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Sustainability might not be sexy, but life depends on it
"That’s 5 million units a year, all which generate data, and all of which need energy and resources in their creation. Chris suggests that by 2030 most people will have 15 devices, all generating data because “everything computes at the edge and everywhere”. He’s seen research that suggests we will run out of gold by 2030. Yikes!"
trends  &  concepts  cloud  corporate  culture  edge  computing  future  hm19  hpe  hybrid  innovation  strategy  supply  chain  sustainability 
april 2019 by jonerp
The State of Recruiting Technology in 2019 — A Year of Consolidation, Growth & Innovation
"Oracle and IBM, in particular, are hemorrhaging market share (see above) and customers are now demanding that their core recruiting platforms do more than just process applicants. They must also become global marketing platforms that engage their audience (i.e. candidates), drive corporate initiatives such as diversity and inclusion, and support career and pay progression."
"Oracle  and  IBM  in  particular  are  hemorrhaging  market  share  (see  above)  customers  now  demanding  that  their  core  recruiting  platforms  do  more  than  just  process  applicants.  They  must  also  become  global  marketing  engage  audience  (i.e.  candidates)  drive  corporate  initiatives  such  as  diversity  inclusion  support  career  pay  progression.featured  posts  technology  software  hr  hrtech  recruiting-technology  venture  capital 
march 2019 by jonerp
Google’s arrogance on display: burying the lede about its Google+ vulnerability and shutdown
"Google announced it would shut down its social network Google+ yesterday after revealing that it had given outside developers access to private data. At least that’s how the media is describing it. Google’s own statement just buries the news amid a whole bunch of other announcements, like a radioactive pellet"
bullshitties  corporate  bury  the  lede  google  press  releases  tech  company  arrogance 
october 2018 by jonerp
Empty calories in the Whole Foods letter about becoming part of Amazon
"Whole Foods has loyal, upscale customers who might be nervous about its acquisition by Amazon, so the company sent people a reassuring letter by email. It’s one of the most vacuous communications I’ve ever read."
bullshitties  corporate  marketing  amazon  weasel  density  words  whole  foods 
june 2017 by jonerp
Uber just ensured that their toxic culture will persist - by @jbernoff
"Uber’s culture is aggressive with questionable ethics. Yesterday they announced the reforms they will make, and also said CEO Travis Kalanick would take a leave. Kalanick’s leave will ensure that none of the proposed cultural changes will happen."
about  corporate  culture  emil  michael  travis  kalanick  uber 
june 2017 by jonerp
Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s future: the spirit is willing, but the algorithm is weak - by @jbernoff
Great freaking blog title... "Analysis: Zuckerberg correctly cites filter bubbles and fake news as the big problems which may metastasize, as he suggests, into sensational, polarized conversation. He’s moved well beyond the statement minimizing the fake news problem that won the Bullshitty Award for most outrageous public statement by a corporate spokesperson. But Facebook moves carefully when shifting its algorithm, because such changes create not just public criticism, but shifts in member satisfaction and potentially, revenue."
bullshitties  corporate  media  facebook  algorithm  fake  news  filter  bubble  mark  zuckerberg 
february 2017 by jonerp
Gartner Purchase of Corporate Executive Board Would Address Changes in IT Advisory Market
"Despite their big advantages, the big IT analyst shops face disruption. They face perpetual accusations of pay-for-play bias. Many techies say they know more about the topics than the analyst briefing them. A three-part podcast hosted by Kea Company describes how many smaller companies address these shortcomings."
research  boston  consulting  group  ceb  corporate  executive  board  forrester  gartner  idc  idg  kea  company  mckinsey  tns  management 
january 2017 by jonerp
Direct Material Woes: Seven Steps to Take to Improve Value - by @lcecere
"Today, less than one-in-four purchase orders are processed hands free. Minimize the time for vendor set-up and ensure that vendors can get the data they need. At one A&D manufacturer that I work with, they staff a hot line with an experienced engineer to answer quality of design questions from suppliers directly with experts. The focus is on making it easy for the supplier to get the right answers. Analyze your current processes."
innovation  procurement  risk  management  supply  chain  excellence  corporate  social  responsibility  direct  materials 
september 2016 by jonerp
6 reasons why an executive should care about writing without bullshit - by @jbernoff
"Every time you send an email, publish a policy, or write a report that’s full of equivocation, jargon that obscures meaning, and passive voice that hides responsibility, you are reinforcing a culture of obfuscation. Every time someone reads such a document, they think, “Ah, the people who run this company are full of bullshit.”
corporate  ceos  executives  jargon  passive  voice  productivity  writing  without  bullshit 
august 2016 by jonerp
How Corporations Can Manage New Ventures and University Projects as Extensions of their Advanced Product Development - by @esimoudies
"Large corporations and small firms and even university projects are symbiotic, but there are natural barriers that keep them from working together. While this is a larger issue to solve with education and research, for action-oriented firms, the issues are really more about timing, building relationship, and overall portfolio based tracking."
innovation  corporate  r&d  startup-driven  vc 
july 2016 by jonerp
Jeff Weiner’s creepy letter to staff about the LinkedIn acquisition - by @jberfnoff
"Translation: Microsoft is going to exploit the hell out of our database, and we’re going to exploit the hell of out if it’s being embedded in everything knowledge workers do. I’m so excited about this, I’ve used the word “massive” three different times!"
