Entries by Pierre Mallia

Dealing with the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Since the early part of last century, technological progress has marched forward at sharp rate, albeit with the so called “waves” coming hard and fast as a north easterly storm on the coast. After a surge in innovation in the field of information technology dating back to the 1970s, with the emergence of the first “personal” device – the PC and stretching well into the early years of this century, we seem poised on what could become a very big wave. Some economists have posited the idea that we are about to embark on the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”.

Why Companies Need to Rethink Organisational Structure

Fifty years ago the editor of Fortune magazine, William Whyte, authored a book titled ‘The Organisation Man’ that defined the nature of corporate life for a generation. The book described how America, whose people, he said, had “led in the public worship of individualism,” had recently turned into a nation of employees.

Towards Better Interaction of Government with Citizen

Over the last decade, driven by ever increasing competitive intensity, companies began to look to how technology could be applied to a new area of focus: driving more sales, increasing demand for their products and services and retaining customers in the era of ever diminishing customer loyalty.