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Robert Larrivee

President/Founder at Bob Larrivee Consultancy

Palm Harbor, United States

1060 Followers

Author - Musician - Poet - Thought Leader - Lecturer - Speaker - Advisor

Bob Larrivee is a recognized expert in the application of advanced technologies and process improvement to solve business problems and enhance business operations. In his career, Bob has led many projects and authored hundreds of eBooks, Industry Reports, Blogs, Articles, and Infographics. In addition, he has served as host and guest Subject Matter Expert on a wide variety of webinars, Podcasts, Virtual Events, and lectured at in-person seminars and conferences around the globe.

Bob’s industry expertise comes from his leadership and hands-on experience in Product Management, R&D, Marketing and Sales, and Education. His passion is to share knowledge and experience with organizations seeking to improve their operations, embrace technology and drive their business forward.

Certifications and Certificates
• Certified Information Professional
• Enterprise Content Management
• Electronic Records Management
• Business Process Management
• Email Management
• Information Organization and Access
• Enterprise 2.0
• Certified Document Imaging Architech+
• Social Media Marketing

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Author57
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Company Information

Company Type: Individual
Business Unit: Consulting
Theatre: Global

Areas of Expertise

AI 33.30
Analytics 31.12
Big Data 32.92
Blockchain 39.55
Cloud 34.80
CRM 33.41
Cryptocurrency 37
Culture 38.17
Customer Experience 32.44
Cybersecurity 34.22
Design Thinking 63.25
Digital Disruption 33.91
Digital Transformation 31.59
Emerging Technology 34.07
Future of Work 36.48
Govtech 37.24
Healthtech 38.08
HR 31.83
Innovation 30.45
IoT 30.69
Leadership 40.58
Lean Startup
Management 35.79
Marketing
Mobility 33.18
Open Innovation 31.75
Social 30.39
Startups
Sustainability 31.71

Industry Experience

Federal & Public Sector
Financial Services & Banking
Healthcare
High Tech & Electronics
Insurance
Manufacturing
Oil & Gas
Professional Services
Travel & Transportation

Publications

51 Article/Blogs
The Universal Enterprise
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
December 10, 2018
While we may not realize it, the enterprise for NASA extends beyond our planet into the far reaches of our solar system and beyond, creating the Universal Enterprise. Voyagers 1 and 2 have left our solar system and are still sending…

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Tags: Big Data, Design Thinking, Future of Work

My 2019 Predictions
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
December 06, 2018
Yes folks, it is that time of year when many of the analyst firms make their predictions for the future of technology, adoption, market trends, and more…

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Tags: Future of Work, Leadership, Management

Data Data Everywhere
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
December 03, 2018
Over the years we have been fed terms like "Big Data" and "Big Content" - mostly by the marketing departments of suppliers looking to differentiate themselves and get you....

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Tags: Big Data, Design Thinking, Management

Innovating Cultural Preservation
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
November 26, 2018
Today, in a Forbes article titled "Turning To AI Too Save Endangered Languages", we see that AI is being used to save languages from becoming extinct and forgotten. Not only is this a way to preserve..

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Digital Transformation, Future of Work

Microsoft Brings its AI Power to the Masses with 4 New AI Features for Power BI
Document Strategy
November 21, 2018
Microsoft is bringing all of its considerable artificial intelligence (AI) power to its self-service business intelligence and analytics offering Power BI, announcing four major AI features. These latest enhancements leverage

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Tags: AI, Digital Disruption, Emerging Technology

Never Say Never
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
November 20, 2018
My point is this, in the article there is a discussion about Artificial Intelligence (AI) how AI will replace humans in some job areas like diagnostics, analytics, and jobs that are…

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Tags: AI, Digital Disruption, Future of Work

Kofax Buys Nuance Document Imaging Solutions, Cements Market Leadership
Document Strategy
November 16, 2018
Earlier this week, Irvine-based software provider Kofax formally announced their intent to acquire Nuance Document Imaging (NDI) in a reported $400 million deal.

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Tags: AI, Digital Disruption, Emerging Technology

I See Right Through You
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
November 13, 2018
Growing up, every comic book I read had a series of ads in the back and one of my favorites was the X-ray Glasses. The promotion said you could look through your hands, and even through clothing. I had a friend that actually bought a pair and was a bit disappointed.
Today, I was reading about a real pair of X-ray glasses used to prepare…

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Tags: Emerging Technology, Healthtech, Innovation

Come Mr. Tallyman...
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
November 09, 2018
This is a process related issue requiring human intervention that could take even more time based on the level of confirmation required to validate the….

