Interview with Arslan Idrees, Senior Manager, Deloitte Digital on Digital Transformation

Arslan Idrees, Senior Manager at Deloitte Digital provides valuable advice to organisations that are seeking to digitally transform. The interview is conducted by Peter Carr of the University of Waterloo’s Department of Management Sciences.

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Interview with Paula Kwan, Director, Civic Innovation Office, City of Toronto

Paula Kwan, Director of the Civic Innovation Office for the City of Toronto, discusses her role and the activities of Toronto’s Civic Innovation Office. She provides guidance on how organisations can more effectively innovate and describes some of the activities that her office is engaged in.

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Interview with Michael Wade, Professor of Innovation and Strategy and Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation at the IMD Business School

In this interview Michael Wade, Professor of Innovation and Strategy and Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation at the IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland, discusses digital transformation. Guidance is offered to organisations that are considering or engaged in digital transformation and the role of government and the education sector are considered.

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Interview with Monique Koehli-Duquette, Digital Experience and Transformation at Accenture Digital

Monique discusses how organisations are managing their digital transformation. The interview examines how business models are being transformed, the technologies that are causing the eco systems in which organisations exist to change and which are being applied in organisation’s digital transformations. The role of the education sector and government in enabling transformation are considered along with its impact on society and the employees of organisations. Approaches being used by organisations to innovate are discussed.

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Interview with Sue Sharp, Senior Director, Digital Transformation, Disruption and Innovation at PwC Digital

Video interview with Sue Sharp, Senior Director, Digital Transformation, Disruption and Innovation at PwC Digital in Toronto. The interview discusses how organisations can effectively digitally transform. Sue stresses the need for attention to organisational culture and openness to innovation. She argues that transformation should be based on customer and business needs, noting that technology implementations that are not aligned with business objectives are likely to fail.

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Lean Operations

Luis Almeida and Larry Edwards from Toyota’s Cambridge, Ontario manufacturing facility describe the Toyota Production System, providing valuable advice on implementing lean operations. The video was created for students at the University of Waterloo. The interviewer is Peter Carr.

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Technology and People – Interview with Adrian Smith

Adrian Smith, from the University of Sussex’s Science Policy Research Unit, discusses the social impact of technology and how people can influence the direction that technological development takes. the interview is especially relevant amid concerns about the future impact of technology on people’s work and personal lives.

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