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SHRM TECH APAC Conference 2019

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SHRM TECH APAC Conference 2019

Conferences are a confluence of ideas, people and products. Each of those, are triggers for a greater search. For they always spark off imagination and start off new conversations. For that reason, it is important to follow the right conference. With Twitter and other social feeds, the conversation only gets further augmented. SHRM Tech ’19, Read more

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Raising the bar

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Raising the bar in your field every time

The expression “raising the bar” comes from sport. To raise the bar indicates the setting of a new standard. What it often results in, is a new a new set of expectations. Every-time I hear that expression, I am reminded of Sergei Bubka, the pole vaulter who broke the world record 35 times! The story Read more

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Digital Health and lessons on Transformation

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Digital is transforming health care

The healthcare sector is embracing digital. The possibilities of technology alleviating many of the challenges of the sector is too obvious and tempting to look away from. Yet in the enthusiasm to change, the healthcare sector is making many of the same missteps (now almost commonplace) in digital transformation efforts. From the lack of a Read more

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Jeff Bezos writes his 20th!

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Jeff Bezos 20th letter to Amazon shareholders

When the richest man in the world sends a letter, you are intrigued. Especially so, when the firm he heads is resetting our expectations of what a huge enterprise can achieve. On what a consumer can expect and experience. Jeff Bezos and Amazon are reshaping our digital world like few others have. A 232 BUSD Read more

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New rules of the game

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New rules of the game are here. play them

A couple of weeks ago a Whatsapp group that am a part of, erupted in anger. This is not the typical Whatsapp group with partisan politics and repugnant nonsense. This was a group that informed each other on sports and fitness with a sane set of people. With a hurry and a worry on what Read more

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Going beyond the obvious

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go beyond obvious insights and think in first principles

I want to talk to you about two ends I have been struggling with over the last few months. At one end, there is the obvious. And at the other end, there is the “beyond obvious”. Repeatedly, the smokescreen of the obvious interferes with our understanding of the real. The obvious is an inviting substitute Read more