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Why Onboarding is Crucial for a Successful Business

What is an on-boarding process?

Before we dive into the importance of an onboarding process, let’s try to understand the process itself.  Onboarding is a process of integrating new employees into the organization and preparing them for success in their position. The goal of this process is to help new hires get acquainted with their new environment and get started on the right foot. Most people often think orientation is the onboarding process, but this is not the case. It’s important to understand the difference between them. While Orientation is a specific event, typically lasting a day, onboarding is a process which starts from the day the new hire accepted the offer and continues for weeks or even months after the first day at the office.

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How Google Works

Google is one of the most prominent companies in the world today. They have created and maintained business rules that help make a company successful in the Internet Century. In the book How Google Works, written by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and former SVP of products Jonathan Rosenberg, the lessons and methods learned by Google are used to help other companies find success in the Internet Century. This post aims to highlight some of these lessons and help you and your company be more successful. Continue reading

The Best IT Transformations of the last 10 years

52 companies dropped off the Fortune 500 list in the last decade. In 2016, 15 companies lost their places on the Fortune 500. These companies failed to understand that we are living in an era of constant change. We find that, more and more, the companies that thrive are the those that are able to harness disruption and reposition themselves to create a new future through a strategic transformation. This means that they are able to adapt their core business to changing market conditions while also creating new growth in the form of products, services, or business models. This post will explore the top 10 IT companies that have been able to achieve this feat.

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What are the Benefits of Data Mining?

Data mining is the practice of gathering and examining large databases to produce new information and predict future outcomes. Modern businesses rely on massive amounts of data, so much so that an IDG survey of 70 IT and business leaders recently found that 92% of respondents want to deploy advanced analytics more broadly across their organizations. This post will discuss some of the benefits of data mining that these leaders saw within their organizations.

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Components That Make Up a Business Platform

Building a modern business platform is a requirement for teams, organizations, and teams of teams today. When we defined the “modern enterprise” and “business platform” we took from our experience in working with startups that started their teams in the last ten years, non-profits and associations, and some of the largest companies that have been around. We also have leveraged tremendous knowledge from other institutions and companies such as ITIL and Gartner Research. Continue reading