Employee empowerment, a source of true competitive advantage

Under the current economic circumstances, companies are under more pressure than ever to innovate if they want to survive. Conversely to what some people think, innovation doesn’t always come from the R&D division but ideas are more likely to originate with employees closer to the bottom of the organizational pyramid. As a consequence, employee empowerment
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Immigrants Helpline: A Guide to the Future of Immigrants Living in the UK

Ever since Brexit crystallised as the political option to determine British future in the upcoming years, a lot has been said about the consequences that this process may have. Yet when and how will changes be effective remain unclear at this moment in time. Today I would like to present you a project that has just launched
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How to deal with an HiPPO (Highest Paid Person’s Opinion): AB testing to the rescue

HiPPO, the acronym for “highest paid person’s opinion”, is the manager pops into your project at the last moment and offers an opinion on what to include to make the project a success. You should consider the idea for obvious reasons, even if it’s out of scope, past deadline or as crazy as buying Volkswagen stock. Altogether, the HiPPO theory describes an organization’s
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Stop Thinking About Minimum Viable Products

Though lean and agile methodologies are widely adopted as the main approach to product development, they remain yet too challenging specially for big companies. When Eric Ries put together the world-renowned build, measure and learn model, by which product managers shorten the production cycles focussing on functionality rather than on completeness of vision, anyone could tell how difficult would
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Travel Trends Dashboard by Google

“Wherever travelers go, they’re online. Whether planning a trip, navigating a new city, or sharing vacation memories, they turn to the web, using whatever device is at hand. This has completely reshaped the path to purchase, creating many moments of intent. The Google data in this dashboard, updated each quarter, provides a glimpse into these
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