Career tip: What is an informational interview?

Consultants Mind

Of the many things I learned in MBA, the “informational interview” is one of those gems that remains relevant a decade later. Information interviews. It is a win-win: The interviewee has the opportunity to be generous – with their… Read More » The post Career tip: What is an informational interview? Team informational interview networking

2019 Consulting Salary Information Promo

Management Consulted

Transcription of 2019 Consulting Salary Information Promo: Hi, I’m … Continue Reading. The post 2019 Consulting Salary Information Promo appeared first on Management Consulted. Our full 2019 Consulting Salary Report will be out in just a couple of weeks!

Data into information

Seth Godin Blog

Information is what we call it when a human being takes data and turns it into a useful truth It takes discernment to do this. Most problems don’t require more data. They require more insight, more innovation and better eyes.

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Limited Information Solutions

Martinka Consulting

The callers want a solution but very often don’t give the experts full information. Customers, employees, and others want an answer but they only give you partial information. It means we are baring all by giving the other side 100% of the information they need. The real problem is too many people want to appear to be intelligent so they start giving solutions based on limited information. The post Limited Information Solutions appeared first on Martinka Consulting.

Harnessing Digital Information to Improve Population Health

Harvard Business

We have more ways to gather health-related data than ever. Technology Data Health Healthcare Digital Article

Beware of Incomplete Information

Martinka Consulting

Warning: don’t make long-term decisions based on short-term information. The post Beware of Incomplete Information appeared first on Martinka Consulting. Time goes fast. Years whiz by, quarters, months, and weeks come around too soon. At the end of December a client got an email from his CPA that said, “It looks like the company lost $100,000 in October.” ” She deciphered this by looking at the third quarter P&L and an October 23 balance sheet.

A New Perspective on Chief Information Officers


CIOs are staying longer in their jobs, another sign that supply chain management is becoming more vital to large companies

Zero-based productivity: The power of informed choices


Extending the tenets of zero-based budgeting across the full cost base can transform performance. Insights on Operations

We Use Less Information to Make Decisions Than We Think

Harvard Business

Sometimes we don’t need much of it to make the call. Decision making Internet Digital Article


Ritual Questions Help Inform Effective Leaders


Disciplined probing keeps you and your team connected, curious, and learning


Leaders – Are you ensuring information is flowing in the organization?

Gina Abudi

As an organization grows, especially one that grows rapidly, the flowing of information between leadership and employees becomes limited. When the organizations are smaller, information flows much more easily and freely from throughout the organization; leaders share more regularly and collaborate throughout [.]. The post Leaders – Are you ensuring information is flowing in the organization?

Consultant Ninja: Information Visualization Irony: Management.

Consultant Ninja

Information Visualization Irony. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Consultant Ninja. Management Consultant | Excel Jockey | Slide Monkey | Corporate Insurgent | One-Eyed Man in the Valley of the Blind Mckinsey | Bain | BCG | Booz | Oliver Wyman. Saturday, September 19, 2009. I wouldnt let a 22-year old analyst get away with publishing a chart like this. What stupidity. Stephen Fews commenters excoriate this chart , rightfully so: "BO is not a business "intelligence" tool.

How to Find and Engage Authentic Informal Leaders


The most important influencers of corporate behavior may not have lofty titles or an elevated slot in the organizational chart

Going digital to advance infrastructure delivery: The open information project


Owners and contractors can share “integrated project delivery” benefits on any project—including digital work flows and increased visibility—through a connected data environment. Insights on Capital Projects & Infrastructure

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How pharma manufacturers can enhance their medical information teams


Medical information teams can be a source of differentiation if used strategically. But the evolving environment means pharma manufacturers will need to make organizational enhancements to get ahead. Insights on Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products

Making a new decision based on new information

Seth Godin Blog

This is more difficult than it sounds. To some people, it means admitting you were wrong. But of course, you weren't wrong. You made a decision based on one set of facts, but now you're aware of something new.).

Toward a Better-Informed Cynicism - Strategy+Business


Consultants’ “hacks” on collecting, absorbing and articulating information

Killer Consultant

The original question was: “ Do Management consultants have any good hacks for collecting, absorbing and articulating information? On collecting information: Before capturing/interviewing/collecting, you need to think all the way through to the result and the presentation of the result. What information can conclusively answer this? How is the information to be displayed? Who has the information? On articulating information: Always be structured.

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Performance Management: Formal and Informal Methods

Gina Abudi

Regardless of what your organization does formally around performance management, as a manager you can provide regular performance feedback to your employees through a variety of formal and informal methods. The post Performance Management: Formal and Informal Methods appeared first on Gina Abudi.

Top 10 Game Informer Staff on Twitter

Harvard Business

We have the top 10 Game Informer magazine staff on Twitter, ranked by the number of followers. The post Top 10 Game Informer Staff on Twitter appeared first on Cision.

Protected: Enneagram: Written information about each number + compatibility

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The post Protected: Enneagram: Written information about each number + compatibility appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consultants Consultant: There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. Consulting Well Secret stuff

How well do you Share Information with Your Team?

Gina Abudi

Sharing information with your team enables for building trust with them. Certainly there are some things that managers may not be able to share immediately with their team; but often the problem is not that they cannot share information, but that they will not – for whatever reason. The post How well do you Share Information with Your Team?

Lack of Information Stokes Globalization Anxiety

Harvard Business

The less we know about the world, the less we want to interact with it. International business Video

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Should You Chat Informally Before an Interview?

