People analytics reveals three things HR may be getting wrong
More sophisticated analyses of big data are helping companies identify, recruit, and reward the best personnel. The results can run counter to common wisdom.
Improving semiconductor R&D
Using data-driven insights speeds up delivery time, helps change mind-sets, and allows companies to tackle more complex projects.
Adapting your board to the digital age
Many directors are feeling outmatched by the ferocity of changing technology, emerging risks, and new competitors. Here are four ways to get boards in the game.
Where machines could replace humans—and where they can’t (yet)
The technical potential for automation differs dramatically across sectors and activities.
The evolution of social technologies
Leading companies have passed through three distinct phases of organizational usage. What should we learn from them?
Using analytics to turbocharge China’s e-commerce performance
Facing market saturation and more selective consumers, online retailers will need to make better use of data analytics to gain ground.
Maximizing the value of G&A
Reductions in general and administrative expenses flow right to the bottom line, but slash the wrong areas and you’ll get burned. We suggest a more strategic approach.
Leaders are struggling to stay ahead of the major trends reshaping the R&D landscape, according to a recent survey.
Telcos: The untapped promise of big data
The industry is awash in information, but only a few companies manage it effectively.
An incumbent’s guide to digital disruption
Incumbents needn’t be victims of disruption if they recognize the crucial thresholds in their life cycle, and act in time.
How new CEOs can boost their odds of success
A data-driven look at the link between the strategic moves of new CEOs and the performance of their companies highlights the importance of quick action and of adopting an outsider’s perspective.
Ahead of the curve: The future of performance management
What happens after companies jettison traditional year-end evaluations?
Using buzz analytics to gain a product and marketing edge
By capturing and analyzing social-media conversations, companies can improve their offerings and margins.