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…Details
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:
John O’Rourke, one of the most seasoned veterans of the EPM industry, offers his perspective in this candid interview with Susan Serven. John shares his views on the future of EPM, the merger of Hyperion and Oracle, the most common misconceptions of EPM, his advice for a company just starting to consider implementing a performance management system, why Balanced Scorecard may have fallen out of favor, and many other insights.Details
EPM Channel recently completed a 360 degree survey of the Finance function in both large- and mid-sized companies, with 40% of the respondents coming from marketing, operations, and other non-finance fields. This 360 degree view enabled analysts who worked on the survey to compare the responses of both finance and non-finance professionals in order to…Details
Whether it is outsourcing a function, engaging a consultant or consulting firm, chopping up work into small projects or using freelancers, retired employees and even crowd sourcing, companies just don’t need as many employees as they did 5 years ago. The new workforce model in business today includes a percentage of the workforce comprised of consultants, contractors and freelancers. Many companies consider as much as half of their workforce as “non-employees.”
Is this movement a fad? - or a true structural shift?Details
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.…Details
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.