Strategic Thinking

Formulates objectives and priorities, and implements plans consistent with long-term interests of the organization in a global environment. Capitalizes on opportunities and manages risks.

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Highlights

18th Annual Talent Management Strategies Conference - San Diego

February 06 - 07, 2018 |(San Diego, CA)

Perform Into the Future

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Rethinking Innovation Spending: What the data on intangible investment reveals

December 2017

Businesses around the world face a need to better quantify the financial impact of their innovation investments. But our research reveals that companies miss up to four-fifths of their spending on innovation, making any accurate calculation of return difficult. This report outlines a holistic approach for more accurate assessment of innovation spending.

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Why "Big Data" Is Better for Understanding Human Behavior

February 21, 2018

What can big data tell us that survey data do not? Join us for a conversation with author Seth Stephens-Davidowitz about his book, Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are. CPE credit available

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Boards and the Weakest Link in Third-Party Information Security Risk Management

(On Governance, January 2018)

In a business environment where the weakest link in an ecosystem can jeopardize the entire community, effectively governing and managing third party risk takes on greater importance.

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Publications

  • Rethinking Innovation Spending: What the data on intangible investment reveals

    December 2017

    Businesses around the world face a need to better quantify the financial impact of their innovation investments. But our research reveals that companies miss up to four-fifths of their spending on innovation, making any accurate calculation of return difficult. This report outlines a holistic approach for more accurate assessment of innovation spending.

  • Sustainability Practices 2017 Key Findings

    December 2017

    Third-party verification of the claims in sustainability reports is on the rise, which is helping investors make better-informed decisions about companies’ risks and opportunities. But companies could still be much more transparent. 

  • Sustainability Practices Dashboard

    December 2017

    The Conference Board Sustainability Practices Dashboard analyzes the most recent disclosure of environmental and social practices by public companies around the world. 

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Webcasts

  • Talent Management for the Age of Career Disruption

    February 01, 2018

    Join this webcast as our guest speaker makes the case for HR and talent professionals to exploit an untapped source of talent while profoundly rethinking their approach to career management. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available

  • Why "Big Data" Is Better for Understanding Human Behavior

    February 21, 2018

    What can big data tell us that survey data do not? Join us for a conversation with author Seth Stephens-Davidowitz about his book, Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are. CPE credit available

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