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Big Thinks March 2021 Alicia Alfonso Big Thinks Contributor

Social Impact Companies Need to Restructure To Survive

Enterprise level companies with billions of dollars at their disposal are quickly going to make start-up and small-to-medium size businesses (SMBs) obsolete unless they quickly adapt and change. It’s not possible to compete with Fortune 500 companies that decide to step into their space. With billions of dollars available to them, they can do things more quickly, more efficiently, and with quicker impact than start-up and SMBs that likely had the idea first. With the world calling on all companies to be Organizations for Good, Social Impact Companies need to restructure to survive.

Big Thinks February 2021 Finance as an Ally by Judy Romano

The Finance Department as an Ally

No matter the organization’s size, silos slow down the effectiveness and create inefficiencies hindering the organization from succeeding in the fast-changing world. Finance is the perfect department to be an ally and break the siloes.

Big Thinks February 2021 How to be an Ally to Working Parents by Jenya Peterson

How can Companies be an Ally to Parents?

Before the Pandemic, working parents already felt the pressures of balancing career and family responsibilities. Last year put a laser focus on the vulnerability of a professional with caregiving responsibilities. Moving forward requires a rethinking and complete overhaul of the policies, benefits, ways of working, and cultural norms to have a shot at equal opportunities and an inclusive environment.

Big Thinks February 2021 Digital Equity by Rashsmi Verma Equifax

Corporate Leaders as Allies for Digital Equality

Lack of broadband infrastructure, unaffordable internet subscriptions, and lack of training creates a digital gap between the urban population and others living in low or no coverage areas. This digital gap is causing inclusiveness and job retention challenges at the workplaces.

The 5 Most Important Real(ity) Trends in 2021

2020 will be remembered as a tipping point for technology acceleration. Automation is projected to erase 85 million jobs globally in medium and large businesses across 15 industries and 26 economies by 2025. While many are quick to point out that news jobs will be created, they are not being created at a rate that is as quick as jobs are being eliminated.