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Need a CFO? Freelancing Goes Global

The Global Small Business Blog

©iStock/Filmstax What once was incidental and supplemental is now routinely baked into companies’ operating model. An astonishing 72 million Americans, or about 45% of the workforce, reaped at least some of their earnings from independent contracting last year. Need a CFO? The highest-profile fractionals would be C-suite-level executives, ranging from part-time, long-term CFOs to M&A specialists who pop in to help close specific deals.

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Why Don’t GBS Leaders Last Very Long? | Blog

Everest Group

Earlier this month, I was asked by my friend Niklas Oldiges why GBS leaders seem to be moving jobs at a higher than usual rate. And as a sucker for a good provocation, I took the bait, pondering why some of the industry’s best and brightest don’t seem to be able to hold onto a job. Is it the nature of the beast—does GBS as a model attract more than its share of job hoppers?

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Choose Global Payroll Provider | Seamless Payroll Solutions

Global Expansion

Hiring the right global payroll partner and managing a global workforce can be challenging, but with conscious consideration of some key points, it can be a game-changer. An efficient global payroll partner can simplify the global payroll process.

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Brand Archetypes in Healthcare: Finding Your Organization’s Personality

Perficient Digital Transformation

When we work with healthcare organizations (HCOs) on their marketing and content strategies, our clients are typically concerned with identifying their audiences. But competition in the healthcare and life sciences industry is heating up. And HCOs have a problem with consumer trust they historically haven’t had to face as much as other industries. So it’s important to understand who your organization is and who it aspires to be.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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The Revenue Cycle Playbook: 7 Opportunities to Modernize the Healthcare Payment Ecosystem

3Pillar Global

Submitting and paying claims is the financial underpinning of the U.S. healthcare system and shapes every other aspect of the industry. This playbook identifies the 7 key opportunities to modernize Revenue Cycle and Claims Management processes to reduce administrative costs, foster competitiveness, and elevate strategic priorities.

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Sisu Global Health's Gillian Henker Presents "Providing Access to Blood for a World in Need" (wegginar®)

The Global Small Business Blog

©2024 Women Entrepreneurs Grow Global®. All rights reserved. Gillian Henker, Co-Founder & President is a two-time founder with a proven track record of execution. Gillian is the primary inventor of Hemafuse and two other medical technologies. She led Hemafuse development, global regulatory clearances (including FDA), and launch in 5 countries across Africa, Asia, and Europe.

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GitHub – On-Prem Server Connectivity Using Self-Hosted Runners

Perficient Digital Transformation

Various deployment methods, including cloud-based (e.g., CloudHub) and on-premises, are available to meet diverse infrastructure needs. GitHub, among other tools, supports versioning and code backup, while CI/CD practices automate integration and deployment processes, enhancing code quality and speeding up software delivery. GitHub Actions, an automation platform by GitHub, streamlines building, testing, and deploying software workflows directly from repositories.

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One of the Best Strategic Business Decisions: Outsourcing

Premier BPO

“Do one thing better than anyone. Ignore everything else.” – Peter Thiel “Do what you do best and outsource the rest.” – Stephen Covey Some of the best business minds of our era recognize the strategic importance of focusing on efforts and identifying critical partnerships to access subject matter expertise for non-core elements. Overextending your efforts dilutes your resources and can severely limit your business’s ability to thrive.

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Alibaba Courts the U.S. and Europe to Get Global Growth

The Global Small Business Blog

©iStock/Robert Way Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is ramping up its global expansion with new services aimed at attracting small businesses in the U.S. and Europe. Alibaba.com — the company’s business-to-business platform which sells to companies outside China — is launching “Alibaba Guaranteed.” The new service will provide buyers with greater certainty on delivery, payments and dispute settlement.

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Staff augmentation vs outsourcing: what’s the best fit for you?

The Scalers

You want to find qualified tech talent overseas but don’t know where and how to start. You’ve heard organisations having great experiences outsourcing engineers… and others getting not-so-good results. Then there’s staff augmentation, another popular model for hiring developers many businesses use to expand their teams. “Maybe this could work for us,” you may have thought while exploring solutions for finding professionals you can’t get at home.

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Global Hiring Guide for Startups

Grow your startup beyond borders and boundaries. Global expansion is the ultimate goal for many startup founders. However, to successfully enter new markets and grow internationally, you need a sound and scalable global recruitment strategy. In this eBook, you’ll discover how you can gain a competitive edge over your business rivals through the latest technology, harnessing global contractors, and using a global employment platform.

