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25 High-Paying, Fast-Growing Jobs In The U.S.

Read any roundup of the best jobs, and you'll almost always see the tech industry dominating the list. Yet, we often wonder if young women (and men …

How concept sprints can improve customer-experience innovation

The concept sprint is a fast five-day process for cross-functional teams to brainstorm, define, and model new approaches to business issues. Here’s …

Product Management

Why a Digital Mindset Is Key to Digital Transformation

Digital transformation refers to the transformation of business and organizational activities, processes, competencies and models to enable …

Innovation

What Retail Can Teach Health Care About Digital Strategy

Retailers know they have to find the right blend of digital convenience and in-person service. Consider Walmart’s latest advertising campaign in which customers gleefully place orders online and through its app, selecting to receive smart-looking blue boxes on their doorsteps or seamlessly pick up …

Digital Health

Rethinking customer journeys with the next-generation operating model

This operating model offers business leaders the opportunity for wins in customer experience, cost reduction, and prospects for growth.<p><b>As digital</b> …

Digital therapeutics: Preparing for takeoff

Understanding the obstacles to the adoption of digital therapeutics is key to understanding how they might be overcome.<p><b>Digital therapeutics</b> have made …

How the implementation of organizational change is evolving

Digital solutions pose new and unique challenges to the implementation of major change efforts. But the capabilities that support better outcomes …

The changing face of medical-device design

Design can help craft a standout patient experience. Here, three leaders discuss how the discipline is improving medical products and driving …

Agile with a capital ‘A’: A guide to the principles and pitfalls of agile development

Understanding the true principles of agile can give companies the ability to work quickly, boosting efficiency and product success, and, ultimately, …

One-Page Business Plan Templates for Entrepreneurs

One-Page Business Plan Templates<p>One-Page Business Plan Templates for Entrepreneurs<p>Updated April 10, 2017<p>Having a business plan is a must, whether …

Facebook is coming closer to humanizing its chatbots

Over the past several years, Facebook has devoted a considerable amount of its resources towards developing chatbots. It has made several …

Chatbots

Accelerating digital transformations: A playbook for utilities

Utilities trying to reinvent themselves as digital enterprises have found it hard to scale up from digital pilots. Adopting digital ways of working, …

Innovation

The five trademarks of agile organizations

Agile organizations—of any size and across industries—have five key elements in common.<p><i>This article was written collaboratively by the McKinsey Agile</i> …

Innovation

151 Content Ideas to Fill Your 2018 Content Marketing Calendar

Is 2018 going to be a big year for you and your business?<p>I’ll be honest, over the 5+ years I have been working in the content marketing space, the …

Marketing

Accenture Interactive boss: ‘It’s just a matter of time’ before consultancies unseat ad agencies

Between making its 10th agency acquisition of the year and winning the Maserati account, Accenture Interactive’s December reflects a 2017 that saw it …

Why digital transformation is now on the CEO’s shoulders

Big data, the Internet of Things, and artificial intelligence hold such disruptive power that they have inverted the dynamics of technology …

Innovation

What successful digital transformations have in common

Technological innovations have radically transformed the business landscape in many ways over the last two centuries, our research shows how …

Innovation

3 Things That'll Help You Hire a Stand Out Social Media Manager

How To Hire Your First Social Media Manager<p>By Tony Restell<p>Share on:<p>If you're reading this, chances are that your business has finally decided to …

How Chatbots Are Influencing the Future of Content Marketing | Inc.com

Modern consumers crave authentic conversations. To deliver on those expectations and provide more personal experiences, marketers are constantly seeking powerful content tools and better, smarter tech. Although turning to robots doesn't immediately sound like the best way to have more human …

Chatbots

How Apple plans to make patient data rule the future of medicine

Apple COO Jeff Williams shared the company's healthcare vision for how devices can empower patients to take control of their care.<p>The future of …

Today, Alexa can order toilet paper. Tomorrow, it may save your life.

With ever expanding costs of healthcare around the world, and a rapidly aging global population, the challenge of how to make the future services …

Automation

How To Be Unforgettable The Second You Say Hello | Inc.com

There are some people who can walk into any room, say one word, and instantly be unforgettable.<p>I can probably count those people on one hand as they're the few wonderful men and women who had a profound impact on my life over the years.<p>Some have a natural knack for leaving a mark, while others …

Startups

Change Your Leaders To Change Your Culture

How would you describe the culture of your organization? Some might say, “It’s the smell of the place,” or, “It’s how things are done around here.” Research done on culture and organizational performance by Kotter and Heskett defines culture as “…gained knowledge, explanations, values, beliefs, …

Leadership

5 companies dead-set on 'shaking up' the world of blockchain

In case you need a quick refresher, blockchains are made up of chronological records of transactions. The information that’s stored in these ledgers is saved in verifiable chunks, which are known as blocks. Blocks are chained together to form blockchains.<p>This technology is completely revolutionary, …

Ada Health: The Doctor In Your Pocket - The Medical Futurist Newsletter Special Edition

Ada Health has been the fastest growing medical app in Europe in 2017. <b>Over 1.5 million people already tried the health companion app</b>, which is able …

Survey shows major leap in telemedicine use over past 3 years

Dive Brief:<p>Three-fourths of healthcare organizations offer or plan to offer telehealth services this year, according to Foley & Lardner’s 2017 …

Research: Women Are Better Under Pressure Than Men

In analyzing more than 8,200 games from Grand Slam tennis matches, Alex Krumer of the University of St. Gallen and his colleagues found that the male players’ performance showed a larger drop in high-stakes games (relative to low-stakes games) than the female players’ performance did. Their …

Serena Williams

The IT Transformation Health Care Needs

In the mid-1990s, everyone knew that health care organizations across the United States were plagued by wasteful spending. The question for Intermountain Healthcare, which serves residents of Utah and Idaho, was where to start looking for savings internally. Data analyses quickly identified the …

Digital Health

Understanding Customers by Blending Human Insight and Machine Learning

.<p>How can companies use machine learning to efficiently understand the needs and wants of their customers, without sacrificing the insights that come from employees’ intuition and empathy?<p>My company is in the business of helping other firms create new products and services that will be both …

Machine Learning