Susan Galer

SAP SapphireNOW 2014, Orlando, USA

Mike Ettling At SAPPHIRE NOW 2016: Building The Strongest Business Case For HR Transformation

20-May-2016 | Susan Galer

According to Mike Ettling, president of SAP SuccessFactors, digitization is the biggest phenomenon facing business today, but the ramifications aren’t as much about technology as the disruption to b

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SAPPHIRE NOW Sneak Preview: Study Reveals Superstar Digital Leaders [VIDEO]

10-May-2016 | Susan Galer

The characteristics of superstar leaders in the digital economy are different—we know this. Yet figuring out what it takes to stand out from the crowd has never been more challenging. Nearly 200


Video Game Orchestra, Kickstarter, And The Phantasmagoric Disruption Of The Music Industry

6-May-2016 | Susan Galer

It was impossible not be thrilled by the sights and sounds of the Video Game Orchestra’s (VGO) recent performance at the Berklee College of Music. Picture, no feel, 30+ musicians on stage rocking ou

Blockchain: Digital Business Disruptor Or Doomed To Oblivion?

29-Apr-2016 | Susan Galer

Blockchain will do for business transactions what the Internet did for information. That’s what some of the boldest innovators believe about this architecture that promises to streamline commerce wi

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Connected Healthcare: Star Wars, Infants, Smart Tattoos Awaken The IoT Force [VIDEO]

13-Apr-2016 | Susan Galer

What do Luke and Yoda in Star Wars, infants in rural India, and smart tattoos have in common? They all loomed large during a conversation about the Internet of Things (IoT) between four future-thinkin


PCI Provides Tools For Self-Sustainability In Botswana: Empowering People To Dream

24-Mar-2016 | Susan Galer

Can community-based programs that foster self-sufficiency help break the cycle of poverty?  This is the fundamental belief behind Project Concern International (PCI), a California-based nonprofit org

Stepping Stones Helps Botswana Youth Achieve A Sustainable Future

1-Mar-2016 | Susan Galer

The village of Mochudi, Botswana is almost 7,700 miles from my hometown in the United States, and about a million miles away in terms of opportunities for young people intent on earning a living. L


Why It’s Imperative To Embrace The Algorithms In Our Future

27-Jan-2016 | Susan Galer

Remember Hal, the computer run amok in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey? Forget him. The human vs. machine battle is so 20th century. Technology is not the other. It is an integral part of ho

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Are Employees The Biggest Roadblock To Digital Transformation?

21-Jan-2016 | Susan Galer

According to the latest research findings, talent is threatening to become the major bottleneck of the next digital era, when connectivity changes everything. The study, entitled Skills for Digital Tr

Human Resources New Year’s Resolutions 2016

12-Jan-2016 | Susan Galer

Companies are entering what optimists predict will be a year of full-fledged digital transformation, reshaping everything including how organizations manage their biggest assets – people. Here are t