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How to Make the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For: Hitachi Data Systems and Hasbro Compared

Two relative newcomers to the Fortune® 100 Best Companies to Work For, Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) and Hasbro were ranked 63 and 92 respectively in 2013. Compiled by the Great Place to Work® Institute, the list consists of those companies

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To Comply or Compete with Emerging Standards

Word cloud created at Wordle.net Be they in the cloud, on your mobile device, or embedded in your networking infrastructure, standards bodies are working feverishly to set the context for competition. But to decide whether your organization should try to

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Can You Make Out the Risk Behind those Clouds?

Don’t get me wrong, I use and rely on cloud technologies everyday. But I’m also not one to execute a cloud strategy blindly. My IT cool factor never much worries me if by following the cloud crowd due diligence must

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Risk Aversion Syndrome – Innovation Killer

There is a new risk making it’s way to a project near you. The risk of risk aversion is motivated by the belief that it is better to never try than to try and then fail. This is the prevailing

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Corporate Social Responsibility and the Triple Bottom Line

To find an example of how profit-seeking businesses achieve their corporate social responsibility goals, look no further than the food and drink industry (FDI). Whether we agree or not, the social and government pressures on the FDI to address obesity

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The Importance of Leadership Competence and Integrity

Competence Is Not Optional To develop confidence among stakeholders and team members, project managers must exhibit professional knowledge and acumen. When a team has reasonable questions about the competence of a project manager, they cannot predict what will happen when problems are

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Get Your Tech Body Fit (Step 4. Time for Recovery)

Maintaining motivation to stay on a tech body fitness track requires proper recovery time. Staying ahead of competitors and keeping pace with collaborators is an endless struggle punctuated by personal bests. Inspiration can come from tales of caution as well

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