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TabTimes / October 8, 2013
Citrix, Prezi, SAP and SlideShark are among the apps selected as finalists across 18 different categories in the second edition of the Tabby Awards for Business.
The Tabby Awards for Business, the only competition for the best business and enterprise apps for iPad, Android and Windows 8 tablets, announced its Finalists today in its second competition.
The Tabby Awards for Business received submissions this year from a dozen countries: Australia, Canada, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Poland, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States.
In the last few weeks,
Brad Power / Harvard Business Review / May 17, 2013
We don’t often think about the way we usually operate at work, whether we’re performing an informal five-step process for evaluating a new proposal, or setting priorities for managing our time. But our ability to improve the ways we do things depends on defining and shaping our daily habits of mind and practice — our “standard work.”
Consider the experience of my friend Lynn Kelley, who joined Union Pacific Railroad, the largest railroad network in the United States with 46,000 employees, as vice president of continuous improvement about two years ago. When sheRead More
JP Donlon / May 6, 2013
In its ninth annual survey of CEO opinion about the best and worst states in which to do business, 736 CEOs—the highest response on record—rendered their verdict. Business leaders were asked to grade states with which they are familiar on a variety of competitive metrics that CEOs themselves regard as critical. These include: 1) taxation and regulation; 2) quality of workforce; and 3) living environment. The tax and regulatory grade includes a measure of how CEOs grade a state’s attitude toward business, a key indicator.
In the minds of most leaders, a state’s friendliness is closelyRead More