Reinvention in the Age of the Millennial

On December 10, 2014, IBM and clients convened in New York City for “Reinvention in the Age of the Millennial,” a gathering of technology, media, and industry visionaries to discuss how to engage this soon-to-be trillion dollar market. According to Gartner, by 2025, up to 75 percent of the global workforce will be Millennials. And companies are racing to try to meet this demographic shift.Read more

What Do Monty Python and Social Business Have in Common? [IBM Social Business post]

Remember Monty Python and the Holy Grail? When the mythical king of the Britons leads his knights on a quest for the Holy Grail, they face a wide array of horrors, including a persistent Black Knight, a three-headed giant, a cadre of shrubbery-challenged knights, the perilous Castle Anthrax, a killer rabbit and more. The Holy Grail is the ultimate end game, the highest pursuit … but there are obstacles along the way!  Those of you traveling the social business journeyRead more

Learning from your best through workforce science

In the high-stakes war for talent, traditional HR practices are no longer a tactical advantage, because traditional approaches lead to average results.  Fortunately, traditional HR practices are being transformed by technological advances and workforce science.  To move from traditional to smarter, we must apply scientific understanding to high-potential employees.Read more

CISO 2014, Fortifying for the future

Security Greetings: Gifts from the 2014 IBM CISO Assessment While December ushers in festive moods and the spirit of giving, there are some things that companies don’t want to be on the receiving end for, namely a security breach. Luckily, the IBM Center for Applied Insights and IBM Security have gift-wrapped something much better: their annual CISO Assessment, with this year’s edition focusing on how security leaders can prepare for an uncertain future.  Read more