BUSINESS INNOVATION LIBRARY
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The Business Innovation team here at Titan Consulting are big believers in the power of knowledge. As a team tradition, every two weeks we get together to share and discuss news articles related to our recruitment business, whether it is hiring-related or industry-related. This is invaluable in making sure we stay the knowledgeable talent partners for our clients and the professionals we support.
To share with you the wealth of information we have collated as a group, we have built a library to archive all of our discussions over the years. From topics related to interviewing preparations, digital, data, IT, marketing, corporate strategy, and finance, we have made sure to find the most interesting and helpful reads possible.
We hope you enjoy taking a moment to explore our Business Innovation library.
|Mastering Managerial Interviews: A Detailed Guide to Addressing Conflict Resolution|
Introduction to the Question During interviews, responding adeptly to questions about conflict management can be …
|Japan Plans English-Ready Special Business Zones for Asset Management to Draw Overseas Firms|
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced in New York, plans to boost Japan’s asset management sector by creating English-only special business zones. Aiming to attract global talent and strengthen Japan-US ties, this move positions Japan as a competitive investment hub.
|General, Japan Trends||Japan||2023-09-26||general japan-trends||japan|
|Why Japan is building its own version of ChatGPT|
Japan is ushering in a new era of AI with its version of ChatGPT, aiming to better capture the intricacies of its language and culture. Spearheaded by tech giants like NEC and SoftBank, this initiative hopes to enhance global collaborations and scientific research.
|Digital Trends, Japan Trends||Artificial Intelligence, Digital Transformation, Japan||2023-09-20||digital-trends japan-trends||artificial-intelligence digital-transformation japan|
|Japan to let startups sell digital tokens to venture capital funds|
Japan is gearing up to revolutionize its startup sector by enabling fundraising through cryptocurrencies and other digital assets, potentially opening new avenues for venture capital firms from 2024.
|Digital Trends, Japan Trends||Japan, Technology||2023-09-18||digital-trends japan-trends||japan technology|
|The Generational Divide, as Gen Z and Millennials Embrace AI for Business|
A new horizon for business innovation is unfolding, with Gen Z and Millennials at the forefront of advocating for AI integration, according to a recent survey by Adobe.
|Consumer, Digital Trends||Consumer, Digital Transformation||2023-09-11||consumer digital-trends||consumer digital-transformation|
|Uber Eats is reportedly developing an AI chatbot that will offer recommendations, speed up ordering|
Uber Eats is reportedly developing an AI chatbot to enhance user experiences by offering personalized food recommendations and speeding up the ordering process.
|Consumer, Technology||Artificial Intelligence, Digital Transformation||2023-09-08||consumer technology||artificial-intelligence digital-transformation|
|Google Meet’s new AI will be able to go to meetings for you|
Imagine an AI that can take real-time notes and even attend a meeting on your behalf, ensuring you never miss out on crucial points of discussion. These features not only streamline meetings but pave the way for a more productive and interconnected work environment.
|Digital Trends, Technology||Artificial Intelligence, Digital Transformation, Technology||2023-09-06||digital-trends technology||artificial-intelligence digital-transformation technology|
|Digital clones, Vocaloids emerging in Japan|
|Digital Trends, General||Artificial Intelligence, Digital Transformation||2023-09-04||digital-trends general||artificial-intelligence digital-transformation|
|Better with Age: The Rising Importance of Older Workers|
By 2030, older workers will dominate with 150 million jobs globally. Japan, with its rapidly aging population, stands at the forefront of this shift. Bain’s analysis offers insights on harnessing the strengths of this demographic, especially pertinent for Japan’s evolving workforce landscape.
|General, Global Trends||Human Resource, Japan||2023-09-02||general global-trends||human-resource japan|
|How Consumer Companies in Japan Use Martech: A Comparative Analysis of Coca-Cola, LVMH, L’Oréal, Shiseido, and Coach|
Leading consumer brands Coca-Cola, LVMH, L’Oréal, Shiseido, and Coach adapt and innovate in Japan, blending technological advances with deep cultural understanding to engage the sophisticated Japanese market.
|Consumer, Japan Trends||Digital Consumer, Digital Transformation||2023-08-29||consumer japan-trends||digital-consumer digital-transformation|
|At the Top, It’s All about Teamwork|
Discover the five key behaviors that make executive teams high-performing and how they can transform leadership effectiveness.
|General||Leadership, Worklife||2023-08-21||general||leadership worklife|
|What Does It Actually Take to Build a Data-Driven Culture?|
An insightful Harvard Business Review article sheds light on the first two years of a new data program at Kuwait’s Gulf Bank. It reveals vital lessons on initiating a new culture, engaging everyone, prioritizing data quality, and the courage required to persevere.
|Data Trends, Technology||Data analyst, Technology||2023-08-18||data-trends technology||data-analyst technology|
|How does generative AI learn? Japan prepares disclosure rules|
The Japanese government is crafting guidelines urging businesses to disclose data types used in AI training, aiming to reduce biases. These non-legally binding norms will align with best practices, and Japan will establish certification to ensure adherence.
|General, Technology||Artificial Intelligence, Japan||2023-08-14||general technology||artificial-intelligence japan|
|Japan workers are shifting from lifetime employment, LinkedIn’s country head says|
Wakana Tanaka, LinkedIn Japan’s first female country head, emphasizes the need for a shift towards a skills-based labor market and adaptation to changing worker values to address Japan’s persistent gender inequality, supported by government reskilling initiatives and a move away from traditional lifetime employment.
|General, Japan Trends||Human Resource, Japan, Jobs||2023-08-09||general japan-trends||human-resource japan jobs|
|No longer a ‘catastrophe,’ Japan’s cybersecurity could still improve|
Japan’s Port of Nagoya faced a ransomware attack, highlighting an increase in cyber threats across the country. Despite efforts to improve cybersecurity, challenges remain, particularly for smaller businesses and outdated technology systems.
|General, Japan Trends||Cyberattacks, Cybersecurity, Japan||2023-08-07||general japan-trends||cyberattacks cybersecurity japan|
|How Consulting Companies are Leveraging ChatGPT to Serve Their Clients|
Consulting firms are leveraging ChatGPT to enhance data analysis, improve client communication, and innovate traditional service offerings. This AI integration offers a competitive edge, paving the way for a new era in consultancy. The shift underscores the growing importance of AI in driving business solutions.
