What is a Data Ethicist and Should Your Company Hire One?

May 8, 2019

Many consumers don’t realize the extent to which companies collect and use their information. The emerging “data ethicist” role helps companies weigh these ethical considerations and more.

Overcoming Barriers to AI Adoption: Experts Weigh In

May 6, 2019

While results from a recent Forbes Insights survey show enthusiasm around AI’s potential, the numbers also indicate potential fragmentation in its adoption. Data management and security, company culture, customer experience and more are being weighed in the balance toward a comprehensive data strategy.

Forget the Pool Table—Innovation Is a Brutal Business

April 18, 2019

Workplace innovation is a serious business. An innovative culture requires discipline and a high level of competence, along with the humility to hear you’re wrong until you get it right. What does it take to lead in this tough environment? It’s more than a well-placed pool table.

What Does Innovation Look Like When You’re Solving the World’s Toughest Problems?

March 27, 2019

President and CEO Dr. Ken Gabriel leads us through an insider’s look at what motivates Draper’s employees and how this ties back to the company’s strong culture, appreciation of diversity and push toward innovation.

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Five Ways to Recruit and Retain Gen Z

January 28, 2019

Gen Z, true digital natives born post-1996, are entering the workforce with skills and expectations that require rethinking current hiring and workforce paradigms.

Episode 24: The Railroad…Where Innovation Produces Profit

Duration 19:38

Sometimes the best way to get ahead in business is to think small. Compared to the multi-billion-dollar titans in their industry, Rio Grande Pacific is more nimble, reactive, and able to communicate more closely with the niche market they serve. On this episode, Rio Grande Pacific CIO Jason Brown shares how his IT department mixes traditional IT, marketing and customer service to drive innovation. Because IT can become a profit center for any business… if you have the right mindset.