Big Bang Disruption: The Speed of Change in the Digital Era

Modern businesses need to adapt to the speed at which technology changes. The past decade has seen a multitude of entrenched industries fall by the wayside in the wake of digital disruption. Businesses need to be proactive about following technological trends if they want to avoid potential disaster.

Jamal Starr
President/CEO
Starr & Associates Management Consulting

The Keys to Execution: How Great Strategies Fail in Implementation

No matter how well researched and well written your strategic plan, it can fail in the implementation stage. It doesn’t matter how much executive or overall employee input went into it if you don’t act in a way that integrates the strategies into day-to-day company activity and culture.

Jamal Starr
President/CEO
Starr & Associates Management Consulting

How to Create an Innovation Culture

How to Create an Innovation Culture

You can create an environment that houses an innovative culture, and it doesn’t require millions to invest or specialized staff. You can do it by restructuring the way you think, your processes, procedures and your company culture. You don’t need ping-pong or pool tables or a coffee bar in your office. You do need some sensible tips that allow you to integrate the possibility of innovation into your everyday workplace easily. That allows innovation to foster, not just in your research and development department, but in every department. As an executive, your job as an innovation leader begins when you listen, collaborate and empower.

Big Data Strategy – How to Break Down Silos and Drive Organizational Change

Big Data Strategy – How to Break Down Silos and Drive Organizational Change

Nearly every company goes through some organizational growing pains. One common development, departmental silos, occurs at some point. Successful companies break down a silo, a department that protects its information, keeping it from other departments. Silos cause growth breakdowns, so continued growth requires their eradication.

Jamal Starr
President/CEO
Starr & Associates Management Consulting

Effective Problem Solving Strategies for Management

Effective Problem Solving Strategies for Management

If only every business ran smoothly with no issues, you’d never need to develop problem-solving skills. However, problems do arise, and knowing how to analyze and address them can make the difference in your bottom line. Apply problem-solving and innovations to improve processes to produce more while saving time and money.

Jamal Starr
President/CEO
Starr & Associates Management Consulting

Safety. From the head and the heart

On April 20th, I have the honor of representing my organization in an open panel discussion with esteemed colleagues from some of the largest global brands. The topic of conversation won’t be centered on the monetization of big data, managing asset efficiency or any of the other “sexy” topics of the month. You may find it surprising to know that our time and attention will be focused on one of the most important (but least mastered) subjects facing any…