Fri.Jun 21, 2024

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Research: Warehouse and Logistics Automation Works Better with Human Partners

Harvard Business Review

A study of automation usage in warehouse and logistics companies around the world suggests that blending human labor with robotics leads to greater efficiency than full automation alone. While scalable robotic systems can handle up to 1,000 tasks per hour, they often face limitations where additional robots don’t improve performance. Human-robot collaboration, employed by companies like DHL and CEVA, enhances productivity, reduces worker fatigue, and increases job satisfaction.

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You Don’t Win By Completing the Most Tasks

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Mike Shipulski If you have too much to do, that means you have more tasks than time. And because time is limited, the only way out is to change how you think about your task list.

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When It Comes to Long-Term Value, Incumbents Should Think Like Digital Disruptors

Harvard Business Review

Measuring earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBIDTA) profits may be the gold standard for assessing traditional companies, but it is not the way digital businesses think. Successful digital disruptors focus on creating long-term value through two distinct levers: customer lifetime value (CLV) / customer acquisition cost and the end-to-end customer experience.

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AI in Innovation: How to Build a Winning AI Opportunity Portfolio

ITONICS

The internet is awash with discussions on the transformative power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a catalyst for growth. Now is the moment to translate this hype into tangible opportunities for your business. It's time to explore what's feasible and make informed decisions about where and when to invest. The ITONICS Innovation OS is the ideal tool for navigating these decisions and briefing your team on potential opportunities.

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Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

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How Micro-Choices and Games Motivate Gig Workers

Harvard Business Review

Ride-hail platforms claim that drivers are largely motivated by the schedule flexibility gig work offers — but a seven-year study suggests there’s more to the story.

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First Principles Based Leadership – Raising Cultural Awareness

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise In this series of posts about First Principles Based Leadership, we have already covered the importance of and how to improve our self awareness and social awareness. In this post, we will explore the importance of cultural awareness and how can we become more culturally aware. Any and all deep dive into cultural awareness can only start by having worked and improved our self and social awareness.