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If you’re looking for a comprehensive guide on the best organizational practices for a post-pandemic future, look no further. This roadmap by Mckinsey & Company has it all.”Future-ready companies share 3 characteristics: 1. They know who they are and what they stand for; 2. They operate with a fixation on speed and simplicity; 3. And they grow by scaling up their ability to learn, innovate, and seek good ideas regardless of their origin. By embracing these fundamentals—through the nine organizational imperatives that underpin them—companies will improve their odds of thriving in the next normal.”

According to this Bain research, some MedTech companies are more likely to outperform their peers during and after the crisis. The difference between these winning firms? They’re category leaders. Learn how, with a focus on category leadership rather than scale, MedTech companies can build market-leading positions and see attractive returns, accelerating ahead of the competition and out of the downturn.

A big moment for Women in Tech! At 31, Bumble’s CEO Whitney Wold Herd will be the youngest woman to lead a company through an IPO. A tech company outlier, over 70% of Bumble’s board is made up of women. Read about this WIT milestone, Herd’s story, and Bumble’s strategy for its business decision in this CNN Business news story.

Everything is changing at the speed of light these days, especially in the realm of Supply Chain. Read on to learn how vehicle, robotic, and software automation altered the supply chain landscape in a matter of months according to ABI Research. These changes are expected to continue as both consumer and business digital and contactless behaviors become entrenched.

Want to stay current with the state of cloud computing? Read this article by Paul Gillin to hear about edge computing, distributed cloud, and the now-mainstream use of software containers. Paul Gillin is the Senior Editor for Wikibon’s micro-analysis team; he has 23 years experience in tech journalism, including his time as founding editor-in-chief of B2B technology publisher TechTarget as well as editor-in-chief and executive editor of the technology weekly Computerworld. 

According to AccountingToday, tax prep and finance companies are saving massive hours in tax prep leveraging RPA — 2,500 to 3,200 hours per year on average. CPAs are leveraging RPA to augment their roles, not be replaced by them, to focus on higher-value work.

Interesting analysis from Computerworld (careful for the ads) outlining what employees are entitled to in this work from home reality we have all gotten very used to. The seven rights are outlined as “articles” that include employers paying for business equipment, flexible work hours and much more.