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Why two functional periods are enough

For all organisations, the difference between success and failure lies in identifying and cultivating strong leadership. Without strong managers weaved throughout the organisation, it’s possible the entire company will stagnate and fail to deliver on the promise of its mission.  But identifying strong managers isn’t quite as simple as conducting a performance review. It involves […]

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Robots as a substitute for human proximity

Deep learning, big data, the cloud, and the rest of the pieces of the developing AI world are becoming familiar, being visualized by marketers who understand we need images and ideas that fit into our worldview. We already love our cars and our dogs, so falling in love with an AI personal assistant who actually […]

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Can we change ourselves?

Taking an extra dose of Simvastatin, and then ordering double cheese on the pizza–no, screw it, let’s get double pepperoni, too!  This may not be the recommended usage of statin drugs for cholesterol, but it is how they are used by many more people than are willing to admit to the practice. While health care […]

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Climate Change Initiatives

Many companies are already addressing the elements of social justice, environmental stewardship, transparency, and fair labor practices in their company values. The Business Roundtable in the US announced the release of a new Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation signed by 181 CEOs who commit to lead their companies for the benefit of all […]

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Business values and new corporate standards

Successful businesses tend to share similar values that boost their employee engagement. A loyal, dedicated, and energized staff, working toward a common goal, is the gold standard for a happy and engaged workforce. Across size, industry, market share, intellectual property, and other economic variables, employee engagement stands out as the hallmark of a successful company. […]

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Residential Homecare and Healthcare IOT-Tools

The Internet of Things refers to any item or the capability of any item to be equipped with a sensor. This sensor would be able to collect data, and send it to another sensor or databank, and also be capable of taking action based on data recorded. As far as healthcare and especially residential homecare […]

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Paperless office and document management systems

When companies are wondering whether or not to go through the most basic stage of the digital transformation, moving from paperwork documents to digital document management, there are often a lot of fears about how implementation and unfamiliarity with the new system will slow down productivity and potentially confuse the staff. However, the same things […]

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AI-Impact for Insurers and Lawyers

Financial services quickly embraced new technology because its use in generating value was readily apparent to investors and customers. Gathering information in real-time and timing transactions based on the steady flow of information helps financial industry players and customers at same time. Impact for Insurers The insurance business revolves around measuring and pricing risks. In […]

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Do artifical networks make unbiased decisions?

Artificial neural networks have given AIs the functionality for complex problem solving and pattern recognition, and they have entered the workforce, particularly in areas of big data analysis and global finance. As we begin to interact with and study these new learning machines, interesting questions arise. Are they going to take on human behavioral and […]

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How to improve employee engagement

Successful businesses tend to share similar values that boost their employee engagement. A loyal, dedicated, and energized staff, working toward a common goal, is the gold standard for a happy and engaged workforce. Across size, industry, market share, intellectual property, and other economic variables, employee engagement stands out as the hallmark of a successful company. […]