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Building A Game-Changing Talent Strategy

Date:January 28, 2016

Douglas A. Ready Linda A. Hill Robert J. Thomas FROM THE JANUARY–FEBRUARY 2014 ISSUE Founded 25 years ago by eight partners, BlackRock, the world’s largest asset management firm, rewrote the playbook in financial services. While many of its peers were stumbling and retrenching in the aftermath of the 2008 recession, BlackRock was charting a course …

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More data is good — but only if there’s a data management strategy

Date:January 28, 2016

Opportunities may lie within a business’s data stockpiles, but they’ll be hard to capitalize on without good management Call it “the Data Crave.” Companies want to generate and gather more and more of it, and technology advances like Hadoop®, a free, Java-based programming framework that supports the processing of large data sets, have made it …

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Gamification Can Help People Actually Use Analytics Tools

Date:January 28, 2016

Lori Sherer FEBRUARY 25, 2015 If you’re trying to use advanced analytics to improve your organization’s decisions, join the club. Most of the companies I talk to are embarked on just such a quest. But it’s a rocky one. The technological challenge is hard enough. You have to identify the right data and develop useful …

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Diversity Is Useless Without Inclusivity

Date:January 23, 2016

Christine M. Riordan JUNE 05, 2014 Over the past decade, organizations have worked hard to create diversity within their workforce. Diversity can bring many organizational benefits, including greater customer satisfaction, better market position, successful decision-making, an enhanced ability to reach strategic goals, improved organizational outcomes, and a stronger bottom line. However, while many organizations are …

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The context of location in IoT

Date:December 28, 2015

Context. It has now become the all-powerful word. Robert Scoble has even written a whole book on the world of connectivity, sensors, and so forth. He refers to this trend as the Age of Context. How we interact with devices is changing and the context is at the forefront of that change. Companies such as …

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