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The Rise of FinTech in Supply Chains

A new type of services company could transform global supply chains: Financial technology companies that act as intermediaries in facilitating transactions between a company and its suppliers. They enable both the buyer and supplier to improve their working capital by making it possible for the …

Procter & Gamble

Why So Many Diversity Programs Fail

Sociology professors unpack research into why traditional diversity efforts don’t work to get more women and minorities hired and promoted.<p>While some tech companies have made incremental gains for their efforts to increase women and under-represented minorities among their ranks, the overall …

Human Resources

Design How Your Team Thinks

Every day, we sit in meetings in which someone presents a problem or opportunity. The response is always a version of “What are we going to do about it?” When’s the last time someone said, “How are we going to think about it?”<p>Design thinking is popular these days. We design products, experiences, …

Design

From Static To Suggestive: Nokia’s Earthmine-Powered Vision For The Future Of Maps

N<p>okia is preparing to become a very different animal. The company whose name is still synonymous with mobile phones in certain parts of the world will — barring a last-minute bout of nerves from the company board — hand off its devices & services unit to Microsoft early next year in exchange for …

Tiny DNA Switches Aim To Revolutionize 'Cellular' Computing

If you think programming a clock radio is hard, try reprogramming life itself. That's the goal of Drew Endy, a synthetic biologist at Stanford University.<p>Endy has been working with a laboratory strain of <i>E. coli</i> bacteria. He sees the microbes as more than just single-cell organisms. They're little …