Monthly Archives: November 2016

IFS: ERP for our Fourth Industrial Revolution

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Every January, a group of global movers and shakers descend on the Swiss ski resort of Davos Klosters, to be part of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. The agenda earlier this year was “Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution.” The first three revolutions came with its introduction of mechanization,

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Sybrid MD is Thrilled to Announce the Launch of an Industry-First $1 …

Sybrid MD, the leading provider of medical billing services in the Healthcare Industry, today announces the launch of its avant-garde $1 Billing solution for physicians and medical practices. The $1 Billing solution is aimed to help medical practices streamline their billing process with an affordable and professional medical billing service http://onedollar.sybridmd.com.

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DefCon 2: Cloud and Digital Service Providers

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defcon-2Wipro is acquiring Appirio. Congratulations to my friends at Appirio which I have profiled in many of my blog posts and books as a cloud pioneer.

But the move needs to come with a warning.

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Universal Basic Income: An Utopian Reaction to A Dystopian Scenario

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Harper Lee published her Pulitzer Prize winning book, To Kill a Mockingbird in 1960. A couple of years later, Gregory Peck won an Academy for Best Actor in his role as Atticus in the movie adaptation. Quite a remarkable book.

What many do not realize is Lee was given a grant by friends to take off work for a year and concentrate on writing the book.

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The Alt-Job economy

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captureMany of us work in corporate settings as managers, developers, doctors etc. That is the backbone of our job economy. I have spent most of my life in corporations and consulting with corporate clients.

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An inflection point for HCM executives

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hrAs I was writing Silicon Collar over the last year, I got to see the impact machines are having on jobs and workers in over 50 settings. I looked at work in accounting firms, in banks, on the battlefront, in digital agencies, in garbage collection,

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Analysts, academics and amygdala: How Gartner, Oxford U, others feed on our fear of machines

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oxford-universityI heard Peter Diamandis of X-Prize fame and author of Abundance present at a tech event this week. It was staple Peter talking about how human development has moved to an age of “exponential and global” after 150,000 years of “local and linear”. He has an optimistic view on how technology helps turn things that are scarce into abundance.

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