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Biz Buzz with Game Changers, Presented by SAP

Technology Podcasts

Game-changing technology strategies are transformational, exciting and disruptive for a reason. They shake up your status quo. They get you thinking about new ways to scale, compete and grow. They move you in amazing new directions.brbr Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she invites you to take an additional coffee break with game-changers for our special series on today’s business and industry trends, on Biz Buzz with Game Changers.brbr Learn how you can become the savvy technology innovator who takes your company across the finish line as you look ahead to the next business and industry strategy.

Game-changing technology strategies are transformational, exciting and disruptive for a reason. They shake up your status quo. They get you thinking about new ways to scale, compete and grow. They move you in amazing new directions.brbr Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she invites you to take an additional coffee break with game-changers for our special series on today’s business and industry trends, on Biz Buzz with Game Changers.brbr Learn how you can become the savvy technology innovator who takes your company across the finish line as you look ahead to the next business and industry strategy.

Location:

United States

Description:

Game-changing technology strategies are transformational, exciting and disruptive for a reason. They shake up your status quo. They get you thinking about new ways to scale, compete and grow. They move you in amazing new directions.brbr Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she invites you to take an additional coffee break with game-changers for our special series on today’s business and industry trends, on Biz Buzz with Game Changers.brbr Learn how you can become the savvy technology innovator who takes your company across the finish line as you look ahead to the next business and industry strategy.

Language:

English


Episodes

Supply Chain Evolution: Speed Is the New Cost

3/18/2014
The buzz: Supply chain. Companies doing business globally require full supply chain transparency and optimized performance management to become and remain competitive and profitable. Can the latest technology innovations help them attain the speed needed to keep up with today’s pace of business, integrate a disconnected supply chain, coordinate siloed functions, and improve other key factors to help grow the bottom line? The experts speak. Simon Ellis, IDC: “In the ‘modern’ supply chain,...

Duration:00:58:13

Speed of Manufacturing: Zooming from Idea to Performance

3/11/2014
The buzz: Manufacturing. Manufacturing processes are rapidly accelerating, as shop-floor-management-by-clipboard yields to mobile-powered efficiencies and real-time analytics. But manufacturers still face tough challenges: overwhelming amounts of Big Data; poor production quality; embarrassing cost overruns; new global competitors; consumer demands for customization; the aging workforce; social media cries for environmental responsibility; and agility-deterring siloed internal functions. So...

Duration:00:57:23

Innovation vs. Operations: Can You Have It All?

3/4/2014
The buzz: Innovation vs. operations. Innovation tops the agenda for many CEOs, while CIOs are focused on ensuring sound operations. With both agendas critical to your company’s survival and growth, is it possible to foster an innovation culture without compromising operational integrity? The experts speak. Dave Jordan, TCS: “The man who doesn’t know where he wants to go, shouldn’t be surprised when he ends up somewhere else” (Mark Twain). Marc Cecere, Forrester Research: “Nearly all CIOs...

Duration:00:58:22

Special Encore Presentation: Rise of the Social Enterprise Whats Up

2/25/2014
Today’s buzz: Getting social. Tell the truth. When it comes to “social status”, is your company a hider or seeker? The experts speak: Michael Miscisin, Ernst & Young: “Social media can no longer be the purview of the summer intern, a small group in marketing, or outsourced to a PR agency. The ‘Social Enterprise’ is a concept that leverages the full scale of any company, to build trusted relationships that benefit each function, division, business unit, and geography.” Alan Lepofsky,...

Duration:00:58:05

Consumer Engagement: Walking A Fine Digital Line

2/18/2014
Today’s buzz: Customer engagement. The changing digital landscape is challenging your ability to connect with customers and theirs to connect with you. Have you figured out yet how to become the digital brand they really want you to be? The experts speak. Becky Carroll, PwC: “Companies are becoming big and slow and losing their agility; it is time to become big and fast if one is to keep up with the rapidly changing competitive market - and customer expectations." Kees Jacobs, Capgemini:...

Duration:00:55:25

Real time Business: Breakthrough Results

2/11/2014
Today’s buzz: Real-Time. You want your business to operate in real-time. But have you taken a hard look at what real-time really means for your IT systems, business processes, bottom line? The experts speak. Dave Holloman, IBM: “Computers get better faster than anything else ever. A child's PlayStation today is more powerful than a military supercomputer from 1996.” (Erik Brynjolfsson, MIT Center for Digital Business) Frank Niemann, PAC: “The technological foundation for real-time business...

