Build A Culture Of Innovation

3 Ways Any Company Can Build A Culture Of Innovation

Here’s something leaders at large organizations don’t understand: You don’t have to be a startup to innovate. As established companies lose market share to smaller, more innovative competitors, most still refuse to acknowledge and change the antiquated structures and mindsets … Read More

Hackathons: The Definitive Guide

The Definitive Guide to Enterprise Hackathons [eBook]

Call it a hack day, code-a-thon, innovation day or think-off, hackathons have moved from the startup garage to the corporate mainstage. Your guide to enterprise hackathons In our newest eBook, you’ll learn why hackathons aren’t just for engineers, find out what … Read More

Developing great Millennial leaders

Developing Great Millennial Leaders

They’re driven. They’re hardworking. They’re focused on upward mobility. Millennials are now the largest segment of the US workforce, and Millennial leaders are poised to bring a new style of management into the workplace—one that emphasizes collaboration, autonomy and continuous … Read More

Job perks your employees care about

The Job Perks Your Employees Really Care About

Companies are increasingly borrowing tactics employed by startups to create happier, more engaging workplaces. For a company struggling with low engagement or high turnover, job perks like on-site games, nap rooms and free food may seem like easy ways to … Read More

Keeping Millennials Happy on the Job

Keeping Millennials Happy On The Job

By 2025, Millennials will account for 75% of the global workforce. The ability to attract, engage and retain top Millennial talent will be critical to any organization’s long-term success, but many companies have been slow to adapt their structures and … Read More

Agile companies have these things in common

Agile Companies Have These 5 Things In Common

Agile companies – those that are capable of flexing and shifting in response to change – will invariably come out ahead of those that aren’t. They’ll get to market faster. Their products and services will be better aligned with market … Read More

Millennial employees: how to get the best out of them

Bring Out The Best In Your Millennial Employees

It’s no secret that Millennial employees, the contingent that will soon make up a majority of the global workforce, present new challenges for managers and HR professionals. So much has been written about low engagement and turnover among Millennials that … Read More

Self-organization is not just for software teams

Self-Organization Is Not Just For Software Teams

What does the software industry know about teamwork that most companies don’t? Since the early 2000s, software companies have embraced the idea that the best and fastest way to build software is through the self-organization of cross-functional teams. The concept of … Read More

Job crafting and the future of work

Job Crafting and the Future of Work

Job crafting could be the future of work. In a recent article for The Wall Street Journal, author Sue Shellenbarger suggests that employees who don’t find meaning and purpose in their current jobs redesign they way they do their work. … Read More

Are performance reviews obsolete?

Are Performance Reviews Obsolete?

Performance reviews are becoming less common, even in large organizations. In an unexpected move, Accenture announced in July that it would do away with performance reviews and rankings in favor of a system in which employees receive more timely feedback. … Read More