Digital Stratosphere: Digital Transformation, ERP, HCM, and CRM Implementation Best Practices
How To Lead A Business or Digital Transformation [Introduction to Transformation Change Leadership]

How To Lead A Business or Digital Transformation [Introduction to Transformation Change Leadership]

June 14, 2021

Poor executive sponsorship and transformation leadership is one of the root causes of business and digital transformation failure. The most effective transformations feature effective leadership, while failures typically see ineffective - and oftentimes destructive - leadership behaviors. Poor leadership can lead to chaos and lost business value throughout and after a major transformation. This episode covers the things you need to know to be an effective project leader.

 

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TOP 10 CRM SYSTEMS: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/top-10-crm-systems-for-digital-transformations/

GUIDE TO ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/organizational-change-management/

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The Dark Side of Cloud ERP and SaaS Software | Risks of Cloud Systems

The Dark Side of Cloud ERP and SaaS Software | Risks of Cloud Systems

June 11, 2021

The ERP vendors and their implementation partners have pulled off the hoax of the century: converting customers to cloud and SaaS ERP systems. Regardless of the benefits and merits of cloud ERP, never before has the industry orchestrated such a widespread move based on self-interest. The episode explains how to navigate and mitigate the risks that come with this.

 

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TOP 10 ERP SYSTEMS RANKING: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/the-top-10-erp-systems-for-2020/

TOP 10 ERP SYSTEMS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/top-erp-systems-for-small-businesses/

TOP 10 CRM SYSTEMS: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/top-10-crm-systems-for-digital-transformations/

GUIDE TO ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/organizational-change-management/

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Executive Summary of Digital Transformation Best Practices

Executive Summary of Digital Transformation Best Practices

June 9, 2021

In today’s episode, we cover general strategies and best practices when it comes to digital transformation. Although digital transformation can mean different things to different organizations, the same best practices always stand from transformation to transformation. 

 

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TOP 10 ERP SYSTEMS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/top-erp-systems-for-small-businesses/

TOP 10 CRM SYSTEMS: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/top-10-crm-systems-for-digital-transformations/

GUIDE TO ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/organizational-change-management/

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How to Create a Digital Innovation Culture

How to Create a Digital Innovation Culture

June 7, 2021

Digital transformation alone does not drive innovation and organizational change. It requires effective organizational change management and a deliberate focus on creating a culture of digital innovation. This episode explains what digital innovation is and how your digital transformation can more effectively create a digital mindset and culture within your organization.

 

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TOP 10 ERP SYSTEMS RANKING: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/the-top-10-erp-systems-for-2020/

TOP 10 ERP SYSTEMS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/top-erp-systems-for-small-businesses/

TOP 10 CRM SYSTEMS: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/top-10-crm-systems-for-digital-transformations/

GUIDE TO ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/organizational-change-management/

DOWNLOAD 20 LESSONS FROM 1,000 ERP IMPLEMENTATIONS: http://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/lessons-from-1000-erp-implementations-ebook

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SAP vs. Oracle: How Google’s Tech Decision Could Affect Your ERP Software Evaluation

SAP vs. Oracle: How Google’s Tech Decision Could Affect Your ERP Software Evaluation

June 4, 2021

After a lengthy lawsuit between Google and Oracle, Google recently announced that they would replace Oracle EBS with SAP S/4HANA. What does this mean to the ongoing SAP vs. Oracle debate, and more importantly, what does it mean to your ERP software evaluation? This episode explains some of the factors that went into Google's decision, as well as how these two ERP systems may fit with your organization and needs.

 

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TOP 10 ERP SYSTEMS RANKING: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/the-top-10-erp-systems-for-2020/

TOP 10 ERP SYSTEMS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/top-erp-systems-for-small-businesses/

TOP 10 CRM SYSTEMS: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/top-10-crm-systems-for-digital-transformations/

GUIDE TO ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/organizational-change-management/

DOWNLOAD 20 LESSONS FROM 1,000 ERP IMPLEMENTATIONS: http://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/lessons-from-1000-erp-implementations-ebook

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The Role of Cybersecurity In Digital Transformation

The Role of Cybersecurity In Digital Transformation

June 2, 2021

In today’s episode, we are going to cover strategies and best practices when it comes to cybersecurity and protecting your data through a digital transformation. It’s more important now than ever before to have a sound cybersecurity strategy that protects your business from outside threats.

