Living in a VUCA World: Increase Competitiveness as a Project-Driven Company

supply chain, innovation, VUCA

We live in a changing world, and our environment becomes increasingly Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous. Over the last few weeks, we dove into the VUCA framework and the megatrends that shape VUCA. In the final article of this series, we'll put together the learnings and focus on the companies thriving in a VUCA world: competitive project-driven companies that are lean, agile and digital.

Ilja Postel
By Ilja Postel

Living in a VUCA World: Complexity

complexity, innovation, VUCA

This week, we're taking a look at Complexity: the third concept in the VUCA framework. In this sense, a complex world means a world where you deal with many interconnected parts and variables, and large amounts of information need to be processed to make sense of all aspects and their influence.

Ilja Postel
By Ilja Postel

Living in a VUCA World: Uncertainty

innovation, VUCA

In today's article, we're continuing our deep dive into VUCA and will discuss Uncertainty. Uncertainty is driven by unpredictability and surprises – meaning that events will occur that we do not expect and have not planned for. Managing Uncertainty means planning for a world that is hard to predict.

Ilja Postel
By Ilja Postel

Living in a VUCA World: Volatility

innovation, digitalization, VUCA

In the first article of this series, we looked at the megatrends that shape VUCA: technology, globalization, demographics and resource scarcity. Today, we’re diving into Volatility. What does it mean for businesses, and how can you master volatile environments?

Ilja Postel
By Ilja Postel

The founding of aioneers: interview with Andreas Müller

supply chain, covid19, innovation

Today, I’m talking to Andreas, one of aioneers’ founders and CEO of aioneers Technology. He will tell us more about the what’s and why’s of aioneers. In December we’re taking some time to introduce you to our team, and we’ve been running an advent calendar on social media.

 

Ilja Postel
By Ilja Postel

Speed of innovation

supply chain, innovation

The speed of innovation has increased significantly over the last 15 years. The success of technology and innovation leaders like Alphabet, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft illustrates this development.

 

Philipp Flemming
By Philipp Flemming
Supply Chain Brief