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Want to See the Future of Digital Health Tools? Look to Germany.

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Technology Research & development Healthcare Technology Telecommunications Digital ArticleAn ambitious new law is catalyzing innovation.

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Why your Business Telecoms will Determine your Success

Strategy Driven

Telecommunications are no exception and have benefited increasingly from innovations in the way people communicate. An important part of finding the right business telecommunications solutions is knowing what your business needs.

Psychiatry Is Revealing the Potential — and Pitfalls — of Telehealth

Harvard Business

Technology Operations Healthcare Technology Telecommunications Digital ArticleThree lessons to guide providers.

Verizon’s CEO on Peak Traffic, Cybersecurity, and Leading a Team from Home

Harvard Business

Crisis management Internet Mobile Telecommunications Digital ArticleA conversation between Hans Vestberg and HBR Editor-in-Chief Adi Ignatius.

The Thought Leader Interview: Didier Lombard

First Friday Book Synopsis

Although this is a somewhat lengthy interview, with an extensive introduction, I think it is a “must read&# for anyone either employed by a telecommunications [.]. Bob's blog entries : The Thought Leader Interview: Didier Lombard A formidable transformation is taking place in the global telecommunications industry Art Kleiner “data tsunami” Booz & Company Cisco Systems Inc.

I Have to Change My Phone Number. Now What?

David A Fields

Consultants Infrastructure Home Office Office Telecommunications A question I was asked: I’m moving my office and can’t keep my phone number. Amazing, but true.) Obviously I will contact all my clients and contacts as best I can in the next 30 days and most of my clients do have my cell phone number, but there must be a “best” way to handle this. Any advice? What’s your advice for this consultant? Please post your suggestions below.

Leaders Take a Chance

Lead Change Blog

After Lyle hired me, I saw the position profile the recruiter had used for the placement: 10+ years management experience in a B2C service industry, bachelor’s in accounting required, law degree preferred, and a working knowledge of telecommunications.

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What You Need to Know About California’s New Data Privacy Law

Harvard Business

Regulation Technology Security & privacy Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations Retail & Consumer Goods Technology Telecommunications Digital Articlepm images/Getty Images. Late last month, California passed a sweeping consumer privacy law that might force significant changes on companies that deal in personal data — and especially those operating in the digital space.

The Odd Truth About Remote Teams

Lead Change Blog

She currently serves as an executive at a large telecommunications provider. Posted in Change Management Leadership Coaching Leadership Development When it comes to remote teams, absence can make results stronger. Managed well, remote teams will outperform your co-located groups. My Remote Team Story I have been working in long distance leadership situations for almost 2 decades. I have led many highly dispersed teams. For most of my career I have not worked in the [.]

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Teams Need Vision Too

Lead Change Blog

She currently serves as an executive at a large telecommunications provider. Posted in Leadership Development Executives spend vital time communicating their vision to the frontline. Kickoff meetings, employee broadcasts, town halls… all serve well to share important vision, values and goals. What’s often lost in translation is how this plays out at the frontline. The vision feels bigger than day-to-day. So the frontline teams enjoy the message, and then get [.]

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He’s not ready to be promoted (but thinks he is)

Lead Change Blog

She currently serves as an executive at a large telecommunications provider. Posted in Leadership Development SmartBlog for Leadership [link] He thinks he’s ready to be promoted. You don’t. You don’t want to crush his spirits, but he’s not listening. He blames you, the system, politics and that crazy project you gave him last year. He’s a strong performer and a vital member of your team. You know he’ll get there, but only if he listens. [.]

Can Men and Women Be Friends at Work?

Lead Change Blog

She currently serves as an executive at a large telecommunications provider. Posted in Leadership Development Self Leadership [link] The professional distance thing has always been tricky for me. I get the rules. I’m a SHRM certified HR professional and spent years in HR roles. I also understand the logic of keeping professional distance, particularly between men and women. I’ve seen the disastrous consequences of inappropriate relationships. There’s nothing more awkward than firing a [.]

Simple Gifts: When the Best You Can Do is Enough

Lead Change Blog

She currently serves as an executive at a large telecommunications provider. Posted in Leadership Development [link] My favorite Christmas stories are the ones where a humble hero offers the best gifts he can muster. It never looks like much on the outside. In Why The Chimes Rang, a small child accomplishes what all the rich and famous could not with their extravagant gifts. He did what he could, with what he had. The [.]

