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Published By: Harvard Business School     Published Date: Feb 12, 2015
Great business leaders are not born that way—they learn how to lead. To gain the insight and skills you need to lead yourself and your team, realize your potential, and make a real difference to your company, explore Harvard Business School’s one-week leadership program for fast-track managers.
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Published By: Harvard Business School     Published Date: Feb 19, 2015
To thrive, companies need to innovate. And to innovate, companies need collaboration. Discover how bringing together diverse expertise, experience, and points of view can help you maximize contributions from every member of your team—and drive new levels of success.
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Mar 28, 2016
Five years ago in a Harvard Business Review article on how companies leveraged HR analytics for competitive advantage, my co-authors and I found only a small handful of companies to interview. Today, life is very different. Interest in analytics and storytelling through data in HR is booming. But, HR as a whole is still learning how to set up an effective analytics function. That is why I welcome this report. The first 100 days of any effort is critical to success. Analytics is no different. Lead authors of this report and the people they have interviewed have sat in analytics roles in HR. They’ve learned a lot about what works and what doesn’t. Here’s an opportunity to learn from those who have already undertaken this particular journey. They know that to succeed in analytics one needs to: • Focus on business priorities • Leverage your analytics through storytelling • Use analytics to help inform decision making, not as a substitute • Understand that perfect data isn’t required for a
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ibm, workforce analytics, ibm smarter workforce institute, technology
    
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Published By: SAS     Published Date: Mar 06, 2018
What management and leadership challenges will the next wave of analytic technology bring? This Insight Center on HBR.org went beyond the buzz of what artificial intelligence can do, to talk about how it will change companies and the way we manage them.
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Published By: SAS     Published Date: Jun 06, 2018
Today’s consumers expect immediate, personalized interactions. To meet these expectations, companies must differentiate their brands through timely, targeted and tailored customer experiences based on real-time data analytics. This report, sponsored by SAS, Intel and Accenture and conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, looks at how businesses are using advanced customer data analytics, along with real-time analytics and real-time marketing, to enhance their customers’ experiences. Learn why organizations that place a high value on real-time capabilities still struggle to achieve them, what companies can do to ensure success as they adopt and implement real-time analytics solutions, and what benefits successful companies are already seeing.
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Published By: SAS     Published Date: Jan 31, 2011
Companies are becoming more analytically mature and are developing greater analytical capabilities. Many companies are also creating a context for analytics, with analytical cultures and processes. When companies compete based on analytics, analytics is having a positive bottom-line impact.
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Published By: SAS     Published Date: Sep 13, 2013
Visualizing Data: A Harvard Business Review Insight Center Report
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Published By: Zuberance     Published Date: Oct 11, 2010
Marketers are spending money in all the wrong places. A recent Harvard Business Review article highlights the need for marketers to shift their focus from paid media spend to driving Advocacy in order to align with the changing nature of consumer engagement and purchase decisions.
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zuberance, roi, paid media, rich media, advocacy, wom, impressions, sales value
    
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Published By: Oracle Primavera     Published Date: Feb 10, 2015
By having a strong grip on strategic projects across a global organization, business leaders can ensure the right projects are getting the right resources, and measure their success according to criteria that reflect strategic priorities. In this executive brief, Harvard Professor Robert Kaplan walks through his six-stage system for integrating strategy and execution using the balanced scorecard. The combination of measuring performance and leveraging software tools designed to track a global portfolio of projects and initiatives can help businesses achieve breakthrough performance.
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oracle, integrating strategy, strategic projects, project management
    
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Published By: Cornerstone OnDemand     Published Date: Feb 07, 2017
collaboration between Cornerstone OnDemand and researchers at Harvard Business School uncovers how the distance between two employees’ desks affects various performance measures. According to the findings, placing the right type of workers in close proximity to each other has been shown to generate up to a 15% increase in organizational performance. For an organization of 2,000 workers, strategic seating planning could add an estimated $1 million per annum to profit.
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Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Nov 30, 2016
Are meetings a “soul sucking waste of time,” as a columnist for the British newspaper The Guardian suggests?1 They could be if they’re unproductive, boring, too many of them, or all of the above. The solution may lie in technology, if used properly. “Technology is essential to innovating the conference call and boosting staff engagement,” according to a Harvard Business Review column.2 Video, for instance, may enhance “connectedness between participants” and help them see reactions to one another’s ideas.3
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Published By: SAS     Published Date: Jun 05, 2017
For organizations to succeed with the onslaught of devices, sensors and tools that innovation garners, data must no longer be treated as a byproduct but instead as an asset. And data-driven innovation must start at the top. That's what Michael Schrage, Fellow at MIT Sloan School's Initiative on the Digital Economy, said during the Harvard Business Review webinar, Leadership and Big Data Innovation. Find out why data experimentation, governance and culture are part of the next leadership challenge for organizations.
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Published By: SAS     Published Date: Jun 05, 2017
As a new era of analytics takes hold, a key characteristic is using analytics to automate IT tasks and decisions. In this Harvard Business Review paper, Tom Davenport describes the opportunity for greater use of analytics in IT, the eras of analytics and how IT will grow and change.
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Published By: SAS     Published Date: Oct 18, 2017
This Harvard Business Review Insight Center report is a compilation of 26 short stories -- only a page each -- from industry experts and thought leaders versed on the promises and challenges of big data.
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Published By: SAS     Published Date: Oct 18, 2017
What management and leadership challenges will the next wave of analytic technology bring? This SAS-sponsored Harvard Business Review Insight Center on HBR.org went beyond the buzz of what machine learning can do, to talk about how it will change companies and the way we manage them. Articles include: How to Make Your Company Machine Learning Ready, by James Hodson Machine Learning Is No Longer Just for Experts, by Josh Schwartz Teaching an Algorithm to Understand Right and Wrong, by Greg Satell The Simple Economics of Machine Intelligence, by Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans, and Avi Goldfarb Robots and Automation May Not Take Your Desk Job After All, by Dan Finnigan How to Tell If Machine Learning Can Solve Your Business Problem, by Anastassia Fedyk
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Published By: AT&T     Published Date: Jun 25, 2008
To maximize investments in mobile technology, companies must be able to measure productivity gains from mobile working. Professor Marco Iansiti of the Harvard Business School and Jay Jamrog, Senior Vice President of Research with the Institute for Corporate Productivity, offer advice.
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productivity, mobility, mobile technology, mobile technologies, pda, at&t, mobile computing, mobile workers
    
