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The Big Picture of Big Data: Why using it is imperative

The Big Picture of Big Data: Why using it is imperative

by Patricia Rae Linn Organizations have or have access to plenty of data that can give them extreme differentiation and competitive edge, but most companies,… Read More ›

Operational Excellence from a Systems View

Operational Excellence from a Systems View

  “In systems thinking, increases in understanding are believed to be obtainable by expanding the systems to be understood, not by reducing them to their… Read More ›

Make Your Organization Anti-Fragile

Make Your Organization Anti-Fragile

Many large, successful organizations are more fragile than they seem. They break under stress. Remember the travails of Kodak, Digital Equipment Corp., and Washington Mutual?… Read More ›

Unlearn to Win

Unlearn to Win

“As human beings, we tend to see what we already believe more than what is actually in front of us.”. In a world where technologies… Read More ›

Eighty Percent (80%) of Successful Operational Excellence Transformation is in How You Choose Your Words

Eighty Percent (80%) of Successful Operational Excellence Transformation is in How You Choose Your Words

In the beginning there was the word… No, this isn’t a lesson from the Bible, and we must recognize that from words all is created… Read More ›

My Way or Highway

My Way or Highway

Ask yourself, do you think of yourself as an effective leader and manager? Do your employees fear you or do they consider you just another… Read More ›

Conversational Actions to Manage the Operating States of Change

Conversational Actions to Manage the Operating States of Change

At the heart of any process improvement or change management is the people.  The people on your team do the work to manage the change… Read More ›

Cloud Computing: Is it Safe?

Cloud Computing: Is it Safe?

No doubt, cloud computing has some real advantages. But is it safe? Yes, it can save money and take a serious bite out of the… Read More ›

The Basics of Defining Solutions

The Basics of Defining Solutions

It takes more than management to solve problems and implement change in an organization. It takes Leadership. Unfortunately, management is usually seen more as concerned… Read More ›

Big Data Requires Context

Big Data Requires Context

How will our organization turn mountains of big data into an asset? These days, “Big Data” is a popular buzzword. Indeed, experts like to shake… Read More ›