Mon.Nov 20, 2023

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How to Self-Promote — Without Sounding Self-Centered

Harvard Business Review

Promoting your own accomplishments can feel uncomfortable, and poses a dilemma: It can make you appear more confident and capable, but can also make you seem less warm, less friendly, and more selfish. On the other hand, self-deprecation or deflecting credit, may make you seem approachable but it diminishes your competency. New research, based on a series of 11 studies, suggests that dual promotion — in which you compliment a colleague or peer while talking about your own accomplishments — can b

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Four Things All Leaders Must Know About Digital Transformation

Innovation Excellence

(But Most Don’t) GUEST POST from Greg Satell Today, technology has become central to how every business competes. Futuristic advancements like artificial intelligence, big data and cloud computing are no longer pie-in-the-sky propositions, but mission critical initiatives that leaders are racing to implement within their organizations. Unfortunately, most of these initiatives fail.

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Navigating the New Risks and Regulatory Challenges of GenAI

Harvard Business Review

The use of generative AI promises to continue to grow rapidly. Consequently, leaders must understand the risks and challenges of this new technology and develop policies and practices to guide its usage. This article explains the areas of concern and offers guidance in addressing them.

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Lean Six Sigma: Definition, Principles, and Benefits | KaiNexus

Kainexus

In a world where efficiency is the lifeblood of success and waste is the silent killer of profits, there exists a methodology that promises to transform businesses and organizations into lean, mean, profit-producing machines. Imagine a system that combines the precision of a surgeon's scalpel with the power of a sledgehammer, aiming to eliminate errors, reduce costs, and maximize quality.

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Implementing Intelligent Document Processing Solutions: Why It Works

See how companies like yours are tackling some of today’s most common business problems using AI-assisted automation for document processing. Manually capturing, extracting, and processing data within documents is a costly and outdated practice that’s holding your company back. IDP takes document processing to a whole new level so you can understand and use your data more effectively than ever before.

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The Value of Corporate Purpose

Harvard Business Review

Competing in today’s global digital economy requires increasingly complex contributions: Employees need to be motivated to go above and beyond; customers need to be inspired, and their feedback needs to be incorporated; and the demands, opinions, and goals of civil society and government are also critical. The value of organizational purpose is to help coordinate activity among stakeholders in this complex system.

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How to Prepare for the Deluge of Year-End Requests

Harvard Business Review

The end of the year can be stressful enough without the extra pressure of last-minute requests due before New Year’s Eve. The author offers five strategies to help you mitigate the crunch: 1) Anticipate and ask if you suspect a recurrent request is heading your way; 2) Commit to your PTO; 3) Clarify what you’re being asked to do; 4) Reprioritize your commitments; and 5) Look for ways to prevent next year’s scramble.

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Rethinking The Push to Sign Customers Up for Your Loyalty Program

Michael Roberto

Source: www.technologyinsights.com Black Friday is almost upon us. As consumers shop at many retailers, many people will be asked if they are members of the company's loyalty program. If not, associates will ask customers if they would like to join. Do loyalty programs add value? Clearly, most retailers seem to think so. Yet, I'm always intrigued by the retailers that don't have loyalty programs.

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Ask the Amys

Harvard Business Review

Advice for coping with a boss’s unreasonable demands, and other workplace predicaments.

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Get a Quick Start to Microsoft Fabric with Fabric Weave 

Acuvate

New York City is home to over 8.3 million people. To meet its residents’ drinking and wastewater management needs, the city’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) works behind the scenes to provide over 1 billion gallons of drinking water daily to the city’s residents. Acuvate and Microsoft delivered new and delightful customer and employee experieces with conversational AI solutions built on a consolidated data stack.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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Our Prosumer Future Should be Built on Open Systems - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC

Harvard Business Review

Sponsor content from Schneider Electric.

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Building Together: Introducing the Planview Customer Community

Planview

You spoke, and we listened. Today, we are thrilled to introduce you to the brand-new Planview Customer Community, designed to increase collaboration, connection, and meaningful discussion between you and other Planview customers. Here at Planview, we have five core values that shape the way we innovate and partner with our customers. To deepen our commitment to two of these values, “Build Together” and “Strengthen Connections,” we’ve created a dedicated space for you to engage with industry peer

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