 

This episode covers:

  • How have cyber threats evolved since, say, 10 or 15 years ago?
  • What are the most common cyber threats from the ones you just covered?
  • What can organizations do to mitigate the risks they face when migrating data from one system to another?
  • What are the best practices for building out a data security strategy?

 

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TOP 10 ERP SYSTEMS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/top-erp-systems-for-small-businesses/

TOP 10 CRM SYSTEMS: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/top-10-crm-systems-for-digital-transformations/

GUIDE TO ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/organizational-change-management/

DOWNLOAD 20 LESSONS FROM 1,000 ERP IMPLEMENTATIONS: http://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/lessons-from-1000-erp-implementations-ebook

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Overcoming the Gap Between Digital Technology and People [The Human Side of Digital Transformation]

Overcoming the Gap Between Digital Technology and People [The Human Side of Digital Transformation]

May 31, 2021

The ongoing man vs. machine debate is alive and well. Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotic processes, and others are providing quantum leap opportunities for business model enhancements and improvements. But how does the human side of transformation fit into these digital components of transformation? As the pace of change of digital technology accelerates, humans are not keeping the same cadence with their ability to change. This increases the gap between humans and digital capabilities, which makes organizational change management even more important. This episode explains.

 

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TOP 10 CRM SYSTEMS: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/top-10-crm-systems-for-digital-transformations/

GUIDE TO ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/organizational-change-management/

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How to Become a Business, Management, and Technology Consultant [Consulting Career Advice]

How to Become a Business, Management, and Technology Consultant [Consulting Career Advice]

May 28, 2021

After 20+ years in the industry as a business, management, and technology consultant, I have learned a lot of lessons. There are certain mistakes that business and technology consultants often make, so it is important to learn from those situations. These lessons are important if you plan to become a consultant at Accenture, Deloitte, Third Stage, or any other leading consulting firm. Here are the things that I recommend for anyone interesting in starting or advancing their careers in business and technology consulting. This advice is relevant whether you are aiming for a career in project management, technical consulting, business consulting, or any other aspect of consulting.

 

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TOP 10 CRM SYSTEMS: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/top-10-crm-systems-for-digital-transformations/

GUIDE TO ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/organizational-change-management/

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Top Emerging Technologies in Digital Transformation

Top Emerging Technologies in Digital Transformation

May 26, 2021

In this episode, we are going to cover the ever-changing landscape of digitization and the frontier technologies at the forefront of the future. Today, the concept of artificial intelligence, blockchain, and robotics is still fairly new to organizations and society as a whole. What are these technologies, and are they here to stay? Listen now as we dive deep into this conversation with Stuart Robb, the Vice President of Third Stage Consulting Group, Europe. 

 

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TOP 10 CRM SYSTEMS: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/top-10-crm-systems-for-digital-transformations/

GUIDE TO ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/organizational-change-management/

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Independent Review of Epic EHR Software | Healthcare Tech | Digital Transformation in Healthcare

Independent Review of Epic EHR Software | Healthcare Tech | Digital Transformation in Healthcare

May 24, 2021

Epic EHR software is one of the leading healthcare technology options in the market today. Epic software helps automate and improve electronic health records, the patient experience, Telehealth, billing, and other critical capabilities for hospitals, physicians, and healthcare providers. But is this the best option for digital transformation in your healthcare organization? This independent review episode provides the pros and cons to help you determine its level of fit relative to other EHR and healthcare technology options in the market.

 

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TOP 10 ERP SYSTEMS RANKING: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/the-top-10-erp-systems-for-2020/

TOP 10 ERP SYSTEMS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/top-erp-systems-for-small-businesses/

TOP 10 CRM SYSTEMS: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/top-10-crm-systems-for-digital-transformations/

GUIDE TO ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT: https://www.thirdstage-consulting.com/organizational-change-management/

DOWNLOAD 20 LESSONS FROM 1,000 ERP IMPLEMENTATIONS: http://resource.thirdstage-consulting.com/lessons-from-1000-erp-implementations-ebook

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