Unexpected Leadership Lessons that Mobsters Can Teach Lawful Leaders

Leading Blog

Daniel has spent the past twenty-five years successfully building consulting practices in the financial services, telecommunications, and public services sectors, utilizing his entrepreneurial approach to strategy.

The Impact of Great and Terrible Leaders

Leading Blog

Hans Vestberg is the CEO of Verizon Communications, an American multinational telecommunications conglomerate with over 152,000 employees around the world. M OST PEOPLE have been around a bad leader at some point.

What to Do When Your Boss Says Something You Regret

Next Level Blog

He made his bones in telecommunications and came to GM from the world of private equity investments. There’s an interesting article in the New York Times today for anyone who has ever had to improvise madly when their boss makes an unexpected public commitment. The subject is Dan Akerson, who’s been the CEO of General Motors for 15 months. Akerson is not a “car guy.” He’s had a lot of successes in his career and is fond of speaking his mind.

Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500™ Rankings announced

First Friday Book Synopsis

The Technology Fast 500™ is an annual ranking by Deloitte of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Award winners were selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2006 to 2010. For the 14th consecutive year, there are more software companies on the Technology Fast [.].

Apple’s Shrinking Impact in the Smartphone Industry

Harvard Business Review

Disruptive innovation Consumer Electronics Telecommunications ArticleApple is the poster child for how to make a disruption strategy successful over time. Back in 2007, when it launched the iPhone, Apple took functions that few mobile devices had previously provided and made them accessible to millions of consumers.

Scott C. Whitaker on completing successful cross-border mergers and acquisitions: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Industry experience includes healthcare, financial services, telecommunications, gaming, hospitality, chemicals, oil & gas, industrial manufacturing, retail and consumer durables. Scott Whitaker is a Partner with Global PMI Partners and has been involved in dozens of mergers and acquisitions totaling nearly $100 billion in value.

Dan Pontefract on “The Purpose Effect”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Dan Pontefract is Chief Envisioner at TELUS, a Canadian telecommunications company, where he heads the Transformation Office, a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance their corporate cultures and collaboration practices.

In Marketing, the “C” Word Cannot Exist

In the CEO Afterlife

Airlines, cable providers, telecommunication firms, and credit card companies promise customer service every day. Many years ago I read Theodore Levitt’s The Marketing Imagination. In the book, the renowned marketing professor said there was no such thing as a commodity, only people who think like commodities. Suddenly, a light went on in the corner of my mind. After that, as a matter of principle, I stopped using the “C” word. This served me well as a branded coffee marketer.

You Need a Transformational Business Coach

Lead Change Blog

I worked with another client planning fast growth for his telecommunications business. We live in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous world. Today, as cycles of technology, market conditions, and competitive environments continue to accelerate, responding in an agile and flexible fashion to that world requires clarity, more than ever before. However, how do you get better in the face of increasing complexity?

Four Leadership Tips That Will Make People Adore You

Lead Change Blog

I once had a woman in class who had worked for a major telecommunications company for 19 years tell me that in all that time, no one had ever told her “thank you.” In our leadership development training, we like to start out by asking people to list as many characteristics as possible about their former leaders that they both abhorred and adored.

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Dan Pontefract on “The Purpose Effect”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Dan Pontefract is Chief Envisioner at TELUS, a Canadian telecommunications company, where he heads the Transformation Office, a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance their corporate cultures and collaboration practices.

Before You Open a Business…

Leading Blog

Starting from scratch and using the principles and techniques shared in this book, Morrill co-founded businesses in automotive retail, real estate, telecommunications, and insurance that generate over $100,000,000 in annual revenue.

15 Steps To Great Leadership (The More Human Way)

Terry Starbucker

After all, this was a telecommunications and cable TV operation, and they were used to observing a far different situation. Frank sat back, shook his head, and looked me straight in the eyes. “How did you do this? I mean, to get from where you started to where you ended up must have been a hell of a story.”. It was May of 2010. We had just finished a review of one of our operating centers in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

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Skills Shortages Worsening

Chart Your Course

The most active hiring will be in the materials and IT & telecommunications sectors. Herman Trend Alert: Skills Shortages Worsening. September 11, 2013. With the forecasts of doom and gloom in so many places around the world, we would expect companies to delay hiring new employees and that the skills shortages might be lessening.

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StrategyDriven Enterprises Partners with Xen Wireless to Form StrategyDriven Analytics, a Utility Industry Asset Management Blind Benchmarking Service

Strategy Driven

Since 2000, Xen Wireless has provided services and solutions to many of the biggest names in Telecommunications market, including National Wireless Voice and Data Providers, Internet Service Providers, and Satellite Telecommunications providers.

