Susan Galer

Latest Research: Insurance To Double Spending On Blockchain

18-Jul-2017 | Susan Galer

Recently surveyed senior executives in the banking and insurance industries plan to more than double their investments in blockchain technology by 2019. The SAP Digital Transformation Executive Study,

Workplace Wellness Programs Track Your Health, But How Far Should They Go?

30-Jun-2017 | Susan Galer

Being healthy is good for people, so it must be equally good for their employers, right? Not so fast. Employee wellness programs have taken off in our “FitBit-ized” lives. But as connected wearab

The Role Of AI In Financial Trading – It’s Not What You Think

26-Jun-2017 | Susan Galer

The financial industry has been all over artificial intelligence (AI) supporting front-end trading processes, leaving much of the rest of the business in the last century. That won’t be true for muc

Big Ideas For Banking That Helps More Than The Privileged Few

19-Jun-2017 | Susan Galer

People using the latest technologies are often well-off, younger, urban, and tech-savvy – or none of the above. This was the disruptive reality that 20 students from the London School of Economics i

To Be A Great Leader, Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

9-Jun-2017 | Susan Galer

There’s plenty of talk about gender equality in the workplace, but the Women’s Forum at the recent SAP Ariba Live event in Las Vegas provided practical ways for people to act. Among the highest

Risk Being Yourself, And Other Leadership Tips For Women

2-Jun-2017 | Susan Galer

Organizations are embracing diversity because leaders understand there’s power in reflecting the community in which they operate, and diverse points of view are differentiating. “We’re selling p

CEOs Have To Stop Using Smart Machines To Get Rid Of Workers

17-May-2017 | Susan Galer

In a digital world of exponential, non-linear change where seemingly impossible stuff ─ 3D printing, machines that learn, self-driving cars ─ is now happening with incredible speed, even the smart

diversity, bias, HR

The Only Way To Beat Unconscious Biases In The Workplace

9-May-2017 | Susan Galer

It’s been almost a year since I first wrote about a unique Customer Advisory Group that’s addressing gender equity in the workplace, and world events are conspiring to keep this topic at the foref

Artificial Intelligence Moves Into Every Workplace: How HR Needs To Respond

4-May-2017 | Susan Galer

Chatbots, robots, virtual assistants, and other devices powered by business algorithms are rapidly joining the ranks of workers in every industry and profession. But instead of fearing artificial i

Blockchain Brings Trust To Supply Chains In Every Industry

3-May-2017 | Susan Galer

The emergence of blockchain technology couldn’t be more fortuitous for the 130-year old diamond industry, much of which is still powered by scraps of paper, a gentlemen’s handshake, and the promis