Harvard Business

Or is it possible that useful, job-relevant information is conveyed during small talk that actually enhances the validity of the interview? Research in social psychology, for instance, robustly indicates that individuals can perceive a decent amount of valid information about people just from observing brief excerpts of their social behaviors. But this influence on interviewers wore off over time as interviewers were able to gather more and more job-related information.

Reduce Information Overload in Your New Hire Orientation Programs

Gina Abudi

Best Practices to Keep Your Orientation Programs Effective for New Hires In evaluating new hire orientation programs with our clients, Abudi Consulting Group has seen the biggest problem being information overload. can absorb only so much in any given time period before they are overloaded with information. When information overload [.]. The post Reduce Information Overload in Your New Hire Orientation Programs appeared first on Gina Abudi.

How Information and Communication Technologies Affect Decision.



Wikileaks Claims Information on French Presidential Candidate Emmanuel Macron: Support for Fillon Plunges


The information is from Clinton Emails. Wikileaks’s founder Julian Assange claims he will “ throw oil on the fire of the presidential campaign in France “ The claim in in reference to Emmanuel Macron, a leading French presidential candidate, and head of the En Marche! political party. more…). Economics


Impeachment Process Starts on Hollande for Disclosing Classified Information to Journalists


French president François Hollande whose approval rating is a scant 4% now faces impeachment for disclosing classified information to journalists. Given national elections take place in 2017 and given socialists would be unlikely to convict him, one has to wonder “why bother?”, ”, yet here we go: French Right Calls for François Hollande’s Impeachment. more…). Economics


To Increase Vaccination Rates, Share Information on Disease Outbreaks

Harvard Business

Taken together, these findings suggest that salient information about recent disease outbreaks can change people’s decisions about vaccines. Because every state has some outbreaks each year, but not every county does, states that centralize their reporting have residents who hear about outbreaks more frequently, are more likely to search for information about vaccines online, and are more likely to vaccinate their children after outbreaks.

Seth's Blog: Hoarding information

Seth Godin Blog

Hoarding information. Anyone who thrives when people are in the dark is in ever more danger of working in the bright light of transparent information. The minute real estate listings went online was the minute that it was no longer sufficient that a real estate broker merely had information about real estate listings. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Hoarding information : « What does your brand stand for?

Capabilities, not costs, should inform banks’ IT-outsourcing strategies


A benchmarking study points to the need for an expansive view of IT-infrastructure management. Our Insights

Research: People Share More Information with Colleagues of Similar Cultural Backgrounds

Harvard Business

Because you never receive this vital information, your performance suffers. Information-sharing is a problem in almost every company. Whereas, minorities with the most cultural differences are often attributed a lower status and information is withheld from them.

How Third-Party Information Can Enhance Data Analytics - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DELOITTE

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How Mayo Clinic Is Combating Information Overload in Critical Care Units

Harvard Business

But in fast-paced critical care units, where even small errors can have big consequences, this digital team member can overload physicians with information. Individual clinicians may have to sift through more than 50,000 data points to find key information. We created a multidisciplinary team of clinicians, researchers, and experts in clinical informatics to design and test information-technology tools that can help, rather than hinder, clinical care. JUAN Diaz-Faes for HBR.

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Toronto's Hypocritical Real Estate Boards Suppress Price Information; One Broker Strikes Back with "Pay-What-You-Want" MLS Listing


If 41,160 members have access to this information and are free to give it to [clients], I don''t think it is private information. This week, three real estate brokers are cutting off customers’ online access to recent final home sales prices — coveted information that can help buyers and sellers gauge a property’s worth. The broker feels Canadians should have access to sales information online. Hypocrisy of the Toronto real estate board is stunning.

Mish’s Informal Bar Poll: “Who are you for in the presidential election?”


Last night, Liz and I went to a nearby bar for karaoke. On a spur of the moment decision, I … Continue reading → Economics


Research: Missing Product Information Doesn’t Bother Consumers as Much as It Should

Harvard Business

As you are leaving the restaurant, you realize that the restaurant did not visibly post information about its health code compliance and violations. As consumers and citizens in the internet era, we have access to more information than ever when making purchases and other choices that affect our health, safety, and well-being. Theoretically, marketers could take advantage of this information glut to withhold facts and figures they’d prefer we didn’t see.

Information War: More Ukraine "Who Did It?"; U.S. Official: "Still a Lot of Questions"; No Smoking Gun


Interestingly, the original source for the quote in the above article, Ukraine''s Pravda (a generally respectable paper, not a blog like it''s Russian counterpart), has published photos from Ukraine''s infamous, oft-cited "Information Resistance" blog (the one that claims that 200, 500, or 1000 rebels get killed every day) allegedly showing a rebel Buk system on the move. Ukraine is making a lot of hay out of videos showing rebels cheering the downed plane.

Equifax and Why It’s So Hard to Sue a Company for Losing Your Personal Information

Harvard Business

We assume our personal information has been compromised in some way, take reasonable precautions like canceling a credit card or instituting credit monitoring, and move on with our lives. Both houses of Congress are demanding information; Equifax’s CEO is expected to testify in the coming weeks. The breadth of the information held, and thus potentially compromised in the recent breach, is staggering.

Seth's Blog: Self service requires information, which requires design

Seth Godin Blog

Self service requires information, which requires design. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Self service requires information, which requires design : « The free-rider benefit | Main. | Seths Blog.Seth Godins riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread. About. Archives. Subscribe. Recent Posts. "Oh, Oh, thats just a hack someone put together.". The sophisticates. Q&A: Purple Cows and commodities. Colors or numbers? Words are hooks, words are levers.