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Perficient Launches PRISM Employee Resource Group

Perficient Digital Transformation

New ERG Will Further Perficient’s Progress in Supporting and Empowering the LGBTQ+ Community and its Allies At Perficient, we believe in developing a workforce that is as diverse and inclusive as the clients we work with. We are committed to fostering an environment where we celebrate all colleagues because our people make us unique, their perspectives make us stronger, and the label we all share is talent.

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Joshua Gonzales: Staying True, Cool, and Focused

AS White Global

Meet Joshua from ASW Philippines , a dynamic graphic artist whose creativity knows no bounds and one of ASW’s Culture Champ awardees. Get to know more about his passion for motorcycling, his background in dance, and his inspiring advice for his fellow ASW colleagues. 1. Hi! Please introduce yourself. What is your role and responsibilities at ASW? Hi!

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I Need to Be Outside

The Global Small Business Blog

©2024 Laurel J. Delaney. All rights reserved. “I need to be outside. I need to be in the world and to remember that I am of it.

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Life Sciences Regulatory and Medical Affairs Operations PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2024

Everest Group

Life Sciences Regulatory and Medical Affairs Operations PEAK Matrix® Assessment The evolving regulatory landscape poses significant challenges for life sciences enterprises. Enterprises struggle to navigate complex compliance frameworks, stay updated with emerging regulations, and manage diverse geographical requirements, all vital for achieving regulatory compliance and securing market access.

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The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? The supply chain management techniques that dominated the last 30 years are no longer supporting consumer behavior or logistics and manufacturing capabilities. So what’s working now? What should your plans for 2023 include? By researching the supply chain challenges and solutions that businesses – especially small and midsize businesses – are currently experiencing, we’ve learned what’s working and what’s not.

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Perficient Achieves AWS DevOps Competency

Perficient Digital Transformation

Perficient is excited to announce our achievement in Amazon Web Services (AWS) DevOps Competency for AWS partners. This designation recognizes Perficient as an AWS partner that has demonstrated expertise in delivering Dev Sec Ops solutions. This competency highlights Perficient’s ability to drive innovation, meet business objectives , and get the most out of your AWS services.

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How to Manage Any Organization as a Network

Intelligent Management Inc.

In our fast-changing world, books are still something that people value. With our sixth book coming out in August 2024, we’re delighted at the success of our series of posts on LinkedIn offering mini reviews of books by Deming, Goldratt and the books on our Decalogue methodology. Nearly 100,000 impressions and many hundreds of interactions indicate that these books matter to many people around the world.

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Boost Efficiency: The 5 Key Pillars of Contact Center Excellence

Working Solutions Outsourcing

As technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace, the role of contact centers has become more critical than ever for businesses. Once you’ve identified the need for a customer service center for your company, it’s essential to ensure you have all the necessary components to effectively meet your goals.

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New Capability to Harness Advanced SciTech for Your Company’s Competitive Advantage | Blog

Everest Group

How can you reduce the level of uncertainty and risk as you drive innovation and growth and disrupt your competitors in today’s changing market dynamics and emerging technologies? For instance, how could the arrival of a disruptive technology such as viable sodium-ion batteries strategically impact your company? What if your company could stay intimately aware of emerging technologies in sci-tech fields and assess their potential impact on your company’s products, services, and operations so tha

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Building A Superstar Global Workforce: What We Aren’t Talking About Enough

Companies are turning inclusive by breaking conventional hiring practices and expanding their talent pools. But there are important questions that still are not being addressed. Read this eBook to understand how taking the following seriously can help you build a superstar global workforce: The importance of the new-age manager. Maintaining social capital.

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Testing Permission Sets in Salesforce

Perficient Digital Transformation

Permission sets in Salesforce are a powerful tool for granting users access to specific objects, fields, and functionality without modifying their profiles. However, testing permission sets is crucial to ensure they are working as intended and not causing any unintended consequences. Let’s discuss when and how to test permission sets, as well as some advanced techniques for more thorough testing. 1.

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From Insight to Foresight: Talent Intelligence reshaping HR with Sam Fletcher

Zinnov

Imagine your workforce as a vast, untapped oil field. While there’s potential there, but without the right tools and insights, you might be missing the most valuable resources. This episode of Zinnov Podcast’s Business Resilience Series features Sam Fletcher, Head of Talent Intelligence at PayPal, who shares his expertise on adapting talent strategies for remote/hybrid work models, identifying critical skill gaps within a workforce, and leveraging global talent pools for innovation a

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Boost Efficiency: The 5 Key Pillars of Contact Center Excellence

Working Solutions Outsourcing

As technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace, the role of contact centers has become more critical than ever for businesses. Once you’ve identified the need for a customer service center for your company, it’s essential to ensure you have all the necessary components to effectively meet your goals.

