5 Tips for Engaging Students in Online Discussions

Class discussion matters. Students learn better when they’re actively engaged with class material, with other students, and with their instructor. In the online classroom, class discussion boards are a critical piece of your pedagogy. It’s here that students share ideas, make connections, and dig more deeply into course material. And while instructors can bring their … Continue reading 5 Tips for Engaging Students in Online Discussions

The Future of Work: Generation Z

Generation Z has arrived. Sixty-one million strong in the U.S. alone, they will comprise 30% of the workforce by 2030. They are more diverse, more educated, and more technologically adept than any previous generation. And they are poised to join the workforce at a moment of unprecedented change. The future of work will be more … Continue reading The Future of Work: Generation Z

A Better Way to Manage Affiliation Verification for Healthcare Credentialing?

We believe that applying technology to business problems can achieve great results. It’s why we do what we do. But we also understand that some processes are more resistant to automation than others. And there’s no better example of that than the slow evolution of medical credentialing. Yes, technology–particularly the internet–has improved the credentialing process. … Continue reading A Better Way to Manage Affiliation Verification for Healthcare Credentialing?

CRM has gotten smarter…

... And that's good news for higher education. There was probably a time when the thought of treating students like customers sent a chill down your spine. It’s true that the big ERPs at institutions helped streamline processes and improve services, but CRM? That was a sales technology. A tool to help close more deals … Continue reading CRM has gotten smarter…

How Agile is Your Supply Chain?

Today it’s not just about the transaction. With rising consumer expectations driving global disruption, the how is as important as the what and the when. For your business to thrive, it will need end-to-end supply chain integration and visibility—with intelligent solutions to help you respond faster, predict accurately, and plan responsibly. You can find the … Continue reading How Agile is Your Supply Chain?

The Science of Fairness

The Science of Fairness: Using Pre-Hire Assessments to Reduce Bias and Build a More Diverse Workplace Race, ethnicity, religion, and national origin. Age, gender, and gender expression. Sexual orientation and social identity. Disability, education, life experience, and ways of thinking. Socio-economic status, veteran status, and local and regional differences.  In the United States especially, diversity … Continue reading The Science of Fairness

GDPR Compliance

25 MAY 2018. The date is likely on your calendar. Flagged. In red. And you’re probably doing everything you can to make sure your organization is ready to comply with the General Data Protection Compliance Regulation (GDPR) when it goes into full effect this year. But the GDPR is a complex regulation, designed to shift … Continue reading GDPR Compliance

Assessing Your HR Tech

Assessing your HR and Recruiting Technology Stack  The people business has been transformed by technology. Most of the time, it helps talent acquisition  professionals work better, smarter, and faster. But the pace of change keeps accelerating. It might be time to take a closer look at your technology stack to be sure it’s doing what … Continue reading Assessing Your HR Tech

The Gig Economy

Part I. Work is changing. Fast. Once upon a time, work looked something like this: Recruiters posted jobs, collected resumes, and determined who might be a good fit, screening out unsuitable candidates before passing along those that rose to the top. Once hired, employees entered into long-term arrangements with their employers, agreeing to be available, … Continue reading The Gig Economy


Language is a slippery thing. Case in point: the shifting use of the word "alternative." There was a time when the adjective signaled thoughtful, if sometimes impatient, opposition. "Alternative press," "alternative lifestyle," "alternative rock," "alt-academy," even "alternative universe." Each, in its way, spoke to power, expressing a desire for a more comprehensive worldview: reporting that took into … Continue reading Alt-Marketing?