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Event Report: isolved Connect 2021

The First Of The In Person HR Tech Vendor Conferences Was A Resounding Success On September 19th, isolved kicked off its user conference isolved Connect at the Diplomat Hotel in Hollywood, Florida. Amidst a very socially distant and pandemic protocol safe ballroom, more than 900 HR professionals, technologists,and partners gathered to hear the latest announcements and see the latest updates to the software.
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17 UN SDGs

Big Idea: ESG Solutions Address the Impending ESG Imperative

This Big Idea report examines environmental, social, and governance (ESG) solutions and offerings. Growing interest in supporting a wide range of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has led to new frameworks that address areas from climate change to employee compensation. Early adopters should use this report to identify the key trends that provide ESG capabilities as well as the market trends and forces shaping the future of ESG
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CCP China Cryptocurrency Ban

News Analysis: Unpacking CCP China's Crypto Crackdown

From Crypto Friendly To Crypto Non Grata The policy makers in the CCP now consider cryptocurrencies as a considerable threat to CCP China's quest to become both a global reserve currency and an opportunity to dethrone the dollar. Just a few years back, the CCP government may have thought that crytpos would help unseed the dollar, but something has changed...
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Scales of Justice

Monday's Musings: Get Ready For Big Government Vs Big Tech

THE AGE OF BIG TECH REGULATIONS HAS ARRIVED

Governments across the world seek to rein in the digital giants for political, economic, and societal rationale. While most digital giants have not flaunted the law, the public perception of their enormous size, massive scale, and unfair compe

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Department of Justice

News Analysis: Inside The Proposed Digital Giant Anti-Trust Bills

On Friday, June 11th, US lawmakers unveiled a series of five bills designed to limit the influence and power of the digital giants.  After years of lengthy investigation by the House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust, these bills targeted Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and any future company

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5G Tower

Trends: What Telco and CSP Leaders Must Consider For 2022

Telcos and CSPs Shift Strategies While Battling The Digital Giants The past two decades has seen a rash of market consolidation activity led by telecommunication organizations in their quest for manifest destiny. The thesis to dominate content, distribution channels, technology platforms, and customer network made sense in the non-digital age.
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Data Supremacy

Big Idea: Compete on Data Supremacy

DDDN's Are The Heart Of Data Supremacy Here’s what I mean, because data is the foundation and first priority of every Data-Driven Digital Network (DDDN) that wants to grow, you have to understand how the data is shared, monetized, and controlled–so identifying the biggest pools of quality data and how that data is consumed is essential.
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Alexander The Great

Big Idea: Decision Velocity

Guess what Alexander the Great's success on the battlefield is often credited to? SPEED of decision-making or decision velocity.
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Winner Takes All

Big idea: The Digital Giant Ethos

Today's Startups Are Designed To Be Monopolies On Day One From day one, startups are designed to dominate markets, overthrow existing Fortune 500's, and emerge as a monopoly. Sector after sector has become a winner-takes-all — or two-winners-take-all — bloodbath:
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Partnerships

Big Idea: Consortiums Often Fail, But Joint Venture Startups Will Challenge Digital Giants

Learn From The Failure Of Consortiums Consortiums of independent companies have a high failure rate, despite their potential power. @Constellation Research studied the history of 100 consortiums, shared services models, trading networks, and open source communities. All attempted to bring together companies for their self-interest, yet 99% of these coalitions failed!
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