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In late 1995, the Java programming language explodes onto the Internet world. The guarantee of Java innovation was that it would turn into the universal glue that links users with data no matter where it originates from - web workers, databases, data suppliers, or some other comprehensible source. Without a doubt, Java is in a promising situation to fulfill this guarantee.

It is a very emphatically designed language that has picked up adoption by every single significant vendor, with the exceptio

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Supply chain thinking used to be limited to the managers of a few global companies—companies that were struggling to coordinate pic-1-6-Core-Pillars-of-Supply-Chain-Management-300x200.jpeg?profile=RESIZE_710xinternal information and materials. This, however, led to an exciting boom in cross-business coordination based on Supply Chain Management concepts.

Today, the field has broadened and shifted over time. Current supply chain trends—differentiation, outsourcing, compression, and collaboration—are being used to restructure supply networks and improve coordination. As more c

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Post-merger Integration (PMI) can be complex, time-pressured, and unfamiliar for most organizations. It is a highly 8028327472?profile=originalcomplex process. It requires swift action as well as running the core business activities simultaneously.  There is no one-size-fits-all approach to a successful PMI Process. However, careful planning focusing on the strategic objectives of the deal and the identification and capturing of synergies will help maximize deal value.

It is inevitable that some elements of information wil

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“Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.” - John C. Maxwellpic-1-leadership-presence-214x300.jpeg?profile=RESIZE_710x

Many people in a position of authority struggle with their Leadership Presence. They have adopted the kind of persona that they assume a leader is supposed to have: a TED Talk cadence, authoritative body language, studied informality, and a package of carefully curated slides. Yet, in adopting this stance it showed that you are not authentic and people will assume your message i

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Richard Branson, British business and philanthropist once said: “One day, offices will be a thing of the past.”pic-1-Virtual-Teams-Challenges-Benefits-200x300.jpeg?profile=RESIZE_710x

While organizations still need to travel to reach their physical offices, the rapid changes in the world are requiring businesses to form Virtual Teams. A Virtual Team refers to a group of individuals who work together from different geographic locations and rely on communication technology such as email, voice conferencing services, fax, etc.

Virtual Teams work well for an organization

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Every firm will eventually reach the point when it has to professionalize the way it operates. This is done by instituting more rigorous pic-1-Professionalizing-the-FAmily-Business-300x217.jpg?profile=RESIZE_710xprocesses, establishing clear governance, and recruiting skills from outside. Family Business is no different.

In the Family Business Survey, 43% of the companies believe that the need to professionalize the business is a key priority over the next 5 years. But the family firm has another dimension which other companies have to tackle: the family itself.

The issu

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Sustainable, superior returns accrue to companies that focus on what they do best. It is that simple. Yet it is incredibly hard to Business-CApabilities-Coherence-300x189.jpg?profile=RESIZE_710xinternalize. It is a rare company that focuses on what we do better than anyone in making every operating decision across every business unit and product line. Rarer still is the company that has aligned its differentiating internal capabilities with the right external market position.

These companies are called coherent.

Most companies do not pass the coherence test b

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Formulating a Capabilities-Driven Strategy (CDR) is easy, but the execution is difficult, especially in turbulent times. This is not the time toCapabilities-Driven-Strategy-300x200.jpeg?profile=RESIZE_710x find a cave and hibernate until the economic storm passes. It is unlikely that the storm will pass anytime soon. Capabilities-Driven Strategy is the only way to remain equipped for perpetually stormy weather.

Companies need to take care or build those capabilities that are genuinely needed and not those that do not serve our customers. Capabilities do no

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