The Risks that go with Globalization
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The Risks that go with Globalization

It is undoubtedly and incontrovertibly true that global extreme poverty has declined as capitalism has driven globalization – the trade between and among nations – to increase over time.  Certainly, there are arguments to be made that the growth in wealth has also been increasingly concentrated in the hands of fewer people, but the world…

To weather a crisis, build a network of teams
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To weather a crisis, build a network of teams

Imagine you are a tenured CEO of a company. You have led your organization through many adverse events.  You have followed a playbook, and moved to a “command and control” style to address the cascading effects of various perils. But now you’re dealing with a crisis unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. There is no playbook…

Three People-Centered Design Principles for Deep Learning
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Three People-Centered Design Principles for Deep Learning

Assumptions lead to the mother all F@!$ ups. We are overwhelmed by data and using it correctly is essential. Your customers and brands can be hurt and damaged due to bad data and AI systems that have not been thought through. This represents a new and very real challenge for businesses to address. Everything from…

Operational Excellence Webinar Series – Lessons from Mt. Stupid
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Operational Excellence Webinar Series – Lessons from Mt. Stupid

The Operational Excellence Society is proudly hosting its latest online business educational initiative, coined the Operational Excellence Webinar series. This webinar’s thought leader is Joseph Paris from the Operational Excellence Society. Date & Time : Monday, June 24, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EDT) Lessons from Mt Stupid Webinar Abstract Experience is the hardest teacher, for…

The secret to scientific discoveries?  Making mistakes.
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The secret to scientific discoveries? Making mistakes.

Phil Plait was on a Hubble Space Telescope team of astronomers who thought they may have captured the first direct photo of an exoplanet ever taken. But did the evidence actually support that? Follow along as Plait shows how science progresses — through a robust amount of making and correcting errors. “The price of doing…