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Wade Schroeder
As more medical devices using network-connection technology are developed, cybersecurity will continue to grow in importance and focus among regulators and manufacturers. Many connected devices...
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Christoph Senn
In 2011, we started talking with top B2B executives about their engagement with their firm’s major customers in the aftermath of the financial crisis. The vast majority told us that they were very...
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Annette Franz
Simon Sinek popularized the concept of finding your why, which he defines as the purpose, cause, or belief that drives you. He states that the concept is “grounded in the tenets of the biology...
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Susan Robertson
Most people who work in a corporate environment are familiar with some type of personal style indicator—Meyers Briggs Type Indicator, Strengths Finder, DISC profile, and others. However, there’s a...
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Harry Powell
In previous posts I’ve shared resources to help you educate your leaders in data literacy, but beyond knowledge, this also requires thinking differently. We need to get thinking about our thinking....
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Gleb Tsipursky
Due to strong employee resistance and turnover, Google recently backtracked from its plan to force all employees to return to the office and allowed many to work remotely. Amazon also backtracked on...
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James daSilva
There was a Twitter thread recently from an early, longtime Facebook executive, Dan Rose. You might have missed it. That’s OK—scrolling Twitter is rarely the best use of our time. In these tweets,...
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Manfred Kets de Vries
Leonard, the chairman of a global consumer goods company, was wondering what to do with the two co-CEOs running the firm. Although it had seemed a great idea to have two individuals at the helm, this...
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Eliot Dratch
If your manufacturing company develops a problem along the way with one of your processes, how do you resolve it? While the shortcut option is to simply patch up the symptoms of whatever that problem...
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John Preston
‘This government is obsessed with skilling up our population,” said Boris Johnson in his recent speech on “leveling up.” There’s still a fair amount of uncertainty about exactly what the United...
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Sébastien Breteau
Major global events of the past five years have sparked seismic shock waves in global supply chains, relocating where businesses manufacture and source their products. Whether facing rising labor...
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ISO
There’s more than one path to service management. It refers to all the activities, policies, and processes that organizations use for deploying, managing, and improving IT service provision. In today...
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Corey Brown
Amid the Silver Tsunami, human resources departments are hustling to onboard and fill personnel gaps, but they can’t predict the evolving demands of your operations. Manufacturing companies are...
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Caroline Zimmerman
People often associate the term “data literacy” with mastering a litany of technical skills: SQL for data querying, Python for data analysis, and Tableau for data visualization, to name a few....
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Gary Lyng
To uncover the value in data, analysts need powerful combinations of tools to locate data, wherever they are, and regardless if they are structured or unstructured. Most companies don’t realize that...
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Nate Burke
Marketplaces are now dominating the online sphere, which results in more unbranded searches being made by online shoppers who are looking for solutions to their queries, rather than a named-brand...
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Knowledge at Wharton
Considered one of the most successful organizational learning methods, the after-action review (AAR) was developed by the U.S. Army during the 1970s to help its soldiers learn from both their...
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Jerry Foster
Manufacturers are acutely aware that audits and recalls are just part of business. At the same time, they all agree that the best way to deal with recalls is to prevent them in the first place....
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Dylan Walsh
Supply chains are having a moment. In March 2021, one of the world’s largest container ships got wedged in the Suez Canal, blocking 10 percent of global trade for a few days and launching a flotilla...
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Ryan E. Day
With the migration to remote and hybrid work during the last year, cyberattacks have increased at a rate of three to five times compared to pre-Covid. No big surprise that, for many...