Anthony Mersino May 7, 2021 Human Resources may not be what comes to mind when you think Agile. In fact, Human Resources is often used as the butt of the joke in many companies. Scott Adams has famously skewered HR many times in the past with Dilbert comic strips like the one below. This view … Continue reading What Would an Agile Human Resources Department Do?
Anastasia Belyh March 10, 2021 Generally speaking, the Accounting Department is in charge of computing and reporting your company’s financial status. Since there are lesser costs incurred in the day to day activities of administrative sectors of the business like the Accounting Department, which includes payroll and employee benefits, equipment and furniture, computer softwares and … Continue reading Fastest Ways to Reduce Your Accounting Department Expenses
Meredith Wholley — April 16, 2020 COVID-19 has already made a big impact on the workforce and the economy in just a few short weeks. As remote work becomes the norm and employers are faced with layoffs and furlough scenarios, there are many regulations being put in place to protect businesses and their employees. At … Continue reading Coronavirus Compliance Updates: What Your HR Department Needs to Know
Katy Stalcup — March 9, 2020 If you’re in engineering or development, communicating about cloud infrastructure and other software development costs with your finance department is tricky. For one thing, those costs are almost certainly rising. Also, you are in different roles with different priorities. This naturally creates barriers of communication. You may think your … Continue reading How to Communicate Software Development Costs to Your Finance Department
The feds are interviewing publishers and ad-tech rivals about whether Google has too much control “over the monetization of digital content.” Greg Sterling on February 5, 2020 The U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) is talking with multiple publishers and ad-tech companies as it scrutinizes Google’s third-party ad tools, as part of the DOJ’s antitrust investigation, the … Continue reading Justice Department homing in on Google Ad Manager in antitrust probe
In politics, the useful idiot is someone who can be misled into supporting a dubious cause that goes against his own best interest. In marketing, the outside actor here is ignorance and it’s time to change that. Ryan Phelan on January 29, 2020 As an email strategist and fractional CMO, I’m always amazed – … Continue reading Is your marketing department the ‘useful idiot’ of your business?
Jeffrey Mirro — October 14, 2019 Most people think that digital technology has made the world more accessible. While websites do increase accessibility for many people, they can be limiting for others. Specifically, people with disabilities may have increased difficulty accessing online content. This is not merely an inconvenience in some cases. For businesses that … Continue reading Web Accessibility: Why It Matters to Your HR Department
Jessie Coan — August 16, 2019 Follow @jessiecoan — August 16, 2019 geralt / Pixabay Data bombards decision-makers from all sides. And while there is no right answer when it comes to capitalizing on data, the ability to quickly transform it into insights about consumers is what increasingly separates Best-in-Class companies from All Others. The … Continue reading Why You Need an Insights Department and How To Build It
Ray Costello — October 27, 2018 — October 27, 2018 In an era where cybersecurity regularly makes the headlines and data is increasingly valuable, it’s often IT professionals who take the spotlight. While tech pros are certainly critical to information security safeguards, they aren’t alone. Your HR department can and should play an important role … Continue reading How Your HR Department Can Improve Information Security and Prevent Data Loss
Emilia Javorsky Experts at Oxford University and elsewhere have estimated that the risk of a global human extinction event this century—or at least of an event that wipes out 10 percent or more of the world’s population— is around 1 in 10. The most probable culprits sending us the way of the dinosaur are mostly … Continue reading Why Human Extinction Needs a Marketing Department