We’ve talked about the Top 5 Challenges facing every supplier diversity program and shared some of the secrets of top performing programs. Today we’ll be highlighting four of DiversityInc’s Top 15 Companies for Supplier Diversity and discovering what makes their programs special.
There are thousands of different supplier diversity programs out there. While it is certainly true that success looks different from business to business, we’ve noticed a few qualities that are common among some of the top performers in the supplier diversity community.
Supplier diversity program management is an especially unique and challenging role. It requires flexibility and a combination of very broad and very specific knowledge about your own business and that of your suppliers.
Most businesses have large amounts of data, after all, but they don’t trust it or know how to use it to their advantage. It may be held in separate systems that don’t communicate with one another. Different areas of the business have different information on the same suppliers, and it takes hours to pull together the most basic reports.
This week we'll touch on the basics of creating an economic impact analysis—how do businesses usually organize the information? What might your first analysis look like?
It's no secret that proving the impact of your supplier diversity program can be a struggle. We all know that supplier diversity benefits are real, but what’s the best way to show them? Your program can't be successful if you don't understand your suppliers, and understanding your suppliers depends on how well you analyze and collect data.
By now we've all heard that data scientist is the "sexiest job in America." I should know... meaning sometimes I read the New York Times.
Do you ever wonder how you can get money from any ATM and yet we can’t go from one health provider to another, even in the same town, and have them be able to access something as simple as our phone number from another clinic? Here are our insights on why that is.
As I’m writing this, I’m sitting in the Onebridge break room with my colleagues enjoying a beer. After nearly 3 years here, it’s still an unusual feeling.
As information increasingly became electronic, in 2003 the HIPAA security rule was added and is more important than ever in this new era of cyber attacks. As organizations continue to work with reduced budgets and leaner teams, meticulous oversight requiring highly skilled resources becomes difficult and costly.
Have you ever received a reminder call for someone who wasn’t you? Or two people stood up in the waiting room at your doctor’s office because they were both named Bob, when the medical assistant called the first name? When a patient presents to a healthcare facility, he or she will be registered by the facility and medical history will be requested from other providers.
ITO (IT Outsourcing) has many possibilities for organizations and understanding it’s full scope of work and potential for success is important. Many organizations consider outsourcing for their custom developed applications. However, often the right resources aren’t devoted to the application portfolio.
What makes your data valuable? What are the obstacles preventing rapid time-to-value? How do you truly achieve rapid value from Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics? If you have found yourself asking these questions about your organization’s data, you are not alone.
In a seamlessly ending stream of articles and studies, thought-leaders are providing employee engagement insights for enabling an organization’s workforce to do ‘great work.’ It is with these insights that companies are hoping to alter their strategies to attract and retain “top talent;” to be a desirable employer in the eyes of the growing millennial and post-millennial workers.
The agile approach to software development focuses on delivering incremental value to customers in quick iterative product creation and enhancement. Agile methods push developers to gather feedback constantly so that they maximize the benefit of their efforts and minimize waste – rework and failed adoption by users.