March 2015 saw over 100 senior leaders in professional services take part in a serious conversation about why and how firms will have to change to compete profitably for clients in the future.
The major themes explored on the day included:
- Why and how clients are changing the way they buy professional services
- The strategic impact of digital technology on your firm
- Will your firm’s business model remain competitive
Clients and Firms of the Future: How to Compete was designed by leading strategist and author, Dr George Beaton, and globally recognised futurist, Ross Dawson.
George and Ross were joined on the day by a high quality faculty of thought leaders including:
- Pete Williams | Chief Edge Officer, Centre for the Edge
- David Rennick | Consultant to Pinsent Masons
- Mel Anderson | Director Benchmarks, Beaton Research + Consulting
- Jaimes Leggett | CEO, M&C Saatchi
- Steve Walker | Regional Counsel, Hewlett Packard South Pacific
- Lara Poloni | CEO, AECOM
- Deen Sanders | CEO, Professional Standards Councils
- Warren Riddell | Partner, Beaton Capital
- Steve Mark | Creative Consequences
A short video recap of the event can be seen below as well as links to social media and blog posts covering the forum.
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- Clients and Firms of the Future: How to Compete Forum – Post-event wrap-up
- Storify – Impressions from the Clients and Firms of the Future: How to Compete Forum
- Future Exploration Network Blog – Thought leaders’ views on the future of professional services and their clients
- Clients and Firms of the Future: How to Compete Forum – George Beaton and Ross Dawson discuss the Forum