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  • Enterprise IT at Cloud Speed

    Enterprise IT at Cloud Speed

    Here's why hybrid IT speed is critical for business success. Markus Herber | Hewlett Packard Enterprise In digital business, speed is critical to gaining a competitive advantage. That’s why rapid...

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  • What Skydiving Taught Me About Mentorship

    What Skydiving Taught Me About Mentorship

    Personal growth begins with humility. Diana Tsai | Veterati I had an epiphany about mentorship after throwing myself out of a plane (solo) at 13,000 feet on my seventh skydive in three days. To...

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  • 3 Questions to Help You Live a Purposeful Life

    3 Questions to Help You Live a Purposeful Life

    Finding the right answers in life often starts with asking the right questions. Paolo Gallo | World Economic Forum My dad made a major commitment to my twin sister and I when he promised to be...

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  • A Greener Fashion Industry – and a Brighter Future

    A Greener Fashion Industry – and a Brighter Future

    This is what a sustainability makeover looks like. JK Rha | UPS Sustainability is a buzzword in today’s business world. That’s because it’s no longer a choice – but a requirement – for remaining...

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  • America Deserves a Modern Transportation System

    America Deserves a Modern Transportation System

    Here are five ways to improve transportation and infrastructure in the e-commerce era. Tom Jensen | UPS At UPS, we see the impacts of lagging infrastructure investment in real time, as 85,000 UPS...

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  • How to Read a Cardboard Box

    How to Read a Cardboard Box

    Every box tells a story if you know how to decipher it. Mary Roach | Bestselling Author People whose profession involves cardboard boxes — making, packing and shipping things in them — don’t say...

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  • Global E-Commerce Fraud – Are Your Customers Real?

    Global E-Commerce Fraud – Are Your Customers Real?

    Here are four tips to reduce risk in the e-commerce space. Yursil Kidwai | UPS E-commerce brings many opportunities to quickly reach more customers nationwide and across the globe. It also brings...

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  • Evolving Nanoscale Communication

    Evolving Nanoscale Communication

    As molecular biology, nanoscale engineering and robotics converge, we can better target problems in the human body. Mike Liebhold | Institute for the Future Today networks of smart devices have...

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  • Gearing Up for 21st Century Supply Chains

    Gearing Up for 21st Century Supply Chains

    Intuitive networks hold great potential for businesses — if they seize the opportunity. Juan Perez | UPS The way we move goods has never been static. In the 1940s, innovation meant streamlining...

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  • Welcome to the Age of the Super-Powered Shopper

    Welcome to the Age of the Super-Powered Shopper

    Let's take a trip down e-commerce memory lane. Here are seven ways e-commerce has changed over time. Yura Choung | UPS Longitudes In 1979, Michael Aldrich connected a telephone line to a...

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  • Tame the Beast

    Tame the Beast

    You might need a specialist to conquer your greatest foe – transportation. Paul Trudgian | Paul Trudgian Supply Chain & Logistics Consultancy Those of us operating in the supply chain world are...

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  • Shopping Redefined

    Shopping Redefined

    Complex technologies and strategies produce a surprisingly simple approach. Louis DeJianne | UPS The retail and logistics industries have developed a number of terms to define how consumers...

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  • Now is the Time to Invent Cleaner Technology

    Now is the Time to Invent Cleaner Technology

    Improving today’s energy technologies can provide a healthier and more secure future. David Danielson | Breakthrough Energy Ventures The extent to which we support energy innovation today will...

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  • New Manufacturing Jobs Require New Manufacturing Skills

    New Manufacturing Jobs Require New Manufacturing Skills

    With a focus on reskilling, education and training, technology won’t control the manufacturing workforce. Lisa Campbell | Autodesk Making spare parts doesn’t sound like ground zero for a...

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  • It’s About Connecting, Not Delivering

    It’s About Connecting, Not Delivering

    Preparing for the post-Uber effect: Here’s how transportation companies can get ahead of the next disruption. Edouard Barreiro | UPS Plenty of companies fear being uberized. By uberized, I mean a...

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  • Turning the Linear Circular: The Future of the Global Economy

    Turning the Linear Circular: The Future of the Global Economy

    When circular-economy models are combined with IoT, efficiency skyrockets. Mark Esposito | Harvard University Institutions, both in the private and public sector, can always reap the benefits of...

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  • IoT and the Future of Consumer Products Manufacturing

    IoT and the Future of Consumer Products Manufacturing

    Why revenue growth is IoT’s surprising side effect. Charlie Covert | UPS Of all that the Internet of Things (IoT) promises, manufacturers seem most focused on supply chain efficiency, and with...

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  • How Free Trade Agreements Affect You

    How Free Trade Agreements Affect You

    Evaluating current trade agreements may uncover new international opportunities. Bill Ansley | UPS Perhaps you are familiar with free trade agreements (FTA) that pertain to your home country or...

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  • Plastic Opportunities for Change

    Plastic Opportunities for Change

    We need practical and scalable solutions to tackle plastic challenges. Douglas Woodring | Ocean Recovery Alliance Creating a perfect world of circulating resources is an enormous challenge, but...

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  • Transforming the Global Supply Chain

    Transforming the Global Supply Chain

    Yesterday's supply chain won't survive in today's business world. Steve Laughlin | IBM To save costs and decrease turnaround time, manufacturers typically turn to the supply chain. They break it...

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