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:
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.
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.
A presentation by Wired contributing editor Gary Wolf at [email protected] showing what is available for tracking and analyzing your body, mood, diet, spending—just about everything measurable in daily life. (Wolf also is also the co founder of the Quantified Self, a blog about “self-knowledge through numbers.”)
Gary talks about the importance of becoming aware of our own personal data by turning inward for self improvement, discovery and knowledge. By knowing ourselves better we can be more effective in the world. The same is true for knowing our data and analysis better. How do we connect with the data that we analyze day to day in our quest to provide meaningful solutions to day-to-day organizational issues?
Only 5% of respondents say their Finance organization is delivering Game Changing Value today? What’s that about? Please visit http://www.apqc.org/knowledge-base/documents/financial-planning-and-analysis-urgent-need-new-skills-2012-october-fm-comm to receive (free) access to the October 17 presentation. A new research paper prepared by APQC and EPM Channel argues that CFOs must now double-down on their investments in finance team training and development. The sense of urgency stems…
Many sources say that although the economy is still recovering, and although so many people are still out of work, there is a disproportionate number of companies looking to hire people with specific talents, to fill analytic and strategic roles.
Is there a talent war? Or a talent disconnect?
If you missed our webinar on The Talent War, please visit our screencast, here: http://www.screencast.com/t/uZuxHyn88gd