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Published By: Achievers     Published Date: Nov 08, 2013
Recent research conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services and Achievers reveals how best-in-class companies gain a competitive advantage by improving their employee engagement initiatives. Download The impact of employee engagement on performance and learn best practices for tying engagement to business performance, the business case for employee engagement and helpful metrics to measure the impact of engagement.
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employee engagement, business results, performance management, employee metrics, human resources
    
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Published By: Adaptive Planning     Published Date: Oct 19, 2011
Budgeting can cause stress and conflict, eating up lots of hours. But a good budget can be the difference between financial success and insolvency. In this chapter, you'll learn about the many types of budgets that serve different purposes. You'll also learn how to determine which type most effectively helps you meet your business goals.
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adaptive, marketry, harvard review, budget, financial success, business, finance, asset management, financial advisors, capital
    
Adaptive Planning
Published By: Adaptive Planning     Published Date: Oct 19, 2011
Surveys show that most CFOs want to upgrade their role from accounting specialists to strategic or business partners. But few CFOs have actually made the change, primarily because they have neither the time nor the necessary capabilities within the current finance team. But for those who do make the change, the rewards are tangible. This chapter lays out a number of important steps that the CFO and the finance team need to take to position themselves as trusted and valued business partners within the organization.
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harvard, adaptive, marketry, cfo, analyst, financial managers, financial planning, budget, business, finance, asset management, financial advisors, capital
    
Adaptive Planning
Published By: Adaptive Planning     Published Date: Oct 19, 2011
This article includes a one-page preview that quickly summarizes the key ideas and provides an overview of how the concepts work in practice along with suggestions for further reading.
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harvard business, finance, business, analytics, data, adaptive, marketry, asset management, financial advisors, capital
    
Adaptive Planning
Published By: Adaptive Planning     Published Date: Oct 19, 2011
Grounded in extensive research, Reinventing the CFO outlines seven critical roles--from streamlining redundant processes to regulating risk to identifying a few key measures--that CFOs must take on to transform the finance operation successfully. Challenging many of the finance field's accepted practices and systems, this bold book revolutionizes the role of financial managers and frees them to make smart, ethical, strategic decisions that add real value to the firm.
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adaptive, marketry, cfo, harvard review, business, finance, finance operations, asset management, financial advisors, capital
    
Adaptive Planning
Published By: Harvard Business School     Published Date: Jan 30, 2015
It’s easy to generate a burst of revenue. But will your strategies deliver consistently high profits over the long term? Discover the risks of strategic inertia and learn how to develop strategies that keep your firm on top—today and tomorrow.
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strategy, competitive advantage, sustainable competitive advantage, global competition, technological innovation, formulate action plans, harvard business school, executive education, best practices, business intelligence, productivity
    
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Published By: Harvard Business School     Published Date: Feb 12, 2015
To thrive, companies need to innovate. And to innovate, companies need collaboration. Discover how bringing together diverse expertise, experience, and points of view can help you maximize contributions from every member of your team—and drive new levels of success.
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high potentials leadership, high potential leaders, high-impact or fast-track individuals, top performers, harvard business school, executive education program, collective genius, linda hill, effective leaders
    
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Published By: Oracle     Published Date: Apr 26, 2016
The IT/business relationship has long been misrepresented as broken and ineffective. But what impact has the cloud had on the relationship between IT and business managers? A recent Harvard Business Review report debunks several myths over IT, business management and the cloud.
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Published By: Anaplan     Published Date: Apr 14, 2016
Finance is constantly tested to keep pace in today’s business environment. To keep up, planning needs to become a continuous process that spans departmental boundaries and enables managers to collectively realign resources to respond to market changes. Organizations must streamline disparate sales and operational planning with traditional financial planning and analysis by using technology to connect people, data, and processes across the organization.
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