At its core, design thinking is a human-centered process for creative problem solving that encourages organizations to keep a focus on the key stakeholders the current problem involves. If implemented correctly, design thinking leads to more innovation, better products, services, and internal processes.
For Sheila Kloefkorn, it wasn’t enough to be the founder and CEO of business-to-business marketing agency KEO Marketing. She also wanted to give back to businesses whose owners may only dream of being where she is now.
When the pandemic sent the workforce to home offices, most law firms quickly started scanning daily mail to email inboxes. Facilities management or mailroom staff went into the office and cobbled together a new work process to accommodate this method of digital delivery. But delivering scanned mail via the email system compromises the security, compliance and the integrity of the process.
Honeywell (Nasdaq: HON) today announced it has agreed to acquire privately held US Digital Designs, Inc., a Tempe, Ariz.-based company, for a purchase multiple of ~14X EBITDA in an all-cash transaction. The company delivers alerting and dispatch communications solutions, which enhance first responders’ efficacy and enable faster emergency response times.
IT is an admittedly broad field with sub-specialties that range from computer support to software development. Still, some key skills apply across the industry. According to Kevin Meylor, Vice President of Application Engineering at University of Phoenix (UOPX), the most important skill, especially in software development, is the ability to quickly learn and implement new things.
Turbocharge your marketing and communication strategy! Leading through communication requires more than just listening and responding to team members, though that’s a great place to start. KEO Marketing CEO Sheila Kloefkorn shares the Top 10 effective communication strategies that should become parts of your everyday life.