Succession planning pays off

Posted by on May 1, 2012 in Trends, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Though he says he isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, Steve Roell, Chief Executive Officer of Johnson Controls, Inc., recently told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel he spends a considerable amount of time on succession planning. From the story: “…He calls it employee development — evaluating the top 100 or so executives in the company on a matrix of nearly three dozen personal attributes and strengths that are needed to be a global leader for the multinational...

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Recruit execs who understand business intel

Posted by on Apr 18, 2012 in Trends, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Demand for business intelligence across industries and around the world is growing fast — and workers who are uniquely skilled to gather, analyze and report such mission-critical information are poised to lead their markets. Global sales of business intelligence (BI) tools generated $10.5 billion in revenue in 2010 — up 13.4 percent over the previous year, according to market research firm Gartner. Industry experts agree that smart BI tools are only one part of an important equation. For...

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