Ideas

6 Steps for Turning Corporate Responsibility Into Bottom Line GrowthJuly 24, 2014

The best forms of corporate responsibility are those that leverage what your company is best at. By finding out what you’re best at, you can look for causes that align with those strengths and find a way to make a greater impact than simply volunteering in off hours or packing boxes with school supplies. It’s up to you to decide what purpose you seek to impact, how much you should invest, and what workstream you’ll use to realize that purpose.

3 Things the World Cup Can Teach Us About Business StrategyJuly 22, 2014

The World Cup is about strategy. It’s not just about brute strength or speed; the key to winning is being able to make strategic decisions before, during, and after each game. That’s not unlike business strategy. There are lessons to be learned from the pitch that can apply to any organization looking to win in its arena.

Articles

Interview with Lauren Pollak, Financial Services Practice Lead at JumpJune 5, 2014

In the first of Convene's Future of Work panelist interview series, following their Hosted Conversation roundtable at Convene’s 101 Park Ave location on May 12, 2014, Convene interviewed our own Lauren Pollak, Financial Services Practice Lead at Jump, about the future of work.

What Ancient Pots Can Teach Us About the Future of PaymentsMay 28th, 2014

The growing panoply of payment platforms has led to a dizzying array of choices. Consumers face a barrage of mobile apps that compete with plastic cards already vying for top-of-wallet status. NFC, EMV, BitCoin - which technology will win out? In a new piece in the American Banker Jump Principal Lauren Pollak examines how payments technologies are currently in a cycle of divergence, and offers concrete strategies and solutions for what companies can do to win.

Events

Changing Healthcare Delivery Through Design August 19, 2014

Jump Associates' Ibanga Umanah will be participating in a panel discussion, titled Changing Healthcare Delivery Through Design, on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, from 6:30-8:30 at Cooper's Studio in San Francisco.

The Vine: A Conversation on the Nature of Community June 24, 2014

Dev Patnaik will be participating in a one-on-one conversation with Lance Knobel for The Vine at the Golden Gate Club--The Presidio on June 24, 2014. Dev's one-on-one will be in the closing session from roughly 4-4:30pm. The Vine runs from 9am-5pm with a reception from 5-6:30pm.

Summits

Financial Services Summit

An intimate conversation among 15 senior leaders in financial services.

New Business Bootcamp

The Jump New Business Boot Camp teaches business and strategy leaders key techniques and best practices for identifying and growing new businesses.

Healthcare Leadership Summit

The challenges facing healthcare today call for a new type of leader.

Case Study

Enabling Social Spending

Peer-to-peer payment technologies are getting a lot of airtime, but they haven’t yet made much money. Jump created a new payment platform that’s profitable in its own right. UNIFY is a mobile payment platform created to help people pay better, together. It allows a group of people to pay for things together, in real-time at the point of sale.

About Jump

Who We Are Shapes What We Do

More than a decade ago, we formed Jump to make a new kind of strategy consulting. We run on commitment to our clients, connections to the needs of real people, and a work culture that enables us and our partners to do more than seems possible at the outset. See how we work below, then get the full story.

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