If Your Company Isn’t Good at Analytics, It’s Not Ready for AI
June 20 | Nick Harrison | Comments (0)
Management teams often assume they can leapfrog best practices for basic data analytics by going directly to adopting artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies. But companies that rush into sophisticated artificial intelligence before reaching a critical mass of automated processes and structured analytics can end up paralyzed.
How Can Companies Compete with Amazon? Netflix Has the Answer
June 20 | Walter Frick, Editor, Harvard Business Review | Comments (0)
Amazon’s grand ambition was on display last week with the news that it will acquire Whole Foods for $13.7 billion dollars. The move raised the question faced first by booksellers, then the rest of retail, and now seemingly everyone: How can you compete with the retail giant?
The Best Approach to Decision Making Combines Data and Managers’ Expertise
June 20 | Paolo Gaudiano | Comments (0)
Data is now the critical tool for managing many corporate functions, including marketing, pricing, supply chain, operations, and more. This movement is being further fueled by the promise of artificial intelligence and machine learning, and by the ease of collecting and storing data about every facet of our daily lives.
Your New Hires Won’t Succeed Unless You Onboard Them Properly
June 20 | Talya Bauer, Program Director | Comments (0)
It used to be that onboarding was a process of just a few days, but new research shows that spending as much as a year helping new employees get up to speed in the workplace is necessary to capitalize on the skills, knowledge, and excitement they bring to the organization. What’s more, companies with successful onboarding programs are not just more likely to retain their new hires but even report measurable profit growth.
6 Ways to Weave Self-Care into Your Workday
June 20 | Amy Jen Su , Co-founder, Isis Associates | Comments (0)
I’ve spent the past few years working closely with leaders on incorporating self-care into their work lives — as a key component of their overall performance — so that an expansion in their role or responsibilities doesn’t come at the expense of their health and well-being. One CEO I worked with summed it up best when he said: “Self-care is no longer a luxury; it’s part of the job.”
Why GE, Boeing, Lowe’s, and Walmart Are Directly Buying Health Care for Employees
June 19 | Jonathan Slotkin, MD | Comments (0)
Bundled payments in health care have gained favor because they can reduce costs and help improve outcomes. In essence, episodic bundles cover the cost of a patient’s care from start to finish—all the procedures, devices, tests, drugs and services a patient will need for, say, a knee replacement or back surgery.