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Tags: Blockchain, Culture, Design Thinking

Why Fax Still Reigns Supreme in the Enterprise
Document Strategy
November 08, 2018
In an age where email, instant messaging, and file sharing have come into prominence, why would the use of a decades-old technology like fax be on the rise?

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Tags: Healthtech, Management, Sustainability

In the Blink of an Eye
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
November 05, 2018
This concept is not new, in fact Samsung was granted a patent in Korea for this in 2016 and even Google is known to be working on this path. What appears to be new here, is that not only is the Samsung Smart Contact Lens a camera, it is also a display that projects directly into the wearer's eyes, indicating....

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Tags: Culture, Digital Disruption, Emerging Technology

The Role of Corporate Leadership
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
October 31, 2018
For in the real world, there are winners and losers, there is a lot of hard work to be done, and the impact of what you do may take years not seconds to be realized. This is where corporate leadership makes the difference and a lack thereof will result in stress, anguish, and failure.

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Tags: Management, Leadership, Culture

Microsoft Sets Its Sights on the Enterprise with 5 Major Announcements from Ignite 2018
Document Strategy
October 23, 2018
My latest article in Document Strategy covering the excitement at Ignite 2018.

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Tags: AI, Cloud, Cybersecurity

Living on the Edge
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
October 22, 2018
There is a lot of talk these days around "Edge" computing. It is a term known by some but there are many who do not understand it. In fact I had one person quip, "do you mean using the latest pre-release software versions and hoping it doesn't mess up too severely?" While this could be considered living on the edge, in this case it is not.

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Tags: Cloud, Digital Disruption, IoT

Blockchain + Voting =
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
October 15, 2018
..My initial reaction is Bravo West Virginia! Thank you for breaking new ground that should have been broken years ago, yet as I continue reading, it then goes on to say it could put ballots at risk. The basics of it is this, West Virginia will deploy a smartphone app - the first State to do so in a general election....

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Tags: Blockchain, Cybersecurity, Digital Disruption

Gotta Have More Data
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
October 10, 2018
According to a recent Experian Report titled "Mastering the Customer Experience", this is exactly what businesses are saying in about their Digital Transformations (DT) in relation to their customer experience (CX) goals. This report points out...

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Tags: Big Data, Digital Transformation, Leadership

$25 Million Investment in Glassbox Fueling Growth in Web and Mobile Experiences
Document Strategy
October 08, 2018
$25 Million Investment in Glassbox Fueling Growth in Web and Mobile Experiences

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Tags: Cloud, CRM, Mobility

Consumers are Underwhelmed with their digital experiences - What can you do?
Document Strategy
October 04, 2018
My latest article on the recent Gartner Report on Digital Experience perceptions.

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Tags: Culture, Customer Experience, Design Thinking

Alaris Offers New Software Subscription and Professional Services Capabilities
Document Strategy
October 03, 2018
My latest article in Document Strategy about the Alaris subscription and professional services offerings.

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Tags: Cloud, Design Thinking, Digital Transformation

Information Governance and Security More Important Than Ever for Outsourcing
Document Strategy
September 28, 2018
Great insight on how to approach outsourcing.

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Tags: Cloud, Future of Work, Leadership

More Technology = More Breach Opportunity
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
September 27, 2018
176.4 million records were compromised by data breaches between 2010 and 2017. Of these, 70% were related to healthcare providers…

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Healthtech, Leadership

Introducing everteam.doscover 2.1
Document Strategy
September 26, 2018
This article discusses the latest version of the everteam discovery tool, and my insight as to what it all means.

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Tags: Analytics, Emerging Technology, Leadership

DPO Infographic
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
September 25, 2018
My latest infographic - 5 Tips: How to Grow with DPO - is now available to you for free. Simply click here and download yours today. https://boblarriveeconsulting.com/infographics/

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Tags: Customer Experience, Design Thinking, Leadership

How to Grow with DPO
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
September 24, 2018
Incorporating DPO as part of an overall strategy requires planning to ensure that the provider you choose aligns with your information management strategy. Regulatory requirements like the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Rules (GDPR) must be….

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Tags: Cloud, Design Thinking, Leadership

Adobe Buys Marketo
Document Strategy
September 24, 2018
Adobe announced what is seen as its largest acquisition to date and a move toward being a one-stop-shop for marketers, with their agreement to acquire marketing automation firm Marketo for $4.75 billion.

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Tags: CRM, Customer Experience, Management

Information Governance and Security More Important Than Ever for Outsourcing
Document Strategy
September 12, 2018
My latest article in @DOCUMENTmedia on the need for Governance.

