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5 Big Questions on Innovation

Andria Long, VP of Innovation, Johnsonville

Andria Long
VP of Innovation at Johnsonville

Andria Long - VP of Innovation at Johnsonville Sausage - believes that effective innovation is, most centrally, about delivering on the ideas which actually solve consumer needs in a differentiated way. When it comes to innovation, her first question is: "what differentiators are consumers actually willing to pay for?"


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Purpose-Built Insurance

Managing Risk and Building Wealth With a Self-Directed Insurance Subsidiary

This white paper serves as an introduction to the concept of purpose-built insurance subsidiaries, or captive insurance, and is designed for mid-sized businesses that may benefit from their creation. More »

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Progressive CFOs: Inspired by What's Required

How Global Finance Executives Are Creating Strategic Opportunity From Increased Regulatory and Corporate Reporting Complexity

This study examines the growing challenges and requirements of finance executives as they seek to meet demands for improved accuracy and timeliness in delivering much-needed and greatly expanded information to external and internal audiences. More »

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Bringing Dexterity to IT Complexity

What’s Helping or Hindering IT Tech Professionals

This report represents the perspectives of Frontline IT professionals across the globe. Despite business expectations, IT is experiencing major failings in planning, resource allocation, staffing, and collaboration. More »

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The Impact of Connectedness on Competitiveness

Creating Business Value From Operational Insight Driven by the Industrial IoT

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Streamline How You Get to the Bottom Line

Progressive CFOs: Inspired By What's Required

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Dealing with Document Deluge & Dangers

Assessing Deficiency, Limitations, and Risk in a Digitally Connected World

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Start-Up Innovation Inspiring Business Transformation

How Disruptive Entrepreneurship is Driving Corporate Renovation + Reinvention

Introducing a new study that seeks to understand the degree to which disruptive entrepreneurship is driving corporate renovation and reinvention. The study investigates how this new crop of brand challengers and category contenders are spurring greater invention and business remodeling in enterprise incumbents. 

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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