Arms races rarely serve the best interests of “citizens”, in the case of corporations, our clients and customers. Thus, we believe we must seek first to understand unmet client demand and then invest in technologies and solutions that address those needs. We will not make technology investments from a position of fear, ego, or irrational impulse.
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Check out this piece about our partnership philosophy. https://www.cio.com/article/3191534/it-industry/cushman-and-wakefield-cio-builds-innovation-through-partnerships.amp.html
This brief chat with BuiltWords was part of The Fourth Edition of the Cushman & Wakefield Occupier Edge magazine which highlights insights and trends identified and explained by global real estate experts.
Competence is becoming overrated as a hiring driving force. We live in a VUCA business environment — volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous — and technology has allowed executives to open up revenue streams they never thought possible. We don’t necessarily need the most competent financial guy in history; we need a financial guy who can switch between different approaches as it’s called for.
Many of us experience the sharing economy as users, not as providers. If we’re not exposed to both sides of it, it’s hard to really understand what’s going on and how it’s going to impact business and growth (and yes, politics and society too) in the next decade and beyond.
A few quotes from me included in this article from CIO.com http://www.cio.com/article/3146029/leadership-management/tech-forecast-2017-it-sharpens-its-focus.html?upd=1480527434974 Adam L. Stanley Connections Blog Technology. Leadership. Food. Life. AdamLStanley.com Follow me on Twitter | Connect with me on Linked In | “Like”…
Excerpt: Commercial real estate is falling behind on investing in tech and data analytics, and it’s creating potential roadblocks to effective asset management, decision-making and deal flow. I’m cited in the article. https://www.bisnow.com/national/news/technology/why-cre-needs-to-embrace-data-analytics-68365##ath…
While perhaps the claim this is the 3rd “big thing” is a bit of hyperbole, the merger of VTS and Hightower is an exciting and positive trend. A big deal…