|Consulting, Global Trends||Artificial Intelligence, Technology||2023-08-04||consulting global-trends||artificial-intelligence technology|
|Discussing Japan’s Market Entry Ecosystem with our Martech and Greentech Leaders|
Japanese firms are increasingly targeting global markets, buoyed by advancements in carbon capture, battery technologies, …
|General, Japan Trends||Business, Consumer, Japan||2023-08-02||general japan-trends||business consumer japan|
|5 Strategies For Implementing AI Technology In Healthcare|
ChatGPT recently aced the U.S. medical licensing exam and is revolutionizing healthcare processes. Dive into how AI is poised to reshape the medical world and enhance the patient-doctor experience.
|Life Science, Technology||Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare, Technology||2023-07-24||life-science technology||artificial-intelligence healthcare technology|
|Will AI cause job displacement or will it be catalyst for job creation?|
The advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has revolutionized various sectors and triggered an intense debate: …
|Global Trends, Technology||Artificial Intelligence, Human Resource, Technology||2023-07-21||global-trends technology||artificial-intelligence human-resource technology|
|Incorporating AI into Business Models: A Comprehensive Guide for Presidents and General Managers|
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as one of the most transformative forces in today’s business world. Its adoption is not just a trend; it is rapidly becoming a business imperative that every President or General Manager must understand and embrace. This article will guide you on how to incorporate AI into your business model, build AI literacy within your company, leverage AI applications to drive your business forward, identify tasks that can be automated, and train your employees to use these applications.
|Digital Trends, Technology||Artificial Intelligence, Technology||2023-07-14||digital-trends technology||artificial-intelligence technology|
|Seeking A Better Business Philosophy: Silicon Valley Meets A Japanese Mindset|
An interesting article by NTT CEO Abhijit Dubey regarding the value of the Japanese approach to business compared to Silicon Valley. He argues convincingly for a future of business success defined by this harmonious fusion. It’s an enlightening read that is certain to broaden your perspective on the dynamics of global business.
|Global Trends, Japan Trends||Japan, Sustainability||2023-07-14||global-trends japan-trends||japan sustainability|
|Cost of living: Japanese workers are finally seeing their pay rise|
Japan wages rose by 1.8% in May, the fastest pace in 28 years is an encouraging sign but still lag the inflation so real wages are falling. To attract talent in a tight labor market we expect further pressure to raise wages.
|General, Japan Trends||Human Resource, Japan||2023-07-10||general japan-trends||human-resource japan|
|Why Japan is lagging behind in generative A.I. — and how it can create its own large language models|
Generative AI is reshaping global economies, with an expected boost of nearly $7 trillion to global GDP. Yet, Japan, one of the world’s tech powerhouses, struggles to keep pace. Discover why in this in-depth analysis from CNBC.
|Japan Trends, Technology||Artificial Intelligence, Japan, Technology||2023-07-07||japan-trends technology||artificial-intelligence japan technology|
|The HR Perspective: Comparing Global and Domestic Companies in Japan|
Japan’s corporate environment offers a fascinating mix of traditional business norms and international practices. This …
|Global Trends, Japan Trends||Human Resource, Japan||2023-07-04||global-trends japan-trends||human-resource japan|
|Japan to open up Apple and Google app stores to competition|
Exciting news in the digital world! New government regulations are set to open up the smartphone app stores of tech behemoths Apple and Google to foster healthy competition.
|Digital Trends, General||Business, Japan, Technology||2023-07-02||digital-trends general||business japan technology|
|Vimeo intros a trio of AI-powered editing features|
There are less and less excuses for not producing video content. Vimeo is adding AI to remove the dreaded ahs” and “ums”, helping produce scripts and even a teleprompter so anyone can setup a video studio.
|Digital Trends, General||Artificial Intelligence, Digital Transformation, Technology||2023-06-26||digital-trends general||artificial-intelligence digital-transformation technology|
|The Japanese Brands Exciting Us Right|
In this article, Eat Creative highlights a select few Japanese brands that offer invaluable learnings for global brand and marketing leaders. Gain tactical insights and fuel your evolving strategies with their success stories. Join us on this inspiring journey!
|Consumer, Japan Trends||Consumer, Japan||2023-06-23||consumer japan-trends||consumer japan|
|Exploring the Vibrant Startup Scene in Fukuoka: Insights from Pablo Riveros, CEO of Manabu.dev|
In this exclusive interview, we had the privilege of sitting down with Pablo Riveros, the …
|General, Japan Trends||Business, Japan||2023-06-21||general japan-trends||business japan|
|Apple’s Mixed-Reality Headset, Vision Pro, Is Here|
A huge amount of buzz around the Apple Vision Pro, we have read lots of articles and this one from WIRED is one of the best!
|Global Trends, Technology||AR, Technology, VR||2023-06-16||global-trends technology||ar technology vr|
|17 Years of the Most Innovative Companies|
Check out the latest BCG report on the 50 Most Innovative Companies in 2023.
The graph charting the rankings since 2005 is very illuminating!
|Consulting, General||Business||2023-06-14||consulting general||business|
|Bottlenecks of Market Entry in Japan: Understanding the Challenges and Leveraging Opportunities|
Buoyed by recent investments from Warren Buffett in Japanese trading companies, a weak yen, and …
|General, Japan Trends||Japan||2023-06-09||general japan-trends||japan|
|The Power of Face-to-Face Meetings: A Game-Changer for Recruiters|
In today’s interconnected world, technology has revolutionized the way we communicate, enabling recruiters to connect …
|Consulting, General||2023-06-08||consulting general|
|60% of Smaller Companies Boost Salaries in Japan|
Exciting findings from a recent survey conducted by the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry!
|Japan Trends||Business, Japan, Jobs||2023-06-02||japan-trends||business japan jobs|
|Unveiling the Essence of IT: Exploring the World of Information Technology|
In today’s technologically-driven world, the term “IT” has become pervasive, yet its true significance often remains elusive. In this article, we embark on a journey to unravel the essence of Information Technology (IT) and delve into its multifaceted nature.
