Headline News: The Gig Economy For Business Is Here to Stay

Already making up one-third of the overall U.S. workforce, the share consisting of on-demand workers and independent specialists continues to grow. The gig economy isn’t just for the lone-wolf worker anymore. Even large, Fortune 500 companies are borrowing from the playbook to reinvent their own processes.
June 15, 2017
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Headline News: Agility Increases in the Workplace

The pressure for heightened agility in the workplace has affected businesses small and large. Recent studies predict that the contingent workforce will grow to over 9 million people by 2021—that's up from just under 4 million people today.  
April 6, 2017
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5 Trends Driving Workplace Culture in 2017

Between altering political and economic landscapes, increasing demands of the next-generation workforce, and the expeditious pace of advanced cognitive technology, human resources professionals have their work cut out for them. As companies adapt to these new and evolving conditions, we've witnessed the emergence of some fascinating workplace trends. Here are our top five picks for trends driving workplace culture in 2017.
April 4, 2017
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The Human Consulting Cloud: Is Technology Filling the SOW Gap?

For as long as people have traded services for money, poorly constructed SOWs (statements of work) have created problems. Decades ago, a poorly designed SOW might have looked like a vague verbal agreement between a cobbler and a man who needed a shoe repair. Today, an SOW engagement is more formal, but the risks of a poorly designed SOW process—from scoping to execution—remain. We’ve all seen the costly consequences: expanded timelines, inflated budgets, and disappointing work products.
January 25, 2017
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Ugly is the New Beautiful: 4 Ways to Create an Innovative Company in an Antiquated Industry

When you think about the (overused) term “disruption”, the big consumer facing media darlings like Uber and Airbnb probably come to mind – and rightfully so. They do a great job, revolutionizing major industries in a visible and tangible way. However, I would argue that some equally transformative disruption is happening in far less glamorous industries. Last week, I spoke at the
October 27, 2016
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