Supply chains in the Next Normal: moving from efficient to resilient

By Vincent Guelinckx on 02 July 2020

COVID-19 and the measures taken to contain it have had an enormous impact on society, and on almost every industry. Travel and leisure have surely been the most negatively affected by the recent stress test, while pharma giants are positively pressured by the urgent demand for a vaccine and other medical supplies. For some e-commerce stakeholders, almost every day is Black Friday.

Envisioning the Next Normal, then, has made many an expert wonder: should we make our supply chains more resilient, or rather the ecosystems in which they operate? AE is a firm believer in the latter. Read on to learn why and how we envision it so.

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#AENextNormal: Accelerating Digital Business with Human Technology

By Stef Devos on 19 May 2020

In the post-pandemic world, people and society will seek a new equilibrium. Even though we are unable to predict how this ‘next normal’ will impact businesses, that doesn’t mean we shouldn't prepare for it.

In this #AENextNormal blog series, we discuss how people and society will seek a new equilibrium and what companies will need to undertake to navigate out of the crisis and find their new position in the 'next normal'. In the last blog, we'll zoom into why human technology is a must to accelerate your digital business.

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#AENextNormal: Investing in the Capability to Change

By Stef Devos on 19 May 2020

In the post-pandemic world, people and society will seek a new equilibrium. Even though we are unable to predict how this next normal’ will impact businesses, that doesn’t mean we shouldn't prepare for it.

In this #AENextNormal blog series, we discuss how people and society will seek a new equilibrium and what companies will need to undertake to navigate out of the crisis and find their new position in the 'next normal'. In this blog, we'll zoom into why and how investing in the capability to change is the way to go.

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#AENextNormal: Revisiting your Strategy

By Stef Devos on 19 May 2020

In the post-pandemic world, people and society will seek a new equilibriumEven though we are unable to predict how this ‘next normal’ will impact businesses, that doesn’t mean we shouldn't prepare for it.

In this #AENextNormal blog series, we discuss how people and society will seek a new equilibrium and what companies will need to undertake to navigate out of the crisis and find their new position in the 'next normal'. In this blog, we'll zoom into the why and how companies will need to revisit their strategy.

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#AENextNormal: A New Equilibrium for people and society

By Stef Devos on 19 May 2020

In the post-pandemic world, people and society will seek a new equilibriumEven though we are unable to predict how this ‘next normal’ will impact businesses, that doesn’t mean we shouldn't prepare for it.

Prediction is difficult, especially if it’s about the future (Niels Bohr)

The coronacrisis magnifies strengths and weaknesses across the board. It may have a purifying effect if companies grasp this moment to revisit their strategy, invest in the capability to change and accelerate digital business with human technology. In other words, a new era has begun: the era of transformational excellence.

In this #AENextNormal blog series, we'll discuss how people and society will seek a new equilibrium and what companies will need to undertake to navigate out of the crisis and find their new position in the 'next normal'.

In this blog, we'll zoom in on the new post-pandemic equilibrium.

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