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What Boards Need to Know About AI

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 17:00

It’s math, not magic.

Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 16:00

How one Wisconsin health system did it.

How Luxury Brands Can Beat Counterfeiters

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 15:53

Focus on the quality of the product, not just the logo.

To Come Up with Better Ideas, Practice Paying Attention

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 18:00

Four unconventional ways to change what you see.

The Business of Keeping It Simple: How Less is More at Primary

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 17:38

Primary cofounders Galyn Bernard and Christina Carbonell discuss how staying true to their model of curated options and organic community engagement has made their children’s clothing company a startup success.

Making Health Care Affordable for Low-Wage Workers

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 17:00

Seven steps.

When AI Becomes a Part of Our Daily Lives

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 16:00

Would you let a machine manage your personal life?

How Executive Recruiters Maintain Secrecy

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 15:05

When someone’s about to lose their job, discretion is a must.

Embedding AI in Business

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 17:15

Accenture’s Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, Paul Daugherty, discusses how to successfully integrate AI in your business: Do not think of it as bolt-on tech, but rather, as an opportunity to reimagine everything you do.

Facial Recognition Fears and Rihanna + LVMH

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 17:11

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir debate the pros and cons associated with the increased use of facial recognition technology and whether San Francisco’s ban on such technology makes sense. They then discuss whether Rihanna represents the future of the world’s largest luxury conglomerate, LVMH.

How Great Nursing Improves Doctors’ Performance

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 17:00

Hospitals with better nursing programs perform better overall.

Can We Trust Machines that Sound Too Much Like Us?

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 16:00

And what about voice assistants that don’t sound like us at all?

When You’ve Reached an Impasse in Your Meeting

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 15:05

Don’t let a stalemate torpedo the group’s progress.

Your Company Needs a Process for Offboarding Employees Gracefully

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 19:00

Listen, show appreciation, and stay in touch.

Does Your Company Really Need a Chatbot?

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 17:00

Here’s when the answer is no.

If the Key to Business Success Is Focus, Why Does Amazon Work?

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 17:00

Harvard Business School professor Sunil Gupta explores the infiltration of Amazon into dozens of industries including web services, grocery, online video streaming, content creation and, oh, did we mention physical bookstores? What’s the big plan? Is the company spread too thin, or poised for astronomical success? Gupta is the author of the case study, “Amazon 2019.”

Why It’s Time to Finally Worry about ESG

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 16:30

Robert Eccles, a visiting professor of management practice at Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford, says that the global investment community’s interest in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues has finally reached a tipping point. Large asset management firms and pensions funds are now pressuring corporate leaders to improve sustainability practices in material ways that both benefit their firms’ bottom line and create broader impact. They’re also advocating for more uniform metrics and industry standards. Eccles is the author of the HBR article “The Investor Revolution.”

Using Data to Provide Better Health Care to New York’s Homeless

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 16:00

Helping the largest homeless population in the U.S.

Are You Ready to Go Freelance?

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 15:05

The skills you need to work for yourself.

The Ethics of Smart Devices That Analyze How We Speak

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 22:21

What information are tech companies collecting, and why?

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