December 6, 2017 | Insights | Denise Gifford

Big Data Can Boost Business, But Only If We’re Asking the Right Questions

Mining the data is about strategy and curiosity 

Businesses thrive on data. Data helps them create new strategies to increase revenue and improve efficiency. Companies use data to predict who will buy, how to get products delivered cost-effectively, how to anticipate and plan for risk, and which strategies …

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  • November 9, 2017 | Insights | Helen S. Cooke

    Leadership in Project Management Isn’t What You Think

    The skills that define leadership often arise organically, not by force

    When it comes to projects, we are often comfortable with identifying ourselves as executives or managers, but few of us describe ourselves as “leaders.” Others may put us into that category, but why are we hesitant to place ourselves under …

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  • October 19, 2017 | Knowledge | Dr. David Hillson

    Optimize Project Performance using Risk-Based Stakeholder Analysis

    Are your stakeholders advocates, hindrances, or something in-between?

    Most project managers understand that stakeholders possess and exercise various forms of power in the context of a project. The position adopted by stakeholders is likely to have a significant effect on whether or not a project succeeds, and stakeholders …

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  • October 8, 2017 | Resources

    6 Must-Reads About The Future of Work

    Recent opinions, perspectives and research

    The future of work is here, and it is also emerging before our eyes. Companies are adopting technologies that automate routine tasks (think chatbots, for example), and they are increasing the use of artificial intelligence, automation, robotics, and related tech …

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  • October 3, 2017 | Interviews

    Esther Choy on Storytelling for Business Success

    There are techniques to storytelling, and businesspeople can learn them

    Everyone loves a great story. Stories help us to connect with others more effectively, whether one-on-one or in a group. This is as true in the business context as anywhere else. But what, precisely, makes for a great story, and …

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