Innovating the Profession of Arms: Education for Defense Innovation
The Department of Defense needs an innovation education overhaul. The Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Report from the Defense Innovation Unit notes: “[w]e live in an era in which technology competition is the new global battleground. Our adversaries are investing heavily, acting nimbly, and building strategically….
Measuring Cyber Risk
Given the media attention to recent attacks, the growing role of nation states, and the vulnerabilities of our nation’s critical infrastructure, cybersecurity is moving from a sometimes-overlooked subsector of technology to a critical business function. Organizations not only need to take cybersecurity seriously, its effectiveness…
NFTs – web3 and social 2.0
Having spent the last decade on the front lines of corporate marketing, I have had to become comfortable with the notion that social media is a mirror of humanity. It brings to light the best and worst aspects of the human condition. But it also…
The Promise of Web3 and Cryptocurrency
If you follow the tech industry today, you are probably overwhelmed by the daily deluge of news on blockchain and cryptocurrency. The hype is somewhat justified – early adopters and investors have made generational wealth buying and mining bitcoin, ethereum and other tokens over the…
Understanding the Cyber-Weapons Arms Race and your risk
It’s time to examine your IT budget allocations If anyone still needs convincing that cyber threats merit focused attention from business leaders, look no further than the 2021 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year. Nicole Perlroth’s in-depth analysis and walk through the…
ProjectReady: The Time To Prepare For The IIJA Is Now
What is the impact of President Biden’s Infrastructure Bill? At Grayline we are always seeking to share the best ideas and innovation from across our core industries. In the fall of 2021, President Biden signed into law one of the largest pieces of infrastructure bill…
Is it Better to be a Specialist or Generalist?
Is it better to specialize or be a generalist? This question is one that most people often have to ponder at the start of their career and career progresses. In the corporate world, you’re either a specialist or a generalist. In my post on How…
Globalization and the Future of Supply Chains
Our globally connected system provides for efficiency and scale but also adds risk and fragility. These risks have largely been hidden, but cracks in the system are beginning to emerge, and supply chain resilience has become an issue of intense focus across industrial sectors.
Human Capital Innovation
As organizations around the world continue to compete for scarce talents to fill vacant roles, proactive human resources strategies are required to effectively leverage talent and internal innovation.
Leadership and Change Management
Observations from recent engagements and keynotes with respect to Grayline’s central focus of helping leaders and teams develop and implement data-informed strategic solutions.