Monthly Archive:: May 2016

Superforecasting: How to Upgrade Your Company’s Judgment

How to dramatically improve your company’s prediction capability Imagine that you could dramatically improve your firm’s forecasting ability, but to do so you’d have to expose just how unreliable its predictions—and the people making them—really are. That’s exactly what the U.S. intelligence community did, with dramatic results. Back in October 2002, the National Intelligence Council

The On-Demand Economy Is Transforming Summer Jobs – WSJ

Students are using on-demand services like Uber and TaskRabbit to land summer jobs By ALINA DIZIK May 1, 2016 10:16 p.m. ET The on-demand gig economy is transforming another corner of the job market: the summer job for students. Recent high-school grads and college students are turning to startups like Uber, TaskRabbit, Instacart and Postmates

Understanding Agile Management

Darrell Rigby of Bain and Jeff Sutherland of Scrum explain the rise of lean, iterative management tactics, and how to implement them yourself. Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast from Harvard Business Review. I’m Sarah Green Carmichael. Today I’m talking with Darrell Rigby and Jeff Sutherland. Darrell is a partner at Bain & Company and head