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    • Taking the Next Step: How to Move your Business to the Next Level
      Taking the Next Step: How to Move your Business to the Next Level Suzanne Brown, Strategic Marketing and Business Consultant Recorded: Nov 15 2017 5:00 pm UTC 62 mins
    • Your business has been going great and you feel that it’s time to grow and move on to the next level. In the current economy, opportunities for entrepreneurial businesses is excellent, but the risks of expanding too quickly cannot be ignored.

      Whether you are looking to find new ways to sell your current services or products, or looking to broaden your customer base by introducing new products and services that add value, planning correctly for growth is essential. This webinar will give you tips and guidance on how to:

      • Assess where your growth will come from
      • Understand what makes your business proposition unique
      • Describe and define what the next level looks and feels like
      • Inspire others to get on board about future changes
      • Evaluate your financial position in preparation for growth

      About the Speaker:
      Suzanne Brown is a strategic marketing and business consultant, TEDx speaker, an expert on and advocate for professional part-time working moms and author of a forthcoming book, out in mid-September. Mompowerment: Insights from Successful Professional Part-time Working Moms Who Balance Career and Family empowers moms to think differently about their career approach and work-life balance. Suzanne blogs weekly at www.mompowerment.com on topics related to helping working moms continue to achieve their career goals and be the moms they want to be.

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    • The Business and Entrepreneurship of Wellness
      The Business and Entrepreneurship of Wellness Jennifer Riggins Upcoming: Jul 25 2018 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    • The Wellness Industry is set to be the next trillion-dollar industry. Yet it remains a rare sector that isn’t just dominated by corporations, but is filled with solo practitioners, freelancers, and small businesses. Interested in following your passion in the wellness space? Want to learn how to take a creative idea and turn it into a successful business? Well grab yourself a cuppa and join this conversation on the business side of wellness.

      We're talking to women on the ground trying to find work-life balance -- and spread it to others -- while making a profit by pursuing careers in the wellness industries. This episode's guests include:
      - Melody Coleman - Personal Trainer and Online Coach helping professionals to improve their health alongside their strength and fitness reflecting their values and life goals.
      - Dr. Heather McKee - Dr Heather McKee is the UK’s leading lifestyle behaviour change specialist, lecturer, speaker, consultant, habit coach and founder of drheathermckee.co.uk
      - Mariah Quesada - Certified Health, Nutrition Coach and Therapist, and Plant-Based cook who’sbeen working in the industry for nearly 20 years.
      - Yuri Tada - Yoga instructor for Pregnancy Yoga, Postnatal Yoga with Babies, general yoga, corporate yoga, small group yoga, private yoga, Food, beverage, health & wellness. Event runner.
      - Jimena Tascon - Family Health & Corporate Wellness - Yoga Teacher focused on improving women’s health, kids wellness and mindfulness for professionals. Steering people’s habits towards finding their own ‘life balance’.

      Whether you're a life coach, a yoga instructor, a nutrition expert or a different kind of solopreneur, you could benefit from engaging with our discussion!

      During this conversation, we'll talk about the path that led these ladies to wellness small businesses, how to be a generalist versus specialized in a wellness niche, how to build partnerships to grow your business, wellness marketing, and how to more than just make ends meet.

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    • From Excel to Business Intelligence: Amplifying your Spreadsheets
      From Excel to Business Intelligence: Amplifying your Spreadsheets Mary Osborne, Business Visualization Practice Manager, SAS Recorded: Dec 14 2016 8:00 pm UTC 51 mins
    • Organizations need a way to get extremely fast insight from any-size data and share it with co-workers of varying skill sets – wherever they happen to be.

      Look no further! SAS Visual Analytics lets everyone, even those without significant analytics skills, explore and analyze data. It allows users to quickly see connections and correlations, then immediately share results via the Microsoft Office tools you use every day.

      Join us for this webinar to see:

      - How common Microsoft Office tools infused with SAS Visual Analytics capabilities can help you share analytics insight.
      - How SAS Office Analytics empowers analysts with data preparation and analytics within a familiar environment.
      - Ways to explore your data and glean insight that surpass traditional visualization and reporting.

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    • The Cognitive Business, where BPM and Intelligence Converge.
      The Cognitive Business, where BPM and Intelligence Converge. Frank Beyer, Business Process Consultant Recorded: Oct 26 2017 5:00 pm UTC 27 mins
    • Intelligence is the rocket fuel to all Process Automation projects, whether the task is low-level (RPA) or high-level complex processes. In this session, you will hear a holistic but pragmatic approach to implementing intelligence as part of a company’s digital transformation journey.