|General, Technology||Business, IT||2023-06-01||general technology||business it|
|Digital Trends, Global Trends||Business, COVID-19, Worklife||2023-05-27||digital-trends global-trends||business covid-19 worklife|
|Consulting, Japan Trends||Business, Human Resource, Japan||2023-05-27||consulting japan-trends||business human-resource japan|
|Consulting, Interview Support||Human Resource, Recruitment||2023-05-27||consulting interview-support||human-resource recruitment|
|Interview Support||Human Resource, Jobs||2023-05-27||interview-support||human-resource jobs|
|Data Trends, Interview Support||Human Resource||2023-05-27||data-trends interview-support||human-resource|
|Interview Support||Human Resource, Recruitment||2023-05-27||interview-support||human-resource recruitment|
|Netflix and Amazon addiction turns into ‘digital deficit’ and hassle for the yen|
Interesting article on how the popularity of overseas online streaming services can impact the already weak yen.
|General, Japan Trends||Digital Consumer, Japan||2023-05-26||general japan-trends||digital-consumer japan|
|Crafting an Exceptional IT Resume: Mastering the Art of Presenting Your Skills and Experience|
In today’s competitive job market, a well-crafted CV is essential for professionals looking to secure …
|Interview Support||Human Resource, Recruitment||2023-05-24||interview-support||human-resource recruitment|
|Unveiling the Dual Nature of Cybersecurity: Defending and Attacking for a Secure Digital World|
In today’s interconnected world, where digital systems play a pivotal role in our personal and professional lives, the importance of cybersecurity cannot be overstated. It is a multifaceted discipline that encompasses both defensive and offensive aspects.
|Global Trends, Technology||Cyberattacks, Cybersecurity, Technology||2023-05-23||global-trends technology||cyberattacks cybersecurity technology|
|Scientists use brain scans and AI to ‘decode’ thoughts|
Experienced neuroscientist and co-author of groundbreaking study on mind reading through brain scans and AI modeling.
|Technology||Artificial Intelligence, Technology||2023-05-19||technology||artificial-intelligence technology|
|Leaked Google engineer memo warns that Big Tech could lose AI race to the little guys|
Tech companies spent years developing AI in a behind-the-scenes arms race, but open source developers are quickly proving capable of catching up.
|Digital Trends, Global Trends||Artificial Intelligence, Business||2023-05-15||digital-trends global-trends||artificial-intelligence business|
|How Google Docs Proved the Power of Less|
Great lessons to be learnt in this article…especially for Japanese applications which can be overly complicated.
|Exploring the Distinctions: Data Governance, Data Management, Data Engineering, and the Role of ChatGPT|
In today’s data-driven world, organizations constantly strive to leverage their data assets for competitive advantage. …
|Data Trends, Technology||Data analyst, Digital Transformation, Technology||2023-05-10||data-trends technology||data-analyst digital-transformation technology|
|How Midsize Companies Can Drive Digital Transformation|
Insight article from Harvard Business Review introducing 5 keys for planning successful change to drive digital transformation.
|Digital Trends, General||Digital Transformation, Technology||2023-05-08||digital-trends general||digital-transformation technology|
|How a Legacy Business Should Undertake Digital Transformation|
Potential lessons for Japanese companies in this informative article!
|Digital Trends, Global Trends||Digital Transformation, Technology||2023-05-05||digital-trends global-trends||digital-transformation technology|
|Advantages and disadvantages of joining a management consulting firm|
Are you looking for a career that can provide you with exposure to different industries, …
|Consulting, General||Human Resource, Japan, Jobs, Worklife||2023-05-03||consulting general||human-resource japan jobs worklife|
|Japan, Ukraine agree to promote govt. digitalization|
Japan and Ukraine have signed an agreement to collaborate on the digitalization of their government operations. This article explores the details of the agreement and what it means for the future of digital government operations in Japan and Ukraine.
|Digital Trends, Japan Trends||Digital Transformation, Japan, Technology||2023-05-01||digital-trends japan-trends||digital-transformation japan technology|
|Japan aims to draw 100 tril. yen foreign investment, digital nomads|
Japan plans to attract $750bn of foreign investment and more foreign talent, including digital nomads, as part of its drive to boost economic growth and global competitiveness.
|General, Japan Trends||Japan, Jobs||2023-04-28||general japan-trends||japan jobs|
|How to prepare the correct mindset for a case study interview|
Are you eyeing a career in management consulting? If yes, then you must be familiar …
|Consulting, Interview Support||Human Resource, Recruitment||2023-04-27||consulting interview-support||human-resource recruitment|
|Buffett and Other Billionaires Agree: Tokyo’s Worth Revisiting|
A sobering but optimistic article from Gearoid Reidy on how far Tokyo has fallen as a financial city. Lets hope Warren Buffett is right!
|What Adobe Firefly’s New AI Tools Mean for Creators|
Easy to understand article explaining how AI is lower the barrier to professional video production. Rather than spending months learning video editing Adobe is making easier for anyone to get their message across professionally.
|Digital Trends, Technology||Artificial Intelligence, Technology||2023-04-21||digital-trends technology||artificial-intelligence technology|
|Why the next big trend in management consulting is helping companies to outsource their operations|
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruption to businesses worldwide, with many companies struggling to …
|Consulting, Japan Trends||Business, Human Resource, Japan||2023-04-19||consulting japan-trends||business human-resource japan|
|Why Translating Emails from English to Japanese Using Only AI is a Terrible Idea|
Very thoughtful post from Japonica Publications explaining the current limitations of AI. Expect these problems to reduce over time though as translation models are making fast progress.
|General, Japan Trends||Artificial Intelligence, Digital Transformation, Technology||2023-04-17||general japan-trends||artificial-intelligence digital-transformation technology|
|7 tips and tricks to get the most out of network events|
In person events are back in force in Tokyo. Despite the growth of AI the importance of human connection is vital. Here are some tips to approach events.
|How the pandemic impacted the world of management consulting|
Despite initial expectations that the pandemic would reduce demand for management consulting services, the opposite occurred, with a 4.1% growth in the global consulting market in 2020.
|Digital Trends, Global Trends||Business, COVID-19, Worklife||2023-04-12||digital-trends global-trends||business covid-19 worklife|
|Driving Digital Transformation: Essential Tips For Elevating Digital IQ|
What is digital IQ and how can it can be raised within an organization?
