You’ve never seen data presented like this. With the drama and urgency of a sportscaster, statistics guru Hans Rosling debunks myths about the so-called “developing world.”
Drawing from some of the most pivotal points in his life, Steve Jobs, chief executive officer and co-founder of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, urged graduates to pursue their dreams and see the opportunities in life’s setbacks — including death itself — at the university’s 114th Commencement on June 12, 2005.
This is the most unique presentation relating to the topic of Big Data I’ve ever seen. One example used by this presenter is “how would you visualize all those twitter posts relating to someone tweeting about where they just landed in order to get an idea of where people are traveling to?” Words can’t do…
A short but very interesting video on how to get your work (and your life) organized. Comes from the angle of “turning off the monkey inside your head” you’ll see what I mean:
This talk affirms Napoleon Hill’s premise that any idea connected with an unshakeable desire often becomes a success. It also helps define the notion of the following saying, “Consumers don’t care what you know until they know that you care.” A clearly defined “Why” with ample desire are two ingredients to success in any venture.…
This is a fantastic presentation on how to structure a great talk. Lessons learned from Steve Jobs, the “I Have a Dream” speech and others.
What is Business Intelligence? Listen to a brief history of BI, where we’ve been, where we are now, and where we are going. To learn more and read the related blog post, you can click here…http://blogs.msdn.com/bi
What improvement programs are Finance organizations embarking on today? What level of commitment are they making, and in what areas? These are some of the questions APQC and IEG researched in a compelling new whitepaper.
145 organizations participated in the survey and some of the findings are quite surprising.
The fact that eight out of ten organizations are now pursuing major process improvements is significant for three reasons. First, prior to the global financial crisis, CFOs by and large were mainly interested in incremental process improvements to save money. The slogan “do more with less” summed up the general attitude. But now we have strong evidence that CFOs want to deliver effectiveness as well as efficiency. The overwhelming majority of survey respondents indicated they are now pursuing these goals simultaneously.