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2020 Predictions – Technology Potential

As we discussed in our 2020 predictions – human potential, there is a lot of energy focused on the potential for technology advancements to gain a stronger foothold in corporate America. Forrester’s 2020 predictions highlights a number of these technology trends they believe will have an impact in the coming year. IT departments have been … Continued

Understanding the Cloud

By now pretty much everyone has a general understanding of the cloud. According to IDG, 90% of companies will be using a cloud model in 2019. Whether you’re looking to save money, recognize operational and management efficiencies, or want to improve your archival or disaster recovery process, the cloud has matured in security and reliability, … Continued

Job Growth Created by Technology

We recently wrote about the future of job automation, which led us to an interesting study by McKinsey Global Institute, Jobs lost, jobs gained: Workforce transitions in a time of automation. Technology has improved our lives and increased our productivity, but these advancements also come at the cost of jobs in some sectors. Their key … Continued

Building a Successful Digital Strategy

Strategic planning is difficult. Not only because of the pace of technological change today, but because it tends to drive incremental change instead of innovative change. A recent article in McKinsey Quarterly speaks to this challenge. Specifically, it focuses on the complexity of building a successful digital strategy. Digital strategy development is a challenge for … Continued

Executive Understanding of Cloud Migration

If asked about “moving to the cloud”, most CEOs and boards will tell you they are. After all, you can improve your computing speed, scale up or down on demand, and reduce capital expenses. But the truth is, it’s not as easy as it sounds and you need to understand the true complexity of cloud … Continued

The Future of Job Automation

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) have reignited the conversation around job loss due to automation. While many of these articles offer little insight beyond clickbait headlines, the truth is no one is sure how AI, ML, and other new technologies will affect overall employment. Even the experts can’t agree. Harvard Business Review (HBR) … Continued

Can AI Replace my Executive Recruiter?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is here to stay. It’s impact is being felt by every industry…from manufacturing to healthcare to financial services to food and beverage. Recruiting has already seen AI introduced in a variety of areas including the writing of job descriptions, web scans to identify potential candidates, chat bots during the application process, just … Continued

Do I need a CISO?

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), a role that barely existed when the calendar rolled over to the year 2000. While it’s a relatively new role in the C-suite, it’s fast becoming one of the most important. The number and sophistication of cyber attacks keeps increasing, and companies are finding it hard to keep up. The … Continued

Technology, Media and Telecommunications Recruiting Needs

Technology, Media, and Telecommunications recruiting needs can be a challenge. The speed at which the industries evolve and change is faster than any other. Understanding the landscape and keeping up with trends is just part of how Sheer Velocity can help you identify, hire, and onboard executive candidates that meet your needs. To that end, … Continued