|Digital Trends||Business, Digital Transformation, Technology||2023-04-10||digital-trends||business digital-transformation technology|
|Japan Digital Marketing Trends to Watch in 2023|
Great summary on digital marketing in Japan.
|Digital Trends, Technology||Digital Transformation, Mobile Marketing||2023-04-07||digital-trends technology||digital-transformation mobile-marketing|
|Breaking down the future trends of Experience Design|
In today’s podcast, Anthony and Luke discuss the future trends of Experience Design. Over the …
|Consumer, Digital Trends||CX, Digital Transformation||2023-04-05||consumer digital-trends||cx digital-transformation|
|Business Process Outsourcing Market size is expected to reach $49.2 billion by 2028.|
The effects of corona on work processes continue to have long reaching impacts.
|General, Global Trends||Business, Worklife||2023-04-03||general global-trends||business worklife|
|Goldman Sachs: AI could eventually increase annual global GDP by 7% over 10 years|
Goldman Sachs: AI could eventually increase annual global GDP by 7% over 10 years
|Data Trends, Digital Trends, Technology||Artificial Intelligence, Jobs||2023-03-31||data-trends digital-trends technology||artificial-intelligence jobs|
|The Importance of the Human Touch: Bringing Back the F2F Interview to Attract Top Talent|
As the worst of the Covid pandemic fades away, many companies continue to rely solely …
|Interview Support||Human Resource, Jobs||2023-03-30||interview-support||human-resource jobs|
|A Japanese conveyor-belt sushi chain will now be using AI-powered cameras to fight back against ‘sushi terrorism’: report|
A novel use of AI to counter “sushi terrorism”
|Digital Trends, Japan Trends||Artificial Intelligence, Japan||2023-03-27||digital-trends japan-trends||artificial-intelligence japan|
|OpenAI says 80% of workers could see their jobs impacted by AI. These are the jobs most affected|
The explosion in work tools using AI is exploding, learn which jobs are likely to be most impacted.
|General, Global Trends||Jobs, Technology, Worklife||2023-03-24||general global-trends||jobs technology worklife|
|How is MarTech affecting the Customer Experience from a digital marketing perspective|
MarTech is a term that refers to the combination of marketing and technology. The modern …
|Consumer, Digital Trends, Technology||Digital Consumer, Digital Transformation, Mobile Marketing||2023-03-22||consumer digital-trends technology||digital-consumer digital-transformation mobile-marketing|
|Final Fantasy 15 director is now gamifying Japan’s business economy with the metaverse|
If Japan can harness the vast talent pool for digital transformation the impact could be massive.
|Digital Trends, Japan Trends||Digital Transformation, Japan, Metaverse, Technology||2023-03-20||digital-trends japan-trends||digital-transformation japan metaverse technology|
|Japan’s workers get biggest pay rises in decades as inflation surges|
Inflation is changing the dynamic of wage negotiations as Japan adapt to inflation.
|Japan Trends||Japan, Jobs||2023-03-18||japan-trends||japan jobs|
|How do UX (User Experience) and CX (Customer Experience) differ, and how do they connect to strengthen a brand?|
UX and CX are becoming increasingly important as brands search for a way to stand …
|Consumer, Technology||Consumer, CX, Digital Consumer, Technology||2023-03-15||consumer technology||consumer cx digital-consumer technology|
|Experts think AI could bring on the next Industrial Revolution — and some even think it could trigger nuclear war|
The rise of ChatGPT is making AI much more mainstream and sparking debating of how the technology will transform society.
A somewhat dark but interesting article.
|Digital Trends, Global Trends||Artificial Intelligence, Technology||2023-03-13||digital-trends global-trends||artificial-intelligence technology|
|Why Non-Linear Career Paths Are The Future|
As we know lifetime employment at a single job is largely a thing of the past. While some employers may frown upon non-linear careers, those attitudes are quickly changing. Flexibility and diverse skill are increasingly valued.
|Global Trends, Japan Trends||Human Resource, Worklife||2023-03-10||global-trends japan-trends||human-resource worklife|
|What are the main challenges of digital transformation in Japan?|
In today’s podcast, Anthony and Luke discuss the main challenges of digital transformation in Japan. …
|Digital Trends, Japan Trends||Digital Transformation, Japan, Technology||2023-03-08||digital-trends japan-trends||digital-transformation japan technology|
|What is Society 5.0?|
In the information society (Society 4.0), cross-sectional sharing of knowledge and information was not enough, and cooperation was difficult.
What is Society 5.0?
|Digital Trends, Global Trends||Digital Transformation||2023-03-06||digital-trends global-trends||digital-transformation|
|Spain approves paid menstrual leave, first country in Europe to do so|
The trend towards fairer and more inclusive workplaces is getting stronger.
|Global Trends||Human Resource, Worklife||2023-02-27||global-trends||human-resource worklife|
|Four-Day Workweeks May Be The Future For Startups, One Pilot Program Suggests|
Work styles continue to evolve following the pandemic, one popular is the four day work week as staff look to improve work-life balance.
|Global Trends||Human Resource, Worklife||2023-02-24||global-trends||human-resource worklife|
|How to explain multiple job changes in interviews|
Constant career changes, while becoming more common in Japan, still unfortunately holds with it a stigma of unreliability. So what are the best ways to navigate the challenge of explaining multiple career changes in an interview?
|Data Trends, Interview Support||Human Resource||2023-02-22||data-trends interview-support||human-resource|
|Where Real Wages Rose & Where They Stagnated [Infographic]|
Inflation vs wage growth is increasingly becoming an issue for global workers. The difference between countries real wage growth is quite vast over the past 30 years.
|Data Trends, Global Trends, Japan Trends||Data Visualizations, Human Resource, Jobs||2023-02-20||data-trends global-trends japan-trends||data-visualizations human-resource jobs|
|Top 10 In-Demand Data Science Tools in 2023|
Data analytics is becoming more vital and accessible. Which is your favourite tool?
|Data Trends, Technology||Data analyst, Data Visualizations||2023-02-17||data-trends technology||data-analyst data-visualizations|
|The digital marketing pathway approach|
Through digitalization getting your company’s message out to the marketplace has never been easier. Online …
|Consumer, Digital Trends, Technology||Consumer, Digital Transformation, Mobile Marketing||2023-02-15||consumer digital-trends technology||consumer digital-transformation mobile-marketing|
|Will Artificial Intelligence Change The World Of Digital Marketing Forever?|
ChatGPT has turbo charged interest and access to AI this year.
