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  • Strategy talk: How strategy differs for nonprofits
    by by Ken Favaro on June 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Nonprofit organizations don't have customers, but they do have to compete for financial supporters. That requires that organizations have a clear understanding of who their target supporters are, what kind of value proposition those supporters require, and what kinds of capabilities the organization must excel at in order to deliver that value proposition. The nonprofits that can identify these three attributes will have a clear strategy for executing their mission. […]

  • The fortune at the bottom of the org chart
    by by Josh Levs on June 17, 2019 at 5:00 am

    In his column, Josh Levs argues that lower-level and inexperienced employees can end up being your most crucial workplace allies. In team meetings, some of the lowest-level employees have the best and most innovative ideas. And as relatively new recruits, they bring in fresh perspectives. […]

  • Conversational computing
    by by Theodore Kinni on June 13, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Will the mashup of technologies that enable voice computing disrupt your business or drive it to new heights? […]

  • Ensuring trust in an age of digital banking
    by by Peter Nyllinge and Henrik Olsson on June 12, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Sweden was the first country to issue banknotes in 1661 and the first to pilot an e-currency. Less than 1 percent of the transactions that make up its GDP are in cash, making Sweden the most cashless country in the world. Johan Torgeby, CEO of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB), explains why trust is at the heart of this long tradition of financial innovation -- and what SEB is doing to keep it going. […]

  • Jabil's manufacturing leap
    by by Richard D'Aveni on June 11, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Just as electricity did more than simply change the power source for manufacturing, leading companies to revamp their factory layouts, additive manufacturing will do more than increase flexibility and simplify assembly lines. It will allow for the overhaul of the industrial geography. […]

  • How productivity tracking can empower employees
    by by John Garvey on June 10, 2019 at 5:00 am

    It's important to know what your workforce is actually doing, yet many employees balk at being monitored. But if monitoring is done right, employees benefit. […]

  • How blockchain can improve the aviation industry
    by by Chuck Marx, Rachel Parker Sealy, and Scott Thompson on June 7, 2019 at 4:05 am

    As the vast aerospace industry evaluates technologies that can enable it to enhance performance, it should consider the potential of blockchain. Blockchain has some unique attributes that make it a powerful tool for the industry. Having a more accurate view of a plane's configuration and maintenance history could let airplane operators, manufacturers, and maintenance companies reduce costs, track parts more accurately, increase the value of planes in the secondary market, and improve worker productivity. […]

  • Why cryptocurrency's not quite ready for takeoff
    by by Kevin Maney on June 7, 2019 at 4:00 am

    There's an innovative sweet spot known as the "adjacent possible" that new technologies need to hit before they can soar, and cryptocurrency's not there yet. […]

  • Diving into deep learning
    by by Chana R. Schoenberger on June 6, 2019 at 4:05 am

    In their new book, In Search of Deeper Learning, education specialists Jal Mehta and Sarah Fine map out the ways in which schools can endow students with the skills necessary to thrive -- including collaboration, problem-solving ability, and creativity. As reviewer Chana Schoenberger argues, business leaders and managers can also apply these insights to getting the best out of their employees. […]

  • How fake news can taint a brand's image
    by by Matt Palmquist on June 6, 2019 at 4:00 am

    As fake news proliferates and marketers begin to rely on third-party platforms to place advertisements, companies may find their ads appearing next to fraudulent content that does not reflect, or that even conflicts with, their values. It is crucial for firms to understand how the spread of fake news might taint their marketing efforts. […]

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