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Anticipating The Next Disruptive Technologies Is Hard But Essential | Blog

Everest Group

Technology runs the world. It affects every aspect of our lives. This immutable fact is doubly true for large organizations. Not only do we rely on technology to run our organizations, but it is at the heart of the value propositions we offer to customers and the business models we use to compete. Often, the most crucial bets companies make are those based on technologies.

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ABM Evolution: How Top Marketers Are Using Account-Based Strategies

In times of economic uncertainty, account-based strategies are essential. According to several business analysts and practitioners, ABM is a necessity for creating more predictable revenue. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of marketers (74%) already have the resources needed to build successful ABM programs.

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[Podcast] What If Your Twin Was Living In Your Computer? An Interview With Claus Torp Jensen

Perficient Digital Transformation

In the latest episode of “What If, So What?” we are joined by Claus Torp Jensen , a pioneer in the realm of digital transformation. Claus, who has extensive experience in roles including chief architect and chief digital officer at companies like IBM and CVS, shares invaluable insights into the evolving technologies of ambient computing and digital twins.

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7 Opportunities for Emerging Technology to Streamline Revenue Cycle and Claims Management

3Pillar Global

The challenges facing revenue cycle and claims management are well known: capture information upfront, prioritize correct diagnosis codes, minimize denials, etc. Finding a frictionless, scalable solution to do all this—that’s less obvious. For decades, providers and digital health companies have labored away at these challenges. These “solutions” are manual, painfully slow, and riddled with their own problems: Overlapping, ossified systems built for particular use cases and unable to handle ne

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Five ways generative AI can help retailers improve the automotive customer experience

Capgemini

Five ways generative AI can help retailers improve the automotive customer experience Matt Desmond Jun 4, 2024 Facebook Linkedin Generative AI can help retailers improve customer and vehicle knowledge to boost sales and service Customers in today’s digitally enabled world expect seamless, convenient, and personalized retail experiences. It’s no different when it comes to buying a vehicle.

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Predictive Maintenance Revolution: AI in Manufacturing for Cost Reduction

V-Soft Consulting

In the manufacturing industry, efficiency and cost-effectiveness are important. Companies constantly seek innovative ways to optimize operations, minimize downtime, and reduce expenses. One such groundbreaking advancement is the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into predictive maintenance. This technological revolution is transforming the manufacturing sector by offering unprecedented insights, enhancing equipment reliability, and significantly cutting costs.

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Top 7 Global Employment Challenges

The benefits of expanding internationally are endless, especially if you approach it the right way. However, there are pitfalls along the way that can slow down progress. Global expansion brings many opportunities for companies —business growth, brand-building in new markets, and access to diverse talent pools worldwide. However, international growth can come with challenges.

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Data & Dragons: Perficient Attends Data + AI Summit

Perficient Digital Transformation

Dancing with Data It was but a fortnight into 2024 AC (After Conquest) when the great council gathered to decide who would succeed Perficient’s 2023 Data & AI Summit attendees. Many claims were heard, but only a few were considered. The council was assembled to prevent a war from being fought over the succession, for all knew the only thing that could tear down the house of Perficient, was itself.

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Talk Gen AI | Conference

Everest Group

COnference Talk gen AI: Gen AI Landscape & Trends | Keynote June 4, 2024 Catch Everest Group Partner, Shirley Hung, at the Talk Gen AI event in San Francisco. Learn about the latest trends in gen AI in the enterprise, leveraging gen AI to improve healthcare and life sciences, disrupting the entertainment industry, investment trends, legal implications, and more.

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How to Maximize ROI with AI-Powered Business Process Automation

Metasource

All organizations – regardless of industry – are concerned with maximizing return on investment (ROI). With every decision made and every resource allocated, ROI is top of mind. In this pursuit to achieve a high ROI, organizations are increasingly turning to artificial intelligence (AI)-powered automation solutions. Business process automation (BPA) driven by AI has emerged as a transformative force, promising to revolutionize processes, optimize operations, and drive profitability to new height

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How to communicate with external stakeholders when managing complex projects

Airswift

Effective stakeholder communication is crucial for successful project management, particularly within the energy industry. With over 15 years of experience in project development and management in the energy sector, I have found that managing projects involves a delicate balance of people, processes, and financial resources.

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A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Strategy: Why Yours Isn't Working

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is the Founder and CEO of MatterProviders, and a supply chain professional of over 30 years. Fortunately, she's here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new, innovative supply chain design in this post-pandemic era of economic uncertainty.