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Plug In To Business Networks To Fast-Track Diversity

Plug In To Business Networks To Fast-Track Diversity

by Ceylan Thomson Forward-thinking companies understand the importance of supplier diversity. They have formal programs and processes in place that encourage the use of diverse suppliers. While designed to…
path to simplicity

The Future of Business: Hello, Simplicity. Goodbye, Complexity.

by David Fowler, Senior Marketing Director, SAP Services As we plunge into the future of business, the concept of simplification is taking on a new life. Consumers are
The Future Of Work: 5 Reasons Why You're (Probably) Unprepared

The Future Of Work: 5 Reasons Why You’re (Probably) Unprepared

By Mike Ettling, President, HR Line of Business, SAP Today’s workplace is the most diverse work environment the world has ever seen. It’s the most multigenerational, with up…
You Only Lead Once: How To Avoid A Leadership Cliff In Your Organization

You Only Lead Once: How To Avoid A Leadership Cliff In Your Organization

by Mike Ettling, President, HR Line of Business, SAP We’re on the precipice of one of the greatest leadership changeovers in the history of our modern workforce. As the population ages, there will be an exodus of experienced minds…
customer community

5 Types Of Fiercely Loyal Communities In Business

A robust, active community can provide a company with distinct advantages that set it apart from the competition. I’ve been building and fostering communities, in some form or fashion,…
raising capital

4 Critical Factors In Raising Capital

Virtually all capital-formation strategies revolve around balancing four critical factors: risk, reward, control and capital. You as the business owner and your sources of venture funds will each have…
Was Einstein Wrong About Complexity?

Was Einstein Wrong About Complexity?

by Saswato Das, Head of Thought Leadership, Global Corporate Affairs, SAP In the last two decades of his life, Albert Einstein struggled to come up with a unified theory that would describe both gravity and electromagnetism. He felt the existing theories…
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Workforce 2020: How Ready Are You?

by Mike Ettling, President, HR Line of Business, SAP Almost overnight it seems, demographic shifts and technological advances are radically transforming how, where, and why we work. Macroeconomic shifts in the global economy continue to drive the demand for qualified workers,…
The Tyranny Of Complexity

The Tyranny Of Complexity

by Paul Taylor, SAP The crew of Apollo 13 spaceship wryly informed mission control of a major technical problem with the now immortal words; “Houston, we’ve had a problem here.” Thirty-four years later, I believe that
The Voice Of Small Business Can Positively Impact The Policy Environment

The Voice Of Small Business Can Positively Impact The Policy Environment

by Karen Kerrigan The past five to six years have not been easy ones for entrepreneurs and America’s small businesses. The financial crises followed by the Great Recession…