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The Future of Work

ROBOTS ARE HERE TO HELP  By Kris Fitzgerald Modern business operations have fundamentally changed over the last 100—and even the last 20— years. Terms that were once buzzwords for a select few—like “automation,” “Internet of Things,” “machine learning” and “artificial intelligence” (AI)—have become cornerstones of the evolving business landscape. Today, executives must understand how to […]Read More

Dormant Ties

THE VALUE OF RECONNECTING By Bruce Walters & K. Matthew Gilley How many people have you known who have changed jobs, moved away, or otherwise gone in another direction? Have you considered reconnecting with them? Chances are you haven’t, given your hectic schedule and the obligations you already have to your current contacts. People lose […]Read More

Evolving Incentives For An Evolving Workforce

EMPLOYEE RETENTION CHALLENGES OF A TIGHT LABOR MARKET By John Wright  The number one staffing challenge across industries is the inability to find and retain qualified workers. This poses significant challenges not only for businesses and policymakers but also for the broader economy. Despite the wealth of information available regarding what different generational cohorts—baby boomers, […]Read More

We Got Sued For What?

TOOLS FOR DEALING WITH DIFFICULT EMPLOYMENT SITUATIONS By Michael Abcarian Every executive has been there. Leadership is responsible for dealing with any difficult employee situation. Perhaps there has been workplace violence or a complaint about overtly sexual harassment by a supervisor. It may be that an employee’s work performance has deteriorated substantially in recent times […]Read More

A Digital Approach To Talent Management in Health Care

By Carole Faig Today’s health care consumer expects a speedier, more connected experience, and the industry continues to be challenged by the ever-increasing need for value, optimization and efficiency amid a constantly evolving and uncertain regulatory environment. Organizations have to figure out how to work in a way that is quicker, smarter and more cost-effective. […]Read More

Top 4 Legal Issues In The Industrial Internet of Things

HOW & WHY SMART SYSTEMS PRESENT NEW LEGAL CHALLENGES By Erin Fonte At its most basic level, the “Internet of Things” (IoT) can be defined as the interconnection via the Internet of computing devices embedded in everyday objects, which enables such objects to send and receive data. Gartner estimates as of 2016, there were 6.4 […]Read More

Five Tips For Meaningful Philanthropy

‘TIS THE SEASON OF GIVING BACK  By Debbie Johnson Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is growing in popularity, from the largest multinational companies like Procter & Gamble or Unilever to small firms like Give Realty or Hotels for Hope. Even though companies have varied fiscal year-ends, giving seems to reach a fevered pitch in December because […]Read More

Austin 2018 Economic Forecast – Acceleration

By Sarah Weber For the first time in its history, the Texas CEO Magazine Economic Forecast featured a panel composed entirely of tech leaders. And where better to host that panel than in Austin, the Texas city that is quickly becoming the next tech frontier? The Austin forecast, presented in conjunction with the Baylor University […]Read More

The Top Skill That Motivates Our Future Workforce

By Anne Boysen In a time when existing jobs are becoming automated and recruiters are struggling to find talent, understanding which skills the next crop of employees and entrepreneurs consider important will be nothing less than pivotal for businesses and for the overall economy. For a research project with the US-based non-profit organization Knowledge Works, […]Read More

IIoT: Industrial Internet of Things

WELCOME TO ANOTHER ACRONYM  By Tony Streeter Finally got the Internet of Things figured out? Well, now there’s the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to tackle as well. But before we jump in, let’s take a step back and ground ourselves in a few definitions. According to Wikipedia, the Internet of Things (IoT) is “the […]Read More