Expert Alexander Blum on Why the On-Demand Workforce Is the Perfect Fit for Your Blockchain Needs

Many people have likened the current milieu in blockchain technology (block-tech) to the internet in the early ’90s. Organizations built upon a foundation of block-tech have started to proliferate, as hundreds of businesses from advertising to financial services and supply chain management are actively fundraising. New blockchain organizations have started to follow a common launch protocol, establishing websites and brands, publishing whitepapers, …

Innovation Expert Warren Berger on How On-Demand Talent Can Drive Innovation

Bestselling author of A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas, Warren Berger believes great questions are just as important as answers. Berger has spent years studying hundreds of the world’s leading innovators, designers, creative thinkers and organizations to analyze how they ask game-changing questions, solve problems and create new possibilities. We sat down with Berger to …

Award-Winning HR Expert Jeanne Meister Discusses the Growth of On-Demand Expertise

Jeanne Meister is the founding Partner of Future Workplace, a Human Resources advisory and research firm providing organizations with insights about the future of learning and working. Meister is also co-author of The Future Workplace Experience: 10 Rules for Mastering Disruption in Recruiting and Engaging  Employees, which won the 2017 Axiom Business Book Award for Best Business Book for Human …

Bill Macaitis, former CMO of Slack & Zendesk, on the Future of Work

Bill Macaitis always knew he wanted to work in business. Early on he developed a passion for methodical go-to-market (GTM) strategies and viral growth tactics. He has managed GTM teams at some of the biggest and most successful companies in the world, including IGN Entertainment, Fox Interactive Media, Salesforce, Zendesk and Slack. Ready for a new challenge, he recently decided …

Expert Perspective: Sizing up the World of Competitive Online Gaming

We recently tasked two Catalant experts with analyzing the evolving competitive gaming market opportunity. If you’re interested in getting involved as an investor or suitor or are just interested in learning more about the new space, the following information will bring you up to speed: In 2016, Kobe Bryant announced that he would devote some of his $100 million investment fund to …

Author David Nour Discusses Organizational Agility and the Hollywood Talent Model

Author of 10 books, internationally acclaimed advisor on strategic business relationships David Nour, founder of The Nour Group, advises organizations on how to become more agile in a business landscape of ever-accelerating change. Nour’s newest book, Co-Create: How Your Business Will Profit From Innovative and Strategic Collaboration, is a how-to primer on how organizations can leverage their various relationships, including …

A Technology and Development Expert Talks Managing Complexity and Converting Chaos into Calm With Data Benchmarks

The glossy brochures and quirky televisions ads we see every day aim to associate a sense of control and clarity with the business paying for them. Viewing our professional competitors and inspirations through this lens can make it seem like only we feel confusion and uncertainty about our organization’s relationship to the future. However, in my experience working with startups, …

Customer Loyalty and Advocacy Programs in the Travel and Transportation Industries

This article was produced following a conversation with two Catalant experts on the challenges and opportunities that exist in the the travel, transportation and logistics industries. The relationship between hotels and Online Travel Agents (OTAs) such as Expedia, Travelocity and booking.com is a murky one. With the accessibility of the internet, it’s easier than ever to compare prices and book an …

A Technology and Development Expert Talks Platform Panic and Navigating the Complex Landscape of SaaS Solutions

In the past few years, we’ve seen a proliferation of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) products emerge for nearly every business need you can imagine. Like this research from SaaS-business FullContact shows, you can find several SaaS solutions for internal chat, external chat, CRM, email services, marketing automation, customer helpdesks, project management, development tracking, analytics and more. These cloud-based technologies offer many benefits, …

A Product Development Expert Explains How to Avoid Pitfalls of Market Research

Most people in the product development and marketing world aim to do the right thing by their customers. They want to create the best product for the right customer, then watch as the product adoption or share gains materialize. Before a business can realize these gains, however, teams must define the right product for the right set of customers’ needs …