much [...]

2019-11-06T16:05:41+00:00November 6th, 2019|

Putting People at the Heart of Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is a key business priority for businesses across sectors.  Many organisations undergoing a digital transformation process focus on the benefits that new technology will bring to their business, and are keen to adopt the latest tools to transform their processes, engagement, and operations. However, by focusing solely on technology, and not on people, [...]

2019-10-24T13:43:27+00:00October 24th, 2019|

Transformation Talks with AAB Consulting and Morgan Stanley

Earlier this month we held our latest Transformation Talk session, ‘The Application of an Agile Mindset to Deliver Change', led by  Lauren Cahill from Anderson Anderson & Brown Consulting Limited. The discussion and talking points resonated with the audience on many different levels which sparked countless questions and debate towards the end.  We may even [...]

2019-10-23T09:08:19+00:00October 23rd, 2019|

Livingston James Group Marie Curie Shops Challenge

Last week, the Livingston James Group spent an amazing day taking part in the Marie Curie UK Shops Challenge. Five teams spent the day in shops around Glasgow helping to sort, show, and sell donated items, many of which had been donated by LJG colleagues. Thanks to their efforts, and those of the fantastic Marie Curie [...]

2019-10-09T11:44:38+00:00October 9th, 2019|

Digital Disruption and the Future of Professional Services

Many sectors are at risk of disruption from digital business models and services, and their organisational structures and practices face numerous challenges rooted in new technologies. Professional services such as accounting, law and consulting are areas where firms have continued to enjoy great success over the years despite every re-invention of how the business is [...]

2019-10-09T09:38:01+00:00October 9th, 2019|