Four Strategies to Make Your Vision a Reality

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Todd Nielsen has extensive leadership experience as a CEO, COO, President, & Vice-President of companies in the IT & Telecommunication industries. Guest post by Todd Nielsen. . Vision, strategy, and goals are important …but they are not enough. One of the greatest challenges in business—and frankly, one of the greatest challenges in life—is doing the things necessary to make one’s vision a reality.

The Process is as Important as the Product: 7 Tips to Manage Both

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

SNET had been thrown into uncharted waters as Connecticut was the first state to open its telecommunications markets to competition, more than a year and a half before the United States Congress passed the federal Telecommunications Act (1996). Imagine leading the charge into battle and at the crest of the hill, turning around and discovering there are no troops behind you.

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Eric Jacobson

Hjartar is global leader of McKinsey Digital in the telecommunications, media and technology sectors and in Western Europe.

StrategyDriven Welcomes Ruth Todd, PhD

Strategy Driven

For nearly three decades, Ruth led the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations’ (INPO) Information Technology Division as Director, Computer Systems and Telecommunications and Director, Information Technology and Data Services. Ruth served as the Data Center/Telecommunications Acting Director for the Georgia Lottery Corporation, responsible for the setup of all voice and data communications for the state-wide, state-of-the art lottery network.

It’s Time for Your Company to Switch to VoIP

Strategy Driven

Telecommunications scams have been increasing in numbers over the years, costing businesses over $32.7 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is one of today’s most popular communication methods.

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How Digital Winners Set Direction, Learn, And Adapt

Eric Jacobson

Hjartar is global leader of McKinsey Digital in the telecommunications, media and technology sectors and in Western Europe.

What They Didn’t Teach You at Business School about Negotiation

Great Leadership By Dan

The creative teams he developed laid the foundations for today’s music, movie, and telecommunications industries. Guest post from John Graham : Your daughters are fighting – over an orange. No hitting or hair pulling, just screaming and crying. What do you do? You might get a knife and cut the thing in half. A zero-sum solution, but fair. If you’re smart you ask each of them why they want the orange. If you’re lucky one wants it for the juice, the other the peel for marmalade.

The Optimal Margin of Illusion

Great Leadership By Dan

His clients span a variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, animal health, financial services, telecommunications, industrial products, defense, power utilities, technology and consumer goods. Guest post from Robert Bruce Shaw : Research into the psychology of leadership highlights the benefit of being more confident than you should be.

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How to Prepare Your Business For the Unexpected

Strategy Driven

Such a team should include those from IT, telecommunications, logistics and customer service divisions and should be capable of running the business from a temporary location if necessary. Every small business that succeeds does so at least in part as a result of the strategies employed by its owner in a bid to fulfil their personal vision of the future, but few such owners spend any time working on plans to help them deal with unexpected emergencies.

On a Consumer Watershed

Marshall Goldsmith

Likewise, leading telecommunications and other equipment providers now have to compete by offering “network solutions” involving many products formerly sold separately. Tomorrow’s organization is more likely to be structured around customer segment, such as Accenture Consulting’s Telecommunications Practice, than product or geography.

7 Outsourcing Trends You Should Keep an Eye on in 2020

Strategy Driven

Furthermore, the media and information industries will continue to invest in telecommunications outsourcing. Is your small business expanding? Do you wish to cut down on your costs without compromising your services? Then outsourcing is likely the answer you are looking for.

Alphabet Workers Union to bring back the ‘Don’t be evil’ motto

HR Digest

The members-only union is supported by the Communication Workers of America, which represents workers in telecommunications, information technology and media. More than 400 engineers and other workers at Google and its parent company, Alphabet , have formed a union open to all employees.

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Should a Woman Act More Like a Man to Succeed at Work?

Great Leadership By Dan

Industries with a moderate representation of women leaders include: food, banking and telecommunications services. New DDI research explores leadership differences between men and women and makes the case for gender diversity in the workplace. Pittsburgh — Women comprise more than half the workforce. Yet, less than 20 percent of C-suite executives are women and only five percent of CEOs are women.

A New Digital Iron Curtain

Coaching Tip

At the just-concluded conference of the International Telecommunications Union in Dubai, the U.S. Gordon Crovitz, Information Age, The Wall Street Journal, December 17, 2012. The open Internet, available to people around the world without the permission of any government, was a great liberation. It was also too good to last. Authoritarian governments this month won the first battle to close off parts of the Internet.