Fred Page

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The Death of Supply Chain Management

The supply chain is the heart of a company’s operations. To make the best decisions, managers need access to real-time data about their supply chain, but the limitations of legacy technologies can thwart the goal of end-to-end transparency. However, those days may soon be behind us. New digital …

Customer Service

The 3 Moments That Matter Most in Sales and How to Better Prepare for Them

picjumbo_com / Pixabay Sales is often perceived as being based on intuition, charisma, and spur-of-the-moment decision-making. In reality, closing an …

Management

SAP pivots as the customer turns 2018

SAP announced what is probably the most significant initiative as a company since their initial creation of SAP ERP R/2 back in the stone age. They …

Customer Experience

The Two Types of Tech Companies and How Each Should Sell

Author: Adam Boggs and Andrew DornonIronically, the engineering advantages that distinguish many technology firms in the marketplace can be one of …

This is Why Our Future Depends on Ability to Continuously Adapt to Latest Technology

To change as per the changing environment is nothing new it's the most basic law of nature and we tell you how it is applicable to businesses and workforce as well<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of …

Innovation

How to stay out of the office gossip mill

Office gossip can be fun and make you feel included, but there are healthier ways to bond with your coworkers.<p>Oh, the seductive allure of office gossip. We all know those people in the office, the ones that always seem to have the “insider knowledge.” They’re the ones we seek out when we want to …

Self-help

What You Need to Know About the Sales Navigator Update if Using LinkedIn for Sales Prospecting

Jun 11, 2018<p>LinkedIn Sales Navigator recently updated the profile view of leads. If you’re using the tool for sales prospecting, you’ll want to …

Acquainted

Three Signals Your Industry Is About to Be Disrupted

Legacy companies are falling like dominoes to disruptors. Together, emerging technology and new business models have created new ways of serving …

MIT

3 Cold Calling Techniques That Really Work - MTD Sales Training

Are you sick of all of the wonderful pitches, tips and magical scripts you’ve heard on cold calling?<p>Are you also tired of listening to the naysayers …

6 Ways We Romanticize Stress at Work—and How to Fix It

Even though fewer people are confined to an office in this modern day workplace, it doesn’t mean that stress from work has been reduced. In fact, …

Athletic Apparel

From ERP to intelligent ERP in the smart factory and supply chain

<b>ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) as a monolithic systems of record is disappearing and making place for Intelligent ERP or i-ERP where actions and</b> …

Machine Learning

When Clients Go Dark | Season 2 - Episode 38

YouTube

The Intelligent Enterprise, By Analogy

Let’s use the analogy of autonomous electric cars to explore the new opportunities for the intelligent enterprise:New capabilitiesWhat’s different …

Innovation

The Feynman Technique: The Best Way to Learn Anything

There are four simple steps to <b>the Feynman Technique</b>, which I'll explain below:<p>Choose a Concept<br>• Teach it to a Toddler<br>• Identify Gaps and Go Back to The …

First impressions still matter: Workplace attire affects promotions, say 80% of managers

You are what you wear. At least at work.<p>While the last couple of decades have seen a decided loosening up of work attire, a survey by OfficeTeam says …

The Workplace

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

Emotional Intelligence

The State Of Business Intelligence, 2018

• Executive Management, Operations, and Sales are the three primary roles driving Business Intelligence (BI) adoption in 2018.<br>• Dashboards, reporting, end-user self-service, advanced visualization, and data warehousing are the top five most important technologies and initiatives strategic to BI in …

Big Data

18 Things I Wish I Had Known In My 20s

Everything is figureoutable (if that's even a word).<p><i>What do you wish you knew at age 20? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> <b>Arthur Luke, Branding Expert | Author | Lifelong</b> …

George Eliot

Technology Alone Won't Buy You Happiness -- or Digital Transformation

It’s a lesson that has to keep get driven home again and again: buying and installing all the latest technologies, and thinking it will all magically transform an organization with moribund processes into an overnight dynamo, is misguided — and expensive — thinking. That’s the problem with “digital …

Innovation

The FBI's Best Negotiator Says This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Influence Anyone

Hostage negotiators don't kid themselves about emotions. You shouldn't either.<p>Chris Voss may be the best negotiator in the world.<p>Voss spent more than two decades in the FBI, during which he worked on more than 150 international hostage cases. Eventually, he was chosen among thousands of agents to …

Body Language

The Best Books on Writing, According to Novelists, Poets, and Writing Professors

An introduction to the writer’s library.<p><i>Welcome to</i> <i>Reading Lists</i><i>, comprehensive book guides from the Strategist designed to make you an expert (or at</i> …

Writing

Smart cities: Digital solutions for a more livable future

As cities get smarter, they are becoming more livable and more responsive—and today we are seeing only a preview of what technology could eventually …

Smart Cities

5 Common Complaints About Meetings and What to Do About Them

We all complain about meetings. <i>We have too many</i>. <i>They’re a waste of time</i>. <i>Nothing gets done</i>. These complaints often have merit, but they are so broad that they’re difficult to argue with and harder to address.<p>There are specific complaints that can be tackled, however. When I ask people in the …

Productivity

Eight Proven Steps To Write, Publish, Promote And Profit From A Book

Anyone can write a book, but almost nobody does. It’s hard.<p>If you choose to write a book — as well as publish, promote and profit from it — understand two things: First, it’s going to be a slog, so you’ll need to be mentally prepared. Second, most authors tend to throw the literary equivalent of …

Writing

The Best LinkedIn Summaries And Advice On How To Make Yours Shine

Over the past decade, I have probably read tens of thousands of LinkedIn profiles as part of the work I do to help companies maximize the value of LinkedIn. Your profile is so important to your career success (it is often people’s first impression of you) that you should make more than a cursory …

Employment

Are you a budding writer? Here's what JK Rowling's typical writing day looks like

Hack:<p>Harry Potter author JK Rowling has walked her fans through what her typical writing day looks like<p>Taking to her blog, Harry Potter author JK …

Books

Real-time analytics sees greater popularity, but still not for everyone

Modern data platforms offer better means of streaming data and change data capture mechanisms that are much more sophisticated, says Don Loden.

How to Get Over Feeling Like an Impostor

Think successful people never feel like frauds? Atlassian's CEO begs to differ.<p>Just because someone appears successful on the outside doesn't mean they <i>feel</i> like a success on the inside.<p>It's that nagging feeling that you've somehow stumbled into your plum position by accident and you'll be found out …

Self-improvement

Five Generations at SAP: Breaking Down Stereotypes

A new pilot project at SAP brought together cross-generation mentoring pairs and challenged them to question assumptions. Here’s what they …

SAP SE

How to read body language and use it to get ahead, according to a Secret Service agent

Most of us find ourselves in a meeting environment weekly, if not daily: Interviewing for a new job, giving a sales presentation to a client, running a meeting at the office, asking your boss for a raise, even breaching a touchy subject with your spouse at home. The list goes on.<p>The premise of each …

Public Speaking