Duration:00:56:12

Manufacturing Trends: Automation in Overdrive

2/4/2014
Today’s buzz: Manufacturing. Manufacturers are pushing automated processes into overdrive to survive in the competitive global marketplace. The resulting systems evolution is creating new types of factory jobs requiring specialized skills. Will labor cede even more jobs to robots? The experts speak. Mike Yost, MESA International: “Twenty years ago, information technologies were holding manufacturers back. Today, manufacturers are still looking to make sense out of the role of modern IT-based...

Duration:00:58:32

HR Tech Update: HCM Evolution

1/28/2014
Today’s buzz: HCM. The top tech trends – social media, analytics, cloud, mobility – are transforming the entire HR function, impacting how businesses of all sizes manage their human capital. Is your company resisting these changes or embracing new best practices for HR success? The experts speak. Paul Khanna, Deloitte: “I was always the greatest when I was fighting for something.” (Muhammad Ali). Kris Dunn, Kinetix: “640K of Memory should be enough for anybody." (Bill Gates, circa 1981) Will...

Duration:00:58:05

Fakes, Frauds, Scams Whos Winning?

1/21/2014
Today’s buzz: Fraud. In criminal law, a fraud is an intentional deception made for personal gain of money or valuables, or to damage an individual. With all our sophisticated technology, surely we’re smarter than the bad guys-and-gals who steal money and identities, and cheat companies and the consumer. Are we? The experts speak. Prakash Santhana, Deloitte: “‘All I want for Christmas’: a cybercriminal’s wish list. Yes, even the naughty ones have a list!” Mike Kosonog, Deloitte: “How to...

Duration:00:57:45

Rise of the Social Enterprise Whats Up

1/14/2014
Today’s buzz: Getting social. Tell the truth. When it comes to “social status”, is your company a hider or seeker? The experts speak: Michael Miscisin, Ernst & Young: “Social media can no longer be the purview of the summer intern, a small group in marketing, or outsourced to a PR agency. The ‘Social Enterprise’ is a concept that leverages the full scale of any company, to build trusted relationships that benefit each function, division, business unit, and geography.” Alan Lepofsky,...

Duration:00:58:05

Beyond Channels: Chasing Retail Customer Loyalty

1/7/2014
The buzz: Wake-up, retailers! Today’s shoppers are not loyal to any one channel. They expect to browse, price, purchase, and even return items across multiple platforms and devices. Are you ready? The experts speak: Brian Kilcourse, Retail Systems Research: “The retail industry is at a true ‘reset’ moment, triggered by the rapid adoption of consumer technologies around the globe. It’s no longer about what retailers want to sell, but what consumers want to buy.” Christine B. Whittemore,...

Duration:00:59:10

Special Encore Presentation: In-Memory Computing

12/31/2013
Today’s buzz: In-memory. Today, your recipe for a truly intelligent business requires a magic ingredient: data. Lots of it. But even if you’ve captured the best and fastest data in the world, you still need the right information culture to make use of it whenever, wherever, however you need it. Good news: Now, in-memory technology allows you to store that information in a flexible, fast-to-access, and affordable way. Ah, can the sweet taste of success be far off? The experts speak: Mike...

Duration:00:58:10

Special Encore Presentation: Marketing to Millennials: Myth vs Fact

12/24/2013
Today’s buzz: Millennials. Millennials, aka Gen Y, are the post-Gen X demographic born between the early 1980s–early 2000s. A diverse, well-educated, expressive cohort, they’ve made a unique mark on commerce, work, and social media. According to a Daily Mail 2013 survey, 94% of Millennials would prefer to give up sex than give up their smartphone. How do you market to this burgeoning segment? Hear from these experts: Craig Macdonald, a Managing Director with Accenture Interactive’s Marketing...

Duration:00:57:50

In-Memory Computing

12/17/2013
Today’s buzz: In-memory. Today, your recipe for a truly intelligent business requires a magic ingredient: data. Lots of it. But even if you’ve captured the best and fastest data in the world, you still need the right information culture to make use of it whenever, wherever, however you need it. Good news: Now, in-memory technology allows you to store that information in a flexible, fast-to-access, and affordable way. Ah, can the sweet taste of success be far off? The experts speak: Mike...

Duration:00:58:10

Marketing to Millennials: Myth vs Fact

12/10/2013
Today’s buzz: Millennials. Millennials, aka Gen Y, are the post-Gen X demographic born between the early 1980s–early 2000s. A diverse, well-educated, expressive cohort, they’ve made a unique mark on commerce, work, and social media. According to a Daily Mail 2013 survey, 94% of Millennials would prefer to give up sex than give up their smartphone. How do you market to this burgeoning segment? Hear from these experts: Craig Macdonald, a Managing Director with Accenture Interactive’s Marketing...

Duration:00:57:50