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5 Big Questions on Innovation

Michael McCarthy, Executive Coach , Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative

Michael McCarthy
Executive Coach at Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative

Michael McCarthy is a serial entrepreneur, an executive coach at Harvard and MIT, and a strategy consultant to scores of start-ups around the world. Having founded six start-ups, McCarthy now guides some of the world’s most talented business minds at Harvard’s Advanced Leadership Initiative.

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Gain the Ability for Cloud Agility

Assessing Enterprise Capacity to Embrace a Multi-Cloud Strategy

While enterprises around the world adopt a “cloud-first” technology strategy, significant challenges still stand in the way of realizing the full potential of the cloud. This study highlights both the huge advantages and significant obstacles they face. More »

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When Technology Needs to be Tougher

The Push to Embed Durability in Every Design

The growing proliferation of mobile computing and wireless communications in every aspect of industrial life, including the advent of IoT-enabled connected machines and devices, is creating a growing need for ruggedized computing solutions that can stand up to the toughest and most harsh operating conditions. More »

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Getting Serious About Omni-Channel Experience

Making Customer Value Creation the New Competitive Equation

Today’s omni-channel consumer expects a seamless journey across both physical and digital channels. Personalization and real-time, always on experiences are a core demand for consumers who expect that each and every experience delivers value to their unique journey. More »

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Competitive Gain in the Ocean Supply Chain

Innovation That's Driving Maritime Operational Transformation

In an effort to ignite transformation in the ocean shipping supply chain, this study explores new approaches towards industry collaboration across all stakeholders, as well as technology solutions that will improve productivity, efficiency, speed and collaboration across the entire value chain. More »

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The Impact of Connectedness on Competitiveness

Creating Business Value From Operational Insight Driven by the Industrial IoT

A landmark BPI Network study exploring the impact of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) on transforming business and industrial performance, delivering significant improvements in operational efficiency and uptime, and achieving growth from new business models, products, services and customer experiences. More »

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Parental Burnout Barometer

The Incidence of Weary + Worn Out Parents in America

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Gain the Ability for Cloud Agility

Assessing Enterprise Capacity to Embrace a Multi-Cloud Strategy

The move to next-generation IT operating models, featuring public, private and hybrid clouds, has begun in earnest in many enterprises globally. The advantages of the cloud are robust. Yet, the move to the cloud is also creating new layers of complexity and concern for executive management teams and their IT...

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Competitive Gain In The Ocean Supply Chain

Innovation That’s Driving Maritime Operational Transformation

The Competitive Gain in the Ocean Supply Chain is a thought leadership initiative that explores the impact of connectedness on operational effectiveness in the maritime industry. It aims to address the economic challenges and requirements for improved efficiency and productivity throughout the ocean supply chain...

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Getting Control of Document Flow

Exploring Exposure and Risk In Document-Related Data Breaches

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Robotic Process Automation in Logistics

By David Rogers

Robotic Process Automation, or RPA, continues to gain widespread existence in logistics & supply chain as well, to automate and expedite tasks that were once done manually. Logistics organizations can apply RPA in situations that integrate and automate data-driven activities. More »

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Where to look for the next "SpaceX Falcon Heavy" effect

By Nicolas Windpassinger

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018, might well go down in the history books as a crucial day in the history of space travel. If you watched the launch of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy and the live streaming from the unusual passenger on board you may have experienced the feeling of witnessing something out of the ordinary as in previous historic moments... More »

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Pivotal Practices for Leading Innovation

By Amiel Handelsman

Listening like a master and seeing patterns: The two pivotal practices for leading innovation. Leading innovation requires a distinct set of learnable skills. These skills, often hidden from view, are instrumental to developing the culture, people, and structures needed to innovate. Amiel Handelsman describes how to elevate your game from... More »

Every holiday season GlobalFluency, the CMO Council and the BPI Network highlight a cause that is working to brighten the world. This year, we’d like to introduce you to Play Rugby USA (www.playrugbyusa.com), an award winning social change program dedicated to empowering and developing at-risk youth through the game of rugby.

Play Rugby USA runs inspirational, team-building programs that help disadvantaged inner city kids and teens develop physically and emotionally. Thousands are learning to tackle life’s challenges and improving their self-concept and confidence by playing one of the world’s most demanding sports.

But as with all great causes, Play Rugby USA cannot impact young lives without financial assistance. As you look to spread cheer this holiday season, please consider supporting this innovative initiative to build wellness and self-worth among youth in marginalized inner city communities. www.playrugbyusa.com