Lessons From The Slave Trade And The Holocaust: How Should Today’s Executives Respond To Such Historical Transgressions?

Some multigenerational companies or their predecessors have committed acts in the past that would be anathema today – they invested in or owned slaves, for example, or they were complicit in crimes against humanity. How should today’s executives respond to such historical transgressions? Drawing on her recent book about the

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Lessons From Walmart Canada: How Blockchain Helps To Solve A Common Supply Chain Nightmare Of Payment Disputes

Walmart Canada applied blockchain to solve a common logistics nightmare: payment disputes with its 70 third-party freight carriers. To solve the problem it built a blockchain network. The system has not only virtually eliminated the payments problem; it also has led to significant operational efficiencies. This article offers five lessons

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Practices Of Ethical AI – Part 1: AI Failures And Lessons Learned

Earlier in the year, our new book was released on Amazon, called the AI Dilemma, and it discussed the impacts of AI on different industries, ranging from: financial services, government, healthcare, media and technology, manufacturing, retail, to name just a few. As we review the AI ethics landscape, there have

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Why You Should Look To China For Digital Market Offerings: Five Lessons For Western Companies

The Economist opened 2021 with a cover story headlined “Why Retailers Everywhere Should Look to China.” It’s not hard to see why. China is both a large and a fast-growing retail market – worth about $5 trillion in 2020 – and highly digitized. And the pandemic has made digital every

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Three Lessons To Consider When Getting Started With Automating Data Analysis For Midsize Businesses

Midsize company leaders are right to be excited about the opportunities for harnessing the value in their large datasets. But the data in midsize companies tends to be messy – spreadsheets and plain-text files, many in different formats, are difficult (if not impossible) to integrate. It takes a lot of

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Lessons In Life And Business From Serena Williams | A Q&A Session

Superstar athlete Serena Williams is building her own fashion label. In conversation with Imran Amed, our Founder & CEO, Serena explores the key lessons she has learned along the way. S By Serena is a dynamic designs and wearability empower customers to feel their most confident and reflect their authentic

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