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Fastcompany.com
November 30, 2019
6 lies you probably tell yourself about giving feedback at work

If you’re open and honest with your team, they are less likely to fear your feedback. As a manager, you know that it’s your job to coach your team and help people improve. You know that it’s up to you to set the tone of the relationship that you have with you…

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Fool.com
November 29, 2019
4 CEOs Who Shaped the 2010s

These four CEOs' successes and failures have shaped how industrial businesses are run and how people invest in them.

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Androidcentral.com
November 26, 2019
These true wireless earbuds look good, last forever, and cost under $100

For a first attempt, Braven did a darn good job. You might not immediately recognize Braven's name, but chances are you're quite familiar with the company's sister brands — such as Invisible Shield, Mophie, and ZAGG, just to name a few. Braven is the audio-fo…

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Androidcentral.com
November 26, 2019
It took a while, but I've learned to love Android 10's gestures

It took time, but I've come around to actually enjoying using these gestures. Back in June, before Android 10 (then Android Q) was released, I was extremely miffed by Google's latest gesture navigation system. I couldn't imagine it would roll out considering …

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Supply Chain Canada
November 26, 2019
Supply Chain Canada and the Canadian Armed Forces sign agreement, enabling Logistics Officers with CAF Training a fast-track to SCMP Designation

In a ceremony today at Canadian Forces Base Borden, Supply Chain Canada™ and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) signed a memorandum of understanding through which CAF Logistics Officers who have completed Supply Officer training gain advanced standing toward the Supply Chain Management Professional™ (SCMP™) designation, Canada’s most sought-after designation for those entering the profession and advancing within it.

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Infoq.com
November 25, 2019
Article: Q&A on the Book Mastering Professional Scrum

The book Mastering Professional Scrum explores how using the Scrum values and focusing on continuous improvement can increase the value that Scrum Teams deliver. Stephanie Ockerman and Simon Reindl explain how professional Scrum teams can be focused and commi…

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TechCrunch
November 22, 2019
Maryanna Saenko and Steve Jurvetson of Future Ventures talk SpaceX, the Boring Company, and... ayahuasca

Last week, at a StrictlyVC event in San Francisco, we sat down with Maryanna Saenko and Steve Jurvetson, investors who came together to create the investment outfit Future Ventures roughly one year ago. It was their first public appearance together since anno…

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Google News
November 22, 2019
Challenges for Machine Learning Systems toward Continuous Improvement - Google スライド

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The Times of India
November 21, 2019
Air quality in Delhi improved in last 3 years: Prakash Javadekar to Rajya Sabha

It also said that there has been an overall improvement in the air quality of Delhi in 2019 (from January-November 19) successively from 2016.

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Forbes.com
November 21, 2019
A Simple Three-Step Process For Generating Value Through Business Intelligence

As data becomes more readily available, organizations face the question of how to effectively manage and use it in a competitive landscape.

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Sunstar.com.ph
November 15, 2019
MCIA posts 25% hike in revenues to P2.7B - SunStar Philippines

THE Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) saw its revenue rise 25 percent in the first nine months of 2019 to P2.7 billion, driven by robust...

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Readwrite.com
November 07, 2019
Tips for Selling Smart Supply Chain Solutions

New technologies have the potential to make supply chains more efficient and more transparent than ever before. Unfortunately, implementing the right technologies in the right way is often easier said than done. Here are tips for selling smart supply chain so…

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Business2community.com
November 05, 2019
Embrace Change… but Not TOO Continuous Improvement

Continuous improvement helps you make your agency better—but be careful about trying to improve things too quickly. Why? You’ll frustrate…

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Readwrite.com
November 04, 2019
Cognitive Automation is the Immediate Future of Team Management

For all the anticipation of increased automation at work, commentators have spent a lot of energy trying to convince people it can only handle easy, repetitive processes. It’s time to finally confront the truth: Per the McKinsey Global Institute, today’s robo…

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Supply Chain Canada
October 30, 2019
Supply Chain Canada and Eastern Academy Announce Accreditation Agreement

We are pleased to announce that the Newfoundland and Labrador Institute of Supply Chain Canada and Eastern Academy have formalized a post-secondary partnership agreement that will provide advanced standing in Supply Chain Canada's Supply Chain Management Professional™ (SCMP™) Designation Program

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Global Trade
October 29, 2019
3 Guiding Principles for Digital Transformation Success

Many companies have adopted digital technology to transform their business. But the transition can be a challenging process, and studies show that digital transformation projects often fail to reach company expectations.

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Supply Chain Dive
October 29, 2019
With the right foundation, procurement can turn visibility into action

As manufacturers strive for greater visibility in their supply chains, they’re continually engaging in new Internet of Things (IoT) and software initiatives to gather more data. Yet an abundance of information doesn’t always yield the actionable analytics supply chain leaders desire.