Learn how AI could change digital marketing in this Forbes article.
|Digital Trends, Technology||Artificial Intelligence, Digital Transformation, Mobile Marketing||2023-02-13||digital-trends technology||artificial-intelligence digital-transformation mobile-marketing|
|Modern Marketing Dilemmas: How should marketers stand up to recession?|
Three well explained steps to build long term value in a recession.
|Consumer||Business, Consumer||2023-02-10||consumer||business consumer|
|The difficulties of digital transformation and how to solve them|
The pressure for businesses to embrace digital transformation continues to increase. Improving processes through using technology is vital to compete with new competitors. While nearly all companies understand the need for digital transformation, businesses must overcome many challenges to succeed.
|Consulting||Digital Consumer, Digital Transformation, Titan Business Innovation||2023-02-07||consulting||digital-consumer digital-transformation titan-business-innovation|
|Why a boutique recruitment firm outperforms global retained firms consistently in Japan|
Retained and contingent services are both recruitment services, but they differ in the way they …
|Career path in management consulting firms|
Read more here – …
|The Real Reasons For Big Tech Layoffs At Google, Microsoft, Meta, And Amazon|
This fascinating article explains the rationale behind recruitment decisions within the biggest technology companies.
|Global Trends||Big Tech, Human Resource, Jobs||2023-02-06||global-trends||big-tech human-resource jobs|
|The Advantages of Market Mapping|
Hiring from direct competitors is the eternal challenge facing talent acquisition professionals and hiring managers. Finding …
|The Difference Between CIO and CTO|
CIOs and CTOs both play a valuable role in improving enterprise IT systems and creating …
|The Difference Between Customer Success and Customer Support|
The difference between customer support and customer success has sparked a number of lively discussions. The roles share similar skill …
|Consulting, Consumer, General||2023-02-03||consulting consumer general|
|The Difference Between Program Management and Project Management|
Programs and projects are at the heart of many business endeavors. To use a metaphor, …
|Consulting, General||2023-02-03||consulting general|
|What is the difference between a Business Analyst and a Data Analyst|
This is a question that has high pertinence to the Business Innovation team as our …
|Data Trends||Business Analyst, Data analyst||2023-02-03||data-trends||business-analyst data-analyst|
|Global IPO market went from record-breaking to full-on abating|
While global IPO volumes fell by 45% in 2022, Asian volumes took the smallest hit accounting for 63% of deals and 67% of funds raised in 2022. Read more on the link below:
|The Health Care Metaverse Is More Than a Virtual Reality|
While virtual reality and metaverse gaming might not have taken off as expected there are many more exciting applications which are gathering steam.
|Digital Trends||Healthcare, Metaverse||2023-01-31||digital-trends||healthcare metaverse|
|A third of young Americans consult TikTok before seeing a doctor|
TikTok has exploded over the past year and will grow in influence. Creating compelling video content should be priority for many brands in 2023.
|Omnichannel vs. multichannel: how to know the difference|
If you’re in commerce or digital marketing, you’ve probably heard of omnichannel and multichannel. And since both involve using more than one marketing channel to engage customers, it might be hard to tell the difference if you’re not an expert.
|Consumer||omnichannel and multichannel||2023-01-26||consumer||omnichannel-and-multichannel|
|Seven Biopharma Trends to Watch in 2023|
Biopharma is a fast changing, this article explains seven trends to look for in 2023.
|Great lessons from the pioneer of online shopping|
Meet Michael Aldrich, the godfather of online shopping
|Consumer||Consumer, online shopping||2023-01-20||consumer||consumer online-shopping|
|Top 100 consumer goods companies of 2022|
A great snapshot of how the top consumer companies are faring with increased consumer demand in 2022.
|Finding the Edge for Competitor Hiring|
How a market map can help solve your hiring problems in relation to hiring from direct competitors
|Consulting, Interview Support||2022-10-14||consulting interview-support|
|Queryable Encryption – A potential defense against Data leaks|
After years of data breaches, leaks, and hacks, MongoDB announced a feature that will allow database users to search their data while it remains encrypted.
|Data Trends||Cybersecurity, Security||2022-08-25||data-trends||cybersecurity security|
|Ninth Circuit concluded that data scraping public websites is not unlawful|
hiQ Labs v Linkedin case brief
|The HR Iceberg|
Overview of what HR does.
|Japan’s consumer prices post biggest jump in over seven years|
Japan’s core consumer inflation rose above the central bank’s target however, the overall rate of price has remained modest compared with other advanced economies.
|Why do we fear digital transformation?|
Fear of Digital Transformation: Why Do We Feel It, and How to Overcome It?
|Digital Trends||Digital Transformation||2022-08-25||digital-trends||digital-transformation|
|How Coca-Cola is using data to slash food waste in JP|
Usage of data and technology allowed Coca-cola to forecast demand making it possible to extend shelf life.
|Consumer, Technology||Coca-cola, Food Wastage||2022-08-25||consumer technology||coca-cola food-wastage|
|Stock Analysis, Stock Market||2022-08-25||stock-analysis stock-market|
|AI startup offers deepfake wardrobe for meetings|
TOKYO — With video conferencing becoming an essential work tool amid the coronavirus pandemic, a Tokyo-based startup has developed a way to digitally make users look professional even when they had just rolled out of bed.
|Technology||COVID-19, Deepfake, Video call||2022-08-25||technology||covid-19 deepfake video-call|
|Pharma’s ‘conservative nature’ dooms digital product launches|
Reasons why pharma’s digital product launches fail
|“Womenomics” can drive economic recovery in the developed work|
The Japanese government has finally embraced a concept called “Womenomics,” the idea, supported by economic research, that women’s advancement will improve the economy as a whole.
|Global Trends, Japan Trends||Women empowerment||2022-08-25||global-trends japan-trends||women-empowerment|
|Browser In The Browser: A devastating new phishing technique|
How Browser in the Browser (BITB), a new phishing technique, works and the best ways to avoid it.
