outliers

The Outliers Inn – Episode 34 – Andy Dobson

Welcome to Episode 34 of The Outliers Inn – Andy Dobson. Topic: In this episode, your hosts, AntlerBoy an JP, start by lamenting the software industry and their almost arrogant – sometimes not almost arrogant – disregard for the customer and the user experience.  Not that software companies will ever change, but rather a resignation that…

Leveraging Technology

Leveraging Technology in Pharma

I am not easily impressed by technology.  In fact, I am often a contrarian and don’t easily buy into the hype of the “next great thing”.  It’s probably a combination of factors. One being that I started my professional career during the 1980’s and 90’s – a period of time when there was a veritable…

Operational Excellence

Contingent Workforce Weekly, Episode 206: Discussion with Joseph F. Paris, Author and “Operational Excellence” Guru

Welcome to another edition of the Contingent Workforce Weekly podcast, sponsored by Shiftgig. This week’s podcast features a discussion with Joseph F. Paris, Jr., author of State of Readiness and an expert in “operational excellence.” Joseph and I chat about: The link between talent engagement and operational excellence. What the Gig Economy means for businesses that are trying to achieve operational…

ERP Selection Survival Kit

Who serves who?  Does Technology serve the people – or do the people serve technology? I started my business during the “Golden Age of Technology” back in 1985.  This was a time when the power of computing was being brought to the individual level; a time of personal computers (starting with the Apple-II and IBM-PC)…