Being screwed by big tech? The regulators won’t save you

  It’s in the news all the time – regulators are looking at big tech.  The European Commission threatens big tech with violations of competition law.  In the US, the FTC and DoJ are conducting anti-trust investigations. It’s time to break up big tech, right?  Wrong – it ain’t gonna happen. Now why is that…

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IBM Watson Orchestrate: a dramatic step forward but will it work?

Watson Orchestrate is part of IBM’s larger automation strategy to help users be more productive by automating tasks. In IBM’s own words: Self-service automation Your own personal AI, in the tools you already use. Watson Orchestrate gives you interactive AI–in tools like email and Slack–to increase your productivity. This isn’t a static bot programmed by…

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Best Practices to Make the Pandemic Crisis into a Workplace Opportunity

For most organizations, the period when they had to cope with the sudden need to work remotely is long over. The challenge for organizations now is to move from simply coping with changed circumstances to thriving in the new world. Organizations need to take advantage of the forced changes to implement improvements in working practices…

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C-Suite Leadership: Engage in Remote Hybrid Support Strategies for a Workforce Back To Work Journey 

As employees return to onsite work, transformative opportunities abound. A Hybrid Dynamic-Workforce Productivity (HDWP) Model can enable greater flexibility for businesses and achieve better workforce productivity. C-suite must engage the workforce for new remote work support strategies.

There are five critical post-COVID CEO and C-suite workforce takeaways for back-to-work readiness.

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Prediction 2021: Cryptocurrency Goes Mainstream

By 2023, cryptocurrencies will be in mainstream use by consumers. If you read or watch a lot of the media you’d think that Bitcoin was primarily the province of cyber criminals and speculators, but that’s starting to change. China is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency this year, last year JP Morgan Bank launched the…

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Prediction 2021: Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

Despite COVID-driven tech investments, the majority of manufacturers will fail in digital transformation through the end of 2022. I say this because, while COVID is really driving investment in technologies like AR/VR, Automation, AI, Machine Learning – the applications of these technologies have helped to mitigate the disruptions that COVID has caused – but the…

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