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Tags: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Management

Prepare to Meet Godzilla!
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
September 11, 2018
We often hear the term disaster recovery in relation to information management, but the fact is if you have to recover, the disaster has already happened. The real question now is….

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Tags: Cloud, Design Thinking, Leadership

Intelligent Information Preservation
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
September 10, 2018
Imagine your organization having to produce electronic information for civil litigation or regulatory audit. Now imagine that as part of this process, you must find all relevant information including email, audio/video files, spreadsheets, and more. Where do you search? Do you search...

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Tags: Big Data, Design Thinking, Leadership

Help! My Filing System is Failing!
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
September 07, 2018
Have you ever had this happen to you? You place your car keys down someplace and can't find them. You save a file on your PC, share drive, or network drive and can't remember where exactly it is. Even doing a search for it somehow doesn't seem to locate it because....

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Tags: Culture, Design Thinking, Govtech

The Expanding Universe of IoT
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
September 06, 2018
Internet of Things (IoT) is a term we hear every day and one that conjures different visions and definitions based on the person's role, industry, and technology awareness. When I have asked what does IoT mean to different people, the responses I get a range from smartphones to smart buildings. While each of these is right, the expanding universe of IoT is much greater and growing each day…..

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Tags: Cloud, Future of Work, IoT

Is the Cloud Evaporating? Why Security Is Changing the Perception of the Public Cloud
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
September 04, 2018
Ever since the introduction of cloud and cloud services, we have heard the mantra to migrate the enterprise information infrastructure to the cloud. While this may be an attractive idea, there has long been a reluctance for such a move due to the security concerns regarding cloud—particularly with public cloud applications and services.

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Tags: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Leadership

Change Requires Respect
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
August 30, 2018
Change Requires Respect

How many of you have been in meetings where the attendees talk (sometimes yell) over each other, trying to make a point when they should be listening and showing respect for the person who is speaking or presenting? This is not only a challenge…

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Leadership, Culture

Cultivating Corporate Culture
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
August 28, 2018
Yes, innovation can focus on new products and services, but it can also focus on other areas like the methodologies and practices used to…

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Tags: Future of Work, Innovation, Leadership

Harvesting Information
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
August 27, 2018
Now imagine that each of the billions of blades of grass, cultivated for the purpose of feeding the livestock, is a bit of your business information waiting to be harvested from your information ecosystem. The information was created or captured and planted in your repositories with a…

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Tags: Analytics, Big Data, Leadership

Governance Clouds are Forming
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
August 24, 2018
Recently, I wrote about specific changes in California, Oregon, and other States where tighter rules are being put in place to protect consumer data. This caused me to take a step back and ask the question about Federal awareness and regulatory movement, given the news about hackers

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Tags: Leadership, Management, Social

And The Breach Goes On....
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
August 23, 2018
According to their report for 2017, the total number of reported data breaches in the U.S. reached 1,579, exposing 178,955,069 records. Think about that for a moment, The number of records reported to be exposed is....

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Design Thinking, Leadership

M-Files Announces Future Proof Information Management
Document Strategy
August 23, 2018
According to the announcement, M-Files Online leverages artificial intelligence (AI) technology to enable organizations to rapidly create hybrid cloud and on-premise information management environments that......

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Tags: AI, Cloud, Emerging Technology

Living in the Jetsonian Age
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
August 22, 2018
This Hanna-Barbera cartoon creation of the future was originally aired in September of 1962. It focused on a futuristic family known as the Jetsons living in a world of flying cars, robot servants, holographic imaging, buildings constructed using instant cement....

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Tags: Design Thinking, Digital Disruption, Emerging Technology

GDPR: The New Global Standard?
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
August 21, 2018
On June 28, 2018, California passed the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018. In many ways, this law mimics the GDPR in the sense it is intended to provide greater access and control by an individual over their PII ...

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Management, Leadership

Things You Should Know About CCPA
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
August 21, 2018
The California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) of 2018 was passed in June. Here are some things you should know.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Management, Leadership

How Secure is Secure?
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
August 20, 2018
You have access codes, passwords, encryption, and a thousand other tools in place to prevent outsiders from getting at your company secrets. Whether that be software, hardware designs, recipes for your secret sauce, it is protected and safe within your information ecosystem.  From a technology perspective, there really isn't much more you can do, but what about the weakest link.......

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Leadership, Culture

To Code or Not to Code....
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
August 16, 2018
…..that is the question. Whether ’tis nobler to stick to traditional process automation methodologies requiring IT assistance, or to place the power in the hands of the front-line worker using automation tools requiring no IT assitance or coding. I know, I sometimes drift a bit but as I thought about this today, that question arose in my mind.

