The surprising power of people and computers thinking together: Professor Thomas Malone on ‘Superminds’

The surprising power of people and computers thinking together: Professor Thomas Malone on 'Superminds'

Summary of discussion hosted by Eden McCallum at the Royal Society

“We often over-estimate the potential of AI. It is easy to imagine computers as smart as people, but unfortunately it is much harder to create them. On the other hand, we often under-estimate the potential of hyperconnectivity, perhaps because it is easier to…


Eden McCallum announces additions to its Partnership and Leadership Team

Eden McCallum announces additions to its Partnership and Leadership team

Eden McCallum has elected Cyrus Ditzel and Helen Williams to its partnership, and Anna Wanders joins the Eden McCallum Leadership Team as Director of Benelux Operations.

January 2018

UK Business increasingly downbeat as Brexit draws closer

UK Business increasingly downbeat as Brexit draws closer - Results of Eden McCallum's 2017 annual Economic Outlook Survey

Pessimism about Britain’s Brexit future has spread through British business, as revealed in Eden McCallum’s fifth annual economic outlook survey.

December 2017

Positive Outlook for Dutch Business Over Coming 24 Months

Positive outlook for Dutch business over coming 24 months - Results of Eden McCallum's 2017 annual Economic Outlook Survey

Dutch business is growing in confidence as it looks forward to 2018 and 2019, a new survey shows.

December 2017

The Platform Revolution: Eden McCallum Seminar

The Platform Revolution: Eden McCallum Seminar by Marshall Van Alstyne - Summary

“Platform ecosystems” – businesses which build online networks and allow them to grow and flourish beyond the narrow confines of the corporation – have inverted the very nature of the firm. A big claim, but there is evidence to support it…

October 2017

Opportunities for Swiss business in the era of Trump and Brexit

Opportunities for Swiss business in the era of Trump and Brexit

A survey of 57 Swiss business leaders has revealed a mixed picture of attitudes as 2017 approaches. The Zurich office of Eden McCallum, the management consultancy, asked a number of bosses how they felt about trading conditions in the coming months and years.

December 2016

Optimism at home, nervousness abroad: Dutch business leaders’ views revealed

Optimism at home, nervousness abroad: Dutch business leaders' views revealed

Eden McCallum’s survey of 307 Dutch business leaders, carried out for the third consecutive year, has revealed a mixed picture as far as attitudes to 2017 and 2018 are concerned. There is striking optimism about the prospects in the home market.

December 2016

Brexit chill hits British Business

Brexit chill hits British business - Results of Eden McCallum's 2016 annual Economic Outlook Survey

British businesses are feeling distinctly apprehensive about prospects for 2017 and 2018, according to the 304 UK business leaders surveyed by Eden McCallum at the end of November. In contrast to the optimism revealed in this annual survey in the past three years, the post-referendum research finds that gloom has set in over expectations for both the UK and Eurozone economies, while hopes for the global economy have also declined.

December 2016

Consultant breakfast on organisational design at Eden McCallum’s new Amsterdam offices

Eden McCallum Benelux: Consultant breakfast on organisational design

In its new Amsterdam offices, Eden McCallum recently hosted a consultant breakfast meeting on organisational design. Herman Vantrappen, one of Eden McCallum’s independent consultants and expert in this field, held a short presentation, followed by a facilitated discussion. Marjon Wanders and Wouter van Essenberg reflect on this first breakfast meeting.

November 2016

Health wearables: Turning hype into value-added services

Michael Edwards contributes to pharmaphorum's white paper on health wearables

Eden McCallum’s Michael Edwards recently contributed to pharmaphorum’s white paper on turning health wearables into value-added services: The needs of patients continue to be weighed against the burgeoning costs of healthcare. Against this backdrop, life sciences companies seek out cost-effective processes to develop unique solutions for improved outcomes. In tandem, public adoption of new technology trends has given…

November 2016