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Keeping the wheels turning

Stellar Partnerships

“Life is like a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving” Albert Einstein. It’s midwinter and getting out of bed on a cold morning is a struggle. Even my border collie, a hardy soul, put one paw outside the door this morning and thought better of it. How’s your motivation right now?

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The War for Talent is Over (Talent Won)

Thinkers 50

As leaders respond to remote and hybrid work models, humans and machines, workforce ecosystems, and talent marketplaces, there is hope and fear, but is enough being done to nurture talent by co-designing cultures of curiosity over cultures of conformity?

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Four Bubbles That Global Peer Collaboration Burst

EGA

For some time now, companies have been trying numerous approaches to corporate innovation. Traditionally, business leaders seeking future growth would turn to leadership training programs, networking events, innovation conferences, and seminars for inspiration and insight.

Five Ways the Cloud Can Unlock New Opportunities for Your Accounting Practice

Compare The Cloud

The accountancy profession is awash with talk of cloud adoption. Indeed, many firms have already recognised some of the tangible benefits that the cloud can bring.

The Essential Guide to the Buying Experience of the Future

The ultimate value proposition is an impactful buying experience that guides people to the best possible decision. But how do you prepare your sales teams to do that? Read "The Essential Guide to the Buying Experience of the Future" to find out how to empower your customer-facing teams and thrive in modern selling environments.

WHEN EVERY LITTLE BIT COUNTS

Be Partner Ready

To say the pandemic changed many things is an understatement. The way we work, socialise, the way we shop, and for many things, there’s no going back to ‘normal’ Given that going out to shop was a risk to our health (especially if buying toilet rolls!)

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4 Reasons for the Employee-Employer Skills Confidence Gap and 5 Companies That Get Employee Learning & Development Right

EGA

Employee learning and development is more important than ever before. According to LinkedIn’s recent workplace learning study , 72 percent of respondents agree that it is more strategic today than five years ago.

Challenges of moving to a multi-cloud strategy

Compare The Cloud

Hybrid or multi-cloud strategies are used by businesses for a variety of reasons from legal to cost saving, and application agility. Often businesses want the flexibility to take advantage of best prices or capabilities from differing public cloud vendors.

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PSMJ ANNOUNCES 2022 A/E/C EMPLOYER OF CHOICE AWARD WINNERS

PSMJ Resources Blog

Human Resources

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Tackle.io Furthers Strategic Partnership with Microsoft to Help Independent Software Vendors Accelerate Revenue Growth on the Microsoft Commercial Marketplace

Tackle.io

5 Essential Virtual Selling Practices Every Company Must Have by 2023

Speaker: Erika Bzdel - Vice President of Sales and Craig Simons - Director of Marketing

Join us on Sept. 13 at 9:30 am PT as Erika Bzdel, VP of Sales, and Craig Simons, Director of Marketing, discuss the virtual selling practices that every company should adopt, and how to succeed at selling in a hybrid world.

How to thrive in a hyper-connected world as a business leader

EGA

We live in a hyper-connected world. Never in our history have people, products, and data been more connected on a global scale than today – allowing access to new markets, ideas, and collaboration partners. However, we’re also experiencing the negative side of ‘hyper-connectedness’– empty shelves, deserted ports, worker shortages, information overload, and rising prices.

Serverless Best Practices in software development

Compare The Cloud

Serverless function-based compute platforms like AWS Lambda are built for scale. They automatically provision computing resources as needed and are designed to handle tens of thousands of requests per second. This makes them a great fit for modern web applications and APIs.

Microsoft Survey Looks at Small Business Tech Buyers

Channel Insider

Because of the company’s formidable presence in business environments, particularly in smaller companies, Microsoft makes up more than half of the managed service provider (MSP) , reseller and services market.

Partnering with Microsoft to shape the future of how software is bought and sold

Tackle.io

After spending a couple of decades in technology go-to-market, I think it’s pretty safe to say the way products are purchased and “sold” is broken. In fact, the pandemic actually proved it. .

New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.

How can CFOs rebrand themselves as innovation allies?