      Join this webinar to hear Frank Beyer and Bizagi as they discuss:

      - How to structure your approach to RPA and to higher-level process automation
      - Identifying processes that require a higher level of cognitive skills
      - How to digitize cognitive work such as analysis, synthesis and evaluation

      Who should attend: Digital Technology Leaders, Application Development Leaders, IT and Business Process Professionals

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    • Throwback to the 80’s – Run IT as a Just-In-Time (JIT) Business
      Throwback to the 80’s – Run IT as a Just-In-Time (JIT) Business AnneMarie Fernandez, Director Business Innovation Recorded: Jun 9 2016 4:00 pm UTC 57 mins
    • Concepts from lean manufacturing of the 80’s are back in a big way. In the 80’s, companies were implementing ERP/Supply chain systems to reach the almost mythical philosophy of Just-In-Time (JIT) manufacturing - that meant zero lead time, zero inventory and zero failures. It was a radical approach to running a business that carried with it skepticism and confusion. When Dell announced that they had Zero stock on hand it was big news. But it inspired others. It raised the bar for companies, competitors and their suppliers to up their game. In order for JIT to work it meant high quality machines, reliable suppliers and flexible resources – and most of all insight into all nooks and crannies of the supply chain. We find ourselves in this same trial and error phase, similar philosophies and yearning to be lean and mean with IT (and all Enterprise) Services. Louder than ever is the call to provide great customer service and for IT to execute ruthlessly to provide the fuel that powers the business – and have to execute as such. JIT concepts in IT put its focus on customer results in a way that minimizes waste and time. In this talk we’ll explore specific approaches to transform to a JIT IT organization and the benefits of that.

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    • Accelerating Business Operations with Live Data Management
      Accelerating Business Operations with Live Data Management Trae Wallace - Director of Business Operations Kapost Recorded: May 18 2017 5:00 pm UTC 23 mins
    • Kapost knows better than anyone that non-data-driven companies are being left behind: their content marketing system is used by Fortune 50 companies to align resources and accelerate sales and marketing growth.

      However, when it came to internal analytics, Kapost ran into the same obstacle many companies encounter: they used multiple SaaS applications - each with its own, siloed, data-set - and creating a real-time, full-funnel view of their business operations was too resource intensive.

      In this webinar, you’ll learn how Kapost overcame this challenge, centralized their data across multiple databases and SaaS tools - with no engineering required - while still satisfying the security and access requirements of different teams.

      Key Takeaways:

      1. How to unify data from popular business systems like Salesforce, Marketo, Mixpanel, Intercom and more
      2. How to democratize data access while still securing sensitive information to specific teams / people
      3. How their new Live Data Management platform allowed them to quickly set up and ingest data from new sources without engineering help

      Speakers:

      Trae Wallace - Director of Business Operations, Kapost - Trae is strategy/operations/data guy who likes to solve interesting problems generally involving technology and fast-growing companies. He currently guides the core strategy of Kapost through analysis and working with teams across the organization.

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    • How a cognitive business helps you outthink challenges and put data to work
      How a cognitive business helps you outthink challenges and put data to work John Colthart, Business Executive, Product Experience & Design, IBM Watson Analytics Recorded: Apr 14 2016 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    • A cognitive business uses every opportunity to interact with data to reason, adapt and continuously learn. Essentially, a cognitive businesses places a premium on making fact-based decisions with a high degree of confidence. They use all available data to solve problems, make better decisions, innovate faster and predict the future.

      What’s the value in being a cognitive business? For one, there’s the fact that they can spot new revenue opportunities, offer new services and reach new audiences faster and more confidently. Other advantages include:
      • A disruptive DNA that is data-driven and a culture that puts data and insight to work
      • The empowerment of domain experts with various analytics skill levels to discover answers to their business questions
      • The ability to outthink business competitors and surge forward as a trailblazer
      • The infusion of insight into every action, interaction, decision, application and business process

      So, how can you make this happen? Join Business Unit Executive for Product Experience and Design - John Colthart, in this IBM webinar to learn how IBM Watson Analytics can help your organization become a cognitive business by:
      • Offering natural language processing so you can use your own words to ask questions of your data and get answers you understand
      • Helping you make sense of data by guiding you through analytics and automatically providing visualizations that can help you quickly spot new patterns, trends and relationships
      • Providing insight into the factors that drive business outcomes
      • Enabling everyone in the business to make decisions based on data — from operations, to marketing and sales to finance to HR and IT

      Content Provided by IBM

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    • Resilience in Action - Sharing Business Continuity Lessons Learned
      Resilience in Action - Sharing Business Continuity Lessons Learned Paige Poore & Linda Laun (both at IBM Global Business Continuity Management) Recorded: Mar 18 2014 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    • Are you ready for what's ahead? Resilience in action requires constant evolution; scanning the horizon for lessons learned to enhance your existing approach to business resilience. How do you take your program to the next level and implement a more business centric approach to mitigate business continuity risk? Join us as we identify key areas for increased business continuity focus based on IBM's own experiences building and deploying their program worldwide. What risk strategies do you need to improve? Do you have new types of risks resulting from strategic initiatives? Are you moving into new markets? Globalising? Consolidating operations? Changing workforce demographics? How do you drive C-suite engagement? This webinar will provide insights and share specific examples of actions we all can take to evolve our business continuity programs to the next level.

