Wed.Apr 10, 2019

Revolutionizing indirect procurement for the 2020s

McKinsey

There’s a new vision for indirect procurement, enabled not just by new technologies but also by a radical new understanding of the value indirect procurement can generate. Insights on Operations

How to create newsletter content that your audience wants to read

Rod Burkert

So I am speaking at the NYSSCPA BV Conference in May and the NACVA Annual Conference in June. What is the most annoying thing you feel when watching speakers present their topics? Email me because I would love to know your thoughts before I take those stages.

Maximizing the “value” in value networks and value-based payment

McKinsey

Value networks and value-based payment are usually implemented independently, limiting their effectiveness. Greater alignment of these strategies can allow payers to unlock their transformative potential. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

What’s a good Data scientist?

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: I’ve been asking that question for a little while now, on my podcast, Smarter Data People: you can listen here. In my explorations I have also discovered this Advice for Data Scientists from JT Kostman (who will soon be a podcast guest) Here’s an interesting HBR article about the different kinds of data scientist. . The post What’s a good Data scientist? appeared first on Consultants' Consultant.

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Harnessing momentum for electrification in heavy machinery and equipment

McKinsey

Battery-electric adoption could offer sizable potential in heavy machinery. There’s a strong business case for some applications already—and addressing barriers could unlock more opportunity. Automotive & Assembly Insights

Are You Making a Difference?

Martinka Consulting

“We can’t measure what you’ve done for us over the years. We are so far ahead of where we would be without your help.” This is one of those statements that sticks in your brain, at least it stuck in mine. The above was said by the Director of Education of the island country of Antigua as we reviewed our Rotary service project and planned for the future. No matter what business you’re in, look at your testimonials; do they sound like the above?

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Build a Plan for Team Building

Gina Abudi

When you have decided to commit to team building on your team, build out your action plan to plan for team building. In this way, you’ll be sure that team building will be more than just some fun for the team (though that is important too!) but will also address the reasons why you are [.]. The post Build a Plan for Team Building appeared first on Gina Abudi. Team Building Collaboration team leadership teamwork

Cognitive load is real

Seth Godin Blog

Disneyworld is stressful. The occasional visitor has far less fun than you might expect. That’s because without habits, every decision requires attention. And attention is exhausting. And it’s stressful because the choices made appear to be expensive. There’s a significant opportunity cost to doing this not that. You’re leaving tomorrow, what are you going to skip? What if it’s not worth the line? What are you missing? It’s all fraught.

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8 Ways to Read the Books You Wish You Had Time For

Harvard Business

The trick is to read less other stuff. Managing yourself Digital Article

How People Redirect Their Careers After Getting Laid Off

Harvard Business

Researchers identified two paths. Job search Professional transitions Psychology Digital Article

Rupert Murdoch, the NFL, and the Negotiation That Remade TV

Harvard Business

The deal turned Fox into a powerhouse. Negotiations Competitive strategy Sports Digital Article

Designing Responsible AI

Harvard Business

University of Bath professor Joanna Bryson, a leading AI researcher, discusses the opportunities and consequences of developing human-like computational intelligence. The views expressed on this podcast are those of its hosts, guests, and callers, and not those of Harvard Business Review. Technology Business processes Policy Audio

Has Car Ownership Peaked, and Is Joe Biden Too Physical?

Harvard Business

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss whether we have officially reached “peak car” — meaning can we now expect a steady decline in private car ownership? They then debate whether Joe Biden’s physical displays of affection are appropriate. The views expressed on this podcast are those of its hosts, guests, and callers, and not those of Harvard Business Review. Economics & Society Human resource management Customers Audio

7 Disruptive Forces That Leaders Should Incorporate Into Growth Strategies - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DELOITTE

Harvard Business

Sponsor content from Deloitte. Leadership & Managing people Sponsor Content

Rupert Murdoch, the NFL, and the Negotiation That Remade TV

Harvard Business

The deal turned Fox into a powerhouse. Negotiations Competitive strategy Sports Digital Article