Glint-LinkedIn: Worker sentiment informs management
28 min

Polling fatigue is normal in the runup to a presidential election. Employers are finding ways to tap into worker sentiment less obtrusively. Glint-LinkedIn equips firms with survey tools and AI analytics to keep tabs on the collective mental state of their employees. Justin Black, head of people science at LinkedIn, explains the potential benefits: productivity gains, a more engaged workforce, and less burnout; and the pitfalls: disengagement and a loss of trust. Covid-19, social strife, and the strains of remote work raise the stakes.

PwC's accounting podcast
PwC's accounting podcast
What’s next in tech for finance? Investing in the cloud
Technology continues to reshape our world and has been accelerated by the pandemic. As you rethink processes for the new environment, you may be asking how technology can help improve efficiency and effectiveness. This podcast is the next episode in the second season of our What’s next? podcast series for CFOs, controllers — anyone in finance. This season we’re focusing on what’s next in tech for the finance professional — discussing the benefits of technology through the lens of the finance function. In this episode, host Heather Horn sits down with Paul Gaynor, leader of PwC’s Technology Consulting and Alliances businesses, and Scott Behrens, a PwC partner and information technology leader, to better understand the ways cloud-based business solutions are modernizing the workday.  Topics include: * *1:00 - How businesses are using cloud technology. *Whether it’s better analytics and the presentation of data, or having the ability to quickly develop new applications, we begin with an overview of how the cloud is transforming the way businesses run. * *4:25 - Solving today’s problems. *Every functional area within the business can leverage cloud capabilities to drive transformation and growth. We discuss how cloud technologies have evolved from being just a cost-saving play.        * *11:49 - Adopting a new way of working. *As businesses move into the cloud, it’s important to manage this new investment. We discuss the  behaviors and procedures organizations should have in place.    * *28:55 - The future of cloud technology.* Cloud technology has given organizations the opportunity to rethink how to run their business—and that’s exciting. We close with a look at how the cloud will drive new products, business models, and a digitally-enabled workforce. Paul Gaynor is the Global Technology and Alliance Consulting Leader with responsibility for setting PwC’s network Technology and Alliance Consulting vision and strategy. Previously, Paul led the US Technology Sector and Management Consulting capabilities for Technology, Information Communication and Entertainment, and Consumer, Industrial Products sectors. In addition, Paul served as the Global Relationship Partner for several Technology clients, and was team member in building PwC’s working capital and revenue assurance businesses. Scott Behrens is a PwC partner with Strategy& and its Information Technology leader. With proven credentials in technology strategy and the alignment of IT strategies with associated business goals, Scott has extensive experience improving business performance through the design of new strategies and the creation of new capabilities and assets that support sustained value. Scott has significant experience in the analysis of process and technology architectures and in the quantification and direct capture of business benefits for the continued success of an organization. Heather Horn is PwC’s National office thought leader, responsible for developing our communications strategy and conveying firm positions on accounting and financial reporting matters. She is the engaging host of PwC’s accounting and reporting weekly podcast and quarterly webcast series, as well as periodic webcasts for the power and utilities industry. With over 25 years of experience, Heather’s accounting and auditing expertise includes financial instruments and rate-regulated accounting.
32 min
Supply Chain Now
Supply Chain Now
Supply Chain Now
POV from the Manufacturing C-Suite: Allison Krache Giddens with Win-Tech, Inc.
This episode of Supply Chain Now features Allison Krache Giddens. Allison has been with Win-Tech, a veteran-owned small business and aerospace precision machine shop, for 14 years, recently buying the company from her mentor and Win-Tech’s Founder, Dennis Winslow. She and her business partner, John Hudson now serve as Co-Presidents, leading the 32-year old company through the pandemic. She holds undergraduate degrees in psychology and criminal justice from the University of Georgia, a Masters in Conflict Management from Kennesaw State University, a Masters in Manufacturing from Georgia Institute of Technology, and a Certificate of Finance from the University of Georgia. She also holds certificates in Google Analytics, event planning, and Cybersecurity Risk Management from Harvard online. Allison founded the Georgia Chapter of Women in Manufacturing and currently serves as Vice-Chair. She serves on the Chattahoochee Technical College Foundation Board as its Secretary, the liveSAFE Resources Board of Directors as Resource Development Co-Chair, and on the Leadership Cobb Alumni Association Board as Membership Chair and is also a member of Cobb Executive Women. She is on the Board for the Cobb Chamber of Commerce’s Northwest Area Councils. Allison runs The Dave Krache Foundation, a non-profit that helps pay sports fees for local kids in need. Upcoming Events & Resources Mentioned in this Episode: Subscribe to Supply Chain Now and ALL Supply Chain Now Programming Here: Leave a review for Supply Chain Now: Connect with Scott on LinkedIn: Connect with Greg on LinkedIn: Connect with Allison on LinkedIn: Supply Chain Now Ranked #3 Supply Chain YouTube Channel: Download the Q3 2020 U.S. Bank Freight Payment Index: Check Out News From Our Sponsors: U.S. Bank: Capgemini: Vector Global Logistics: Verusen: This episode was hosted by Greg White and Scott Luton. For additional information, please visit our dedicated show page at:
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