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Ideas That Work: Data and Disruption
August 6, 2015
Mix and Deliver: The Next Step for Drinks Apps? Over the past few years, an explosion in technology-driven delivery options for consumer goods and services has been disrupting traditional distribution methods. Millennials, for example, want their brands of choice on demand, digitally enabled, and tailored to their specific requirements. This new on-demand reality is now poised to affect one of the most arcane and complex distribution ecosystems in the business: the alcoholic beverages industry.
by Christopher A.H. Vollmer and Bart Sayer
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Radical Accountability. Social media and data analytics have made it easier than ever before to track and monitor the behavior of an enterprise. As it turns out, many people care what companies do, especially when they can see how these actions affect their lives. But most companies are not prepared for the behavior changes that the trend of radical transparency will require of them.
by Juliette Powell
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The Data-Driven Optimist. Using dozens of sources — many of them extremely obscure — economist Max Roser has generated a wide trove of information, some of it seemingly unconnected. He is an optimist: He says his charts, which cover everything from African development to violent death rates, unambiguously depict a world that is evolving for the better.
by Jeffrey Rothfeder
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FEATURE
by David Meer
The era of big data is here and, even if companies and their senior leaders don’t fully embrace it, ignoring it is not an option. But to gain real business benefit from investments in big data and advanced analytics, organizations must excel in three important areas: talent, technology, and culture.
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Why Does Big Data Matter?
Companies are using advanced data analytics to focus on a range of new business problems, and have identified several keys to success in using big data.
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Thinking Like a Leader: Three Big Shifts
Adopt a leadership mind-set before you try to lead.
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20/20 Foresight
Many business leaders need to improve their perceptual acuity. Here’s how you can develop the ability to look around corners — and become a catalyst for change.
by Ram Charan
The Two Types of High-Potential Talent
The best leadership team contains both innovative producers and recognized performers. Unfortunately, many companies expect a single individual to fulfill both roles.
by John Sviokla and Mitch Cohen
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