|General, Technology||Anti-phishing, Cyberattacks, Cybersecurity, Phishing, Security||2022-08-25||general technology||anti-phishing cyberattacks cybersecurity phishing security|
|Summary of SNS users in Japan and the world|
Numbers of SNS users in Japan and the world
|Digital Trends, Global Trends, Japan Trends||Facebook, Instagram, Twitter||2022-08-25||digital-trends global-trends japan-trends||facebook instagram twitter|
|Are there enough remote jobs for everyone who wants one?|
Despite an abundance of open positions, the number of workers interested in remote jobs is outpacing the number of such available roles.
|General, Global Trends||Jobs, Worklife||2022-08-25||general global-trends||jobs worklife|
|Are there enough remote jobs for everyone who wants one?|
Despite an abundance of open positions, the number of workers interested in remote jobs is outpacing the number of such available roles.
|General, Global Trends||Jobs, Worklife||2022-08-25||general global-trends||jobs worklife|
|Project Iris: Google’s new AR headset|
Google is now working on AR headsets, hoping to ship the product by 2024.
|Technology||AR, Google, VR||2022-08-25||technology||ar google vr|
|iOS Marketing and Attribution One Year After Apple’s AppTrackingTransparency|
How shifting mobile marketing toward a privacy-centric model has impacted marketers and campaigns.
|Consumer, Digital Trends, Global Trends, Technology||Mobile Marketing||2022-08-25||consumer digital-trends global-trends technology||mobile-marketing|
|Japan looks to accelerate vaccine research and development with new government body|
The Japanese government’s plan on accelerating its vaccine research and development aiming to contribute to the international community.
|Japan Trends, Life Science||COVID-19, SCARDA, Vaccine||2022-08-25||japan-trends life-science||covid-19 scarda vaccine|
|Differentiating between sustainable and smart cities|
Insights on the variance between smart and sustainable cities and why the differentiation matters.
|General, Global Trends||Economy, Environment, Sustainability||2022-08-25||general global-trends||economy environment sustainability|
|Why Coca-Cola’s in-game flavor announcement validates Fortnite as both an advertising and metaverse platform|
Coca-Cola has used Fortnite, an online gaming platform, to launch their new flavor. This move validates the platform as not only a space for gaming but also advertising.
|General||Fortnite, Gaming, Metaverse, NFT||2022-08-25||general||fortnite gaming metaverse nft|
|Deloitte takes on the challenge of reform with AI as an engine|
An interview of Masahiro Ohira from Analytics & Cognitive (A&C) about the use of AI in companies and industries and the vision of A&C.
|Potential rising stars in the pharma industry|
A sneak peak at 2022`s six potential rising stars in pharma industry
|Healthcare, Pharma||2022-08-25||healthcare pharma|
|5 Ways Digital Health is Reshaping Patient Care in 2022|
How digital technologies are reshaping the healthcare environment for everyone to live their healthiest lives possible.
|Digital Trends, Life Science, Technology||Practice Management, Technology||2022-08-25||digital-trends life-science technology||practice-management technology|
|Five Must-Know 2022 Hiring Trends|
These 5 hiring trends promise to shape hiring this year. Candidates who adapt to these practices now can set themselves up for better compensation and career satisfaction in 2022 and beyond.
|Global Trends||Cyberattacks, Cybersecurity, Cyberspace||2022-08-25||global-trends||cyberattacks cybersecurity cyberspace|
|Why the next tech revolution will be about impact|
How the next technology revolution will Impact our future.
|Five consulting trends to watch in 2022|
What the year has in store for consulting firms and their clients, and the key drivers of demand.
|Ukraine War Tests the Power of Tech Giants|
|Technology||Ukraine, War||2022-08-25||technology||ukraine war|
|Consumer prices are rising fast, and healthcare isn’t far behind|
What healthcare services organizations do to address their increasing cost burden.
|Remote systemization of Japan’s world-class perinatal medical technology.|
Melody International built a telemedicine platform using an IoT fetal heart rate monitor to alleviate specialist shortage issues.
|Life Science, Technology||Healthcare paradigm, perinatal medical, post-corona||2022-08-25||life-science technology||healthcare-paradigm perinatal-medical post-corona|
|How Remote Workers Are Secretly Juggling Multiple Jobs|
With the acceleration of remote work options, many employees secretly work two (or more) full-time jobs at once. Although they made more money, the strategy brings with it significant tradeoffs, including mental health.
|General||Coronavirus, COVID-19, Mental Health, Remote work||2022-08-25||general||coronavirus covid-19 mental-health remote-work|
|Products which will be covered by insurance for fertility drugs|
The Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare approved 16 products that will be covered by insurance for fertility drugs.
|Life Science||Drugs, Fertility, Insurance||2022-08-25||life-science||drugs fertility insurance|
|Digital transformation: 5 future and 3 fading trends for 2022|
Insights on what Digital Trend becomes more prevalent and what’s not in 2022
|Digital Trends||Automation, Cybersecurity, Remote work, Sustainability||2022-08-25||digital-trends||automation cybersecurity remote-work sustainability|
|Tips for breaking your design bias|
Tips for overcoming your design biases from Jay Demetillo, Grab`s Lead Designer.
|Digital Trends||Grab, UX Designer||2022-08-25||digital-trends||grab ux-designer|
|Companies have started hiring people for the Metaverse|
Companies like Nike, Disney, Gucci and Balenciaga are hiring many positions for the Metaverse.
|Technology||Facebook, Metaverse||2022-08-25||technology||facebook metaverse|
|Mark Cuban Opens Online Pharmacy To Provide Affordable Generic Drugs|
By cutting out middlemen and purchasing directly from drug manufacturers,
|Consumer, Life Science||Pharma||2022-08-25||consumer life-science||pharma|
|Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2022|
Article is in Japanese.
|Consumer, Global Trends||Consumer, Hollistic Wellness||2022-08-25||consumer global-trends||consumer hollistic-wellness|
|6 Practical Actions for Building Cloud Talent|
Six practical actions that can help companies build a top cloud-talent bench and operating model.
