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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,…
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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…
Why Disruption Is The Only Certainty In Business

Why Disruption Is The Only Certainty In Business

by Michael Mankowski, SAP Integrated Digital Marketing Remember the saying, “The only things that are certain are death and taxes”? Let’s add the word…
Keep Your Suppliers Close – And Their Suppliers Closer

Keep Your Suppliers Close – And Their Suppliers Closer

by Sundar Kamek, Vice President, Solutions Marketing, Ariba – an SAP company There was a time not too long ago when it was sufficient for businesses to simply monitor their own suppliers. But as supply chains have become longer and…
25 Things You’ll Understand If You Work 9 To 5

25 Things You’ll Understand If You Work 9 To 5

by Xactly, SAP Partner Anyone who works a traditional nine to five job knows that there are certain things…
Mobile Tech Helps Buenos Aires Tackle Rapid Urbanization

Mobile Tech Helps Buenos Aires Tackle Rapid Urbanization

by Rick Costanzo, EVP and GM, SAP Global Mobility Solutions Whether you get your first glimpse of Buenos Aires from above…