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    • Réconciliez Data Visualisation et Business Intelligence classique.
      Réconciliez Data Visualisation et Business Intelligence classique. Laurent Vincent, Responsable Solutions Business Analytics, Information Builders Recorded: Sep 13 2016 1:00 pm UTC 42 mins
    • La Data Visualisation a pour vocation de simplifier, pour les utilisateurs métier, la compréhension de leurs données afin d’identifier plus rapidement de nouvelles tendances ou anomalies.

      Elément essentiel à son succès, cette approche décentralisée doit s’inscrire dans la stratégie en place, en matière de fiabilité des données, de gestion des accès et
      de partage de l’information.

      Information Builders vous invite à découvrir, lors d’un webcast, comment réconcilier Data Visualisation et Business Intelligence classique.

      Au travers d’une démonstration, nous vous présenterons comment :
      - Intégrer et préparer les données, quel que soit leur format (Excel, bases de données, applications, réseaux sociaux, etc.),
      - Représenter l’information analysée de manière graphique et avancée,
      -Diffuser l’information à grande échelle, de façon sécurisée, et sur tout équipement.

      Inscrivez-vous !

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    • The Art Of Focus
      The Art Of Focus Simon Alexander Ong, Life & Executive Coach, Business Strategist and Public Speaker Upcoming: Jul 25 2018 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    • Our host Simon Alexander Ong helps leaders, entrepreneurs and organisations transcend perceived limitations so they can see just how powerful and gifted they truly are.

      In addition to working with clients as a coach and business strategist, Simon has been featured in a number of well-known publications (Forbes, The Huffington Post, Virgin, Harvard Business Review) and regularly speaks at international events and conferences around the topics of leadership, entrepreneurship and success.

      In this webinar, you will learn…

      Why focus is today’s IQ
      How some get more accomplished in days than others do in months
      How what you focus on can impact the trajectory of your business and career
      Why the majority are not focused and what you can do to separate yourself from them
      The power of questions in moving us from a place of limitation to that of abundance and possibilities
      How to optimise your environment to raise your levels of productivity, happiness and overall ability to focus
      The importance of personal energy management and how this influences your productivity

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    • BrightTALK Masterclass Series: Goal Setting
      BrightTALK Masterclass Series: Goal Setting Matt Sandrini, lifestyle and business coach, timezillionaire.com Recorded: Jul 6 2018 2:00 pm UTC 58 mins
    • Goals are contagious. Once you achieve one, you can’t wait to get to the next one.
      After a while, you gain extra momentum and confidence, and you start feeling like you have some sort of superpower.

      And yet, goals can also get pretty frustrating. How often have you set a target that made you feel pumped, only to revise or fall short in the future?

      Even worse, badly structured goals can take you off track and create all sorts of problems for your business or lifestyle.

      Our host Matt Sandrini, is the founder of timezillionaire.com and personal coach to many founders in sectors across design & dev, block chain, e-commerce, food products, property development (and more) get the clarity and structure to achieve meaningful goals in their life and business.

      In this webinar, we will learn how to set goals that allow you to have a clear direction plan of action, and how to adjust so you can accelerate your growth. No more trying.

      You will learn:
      Why setting goals is important
      Long term goals versus short term goals
      How to align your personal and business goals
      Share organisational goals with your team and break them down in clear actions
      How to understand what action to take
      How to measure and accelerate your progress
      And much more!

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    • Business Continuity in the Hybrid Cloud: Be Prepared
      Business Continuity in the Hybrid Cloud: Be Prepared Comcast Business Upcoming: Aug 23 2018 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    • Whether it’s caused by hardware failure, human error, natural disaster, cyber-attack, or other issue, downtime can have a serious impact on your business. Your employees and customers expect constant connectivity and a seamless experience. Fortunately, the cloud’s 24/7 anytime/anywhere service, elasticity, immediate connectivity, automated backup, and related features make it easier to maintain business continuity. More than 81 percent of enterprises recognize the BC/DR advantages of the cloud and employ a multi-cloud strategy, and more than half (51 percent) have a hybrid cloud strategy, according to RightScale. While the hybrid cloud can optimize business continuity, it needs to be architected to do so.

      Join us on August 30 at 1 p.m. ET for ““Business Continuity in the Hybrid Cloud: The Obsolescence of Downtime,” a webinar from Comcast Business, to learn from our expert panelists how to develop an infrastructure that considers business continuity—and keeping downtime at bay—as a core function.

      We’ll explore:
      • The role of direct connectivity in maximizing business continuity
      • Specializing infrastructures to meet specific workload requirements
      • Setting rules to control user access and connections between different resources
      • Prioritizing what data must be recovered first, setting recovery point objectives (RPO), and determining recovery time objectives (RTO)
      • Duplicating your infrastructure in the cloud

      Our panelists are:

      Our panelists are:
      • John Burke, principal research analyst, Nemertes Research. John advises key enterprise and vendor clients, conducts and analyzes primary research, and writes thought-leadership pieces across a wide variety of topics.
      • Zabrina Doerck, senior manager, advanced data marketing. Zabrina drives GTM strategy for Comcast Business’ connectivity solutions, including cloud and data center connectivity, SD-WAN, and managed services.

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