I am human capital: Chris Willis at TEDx Muskegon

If people are an organization’s greatest asset, why do so many businesses still treat them as a liability? When faced with business downturn or disruption, workforce cuts are wide, deep, and often feel indiscriminate to those left to deal with collateral damage. No wonder the term “Human Capital” is associated with an interchangeable cog in…

12 Things Your People Won’t Tell You They Need to Succeed

Whether you call it process improvement, transformation,  or integration … pretty much any successful enterprise performance initiative requires an artful blend of People, Process, and Technology. When it comes to Rollout Process and implementation, Project Managers focus on the Project Plan and IT is all over the Technology side of the equation. But how do…

BIG DATA – An Epic Failure?

A recent Forbes article  predicts the Big Data Market will reach $16.1 Billion in 2014 – growing 6 times faster than the general IT market.  This poses the questions – how many of you are ready for this?  Have you even started leveraging your “big data?”  Reflecting on my own recent conversations with Fortune 1000…

Media 1 Releases Free Return On People eBook

In August, Media 1 CEO Chris Willis introduced The Return On People eBook, demonstrating to senior executives how to utilize Human Capital Analytics for competitive advantage and risk management. A recent press release explores the core material in the eBook, and provides the reader with salient features of ROP methodology.