Why Top-Notch Team Training Is Important

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With the end of the Great Recession has come a dramatic increase in spending on Corporate Learning. The improved economic environment has made resources available for training and professional development for employees at all levels of the organization. Paired with the availability and quality of self-paced online learning, there are huge opportunities today to improve performance through Corporate Learning. Training …

Making Everything Great Again

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Is your company great? When it comes to asking this about our companies and organizations we work for, being great is something that everyone strives for. These two words are an excellent motivator for businesses, but it must be remembered that greatness is seen in the eyes of the beholder. Organizations must always revisit their business strategy, models, and customer …

Operationalizing Your “Why”

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As we mentioned in a previous post, your “why” is something you believe in that motivates you to do what you do everyday. There are leaders that live by their why and others that live by their “what”. The ones focused on their “why” are the ones that make significant changes to the world. There are three components to operationalize …

Managing Big Data

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There will be many trends this year that shape the way we manage, and specifically the way we manage for quality. One of these important trends is the increased access that businesses have to massive amounts of data, and the importance of big data management. Big data refers to extremely large data sets of structured and unstructured data, and big …

A Positive Work Culture is a Productive Work Culture

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What is the culture at your company like? Cutthroat and stressful, or easygoing and welcoming? Culture is not written or explicitly stated, but it is certainly something that everyone in a company can feel and recognize. A recent study revealed a link between high-stress workplaces and serious health problems in employees. While every company’s culture is different, there are some …

Big Data in Action

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It is clear that big data can provide many new business opportunities for organizations. Discoveries about consumer behavior or marketing campaigns can be revealing and informative, but there are many more ways to leverage big data. One example is in making medical decisions. i2b2, or Informatics for Integrating Biology and the Bedside, is a big data project sponsored by the …

A New Look at Expert Quality Healthcare

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With the emergence of any new industry, there are bound to be initial hurdles that must be overcome before achieving breakthrough success. The telemedicine industry is no exception. Telemedicine by definition is the use of telecom and information technology to provide healthcare remotely. Patients can video conference with their doctor and receive medical advice that otherwise may not be easily …