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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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Pitney Bowes Identifies Five Drivers of Commerce for 2016

Date:January 28, 2016

The Convergence of Physical and Digital Worlds Will Transform Businesses for a Better Customer Experience STAMFORD, Conn., December 29, 2015 – Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions to power commerce, today revealed five drivers of commerce for 2016. As businesses examine their physical and digital strategies, Pitney …

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How ‘Micro-Innovations’ Can Drive Breakaway Results

Date:January 28, 2016

JAN 18, 2016 Josh Linkner CONTRIBUTOR The concept of innovation can be completely overwhelming. Images of Edison inventing the light bulb or Henry Ford revolutionizing manufacturing push the idea of innovation outside the reach of us mere mortals. If we define innovation as a gigantic, change-the-world, cure-cancer type breakthrough, the concept is relegated to a …

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How CIOs Develop Digital Business Talent

Date:January 27, 2016

Gartner Inc. CONTRIBUTOR By Peter Sondergaard Gartner, Inc. 2015 is the year that digital business took hold in the enterprise. For many companies, analog revenue is flattening and declining as they shift to new sources of growth from digital revenue, including the digitalization of things. Gartner estimates indicate that 125,000 large organizations will have launched …

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How Diversity Can Drive Innovation

Date:January 23, 2016

Sylvia Ann Hewlett Melinda Marshall Laura Sherbin FROM THE DECEMBER 2013 ISSUE Most managers accept that employers benefit from a diverse workforce, but the notion can be hard to prove or quantify, especially when it comes to measuring how diversity affects a firm’s ability to innovate. But new research provides compelling evidence that diversity unlocks …

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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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