5 11, 2018

Millennials And The Lost Art Of Conversation

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My grandfather was a great salesman. My grandmother used to say that when he walked into a cocktail party he knew everyone by name—and even the names of the girlfriends of married men. He told jokes, he laughed, he pulled people aside to discuss business, he could hold a cigarette [...]

5 11, 2018

All The Wrong Moves

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Recently, a Texas state representative told a disturbing story about one school administration in his district. With business grants given to the school, the district had compiled enough funds for a computer lab. However, someone in the school’s senior leadership felt the district needed a new high school scoreboard as [...]

5 11, 2018

Millennials In The Workplace

2019-11-11T22:32:24+00:00Blog Category|Comments Off on Millennials In The Workplace

The job of leaders, whatever our generation, is to teach and coach the up-and-coming generations on the finer points of operating within various business situations. Although they approach work and business relationships differently than older generations (blending personal and professional relationships, confronting their bosses openly, and pushing the boundaries of [...]

5 11, 2018

Your IT Helpdesk — Perception Is Reality.

2019-11-11T22:32:48+00:00Blog Category|Comments Off on Your IT Helpdesk — Perception Is Reality.

“It’s okay, we’ll get you reconnected to your printer” – an empathetic IT Helpdesk. Do people in your company complain about the IT department? It’s not uncommon. However, the comments may be misdirected. Recently, I was speaking with someone out in California who stated “Our IT department is the worst.” [...]

5 11, 2018

Nearshore, Offshore Or Hereshore?

2019-11-11T22:33:12+00:00Blog Category|Comments Off on Nearshore, Offshore Or Hereshore?

Outsourcing IT development can be a powerful business tool for companies that learn its best applications. Think of it this way: opening a can of soup with an electric drill would be a bad experience. But that doesn’t mean the electric drill is useless — it’s just not being used [...]

5 11, 2018

Growth Via Insight – Become Data Driven.

2019-11-11T22:33:41+00:00Blog Category|Comments Off on Growth Via Insight – Become Data Driven.

The two most common growth strategies for business are organic and acquisition. However, that is quickly changing. Companies are beginning to leverage a third option – growth through insight. “Insight” is what is derived from understanding external conditions, internal conditions, and harvesting internal company data. Companies are taking up the [...]

5 11, 2018

Industrial Internet Of Things

2019-11-11T22:34:27+00:00Blog Category|Comments Off on Industrial Internet Of Things

Finally got the Internet of Things figured out? Well, now there’s the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to tackle as well. Before we jump in, let’s take a step back and ground ourselves in a few definitions. According to Wikipedia, the Internet of Things (IoT) “is the inter-networking of physical devices, vehicles, buildings, and [...]

5 11, 2018

A Data Democracy – As American As Apple Pie

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The term “governance” stems from the root word “govern”. Data Governance represents a systematic way of managing data assets through identified processes and policies. Within the context of “data governance”, creating a data democracy – a governing body of employees who determine through best practices, knowledge of their data access [...]

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