IBM Services and Wired Present: Six Degrees of Automation

 LEARN MORE ABOUT IBM AUTOMATION No choice we make is small nor do occurrences take place disparately. We are all connected in some shape or form. An event that occurs in Bangladesh can have a ripple effect that changes the way people live in Canada. What you eat for lunch could alter a distant coworker’s […]

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Who’s blazing the blockchain trail in your industry?

Hundreds of potential blockchain use cases are emerging in many industries, leading to large investments in distributed ledgers and smart contract implementations that involve money, health records, property records and supply chain data. Leaders across industries say blockchain could bring solutions that would disrupt current business models and create new ones. How are organizations reacting […]

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How to Run a Successful Talent Community, Part 1

Talent acquisition leaders agree that talent communities are key to recruiting success and thus corporate growth. So why do so few businesses run them effectively?

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What happened to disruption?

Business cycles are a given. They are driven by the gravitational forces of innovative disruption, regulatory changes and competitive dissonance. The speed of technology innovation has accelerated the speed of business cycle changes. Two years ago, C-suite executives told us they were worried about disruption from digital upstarts. Companies like Uber and Airbnb were shaking […]

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It’s time for your organization to take the quantum leap

The business world is approaching a transitional moment. In the coming years, quantum computers for commercial use will be able to perform complex calculations that outpace even the most robust standard computers. The difference is in the processing — quantum computers can handle certain calculations faster than their conventional counterparts. Quantum has the potential to […]

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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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