McKinsey

They can take five actions to improve objective-setting, performance measurement, and cultural factors associated with successful innovation projects. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Strategy Innovation Digital

Under the Hood of a Data Resiliency Cloud

Compare The Cloud

As organisational data becomes more valuable and threats constantly evolve, businesses must ask themselves if they are doing enough when it comes to keeping their data safe.

How to Take a Global Approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Thinkers 50

Excerpted from Inclusion on Purpose: An Intersectional Approach to Creating a Culture of Belonging at Work by Ruchika Tulshyan. Reprinted with permission from the MIT Press. Copyright 2022. I’m often asked if diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) are global issues, or just U.S.-centric centric ones.

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Cybersecurity and Integration are Top IT Priorities

Channel Insider

Cybersecurity and application and services integration are the top IT priorities, according to Kaseya’s 2022 IT Operations Survey. The annual survey, which saw a record-high number of respondents this year, outlines global IT professionals’ top actions, goals and challenges for the coming year.

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Roadblocks to Delivering a Competitive Buying Experience

Why are buyer-facing teams struggling and what can be done about it? Bigtincan teamed up with Heinz Marketing in a recent research study to discover the roadblocks revenue-generating teams encounter in preparing buyer-facing teams for today’s market. Click here to learn what you can do today to prepare!

A “Human” Understanding of the World Through AI

INSEAD Knowledge

Information search could be made less biased and more holistic through the lens of empathy

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The Two Ms Critical to IT innovation

Compare The Cloud

As digital acceleration continues unabated, enterprise-level IT departments face a complex logistical challenge. As a result, they must find ways to manage their multiple digital and technology partners efficiently in a way that still delivers a cutting edge customer-first solution.

Author Talks: Lead like a girl

McKinsey

Dalia Feldheim says managers and executives, regardless of gender, can combat widespread burnout by embracing conventionally feminine leadership traits. McKinsey on Books Leadership

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Four Channel Opportunities for IT Vendors and MSPs

Channel Insider

IT vendors are often looking for ways to increase their presence in the channel. The good news is the channel needs their help.

Connecting the Consultative Experience

Many B2B businesses have come to believe that there is an asymmetric relationship between the company and its buyers. But what research has discovered is that many of today’s B2B buyers are NOT empowered and they have little interest in being so. Download the eBook to find out why.

Why branded content is 22X more engaging than display ads

Impact

Buzz Lightyear once said, “To infinity and beyond!” What was he referring to? The power of branded content to your business’s success, of course. After all, the first Toy Story film’s popularity brought The Slinky Dog toy back to life after 10 years off the shelf.

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Five Ways the Cloud Can Unlock New Opportunities for Your Accounting Practice

Compare The Cloud

The accountancy profession is awash with talk of cloud adoption. Indeed, many firms have already recognised some of the tangible benefits that the cloud can bring. However, with digitisation of services competing with traditional accounting processes, there may be fears that cloud adoption could threaten the very existence of the traditional accountant.

How can individuals use their influence for positive change?

McKinsey

Collaborative action across multiple sectors could help solve society’s most complex challenges. Public & Social Sector Insights Philanthropy Public & Social Sector Europe North and Central America

How IT Vendors Can Reach More MSP and MSSP Partners

Channel Insider

IT vendor ecosystems used to be simple things. Big vendors attracted lots of partners among smaller vendors and service providers.

The Definitive Guide to the Top 4 Sales Enablement Metrics

See what metrics matter to increase productivity and revenue and your organization. This guide will help you stay data-driven while avoiding data overload.

13 Expert Tips On Getting Your Strategy Implementation To Stick

ClearPoint Strategy

It’s not uncommon for organizations to create strategic plans they are excited about, but flounder when it comes to carrying out those plans. Strategy implementation —which, by definition, means putting the plan into action—is arguably the hardest part.

What are the 4 types of innovation ?

Agorize

Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision. – Peter Drucker (author and theorist) If a company’s success depends on its ability to innovate continuously, then bravery would be one of the primary qualities of a successful entrepreneur.

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Decarbonizing grocery

McKinsey

Here’s how the grocery sector can protect the planet and position itself for green growth. Retail Insights Retail & Consumer Goods Climate change