Faster, Better Strategic Decisions

72% of senior executives believe bad strategic decisions

are the prevailing norm in their organisation [McKinsey]

The Boardroom’s mission is to help senior executives of the FTSE350 make faster, better, more profitable strategic decisions. By surfacing the right topic at the right time with the right question, we create the right conversation to deliver the right answers. We bring experts with opinion and surround our members with peers in order to bench test thinking and validate your plans. We actively champion debate and avoid accord – by pushing you to think more critically about topics you will find better answers. 

 

 

“Harnessing the power of technologies such as data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and robotic process automation (RPA) is also becoming increasingly central to the optimisation of decision making” [PWC]

Community

As a member you receive regular round ups of industry news and insights direct to your inbox. Your membership gives you access to an aggregated news feed as well as quarterly reports based on member contribution, events and other opportunities to connect with your peers. You can also request a customised business case for faster decision making, AI and analytics within your business.

Our Partner

A special thank you to our club’s founding partner, SAS Software, the number 1 AI and advanced analytics software platform. With a scope to cover all sectors, SAS use machine learning to fight fraud, computer vision to improve cancer survival rates, and natural language processing to increase customer understanding.

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Boardroom Meetings

Think Different in a Digital World

14-May : Virtual Meeting 

The ‘superstar’ digital natives continue to widen the gap against the incumbents. The top 10% of $1B+ companies now capture 80% of the profit pool and are 23 times more likely to acquire customers. At their core is a data-driven culture – one that accepts human judgement is no longer good or fast enough. Making the right decision at the right time using the right data – at speed – is the new competitive battleground.

No Time for Indecisiveness

23-Jul : The Ned, Central London

Companies that master the response to a crisis will reap long-term rewards. They are smarter, and create opportunities to win in the long term [BCG]. A frightening prospect given 72% of senior executives believe bad strategic decisions are the prevailing norm in their organisation [McKinsey]. Speed of decision making will define the winners and losers as the world recovers from Covid-19.  

Predictions 21 – what lies ahead? 

26-Nov : The Ned, Central London

Until artificial intelligence (AI) can predict the future for us, the best source of insight we have is the opinions of our peers and trusted thought leaders. That’s why the Boardroom’s final session of the year, Predictions, is the most popular meeting in our calendar…

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Predictions 20 – clarity now?

Theme : 2001 – A Space Odyssey 

Until artificial intelligence (AI) can predict the future for us, the best source of insight we have is the opinions of our peers and trusted thought leaders. That’s why the Boardroom’s final session of the year, Predictions, is the most popular meeting in our calendar…

In the Blink of an AI

Theme : The Matrix 

Much has been said about organisational agility and the new, digital paradigm ahead of us. Agile businesses are out-performing their competition hands down. According to McKinsey research, agile organisations have a 70% chance of being in the top quartile for long-term performance. This goes some…

Going All-In on AI 

Theme : Casino Royale

So it seems AI is about to start scaling. However, it won’t be plain sailing. AI introduces unpredictable & thorny issues around ethics, culture, governance and data to name a few. Issues that could undermine, delay or eliminate the return-on-investment goals you have. In addition…

The team

James Harris

Founder

James is the Founder of the Boardroom and host for the meetings

Matthew Hearne

Team Manager

Acquires high profile chairs that drive the key topics of the night.

Elle Brasier

Operations

Part of our operations department, Elle foresees our venue planning and guest sign in on the night.

Philippa Brown

Club Director

Georgina Hayes

Club Director

Joe Scothern

Club Director

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