corporate  email  bullshit  jeff  weiner  linkedin  management  emails  microsoft 
june 2016 by jonerp
Automakers Must Partner Around Big Data - by @esimoudis
"As we are moving from a car ownership-centric to a car access-centric world where consumers increasingly demand personalized transportation solutions, automakers must augment their manufacturing and distribution expertise with broad big data management and exploitation expertise and develop a data-sharing culture."
big  data  innovation  automotive  corporate 
may 2016 by jonerp
Of organizational Operating Systems, Frameworks and Flows - by @dt
"Business is all about getting the work done and the work is a flow. Most of our organiations have vertical application silos – ERP, CRM, Email, HR, Document Management and more. Then we are adding enterprise social networks like Jive, or extra collaboration tools like Slack. The digital workplace is getting more complex"
featured  posts  trends  &  concepts  #entdigi  conference  alex  osterwalder  brain  corporate  culture  mapping  dave  gray  elephants  hierarchies  ideas  louis  gerstner 
may 2016 by jonerp
Lessons from the Dan Lyons HubSpot fable “Disrupted” - by @jbernoff
"You should read Disrupted, by Dan Lyons. And you should take notes, because this is not just a story about startups, culture clash, and the technology industry. It’s full of lessons for every worker and every business. My post is biased, because I know nearly everybody involved here."
corporate  books  culture  dan  lyons  disrupted  hubspot 
april 2016 by jonerp
Mossberg: How to make Slack better
"Almost every single colleague with whom I spoke put threading of Slack posts at or near the top of their lists of desired features. Why? Well, today, a Slack interchange is kind of like conversing in an AOL chat room from the 1990s. You’ll be discussing topic A with a person or a few people, when somebody else suddenly introduces a totally unrelated topic B, and a third introduces topic C. Attention keeps shifting among them, and none comes to a logical resolution as quickly as it might."
commentary  social  chat  rooms  corporate  communication  email  instant  messaging 
april 2016 by jonerp
The Automotive Industry’s Big Data Challenge (Part 2) - by @esimoudis
"There is significant fragmentation in the automotive world regarding data ownership. Automakers are not eager to share the data they have been collecting. Service providers in the automotive value chain have taken a similar approach. As a result, while we may have the opportunity to start establishing rich data value chains, we are not doing it."
big  data  innovation  automotive  corporate 
february 2016 by jonerp
The Automotive Industry’s Big Data Challenge (Part 1) - by @esimoudis
"In the not too distant future, automakers won’t be evaluated just on the physical, safety and performance characteristics of their vehicles. Instead incumbent and next-generation automakers will be evaluated based on the completeness of their solution along five dimensions: Electric, Autonomous, Connected, Mobility Services (EAC+MS), and Information."
big  data  innovation  automotive  corporate 
january 2016 by jonerp
How to Avoid Innovation Theater: The Six Decisions To Make Before Establishing an Innovation Outpost - by @esimoudis
"Establishing an outpost enables innovation but does not constitute innovation. Once a company has decided to open an Innovation Outpost, it has to choose: 1) how do they to leverage startup innovation in the cluster – will the outpost invest, partner, acquire, incubate or invent? And 2) what is the timeline to an ROI for Innovation Outpost? Again, the participation of the senior executives in these decisions is critical."
innovation  corporate  outposts  r&d 
december 2015 by jonerp
The Innovation-Driven Disruption of the Automotive Value Chain (Part 2) - by @esimoudis
"The success of Tesla Motors, Zipcar and Uber, the growing consumer anticipation of Google’s self-driving cars entering broader service, as well as Apple’s anticipated entry in the car business are exerting additional pressure on the automotive value chain to change the way it innovates."
innovation  automotive  big  data  corporate  disruptive  entrepreneurship 
july 2015 by jonerp
Seven Signs of Corporate Innovation Culture - by @esimoudis
"Based on my experience from the startups I built as an entrepreneur and the ones I funded over the past 15 years as a VC, I always claim that a company’s culture is defined by the first 10 employees, starting with the startup’s founders. Corporate culture is driven by leadership (and here); is based on performance management; and can only be achieved if there exists a common vocabulary among the individuals that live it."
innovation  corporate  culture  disruptive 
june 2015 by jonerp
The Innovation-Driven Disruption of the Automotive Value Chain (Part 1) - by @esimoudis
"The disruptive innovations are coming from companies outside the traditional automotive ecosystem. These companies, many of which are based in Silicon Valley, are offering fresh visions on transportation."
innovation  automotive  big  data  corporate  vc  disruptive  entrepreneurship 
april 2015 by jonerp
Corporate Venture Capital’s Role in Innovation Part 4: Setting Up a CVC Organization - by @esimoudis
"The corporation must establish a long-term strategy for its venture group. As part of this strategy it must create a set of objectives, formulate an investment thesis, decide on the stage of the target investments, the life of each fund, and the amount per investment"
innovation  corporate  vc  disruptive  startup  venture  capital 
february 2015 by jonerp
8 Strategic Building Blocks to enable Digital Transformation - by @dt
"The one thing that is certain – your business model is under threat. Some smarter, more agile business is aiming to sneak past you and take your market. What are you going to do about it?"
#e20s  conference  business  innovation  corporate  culture  digital  disruption  enterprise  2.0  social  strategy 
february 2015 by jonerp

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