Author Archives: Susan Galer
As technology become more complex, a group of brilliant entrepreneurs is using it to tackle some of the most fundamental human challenges of all time—clean food and water, adequate and affordable health care, accessible education, and the chance to live a better life. These 11 start-ups from 10 countries and five continents recently took a [...]
The business world is ripe for an e-learning explosion as the number of qualified experts can’t keep pace with innovations like mobile, cloud, and Big-Data. Arming employees with the latest skills and knowledge so they can function with excellence is a strategic imperative for every business regardless of size, location, and industry.
With summer just around the corner, many people are accelerating their fitness programs to lose weight so they look and feel better. For all the self-motivated, well-disciplined gym rats out there, there are countless others who need a little push (or coercion) in the right direction. Solutions abound from both employers and the business community [...]
We’re all familiar with the power of corporate social sites to constantly monitor customer conversations. Armed with likes and dislikes, companies can develop better products faster, execute more targeted marketing campaigns, and manage crises quickly to save potentially millions of dollars. Not so fast says [...]
Mobility Gets Results. Research firm, IDC reveals how top-performing companies get phenomenal results using mobile technology, including more productive mobile workers and stronger customer relationships.
To telecommute or not is no longer the question. Remote worker productivity demands the right tools to succeed in a hyper-connected, global business world.
Digitalization is arguably the most cataclysmic event in the history of the written word since Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press in 1450. In fact, the advent of self-published eBooks has sparked an eerily similar struggle over control and ownership as in centuries past.
The kerfuffle over Yahoo’s ban on telecommuting misses the point about business today. Savvy companies know that the networked economy demands anywhere, anytime information.
As the winner of two major championships and 17 LPGA Tour events, American golfer Dottie Pepper knows a thing or two about what it takes to be a winner. She joined the LPGA Tour in 1988, and her 19-under-par finish in the 1999 Nabisco Dinah Shores victory still stands as the lowest score in relation [...]
Just as the democratization of content empowers individuals, so does it impact companies. New technologies are allowing businesses of all kinds to reinvent themselves. Consider the entertainment industry. In the earliest days of movie-making, studios owned everything—the actors, the directors, production and distribution.