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What Everybody Ought to Know About Working from Home – Advice from Darren A. Smith, CEO of Making Business Matter (MBM)

COVID19 has challenged businesses to rethink remote working, yet many have no idea how to work from home productively, manage their wellbeing, and avoid isolation. The UK had 4.2 million people that work from home, which is 13.9% of the workforce, according to the Office of National Statistics survey in 2014[1]. Social distancing means that… Read More »

StarLeaf supports business continuity during coronavirus crisis including launch of free-to-use collaboration services

London, March 12 2020, StarLeaf, the global provider of meeting room solutions and video conferencing services for enterprises, today announced measures for supporting customers and new users to maintain business continuity and to enable remote working for all employees during the coronavirus crisis. The plans involve a number of new product and service offerings including… Read More »

Price Transparency in Health Care Is Coming to the US — But Will It Matter? – Harvard Business Review

Executive Summary President Trump has instructed federal agencies to use their authority (established in part under provisions of the Affordable Care Act, which the administration regards as unconstitutional) to develop federal rules requiring disclosure of hospital prices in consumer-friendly, electronic form. This would include not just the list prices that hospitals purport to charge but… Read More »

The Executive’s Guide to Emerging Business Technologies

Getty Getty Over the years, I’ve spoken with countless executives and students about the promise and perils of emerging business technologies. The sessions always begin with: “what are the operational and strategic problems you want to solve?” The technologies represent a growing toolbox of opportunities to solve the problems – though sometimes there’s not an obvious match… Read More »