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CIO Dive
October 24, 2019
9 key digital transformation mistakes — and how to avoid them

Across industries, the process of digital transformation can point the way to revenue streams and a renewed sense of purpose. It could also mean millions in sunken IT costs or alienating customers and employers.

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HR Dive
October 22, 2019
Talent will be key to business' AI strategies

An AI talent strategy does best with a multipronged approach. Successful adopters build internal teams and rely less on outside vendors; selectively import AI talent for technical leadership roles; and upskill their existing workforce on AI.

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Marketingland.com
October 16, 2019
The key to sustaining brand relevance? Continuous transformation

A brand’s long-term resiliency requires adaptability to stay in tune with consumer’s changing needs and have the confidence to adjust accordingly. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article.

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Entrepreneur
October 11, 2019
Now's the Time to Rev Up Your Holiday Supply Chain

Although the holiday season is a wonderful time for giving and receiving gifts and spending quality time with family, it also comes with a lot of stress. Business owners in particular are under pressure to ensure there are no breaks in the supply chain and they deliver what their customers want on time, and there are a few key variables that may affect how early you want to prepare.

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The Wall Street Journal
October 11, 2019
Food Companies Put Supply Chains Under a Microscope

Big food companies, from Mondelez and General Mills Inc. to Unilever PLC and Nestlé SA, face rising pressure to address problems across agricultural regions as shoppers pay more attention to where their food comes from and how it is produced. As huge buyers of ingredients like cocoa, palm oil and coffee, food companies must do more, for example, to stop deforestation carried out by suppliers and encourage farmers to stop using child labor, regulators, advocacy groups and consumers say.

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Hbr.org
October 09, 2019
Why Skills Training Can’t Replace Higher Education

It’s a disservice to students and civil society.

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Inside Logistics
October 04, 2019
The Incoterms 2020 update

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has released the long-awaited 2020 update of their international trade terms for the sale of goods, the Incoterms. The new version takes effect January 1, 2020, and the release was timed to coincide with the ICC’s 100th anniversary.

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Hbr.org
October 02, 2019
Where Companies Go Wrong with Learning and Development

Retaining knowledge is just as important as learning it.

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Infoq.com
September 28, 2019
Article: Q&A on the Book Engineering the Digital Transformation

The book Engineering the Digital Transformation by Gary Gruver provides a systematic approach for doing continuous improvement in organizations. He explores how we can leverage and modify engineering and manufacturing practices to address the unique character…

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Forbes.com
September 20, 2019
Slow Your Roll: Process Innovation Requires Smart Focus

Operating at the speed of light can rob you of the necessary time and perspective to sort valuable opportunities and solutions from short-term fixes and workarounds.

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Javacodegeeks.com
September 18, 2019
Definitive guide to Selecting your Continuous Testing Solution

As a software developer and testing expert with over 20 years in this industry, I’ve seen tools and...

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Readwrite.com
September 18, 2019
How to Achieve Tech-Powered Collaboration in the Era of Remote Work

AI, VR, and other cutting-edge tech are improving the way we collaborate and communicate, making virtual teams an asset instead of a liability. The post How to Achieve Tech-Powered Collaboration in the Era of Remote Work appeared first on ReadWrite.

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Supply Chain Canada
September 11, 2019
Supply Chain Management Association Becomes Supply Chain Canada

At its AGM yesterday, the Supply Chain Management Association™ announced its name change to Supply Chain Canada™. The association also launched a new website as part of an overall rebranding initiative.

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Futurity.org
September 11, 2019
A small perk at lunch may cut depression at work

An apple (or banana) a day left bus drivers in China feeling less depressed and more capable, researchers find. What small gesture would improve your day at work?

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Entrepreneur.com
September 05, 2019
Making a Big Marketing Decision? Before You Follow Your Gut, Do This.

Getting good returns from marketing isn't that hard -- as long as you avoid these mistakes.

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Hubspot.com
August 30, 2019
Everything You Need to Know About Brand Management

If your business was a person, your brand would be its personality. It’d be how you introduce yourself to new friends (er, customers) and how you build a trusting relationship with them. Your brand is a living, breathing entity … and it’s your job to help it …

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Forbes.com
August 27, 2019
How Navy SEALs Plan, Lead and Learn

Success on any battlefield requires effective strategic planning, leadership, execution and debriefing. In the Navy SEAL teams, our planning and debriefing (After-Action Review) procedures are paramount to defeating the enemy and supporting our learning cultu…

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Business Insider
August 07, 2019
IBM has introduced a blockchain-based supply chain verification network (IBM)

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Transportation & Logistics Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. Enterprise services company IBM announced a blockch…

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BBC News
July 22, 2019
How Japan's trade row with South Korea could hit tech supplies

A trade row between Japan and South Korea could pose a threat to supplies of smartphones and devices.

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