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by Steven Forth |
May 27, 2017
The Liveworx conference was held in Boston from May 22-25. This is one of the main Internet of Things (IoT) conferences, sponsored IoT platform provider PTC. There were almost 10,000 people attending and 99 different companies exhibiting. It was...
by Steven Forth |
May 22, 2017
There is a lot fear about the future of work. Will there be enough work to go around? Will these be high quality employment opportunities, low quality service jobs, or tasks done in the gig economy? What kind of...
by Steven Forth |
May 11, 2017
Companies make large investments in learning and development (L&D). In some places, such as Germany, this is even seen as part of the social contract and core to the value a company brings to society. For as long as...
by Steven Forth |
May 8, 2017
David Vance had a provocative piece in Chief Learning Officer in April, 2017. He starts by asking “How many of you are reskilling your employees?” It is a good question. He has an answer that challenges what he sees...
by Steven Forth |
May 2, 2017
Digital transformation is a popular theme these days. The major consulting firms all of digital transformation practices and we have been to several digital transformation (or digital innovation) summits over the past few months. Everyone from old school banks...
by Steven Forth |
Apr 28, 2017
Back in the 1960s US fighter pilot John Boyd was known as ’40 second Boyd’ from his standing bet that starting from a position of disadvantage he could get himself into a winning position in 40 seconds or less. It...
by Karen Chiang |
Apr 20, 2017
Mergers & Acquisitions are an important part of many business strategies. Organic growth can be supplemented by buying companies and integrating operations. The benefits of M&A include: a diversification/differentiation of  offerings economic scaling and capacity growth expanded market share...
by Steven Forth |
Apr 18, 2017
One of the services TeamFit delivers using its skill management platform is Skill Insights. There are a number of specific business cases, but the most common is the following question. “Do we have the skills we need to achieve...