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Retraining employees is an investment, not just a cost

Amazon’s announcement in July that it will spend $700 million to retrain one-third of its U.S. workforce by 2025 should be a wake-up call to those who are doing little or nothing to prepare for the impact of automation and smart machines on how enterprises operate and how people do their jobs. And when I […]

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Technology-as-a-Hazard (TaaH)

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The future job market belongs to the agile and adaptable

There's a great (and long) article in The Atlantic that focuses on a new-generation Navy warship and its crew of "'hybrid sailors' who have the ability to acquire skills rapidly." "The ability to … [Continue Reading]

Emerging digital technology means emerging job opportunities for cyber security pros

Every technology, from the wheel to artifical intelligence (AI), has introduced both opportunities and dangers. The wheel, for example, allowed humans to travel and to transport goods and equipment … [Continue Reading]

Avoid these five all-too-common cloud migration mistakes

I'm on the cloud. You're on the cloud. We're all on the cloud. But, as we move more and more of our IT -- lock, stock, and two smoking servers -- to the cloud, you should make sure you know what … [Continue Reading]

The rise of technology-driven physician burnout

It used to be such a simple life -- a small, independent primary care practice (SIP) in the suburbs with a loyal patient following and the flexibility that comes with running one’s own … [Continue Reading]

Is the U.S. driving in the internet slow lane?

How's the internet speed where you're working? There can be multiple answers, since people can work in an office, their own homes, or in a public space such as a coffee shop or hotel. But by far … [Continue Reading]

Listen up! Why your organization needs a voice technology strategy

Much like mobile devices a decade ago, voice technology is rapidly infiltrating the enterprise through employees looking for more ways to be efficient and productive. Whether it's an employee or … [Continue Reading]

The customer experience trends most likely to shape the industry in 2020

We know business today is changing faster than ever. A few years ago customers made purchase choices based on the flyers they found in their mailboxes. They also felt more loyalty towards brands, … [Continue Reading]

The intersection evidence, eminence and eloquence based healthcare leadership

I’m a complete sucker for a great sales pitch. Part of that is because I spent most of my life pitching. Another part is that I spend dozens of hours a month speaking in front of groups of skeptical … [Continue Reading]

How learning helps organizations build an agile workforce

While forward-thinking companies are rapidly investing in their technology resources, they’re doing the same for their human resources. That’s because these organizations know that the workforce of … [Continue Reading]

Digital transformation isn’t a destination, it’s a state of being

Digital technology has accelerated the pace of change in the business world to a point where there is nothing but change. For IT and business decision-makers, that means they are never done. There … [Continue Reading]

Tackling mobility’s integration and risk management challenges in healthcare

by Dr. Shainal Nathoo Providing mobility to busy clinicians is increasingly recognized as an essential part of delivering care to patients. There are, however, issues regarding development, … [Continue Reading]

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