article thumbnail

Eight Companies that Switched What They Did

Destination Innovation

Here are examples of eight successful companies which switched from one activity to another in order to meet a customer need. Berkshire Hathaway was originally a textile manufacturing company established by Oliver Chace in 1839 in Rhode Island. He used it as a vehicle to buy stakes in insurance companies and other businesses.

Company 343
article thumbnail

How Companies Can Build Trustworthy AI Assistants

Harvard Business Review

The authors explore what can go wrong with autonomous agents, and how companies can deploy them responsibly. This evolution is exciting and promises to make our lives much easier — eliminating mundane tasks and helping us become more productive.

Company 123

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

Normalcy Bias: Why companies don’t react in a disaster

Idea to Value

How is it possible that so many companies fail to react while they are being disrupted ? This results in people and companies refusing to plan for things which could impact them negatively, such as another company disrupting them, even after they have been warned or the event has even begun to happen.

Company 178
article thumbnail

Five reasons why few companies are data driven

Jeffrey Phillips

Even smaller companies that did not need the larger ERP systems like SAP could find solutions in Salesforce, Workday, Netsuite and others. So, why is it that so many companies cannot make decisions based on their data? Problems with data Every company has lots of data, often spreadsheets full of data.

Data 186
article thumbnail

LLMs in Production: Tooling, Process, and Team Structure

Speaker: Dr. Greg Loughnane and Chris Alexiuk

Register today to save your seat! December 6th, 2023 at 11:00am PST, 2:00pm EST, 7:pm GMT

article thumbnail

What Fast-Moving Companies Do Differently

Harvard Business Review

Lack of speed has been troubling companies for decades. Slow-moving companies increasingly will find themselves fighting for relevance or, in some cases, pure survival — and leaders know it. Slow-moving companies increasingly will find themselves fighting for relevance or, in some cases, pure survival — and leaders know it.

Company 110
article thumbnail

Achieving Balance With Company Culture, Benefit Design, and Employee Well-Being

Business and Tech

A company culture that fosters flexibility and transparency is key to employees feeling comfortable, valued, and supported. However, they also feel disconnected from their co-workers and company’s culture, and report higher incidences of anxiety and depression. What works for one company may not work for another.

Culture 246
article thumbnail

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

article thumbnail

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

The fight to find new customers and retain existing ones is the biggest business challenge for many companies. In 2022, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses.

article thumbnail

How to Improve Customer Experience in an Era of Choice

Download this ebook to learn how some of the largest companies in the world are driving better customer experiences. Customer experience is quickly becoming the de facto differentiator between successful businesses and the ones that fail.

article thumbnail

The Rapid Innovation Sprint as an Accelerator for Your Big Idea

Rapid Innovation Sprints (RISE) help companies incubate greenfield digital product ideas that have the potential to radically transform their business. The techniques of RISE help to uncover game-changing opportunities with structure, collaboration, and commitment. Bring your next amazing idea to life!

article thumbnail

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

It can create international trade, build partnerships, and grow company revenue, but language barriers often stand in the way of such progress. Download today to open a new door of possibilities for your company! Luckily, there is one very simple and effective solution: language training. The retention of talented employees.

article thumbnail

Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

Do you want to “change the game” in your company or industry? Join John Storm, President of the BrainStorm Network, to learn how to identify game-changing opportunities within your company and industry, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. There are BIG rewards for people who challenge the status quo.

article thumbnail

Mixpanel's Guide to Product Metrics

Mixpanel has partnered closely with hundreds of companies on their analytics strategies, and have found there is simply no single set of metrics that works for everyone. Businesses and products are all unique and have different goals based on stage and ambitions.

article thumbnail

How to Develop a Recession-Proof Product-Led Strategy

Speaker: Wes Bush, Author of "Product-Led Growth"

Zoom, Stripe, and Airtable are all examples of software companies with strong PLG strategies. But what else do they have in common? What features do their strategies have that allow them to see continued success in this ever-changing market?