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Axellium Newsletter - June 2016
Welcome to the June 2016 edition of the Axellium newsletter.

There is nothing new about the fact that successful companies optimize the ways in which people, processes and technology interact to create value. Ultimately, it's about making sure you have the right people at the right place, doing the right thing, the right way, at the right time, with the right tools.

Not only is it tough to get there, but it's even tougher to keep making adjustments to maintain efficiencies over time. Yet, in a world that is increasingly competitive, it is imperative to embrace the quest for ultimate efficiency as a way of life. In the end, it's about recognizing improvement opportunities and transforming the business while minimizing operating risk, increasing collaboration, and improving execution.

The articles in this month's newsletter provide some perspective on how to achieve some of these objectives.

Happy readings,

The Axellium team.

For Consideration: We welcome reader contributions to our newsletter.
Please send relevant articles, videos, infographics to newsletter@axellium.com.
Feature Article
2016 Internet Trends Report
By Mary Meeker, Partner, KPCB

Which businesses are being impacted by the rise of cloud, social, mobile and big data? "That's easy," writes Ian Gotts, "ALL OF THEM". This is the first of his new column series on driving operational excellence in digital age. Here's what it means for you.

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Feature Article
Risk and You
By Adam Coughran, Principal, Axellium

Industry buzzwords such as "Risk Management" and "Risk Mitigation" seem to echo in the hallways of virtually every office building in America. From industries such as Insurance where quantifying and qualifying risk is a staple, to Main Street America where risk is simply selling enough product to make monthly rent, we are faced with risk every day.

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Feature Article
8 Project Management skills in high demand
By Moira Alexander, Co-Founder, Conture Business Advisors

When you think of project managers, what skills come to mind? Many people may be tempted to list attributes like good organization skills, effective time management or a host of technical project management skills, but are these the attributes employers will be looking for in the near future?

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Feature Article
Centennials & Technology
By Genevieve Priebe, Principal, North Highland Seattle

Generational research is all the rage and the newest generation, the 25% of the US population called Centennials, certainly isn't immune. It makes sense. We don't live in a vacuum. The world in which we live changes who we are, both individually and collectively, and adapting to that change requires understanding it.

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Feature Article
Why IT and Marketing need to work together
By Katrin Ribant, CSO, Datorama

For years, the IT and marketing departments have had a rocky relationship. As marketer's need to better understand the customer, it requires the investment and use of a significant amount of technology. It's time that the feud come to an end and both parties work together to grow today's cutting-edge businesses.

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Feature Article
5 Ways to Win at Website Localization
By Robert Laing, Founder, myGengo

Robert Laing is the founder of myGengo, a 500 Startups company that helps businesses all over the world go global with convenient, affordable and high quality human translation service that scales.

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