Archive For The “Operational Effectiveness” Category

Introduction to Statistical Reasoning (A Guide)

By | May 26, 2013


Curious about the very basic stuff a high-functioning journalist or business analyst ought to know about statistics?

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Relative Risk: Managing the Muddle in the Middle

By | March 17, 2013

risk management

Smart risk management helps insulate you from the worst consequences of recklessness.

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Let Your Psychology Determine a Parallel or Serial Approach to Big Projects

By | February 24, 2013


It’s easier to give time to one big thing in an otherwise hectic life, than to try to do a whole bunch of little things that you can’t keep straight in your own mind.

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Pen Computing for Professionals

By | February 17, 2013


A pen-based computer enhances productivity. Once you start to use a stylus with your tablet, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it.

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Are You Insured?

By | February 3, 2013

Given the low cost for most business liability plans, it’s foolish to ignore insurance as a way of protecting your business from the costs associated with lawsuits.

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The Vision Thing: Signs You Don’t Have It

By | January 27, 2013


Visionaries neither lead nor follow. Rather, they see the world as it is — divorced of hype and hope — and follow a path that, five years hence, will seem brilliant. Even if today, it doesn’t.

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Achieve Your 2013 Goals Using Maxims of Behavior

By | December 30, 2012


By all means, plan and plot and set goals. Such is eminently salutary. But don’t skimp on the “how.” Develop your own list of behavioral maxims that govern the way you’ll tackle your goals and circumvent your obstacles.

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Analytics, Informatics and Distinctions That Aren’t Distinctions

By | December 2, 2012

Within the rarified field of information analysis, several different skillsets must be baked together to eke the most wisdom from raw data. There’s no inherent right way to do it, but there are several ingredients that are integral to the recipe — although their ratios may change to taste.

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Ten Ways to Improve Your Organization’s Data Competence

By | November 11, 2012


Ten quick thoughts about making your enterprise more data savvy.

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5 Ways to Keep Organized with Microsoft OneNote

By | November 4, 2012

OneNote’s deep hooks into Windows and Outlook and it’s high degree of customization makes this app an ideal tool knowledge and task management.

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