Be Proud, but Never Satisfied

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Once you’ve made some big plays and delivered on key milestones, the journey doesn’t end; you need to prepare to come back stronger. Being proud but never satisfied is an attitude. It’s a mentality where you always strive to do better.

The Great Resignation: How to Proactively Address the WorkQuake Now

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Why an Inclusive Work Environment Should be Important to Every Business Leader

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The importance of an inclusive work environment is on the minds of many leaders today. Exclusionary behaviors are dangerous for a business, with the impacts extending from dysfunctional workplaces and difficulties with recruitment all the way to serious legal issues.

How Digital Transformation Can Improve Hospitals’ Operational Decisions

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Operations and supply chain management Technology and analytics Healthcare sector Information technology and telecom sector Digital ArticleIt can help with patient flow, staffing, scheduling, and supply-chain management.

New to International Real Estate? Real Estate Attorney Explains How to Navigate These Markets

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Want to Build Wealth? Here’s How to Get Started

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Millennials have been struggling to generate wealth when compared to previous generations, with the average Baby Boomer holding up to 7x the wealth of Millennials at the same age. Add in the pandemic, and financial futures of “the unluckiest generation in U.S. history” are grim.

Do You Want A Thought Leader’s Perspective on Vision?

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CEOs: Difficult customers can improve your business

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The Danger of Success: CEO Syndrome

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The biggest danger facing an accomplished CEO isn’t another lockdown, competition or technological obsolescence.

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Turkish Airlines & Turkish Cargo Rise to the Top Amid Coronavirus Pandemi

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For more than a year, the global aviation industry has faced its greatest crisis to date and in 2020, it suffered the heaviest losses in history.

Information Technology's Dangerous Trend in Africa

Harvard Business Review

For the past few decades, emerging technologies such as biotechnology, microelectronics, information technology and communications technologies have become central to the socioeconomic development of nations. These technologies improve productivity and facilitate better living standards when they penetrate into societies. With its ease of adoption, this interdependence has scaled rapidly, unlike any other technology in modern history.

How to Build Accountability into Your AI

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Technology IT Technology and analytics IT management Technology Information technology and telecom sector Digital ArticleQuestions to ask and processes to follow.

Employers Checking Social Media

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If you’re setting up a separate professional account, give the public full access to your information to encourage them to “friend” or “follow” you. Information Technology Job Search Perception Q&A with Joel“There is no advertisement as powerful as a positive reputation traveling fast.”. Brian Koslow~. Nasir asks: I’ve heard that employers are checking social media more and more, to find out how professional their people really are.

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Unplug from Technology!

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Technology is a good servant but a bad master.”. If, like Vincent, you’re staying too connected, consider these tips for unplugging from technology after work or even during the workday. Try taking mini breaks from technology during work. Maybe you can’t leave behind technology, but unplugging mentally from email and your phone while researching an idea or writing a proposal will improve your focus. Information Technology Real Leaders, Real Stories Work-Life Balance

How to Choose a Reliable Partner for Offshoring

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4 Cybersecurity Strategies for Small and Midsize Businesses

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Technology and analytics Data management Cybersecurity and digital privacy Information management Information technology and telecom sector Digital ArticleYou can’t stop cyberattacks from happening. But you can contain the consequences.

The 4 Tiers of Digital Transformation

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Disruptive innovation Operations management Internet IT Disruptive innovation Operations strategy Web-based technologies IT management Technology Information technology and telecom sector Digital Article

Why AI Will Never Replace Managers

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Strategy Innovation Managing yourself Information technology and telecom sector Digital ArticleWhen it comes to reframing problems and finding surprising solutions, humans are still light-years ahead of machines.

Do Your Digital Design Choices Take Advantage of Customers?

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Regulation Design Government policy and regulation Design thinking Technology Information technology and telecom sector Digital ArticleOptions that manipulate consumers into spending more can also hurt you in the long run.

