Susan Galer

Blockchain As A Miracle Cure For The $78 Billion Opioid Crisis

21-Sep-2017 | Susan Galer

Blockchain technology is relentlessly hawked as the cure-all for everything that ails business and society. Pushing the hype aside for just one moment, the super-secure, distributed ledger could well

The Shocking Truth Behind Bots At Work

24-Aug-2017 | Susan Galer

Many of us are comfortable talking to conversational chat bots for reminders, the latest weather or news, directions to the closest restaurant, and other daily tasks. Now artificial intelligence-power

Businesses Need Bias Prevention Now More Than Ever

18-Aug-2017 | Susan Galer

A lot has changed since SAP SuccessFactors launched its Customer Advisory Board to address workplace bias last year. For one thing, the workplace has emerged as an oasis for employees concerned about

Study: The Most Valuable Technologies In The Workplace Mimic Natural Human Behavior

15-Aug-2017 | Susan Galer

Counterintuitive as it may sound, a new study finds the latest whiz-bang technologies are giving leading companies a path to high-growth because their focus is all about people. The top three areas of

smart factory, manufacturing

How To Build A Smart Factory That Transforms Your Business Model

26-Jul-2017 | Susan Galer

One of the biggest mistakes companies can make on the road to connected manufacturing is taking ideas to developers while keeping decision-makers from the business out of the loop. I recently listened

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