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Tags: Design Thinking, Digital Transformation, Open Innovation

Imagine a Cashless Society
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
August 15, 2018
In a recent article from Tech Insider titled “The FBI is reportedly quietly warning banks of a potential large-scale hacking scheme that could hit their ATMs“, indications of an ATM cash out scheme are presented describing that malware could be used to access bank or payment card processors allowing hackers to duplicate cards and access accounts to withdraw large sums of cash.

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Tags: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Culture

Who's at Fault?
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
August 14, 2018
In my travels around the globe, lecturing, teaching, and sharing experiences with folks about information and process management, I often hear that technology suppliers are at fault for various shortfalls in a project. In fact, I had one person tell me her company was about to "toss out" their fifth content management vendor and start over to find one that could do the job.....

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Tags: Design Thinking, Leadership

Does Collaboration = Innovation?
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
August 10, 2018
Many businesses are talking about improving their collaborative environments and providing better tools for their employees, in an effort to instill a culture of open communication that will drive innovation. This particularly true of companies adopting remote work policies and hiring talented individuals who are unwilling to relocate. 

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Tags: Design Thinking, Innovation, Culture

Facing the Challenge
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August 09, 2018
There is a line from the movie Heartbreak Hill where Clint Eastwood – Gunny – tells his Marine recruits they must learn to improvise, adapt, and overcome. Interestingly, many businesses have and still today, follow this basic principle in their business processes, without knowing it. A challenge arises in getting the job done. Someone figures out a way to make it happen, and the job is complete. In many cases, this becomes the way it will get done going forward, as many processes were and are developed out of an unexpected need.

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Tags: Design Thinking, Digital Transformation, Culture

GDPR Compliance: The Intersection of Process, Content, and People
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August 08, 2018
This exerpt is from the DOCUMENTSTRATEGY article by Bob Larrivee, published on August 8, 2018 It’s been a little more than two months since the enforcement of the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) began. This regulation was passed in 2016, requiring all bus

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Tags: Cybersecurity

What is Plan B?
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August 08, 2018
Take a minute to look around you. Take note of all the technology in use today. You have in your hand, one of the most powerful mobile devices known to man. It is used to communicate, capture data, interact with various workflows from your business, and even allows you to create content for business ...

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Emerging Technology, Mobility

Einstein was Right!
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August 07, 2018
Einstein saw the need for change management as part of technological advancement and one could say, digital transformation. The more we automate our business processes, the greater the need to provide training in the new ways of working, implement a change management plan (provided you have one) ...

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Tags: Digital Transformation

Change Comes from Within
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August 06, 2018
How many times have you heard this statement, “change comes from within”? In my life I have heard it from motivational speakers, Preachers, and lots of other folk in relation to personal lives. Truth is, this applies to businesses as well.

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Tags: Culture

Marriage in the Land of Process
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August 01, 2018
The Marriage of Nintex and Promapp Nintex known for intelligent process automation, announced it is acquiring Promapp, known for their ability to place the power of process mapping in the hands of front-line personnel. (See the Press Release here.) The marriage between these two companies should mak

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1 Keynote
See the Forest Through the Trees: Information Governance and Risk Management
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
October 02, 2018
Hey Las Vegas, I'm headed your way to keynote a great event focused on Information Governance and Risk Management. Check it out!

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Tags: Govtech, Leadership, Management

1 Podcast
The Role of Corporate Leadership
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
November 06, 2018
There is a video I ran across and viewed this morning - This Is Why You Don't Succeed - Simon Sinek on The Millennial - that really got me thinking about corporate leadership today.

In this video, there is discussion about why millennials are the way they are and the reasons they act the way they do....

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Tags: Culture, Leadership, Management

2 Speaking Engagements
Not Your Father's Capture
Holly Group
November 15, 2018
Thank you InfoGov Guy @steveweissman. It was great to catch up and talk with you about the world of capture.

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Emerging Technology, Future of Work

As I See It: Change Requires Respect
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
October 03, 2018
In this inaugural podcast episode, we look at how respect plays into change management and moving an organization forward. This is based on an infographic that is available for free on our website. www.boblarriveeconsulting.com

We hope you enjoy this podcast and welcome your feedback to help us improve.

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Tags: HR, Leadership, Management

1 Whitepaper
Prepare for a Disaster
Bob Larrivee Consultancy
September 11, 2018
My latest free infographic on disaster preparedness, just for you.

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Tags: Cloud, Design Thinking, Leadership

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