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What do I submit?
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1/ Title of your idea

2/ Summarize your idea in one sentence (What)

3/ What is the client problem or opportunity your
idea will solve? (Why)

4/ What is the scale of this opportunity in the market?
(few or many clients)

We’re looking for big, bold and disruptive ideas that solve our clients’ biggest challenges through digital capabilities. Your submission should answer the following questions:

Submissions will be accepted from teams of up to 3 people. You are encouraged to make cross-functional teams with diverse expertise. Questions? Ask the Digital Office

5/ Success Criteria

6/ Which digital pillar does this idea fall under:
    automation, prediction, or growth? (could be
    one or more)

7/ Who are the target clients?

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By entering this challenge you agree to the publication of your entry, at the sole discretion of BDO, which may include your name and likeness. You also agree that in consideration for entering this challenge any idea submitted by you as part of this challenge is considered performed in the course of your employment/partnership with BDO and as such BDO is the sole and exclusive owner of all intellectual property rights to the entry and you waive all moral rights to the entry in favor of BDO. BDO may use, transcribe, modify, publish, reproduce, distribute, sell or display the entry, alone or in conjunction with other materials, in its sole discretion, without further compensation.

What are the digital pillars?
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Develop a way to generate 
insights that help our clients identify opportunities and make smarter decisions.

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Disrupt the industry with an unprecedented new revenue source that takes over the digital economy—growing our revenue streams as it grows our clients’ business.

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Reinvent our operations with a game-changing idea that automates systems to make us quicker, more agile, more efficient.

Winning team will win $3000 for a home office makeover. The winning idea will be built into a working product by the Digital Office with you at the wheel.

What can I win?

Evaluation Panel

Rafi Majeed
Chief Digital


Jeff Chapman
Service Line Leader, Financial Advisory Services


Tom Mawhinney
Service Line Leader, Client Centric Messaging


Jonny Stevens
Director, Sales


Daphna Smuckler
Managing Partner, Assurance & Accounting


Katie Kaplan
GTA Technology & Life Sciences Industry Leader 

The world is evolving. And so are we. 

To stay competitive, we need to be more innovative, client-centric, and collaborative than ever. Digital is our future—that’s why we made it a strategic pillar. Our Digital Office is here to launch projects that shift our culture to be more transformative, with our digital savvy in the driver’s seat.

CULTR/SHFT is an initiative where you can directly contribute to making this happen. This is just the beginning to become smarter, faster, more digital. 

The future is yours
to re-imagine.

You’re invited to keep our transformation moving. Not just in the way we do business, but in the way our clients do business. It’s your opportunity to be a leading force in Strategy 2.0. It’s time to bring your digital ideas with real-world impact to life. This is CULTR/SHFT.

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