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Break through functional silos for speed, agility

October 15, 2019

RESEARCH REPORT

In brief

Hurrying evolution

"To make decisions quickly, skills must be embedded in our front-line management teams, not in Finance, HR and Marketing silos."

— TILL DUDLER, Managing Director, Accenture Strategy, Consumers Goods & Services

Stopping the silo spread

Hurrying evolution

Redefine work

Empower market-facing teams to make decisions that break down functional silos and embed functional expertise in multi-disciplinary teams.

Enable teams with AI and analytics

Agile companies provide employees with a suite of digital tools to enhance job performance.

Redefine end-to-end processes

Integrate functional capability at the optimal point in the process; execute short sprints to prove value; and rapidly scale to build momentum.

TILL DUDLER

Managing Director – UKI Strategy Practice Lead, and Europe Lead, Consumer Goods​

Till helps executives drive better strategic outcomes, with an emphasis on operating model development, growth strategy and cost competitiveness.​


Paul Jeruchimowitz

Managing Director – Accenture Strategy, Global lead Intelligent Operating Model

Paul helps organizations design, implement and optimize large-scale integrated operating model and business services transformation programs.


KENT MCMILLAN

Managing Director – Global Lead, Organizational Development and Europe Lead, Intelligent Operating Model

Kent works with executives to drive growth through enterprise-wide business transformations that enhance customer experiences and efficiencies.


Contributors

BENJAMIN GAUNT

Senior Manager – Accenture Strategy


SANAM GILL

Senior Manager – Accenture Strategy


Samuel Holmes

Managing Director – Accenture Strategy​


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