How AI Could Help Doctors Reduce Maternal Mortality

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For Patients to Trust Medical AI, They Need to Understand It

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Benefits of Help Desk for Your Business

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In this technological era, most daily work functions depend on an internet connection and electronic appliances. This information offers crucial insight into any holes within your company’s IT infrastructure.

Pattern Recognition

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As opportunity assessments are conducted and information is uncovered on the path to transformation, business leaders must allow flexibility when the need arises to veer from the path in order to maximize possibilities. Very large companies in the information technology industry, like IBM, are successfully moving from product-driven to services-driven businesses.

It’s Time to Update Section 230

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Policy Regulation Internet Social platforms Government policy and regulation Web-based technologies Social media Technology Information technology and telecom sector Digital ArticleThe internet has changed a lot since the Communications Decency Act was passed in 1996.

How Bad Leadership Helped Launch Intel, the Silicon Valley and Venture Capital

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Yet, were it not for the bad leadership of Shockley, Bell Labs and Fairchild Semiconductor, one wonders if we’d ever have had Intel, the semiconductor as we know it today or even the information technology revolution? Servant Leadership Bad Leadership Bell Labs Fairchild Semiconductor Information Technology Intel Semiconductor Silicon Valley Traitorous Eight William ShockleyWe spend a lot of time here at MSL covering great leadership – servant leadership.

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StrategyDriven Welcomes Ruth Todd, PhD

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A highly experienced nuclear power consultant, Ruth leads StrategyDriven's information technology and cyber security services. "We Her extensive knowledge and experience in information technology and cyber security adds a critical dimension to our advisory services practice and brings tremendous value to our clients.". Announcements cyber security information technology nuclear power consultant Ruth Todd strategydriven

IT Overinvesting – Is it Better to be Safe than Sorry?

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While I haven’t read the book, an article on Reuters suggests that the book Aligning Technology with Strategy by Harvard Business Review advises companies evaluate their IT costs to prevent overinvesting. An article written in 2003 regarding security and technology is not going to be relevant in 2011. It’s technology. As consumers, we trust that when we provide a company with our personal or financial information that it will be secure.

Grassroots Leadership Evolving

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Friedman wrote about the great unraveling of traditional leadership across the globe: The main driver, I believe, is the merger of globalization and the Information Technology revolution. Books democratization dov seidman global movement globalization grassroots leadership how information technology revolution thomas friedmanIn the December 18, 2011 edition of the New York Times , Thomas L.

Was the State of the Public Cloud Being Used Effectively by IT Managers in 2020?

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Cloud-native technology has shaped business operations remarkably in the past decade. The survey took place at the start of 2020 to investigate the applications of could-native technology. Risk Management business management information technology public cloud strategydriven

Things To Ask Your IT Support Provider Before Signing

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Entrepreneurship business management entrepreneurship information technology strategydrivenPhoto courtesy of Pexels. Outsourcing large tasks and functions is fast becoming the thing to do in business because of the success it can offer, and the top of that list is IT support. Of course, this is an utterly logical thing to do because it will take the technical pressures off you and allow you to stay focused on the core operations of your company while saving a buck or two.

You Need an Algorithm, Not a Data Scientist

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Complimentary Resource – Data, Data Everywhere: A Special Report on Managing Information

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Data, Data Everywhere : A Special Report on Managing Information. Learn how businesses are transforming themselves based on the abundance of data, and benefits found in the various uses of information and the new methods of visualizing data. This special report from The Economist covers the phenomenon of the Data Deluge–everywhere you look, the quantity of information in the world is soaring. by SAP.

