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Talent & Organization Blog for Financial Services

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Andy Young

Managing Director - Accenture Financial Services

Andy is a Managing Director in Accenture Financial Services in London. He leads our global Change offering, as well as our FS Talent & Organization practice in the UK and Ireland.

Andy specializes in leading large scale business transformations in retail banking, commercial banking, private banking, capital markets and insurance, as well as in operations and corporate functions such as Risk and HR. He is passionate about helping our clients address their biggest change opportunities and leaving them more ‘change ready’ for having worked together. He also has experience in people strategy, FS workforce and HR topics; and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development.
Latest Posts | By Andy Young
Posted on April 24th, 2017

Beyond cost cutting: Financial services leaders need to spend smart

Last month, I wrote about how sustainable cost reduction in financial services (FS) requires...
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Beyond cost cutting: Financial services leaders need to spend smart
Posted on April 17th, 2017

Effective job design and building new skills will be key for the future workforce

In the first two parts of this series, we talked about the rapid evolution of automation in...
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Effective job design and building new skills will be key for the future workforce
Posted on April 10th, 2017

Finding the right balance for the financial services workforce

In my previous post, I talked about how automation was not necessarily new to the financial...
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Finding the right balance for the financial services workforce
Posted on April 3rd, 2017

Robotics is transforming the financial services workforce

One of the key themes that emerged out of this year’s annual meeting of the World Economic...
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Robotics is transforming the financial services workforce
Posted on March 27th, 2017

Overcome barriers to sustainable cost reduction in financial services

In the last part of this series, we talked about short-term tactical levers and long-term strategic...
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Overcome barriers to sustainable cost reduction in financial services
Posted on March 20th, 2017

Two methods to reduce cost in financial services: The “Diet” and the “Healthy...

In the first part of this series, we talked about how financial services organizations, especially...
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Two methods to reduce cost in financial services: The “Diet” and the “Healthy...
Posted on March 13th, 2017

Financial services leaders need to change their cost reduction strategy

Cost reduction has been a strategic battleground for financial services organizations since...
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Financial services leaders need to change their cost reduction strategy
Posted on February 23rd, 2017

Forum tackles regulatory change in financial services

The digital era brings new risks and regulatory challenges for financial services (FS) organisations...
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Forum tackles regulatory change in financial services
Posted on February 6th, 2017

For success in agile, financial services firms must “be the change”

Financial services (FS) organisations that are succeeding in agile change focus on being rather...
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For success in agile, financial services firms must “be the change”
Posted on January 30th, 2017

How to deliver successful agile change in financial services

In my previous post I looked at how agile change is being applied by financial services (FS)...
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How to deliver successful agile change in financial services