Do Sellers Deserve Anything Less?

For me, it started with a simple question: “Why is it that sales organizations, the very heart of every growth company, are not as well served with technology as their counterparts in Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Manufacturing and Operations?” I spent a lot of time thinking about this last summer when I had some time […]

Moving to a Cloud-Based Core

The below articles was originally written by Ryan Derousseau and published February 14, 2018 by Bank Director. A small Kansas town with a population of less than 700 isn’t typically where you would expect to find a bank on the forefront of the future. But since Suresh Ramamurthi and his wife, Suchitra Padmanabhan, bought CBW […]

Collaboration in the Cloud – A Unified Theory

In the first article of this series, I posited that a meaningful strategy for accomplishing collaborative work in the cloud can only be achieved by thinking more holistically than has traditionally been the case. The reality is that work collaboration that drives competitive advantage is a multi-faceted endeavor. It requires the adoption of multiple best-of-breed […]

Why PLM consultants are questioning new tools and asking about cloud exit strategy?

I want to continue my dialog with Jos Voskuil, PLM business consultant and PLM coach. If you’re just catching up the conversation, check the following articles: Why traditional PLM ranking is dead. PLM ranking 2.0? How to democratize PLM knowledge and disrupt traditional consulting. Some interesting thoughts came over the weekend from Jos’ article – The death of […]

Ignore These Two Paths to Cloud Failure at Your Own Risk

Congratulations! Your awesome startup is up and running; you’ve leveraged a ton of open source software and tools, leveraged some great SaaS products, deployed to the cloud and you’re scaling effortlessly with increasing demand. So what could go wrong? Many things, as it turns out, but two stand out: availability and security. Failure to manage […]

The Internet Of Things (IOT) Will Be Massive: Here Are The 4 Predictions From IBM

With the number of connected devices set to top 11 billion – and that’s not including computers and phones – in 2019, Internet of Things will clearly continue to be a hot topic. I had the chance to speak to Bret Greenstein, VP of IBM’s Watson IoT Consumer Business, who highlighted four key trends.Interestingly three of those […]

Navigating The Outcome Economy For Pharma

In 2015, the World Economic Forum published a report based on a year-long research project that examined the historical impact of the digital revolution that had already disrupted industries such as media and retail, and how disruption would continue and extend to other industries as data and AI-driven technologies become ubiquitous. The report discussed the […]

Artificial Intelligence For L&D

AI has been getting much attention in recent years because of its various uses in commercial applications like face recognition, speech recognition, personal digital assistants like Apple’s Siri Amazon’s Alexa, and self-driving cars. The reality is that we now have the right combination of computing power, the Internet of Things (IoT) and powerful machine learning […]

Virtual, Augmented And Mixed Realities For Learning

Whether you are a techie person or not, there’s a big chance that you may have heard the terms Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) mentioned in conversations or the Internet in the last two years. Don’t worry if you are not aware of these terms as this article will explain […]

Digital Health Bits

This #AI Identifies Genetic Disorders by Looking at Face Shape Rare genetic disorders are, by definition, rare. That can make diagnosing them difficult for clinicians, and without a proper diagnosis, a patient might not receive the best possible treatment. A new AI-powered smartphone app called Face2Gene could change that. Its creators say it can outperform […]