Robots Will Replace Doctors, Lawyers, and Other Professionals

Harvard Business

More recently, there has been a shift to systematization, the use of technology to automate and sometimes transform the way that professional work is done — from workflow systems through to AI-based problem-solving. Our inclination is to be sympathetic to this transformative use of technology, not least because today’s professions, as currently organized, are creaking. Information & technology Professional transitions Internet Digital Article

Zurich Insurance Group Takes Its IT Infrastructure to the Agile Cloud - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DXC TECHNOLOGY

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Building on a relationship that dates back to 2004, Zurich Insurance Group is working with DXC to move from traditional data center outsourcing to a Platform as a Service model, taking advantage of next-generation cloud management technologies to lower operating costs and accelerate development. Read more from DXC Technology: Digital Transformation Is Racing Ahead and No Industry Is Immune. Information & technology Sponsor Content

The Ways Your Brain Manages Overload, and How to Improve Them

Harvard Business

Information overload is everywhere , from non-stop news to rat-a-tat email inboxes. At the receiving end of this deluge of verbiage is the human brain — your brain— metaphorically endowed with a vacuum cleaner that sucks up information; a container for short-term memory; a blender for integrating information; a memory bank for storing long-term information; a garbage disposal for getting rid of information; and a recycling machine extraordinaire.

Are You Accurately Measuring Your Company’s Digital Strength?

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Performance measurement Information & technology Strategy Digital ArticleThere are few business leaders around the world not thinking about digital transformation in some shape or form. Whether improving omni-channel commerce or developing digital extensions to product lines, businesses are working out how to drive profitability through digital.

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Only 3% of Companies’ Data Meets Basic Quality Standards

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Data Information & technology Digital ArticleMost managers know, anecdotally at least, that poor quality data is troublesome. Bad data wastes time, increases costs, weakens decision making, angers customers, and makes it more difficult to execute any sort of data strategy. Indeed, data has a credibility problem. Still, few managers have hard evidence or any real appreciation for the impact of bad data on their teams and departments. They are thus unable to give data quality its due.

We Need to Approach AI Risks Like We Do Natural Disasters

Harvard Business

Addressing those vulnerabilities will require coordination across a large number of technology service providers and other companies that could catch or spread an AI infection to others, regardless of who is at fault. Today, some leading insurers are suggesting security procedures that companies could follow to attend to information breaches and interruptions in the event of a global failure of interconnected systems. Jose A. Bernat Bacete/Getty Images.

The Business Benefits of a Hybrid Cloud Platform - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DXC TECHNOLOGY

Harvard Business

Advances in platform technology are helping organizations make strides toward long-standing goals of agility, simplicity, and cost savings. Read More from DXC Technology: Is Your Company Adapting Fast Enough to Thrive in an Increasingly Digital World? For more on enabling the enterprise through a hybrid cloud, download the full position paper from DXC Technology. Information & technology Technology IT Sponsor Content

The Questions IT Should Be Asking to Empower Employees - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DXC TECHNOLOGY

Harvard Business

IT and business leaders face the daunting task of not only upgrading workplace technology and modernizing infrastructure but also overcoming user resistance to new ways of working. Organizations cannot simply focus on the technology; in an age of digital automation and robotics, people matter. How can productivity be increased with real-time information in context? ” For more on empowering your workforce, download the full position paper from DXC Technology.

More Training Won’t Reduce Your Cyber Risk

Harvard Business

But all too often organizations’ approach to mitigating that risk — other than taking the wise step of ensuring that they have the state-of-the art technological protection in place — is more training. Most importantly, the training can help leaders be much more effective in overseeing chief information officers (CIOs), and chief information-security officers (CISOs). Know and prioritize your information. Don’t just share information; block it.

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The Promise of Blockchain Is a World Without Middlemen

Harvard Business

How Blockchain Works Here are five basic principles underlying the technology. No single party controls the data or the information. Each node stores and forwards information to all other nodes. If the process of using an ATM had been invented today, with the blockchain as a state-of-the-art database technology as an option, we would most likely not need an administrative entity like VISA to manage the process. How technology is transforming transactions.

How Physicians Can Keep Up with the Knowledge Explosion in Medicine

Harvard Business

But it is simply unrealistic for a doctor — or any human being — to stay abreast of that much information, much less be able to recall accurately the relevant information on demand. While basic technologies such as Google and Pubmed exist that can help automate the search for specific information, they are not sufficient and will prove even less tenable in the future as the advancement in medical science continues to accelerate.