Large enterprises must learn from agile start-ups – or risk stagnation

When it comes to strategy execution, smaller is better. For this reason, today’s corporate giants should look to agile start-ups for inspiration. In the modern world – where change seems to occur in the time it takes to click a mouse or tap a smartphone – newer, more agile companies are beating the long-standing industry players at their own game.

The Web future

Our interview was done by Paola Pisano, the first Councilor for Innovation of the City of Turin, who, also thanks to her historical research capital curriculum, proposes herself as a pole of attraction for a consolidated social and technological innovation through collaboration and participation, where public and private share objectives, challenges, risks and benefits, and Ricardo Viana Vargas, specialist in project management and implementation strategies based on IT tools and big data analysis for eminent global organizations, both in the private and corporate sector, both in government and non-profit areas.

Developing projects with social impact

Due to the lack of investment, everything points to the fact that without the support of the private sector, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals proposed by the UN can not be achieved by 2030. To find out how a public-private partnership can be promoted that contributes to its achievement , the Web Summit -considered as the largest technological conference on the planet- hosted the talk between two world experts in this area: Sarah Alexander, senior executive director of the Global Innovation Fund, and Ricardo Vargas, executive director of the Brightline Initiative.

Closing the costly gap between strategy design and implementation

Even the best ideas count for little if organisations are unable to implement them effectively. Transforming strategies into results, therefore, requires not only a strong foundation, but also the closing of the gap between design and delivery...

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