|Interview Support||Cloud Talent, Cloud Transformation||2022-08-25||interview-support||cloud-talent cloud-transformation|
|Netflix’s Lessons from Experimentations|
9 Important lessons Netflix learnt in experimentations
|General, Technology||Experimentation, Netflix||2022-08-25||general technology||experimentation netflix|
|Predictions for the consumer products industry|
Latest industry analyst predictions and challenges for the consumer products industry
|Consumer, Global Trends, Technology||Brand Management, CX, Data Visualizations, Digital Transformation, Sustainability||2022-08-25||consumer global-trends technology||brand-management cx data-visualizations digital-transformation sustainability|
|Agile Business Transformation in Japan|
|Japan Trends||Japan, Operating model||2022-08-25||japan-trends||japan operating-model|
|7 Digital Transformation in Healthcare in 2022|
Concrete examples of Digital Transformations which completely reshaped the healthcare industry.
|Digital Trends, Life Science, Technology||Digital Transformation, Healthcare, HealthTech||2022-08-25||digital-trends life-science technology||digital-transformation healthcare healthtech|
|UX, Design, And Marketing Highlights|
The top trends we can expect in terms of UX, design, and marketing in 2022.
|Digital Trends, Global Trends||Design, Marketing, UX||2022-08-25||digital-trends global-trends||design marketing ux|
|Consumer Trends 2022: The Development of Omnichannel|
Changes in consumption trends after the pandemic.
|Consumer, Global Trends||Consumer, Omnichannel, Retail, Service||2022-08-25||consumer global-trends||consumer omnichannel retail service|
|Digital Consumer Trends 2021 in Japan|
Summary of Japan digital consumer trends.
|Consumer, Digital Trends||5G, AVOD, Digital Consumer, Smartphone, SVOD, デジタル時代||2022-08-25||consumer digital-trends||5g avod digital-consumer smartphone svod %e3%83%87%e3%82%b8%e3%82%bf%e3%83%ab%e6%99%82%e4%bb%a3|
|Tech Advancement with Groceries|
How the grocery industry is transforming in profound ways in many areas: Artificial Intelligence, ethical eating, foodservice at retail, retail operations, shopper engagement, store experience, supply chain and sustainability.
|Consumer, Global Trends, Technology||Artificial Intelligence, Grocery, Retail, Supply Chain, Sustainbility||2022-08-25||consumer global-trends technology||artificial-intelligence grocery retail supply-chain sustainbility|
|5 Steps To Choose Great Data Visualizations for Data Science Projects|
Tips and resources to help you choose perfect data visualizations for your projects.
|Data Trends||Chart, Data Science, Data Visualizations||2022-08-25||data-trends||chart data-science data-visualizations|
|Empathy: The Most Important Leadership Skill According To Research|
Significant constructive effects of empathy
|General||Business, Career, Leadership||2022-08-25||general||business career leadership|
|2021 Global Business Representives|
An interview of those who changed global business in 2022
|Global Trends||Business, Entertainment, Finance, Politics Science, Technology||2022-08-25||global-trends||business entertainment finance politics-science technology|
JR East aims to introduce one-man operation on major lines in the Tokyo metropolitan around 2025 to 2030.
|Japan Trends, Technology||ATO, JR東日本||2022-08-25||japan-trends technology||ato jr%e6%9d%b1%e6%97%a5%e6%9c%ac|
|Decoding the Digital Talent Challenge|
Digital workers’ attitudes about remote work, job change, and what their ideal workplace should offer.
|Digital Trends||Digital Workers, Work Flexibility||2022-08-25||digital-trends||digital-workers work-flexibility|
|Choice between ‘Great Attrition’ or ‘Great Attraction’|
How companies can turn the Great Resignation to Great Attraction.
|Consulting||Business, Employee Management||2022-08-25||consulting||business employee-management|
New Heart Watanabe Institute started a “free online outpatient service” where doctors will read the ECG measured with Apple Watch in detail.
|Japan Trends||Apple Watch||2022-08-25||japan-trends||apple-watch|
|7 Differences Between a Data Analyst and a Data Scientist|
Differences between a data analyst and a data scientist: typical background, what it is like working in these fields, what skills and tools needed, how to choose which one works best for you.
|General||Data analyst, Data scientist||2022-08-25||general||data-analyst data-scientist|
Explanation on what a virtual network is and how to specifically build a virtual network.
|Japan Trends||Virtual Network||2022-08-25||japan-trends||virtual-network|
|Japan Needs A Digital Overhaul|
How local business leaders are stepping up to adopt digital operating models.
|Japan Trends||Digital operating models, Digital Transformation, Leadership||2022-08-25||japan-trends||digital-operating-models digital-transformation leadership|
|Overlooking advantages of transference in digital advertising|
How transference works in digital advertising.
|Digital Trends||Advertising industry, Digital advertising||2022-08-25||digital-trends||advertising-industry digital-advertising|
|A lawsuit under Japan’s punctual rail system|
A Japanese train driver is suing his employer after having his wage reduced by 56 yen for causing a brief delay.
|General||Japan, JR||2022-08-25||general||japan jr|
|5 Foods You Eat Everyday Could Disappear Because Of Climate Change|
Foods that we might not be able to enjoy in the next few years due to climate change.
|General||Climate change, Food, Lifestyle||2022-08-25||general||climate-change food lifestyle|
|6 change management mistakes to avoid|
Reasons why change efforts often fail.
|Consulting||Change management, IT Strategy, Leadership, Strategic Management||2022-08-25||consulting||change-management it-strategy leadership strategic-management|
Sustainable events of Rakuten’s flea market app “Rakuma”
|Japan Trends||Recycling Fashion, Recycling-based Society, UNEP Sustainability Action||2022-08-25||japan-trends||recycling-fashion recycling-based-society unep-sustainability-action|
|2022 10 Digital Healthcare UX Trends|
What digital trends in connection with UX design in healthcare we can foresee and what are some problems in healthcare that can be solved with UX.
|Technology||Healthcare, Healthcare UX, HealthTech, Product Design||2022-08-25||technology||healthcare healthcare-ux healthtech product-design|
|China and US pursuing radically divergent strategies for digital transformation|
The difference of how the US and China are pursuing different strategies for digital transformation across industry, government, and society.
