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The evolving role of CFOs - fresh data points to new challenges, and new roles This article is sponsored by: Sage Logo

The role of the CFO goes far beyond holding the purse strings. Aziz Benmalek unpicks the latest study from Sage to understand why this key leadership role needs to be the hub of business information.

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Enterprise hits and misses - "Quiet Quitting" gets a debate, DataOps gets scrutinized, and Microsoft Exchange gets hacked (again) This article is sponsored by:

This week - we debate "quiet quitting" as toxic workplaces get called out. Can DataOps and decision intelligence (finally) take us to better decision making? Exchange gets hacked, and the fall events roll on. Tesla's Optimus gets satirized.

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Quiet quitting - it’s probably not a real thing, but can we really blame young people for liking the idea? This article is sponsored by:

Quiet quitting is a viral term to describe people - particularly those under the age of 35 - who don’t go above and beyond when at work.

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Enterprise hits and misses - HR tech events wrap, but the AI firing debate carries on, while Dreamforce gets a (thorough) review This article is sponsored by:

This week - HR tech's big events are over - but the debate over AI for firing is heating up. Yes, diginomica did Dreamforce, and boiled down the takeaways. Your whiffs include the follies of being data-driven.

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Workday Rising 2022 - is continuous listening disruptive to HR managers? Peakon's GM takes the interview hot seat This article is sponsored by:

Intelligent listening - what organization couldn't use more of that? But can Peakon do that for HR teams at enterprise scale? At Workday Rising, I put Workday's GM for Peakon Phil Chambers on the interview hot seat - and got a few surprises of my own.

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Dreamforce 2022 - closing thoughts This article is sponsored by: Dreamforce-20-Years-Logo © Salesforce

With Dreamforce drawing to a close, my personal thoughts on a very busy week.

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The state of HR tech part two - how far are HR vendors really advancing? This article is sponsored by:

Brian recently attended the annual HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas and came away with a number of observations about HR technology, buyers and vendors. Part two of his in-depth report brings even more surprises.

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Marc Benioff - not quite business as normal in the Vaccine Economy, but it is ‘up-and-to-the-right’ This article is sponsored by: Dreamforce-20-Years-Logo © Salesforce

There’s a lot of energy in the air at this week’s Dreamforce, but the normalization process is still ongoing. We’ll get there, says Benioff.

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HR Tech 2022 in review - the state of HR and HR technology This article is sponsored by:

Brian recently attended the annual HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas - and came away with a payload of observations about HR technology, buyers and vendors. Hint: there were some surprises. Here is part one of his in-depth analysis.

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How ethical personalization can enhance trust and unlock savings This article is sponsored by: salesforce-sidebar

There's a fine line in consumer perception between personalized marketing and creepy data use. Rob Katz of Salesforce discusses how to strike the ethical balance between personalization and privacy.

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Airbus aims to join up the data dots across its organization using Splunk This article is sponsored by:

European aerospace giant Airbus is in the process of moving its workloads to the public cloud, but is also enabling its employees to make smarter, faster decisions using a Splunk data platform.

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State of sales - why sales organizations must embrace connection This article is sponsored by: Zendesk logo transparent 250x150px

Many sales leaders realize that connection is the name of the game — but they’re just not sure how to get there. Zoe Koven of Zendesk explores the challenges of conversational CRM.

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No more hybrid event excuses - your next event can be hybrid, and it isn't hard This article is sponsored by:

Hybrid events aren't that hard - but they are misunderstood. There is still time to add a hybrid component to your next event. Here's a framework to consider, and an argument for how hybrid events fit into a new, community-driven strategy.

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If HR talked to employees…. This article is sponsored by:

Here’s a summary of what happens when employers and HR get ‘surprised’ and why this happens so frequently these days. It turns out there’s an underwhelming amount of listening to employees/jobseekers and too few executives with the time or skill to do it well. Here are some key points and to-dos.

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Here's how manufacturers are taking the first step into outcome-based services This article is sponsored by: ServiceMaxLogo-PrimaryBlueGreen

For many manufacturing organizations, there isn’t an explicit demand for outcome-based services - but the tide is turning. Sumair Dutta of ServiceMax shares how and where customers are looking to their manufacturing and service partners for outcomes.

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Hyperautomation is coming - but should you believe the hype? This article is sponsored by: Avantra logo

John Appleby of Avantra, explains hyperautomation without the hype - and the business benefits it can bring to the enterprise.

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