How AI and Robotics Can Extend the Power of Automation

It’s not breaking news that new technologies have the power to improve efficiency of any organization. But figuring out how to embed technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, and automation into companies that have been around for decades is not a simple process; new tech is only valuable when implemented deliberately, and into onerous processes. Levels […]

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In the Spotlight: Paul Habgood, Consulting Services Practice Leader

Paul Habgood is the Global Lead for Talent Acquisition Consulting.

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Netflix, Hadoop, and Big Data

Six rectangular tiles organized in neat horizontal bands define most of our days. These carefully curated images change with some regularity, as to not get stale, but only give the illusion that we have a choice of TV shows and movies to watch. They’re chosen for us. Netflix utilizes data to suggest shows to visitors. […]

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Finance leaders are unlocking the potential of digital

Finance is the critical component to help the enterprise capitalize on the new digital environment. How? By providing the insights, forecasts and foresights to support the enterprise in making strategic decisions. The CEO looks directly to the CFO to understand the anticipated financial impact of new business models and operational changes in an uncertain business […]

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3 Helpful Tips From NRF, Retail’s Biggest Expo

Retail is changing fast. Point-of-sale data, the weather, local events, social media and other data sources are creating unique windows into a customer’s life, transforming the industry. They are creating snapshots into who they are. What clothes they need and when, why they purchased that particular type of baseball bat, and what kind of mattress […]

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Automation 101: Learn How Automation Will Fundamentally Change the Future of Work

Automation 101 is a series where we’ll breakdown wonky, technical automation topics at the 8th grade level. As machines are quickly learning to complete the repetitive and time-consuming tasks that take up much of our workdays, workers are being freed up to think more creatively and ambitiously about their jobs. Instead of being tied down […]

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Communicating with Candidates, Part 2

Leaving candidates hanging is an easy way for an organization to undermine its talent acquisition efforts. Perhaps unwittingly, that’s what many companies do. Even after more than two or three months have passed since the moment they applied for a job, a majority of applicants never hear from the organizations to which they apply. Receiving […]

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Combining artificial intelligence with the Internet of Things could make your business smarter

C-suite executives are making an important discovery: the Internet of Things (IoT) coupled with advanced analytics capabilities such as artificial intelligence (AI) can lead to next-level solutions and experiences. To realize greater value from the network, and to radically transform their business and operating models, industry leaders are integrating AI with incoming data from a […]

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Seven strategic considerations electronics executives should be talking about

Starting this week, the newest gadgets will glisten in all their glory at CES in Las Vegas. While the latest curved TV is beautiful, the IBM Institute for Business Value would like to focus on strategies that can help your business before your feed is filled with shiny objects. We have one of the richest global […]

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Communicating with Candidates, Part 1

A study conducted this year by the Talent Board reveals that 52% of candidates never hear back from the organizations they apply to, even after more than two or three months have passed.

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Artificial intelligence can elevate the human workforce to meet challenges of the future

From the invention of the mechanical weaving loom at the start of the Industrial Age to the debut of personal computers in the Information Age, people have typically been more hesitant than eager when faced with rapid technological change. In retrospect, it seems laughable that society would view such transformational advances with skepticism. Technological revolution […]

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What girl scouts can teach you about blockchain

Having trouble getting your head around how blockchain IT works and why it’s important for business? In order to help simplify things for you (and in the spirit of it being Girl Scout cookie season), let’s look back at a model that any former Girl or Boy Scout knows well: the fire triangle. The fire […]

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