|Global Trends||Asian trend, Digital Competitiveness Rankings, Digital Transformation||2022-08-25||global-trends||asian-trend digital-competitiveness-rankings digital-transformation|
|Data Management Is Becoming Less Complex|
Recent innovations in the world of data have made it possible to manage data more easily and efficiently
|Global Trends||Big data, Data analytics, Data Center Technologies, Software Innovations / Data Management||2022-08-25||global-trends||big-data data-analytics data-center-technologies software-innovations-data-management|
|Interbrand Best Global Brands 2021|
The analysis of Global Brands and Japanese Brands
|General||Best Global Brands||2022-08-25||general||best-global-brands|
|2021 MedTech Visionaries Awards Winners|
Companies who win the 2021 MEDTECH VISIONARIES AWARDS
|Life Science||MedTech Visionaries Award||2022-08-25||life-science||medtech-visionaries-award|
|Statistics of COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance Rates|
Vaccine vaccination status for each country
|Global Trends||COVID-19, Vaccination, Vaccine||2022-08-25||global-trends||covid-19 vaccination vaccine|
|Big tech has big designs on a big cloud|
Technology industry executives promote the idea that the U.S. government should invest in a “national research cloud” while some experts argued that the plan for a national cloud would help big tech companies consolidate power.
|Technology||Artificial Intelligence, Big Tech||2022-08-25||technology||artificial-intelligence big-tech|
|Top CX Priority: Improving customer data management|
Businesses intend to improve management of customer data as their top CX priority after recognizing that it helps creating impressive experiences for customers.
|U.S. Digital Health Industry Funding Exceeds Last Year’s Total|
Funding information of digital health companies in 2021.
|Life Science||Digital Health||2022-08-25||life-science||digital-health|
|What is Brand Experience?|
Brand Experience: What is it, Who manage it and How to create memorable brand experience?
|Consumer||Brand Experience, Business Operation, Marketing Communications, Strategic Management||2022-08-25||consumer||brand-experience business-operation marketing-communications strategic-management|
|New research shows that small changes in star ratings can drive explosive growth for products|
How online feedback influences sales.
|Consumer, Global Trends||2022-08-25||consumer global-trends|
|The Digital Therapeutics Market Is Propelled By Increasing Use Of Healthcare Apps|
Description and evaluation of the global digital therapeutic market from 2015-2020.
|Life Science||Digital Therapeutics Market, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical company, Technological Innovation||2022-08-25||life-science||digital-therapeutics-market healthcare pharmaceutical-company technological-innovation|
|With The Marketplace for Talent Has Shifted. Don’t Overlook Those Who Stay.|
Four steps for leaders can take to best navigate the great resignation.
|General||Employers, HR Professionals Recruitment, Leaders, Managers||2022-08-25||general||employers hr-professionals-recruitment leaders managers|
|Building a tech-services ecosystem to deliver products|
Rethinking how they engage with their vendors is important for IT firms who focused on both cost reduction and value creation.
|Digital Trends||CIO, COVID-19, Ecosystem, IT||2022-08-25||digital-trends||cio covid-19 ecosystem it|
|what is the background of the growing shortage of human resources?|
Reasons why the shortage of human resources has become so serious.
|Four Winning Patterns of Digital Transformation|
Four patterns for companies to win Digital Transformation
|Digital Trends||Digital Transformation||2022-06-07||digital-trends||digital-transformation|
|AI is smartly shaping our cities|
How AI is transforming the way we live, work and socialize.
|Global Trends, Technology||Artificial Intelligence||2022-06-07||global-trends technology||artificial-intelligence|
|Realize a prediction platform construction by analysis and machine learning of about 700,000 vending machines|
Coca Cola adopt Google Cloud as a data analysis and machine learning platform for streamlining the installation and management of new vending machines.
|Cheetos’ CM strategy that significantly increased sales|
Content of Cheetos’ TV commercial called “Can’t Touch This” that attracted great attention leading to a big sales in 2020
|Many workers want to continue remote work even with salary cuts and reduced leave|
Americans are willing to take pay cuts to keep working from home.
|Big Pharma sets ambitious diversity goals to ensure ‘pipeline’ of talent|
Global pharma and biotech companies’ diversity policies
|IQVIA launches AI-powered medical information contact centre|
IQVIA launched AI-powered medical information contact centre expecting to improve the patient and HCP experience and strengthen brand loyalty.
|Life Science||Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare Professional||2022-06-07||life-science||artificial-intelligence healthcare-professional|
|Ai Palette raises $4.4M to help companies react faster to consumer trends|
Features and benefits of Ai Palette’s first product, Foresight Engine.
|Digital Trends||Ai Palette, Artificial Intelligence, Foresight Engine||2022-06-07||digital-trends||ai-palette artificial-intelligence foresight-engine|
|5 startups that will help make our world greener|
Introduction to five sustainability startups that surely make our world greener with their new technologies and services.
|General, Technology||Startup, Sustainability||2022-06-07||general technology||startup sustainability|
|RIP ping-pong. The era of wacky office perks is dead|
What young workers want from their employers.
|What is THE MODEL? By Salesforce|
Introduction to THE MODEL: What THE MODEL is, Features of THE MODEL, How THE MODEL works and advantages of THE MODEL.
|IT hiring in global pharma industry rises 2.6% in July 2021|
Pharma IT hiring activity in July 2021
|Life Science||IT, Pharma||2022-06-07||life-science||it pharma|
|THE BEST QUESTIONS TO ASK IN AN INTERVIEW|
List of the best questions to ask during an interview
|Mental health is the next big workplace issue|
Employees’ mental health: Why it matters, How employers can help
|Global Trends||Human Resource, Mental Health||2022-06-07||global-trends||human-resource mental-health|
|China Is Still the World’s Factory—And It’s Designing the Future With AI|
China is setting itself up to be a leader not only in how much it manufactures, but also in how intelligently it does it.
|The Future of Digital Consumer Experiences|
What businesses must consider and adapt in order to continue to thrive in this “new normal.”
|Digital Trends, Global Trends||Consumer Experiences, Digital Consumer, New Normal||2022-06-07||digital-trends global-trends||consumer-experiences digital-consumer new-normal|
|Pharma’s shift towards a circular economy|
Going green in the sustainability trifecta of the planet, profit and people will allow companies to improve their bottom line along and view sustainability as an opportunity, not a cost.
|You Don’t Need to Meet Every Qualification to Apply for a Job|
Reasons why you should apply for the job despite not meeting all requirements.
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