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Is Your Company as Strategically Aligned as You Think It Is?

Harvard Business Review

A recent analysis of more than 500 employees across 12 organizations found that actual strategic alignment was two to three times lower than perceived alignment.

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What I Learned Solving a Business Crisis

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell By 2006 we knew we had a serious problem. Our company’s onetime flagship product, called Afisha, was in a steady decline and it was becoming all too clear that something had to be done.

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Is global development anti-development?

Christensen Institute

On April 25 th , 2023, I had the opportunity to present some of our work on market-creating innovations in the halls of the United States Congress. I began my remarks by telling the following story I’d heard from a minister in an East African country. The minister explained that as the COVID-19 pandemic began, leaders in the country realized they didn’t have the capacity to make facemasks and other personal protective equipment (PPEs).

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Embracing the Circular Economy through Enterprise Architecture

Tullio Siragusa

Embracing the Circular Economy through Enterprise Architecture The concept of a circular economy has been rapidly gaining traction as businesses and governments alike recognize the need to transition from a linear, resource-intensive model to a sustainable, regenerative one. In a recent episode of the Tech Leaders Unplugged podcast, guests Rameshwar Balanagu, Chief Digital Officer at Intangles.ai, an expert in enterprise architecture, discussed the role of enterprise architecture in enabling th

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Scan to Success: How to Leverage QR Codes for Offline and Online Marketing Power

Speaker: Corey Daugherty, Head of Business Development at Flowcode & Georgette Malitsis, Senior Customer Success Manager, Enterprise at Flowcode

Let's explore the transformative power of QR codes in bridging offline and online marketing worlds. 📲 This new webinar featuring Corey Daugherty and Georgette Malitsis of Flowcode will dive into how innovative QR technology not only enhances traditional marketing strategies, but also drives meaningful customer engagement and analytics. Register today to gain practical knowledge on using QR codes to increase conversion rates, optimize customer journeys, and ultimately unlock a new realm o

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Top 10 Human-Centered Change & Innovation Articles of April 2023

Innovation Excellence

Drum roll please… At the beginning of each month, we will profile the ten articles from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Human-Centered Change & Innovation. Did your favorite make the cut? But enough delay, here are April’s ten most popular innovation posts: Rethinking Customer Journeys — by Geoffrey A.

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Reducing Information Overload in Your Organization

Harvard Business Review

Don’t let overcommunication tank productivity.

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How Tech Is Transforming Entry-Level, Customer-Facing Jobs

Harvard Business Review

Takeaways from a survey of more than 800 customer service reps.

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What All of Us Can Learn About Decision Making From Baseball's New Pitch Clock

Michael Roberto

Source: Sports Illustrated If you are a major league baseball fan, you probably are enjoying the new pitch clock implemented this year. Over the past few decades, games have become longer and longer, typically exceeding 3 hours. In the playoffs, many games have exceeded 4 hours. The increasing length of games and the slow pace were turning away many fans, particularly younger ones.

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Analogies - A Creative Superpower

BrainZooming

God bless the people who find me creative. Or funny. Or quick on my feet.