Dr. Terry Mason, Commissioner for Chicago's Department of Public Health
(CDPH), famously started his tenure by telling City Hall to shape up - but he
soon discovered that waistlines weren't the only thing that needed to be
Poor organization meant grants were not being used effectively, and service
delivery to the public was subsequently below par.
"We had an organization that was a bunch of castles trying to exist in one
kingdom, and each castle had its own siloed operation and it duplicated a lot
of things," says Dr. Mason in an interview for MeettheBoss.com.
"Always at the 11th hour we were scrambling because we had unspent grant
dollars and because our systems were antiquated, we didn't know."
Dr. Mason estimates that some 10% of all healthcare grant dollars were
CHPD was reorganized with "a structure and the technology and a methodology"
that ... (more)
Assessment of our Corporate Sustainability is often driven by a need to
comply in order to achieve the tick in a box for tender activity but is this
how it should be perceived?
Surely implemented in the right spirit and with across the board buy-in, this
buzz word strategy is a strong driver to business growth potential if only by
spreading the word throughout your sector that you are sustainably aware and
striving to be the best you can in your environment.
Didn't Marks and Spencer role out Plan A? A 5 year road map to spend £200
Million improving their sustainability by 2012? W... (more)
The average handset has evolved from the humble voice-box, to the total media
centre. As a result thousands of start-up companies are profiting out of the
Telecom sector's advances, supplying the various add-ons which inevitably
accompany any new wave of technology.
Such innovations were used by the operators to supplement the pricey voice
packages. However, the operators are now finding themselves in the hands of
the ever-creative software/hardware companies and the changing consumer
culture. iPhone appstore was the first to take advantage and make millions
from the operators' ... (more)
GDS International has built up quite a reputation amongst the fortune 500,
the world-wide media giant has had double figure growth every year for the
last five years and has offices in almost every continent. They now boast the
fastest growing news source amongst the executive community in the world
increasing its reach by 200,000 across all verticals every month through
their new digital initiatives.
Because of this the worlds Business leaders are queuing up for an opportunity
to work with GDS International, below is the top 10 executives that have
played a major part in the co... (more)
As officials meet in Copenhagen to hammer out a new global climate-change
policy, the NGU (Next Generations Utilities) Summit was announced in Sentosa
early next year by giants Tata Power and Kepco.
Alongside fifty other key Utility providers in the region, the meeting - run
by GDS International - was called to discuss the impact of the Copenhagen
Conference and to discuss Green Dollar spending in the region.
Such large operators are looking at Asia's innovative companies like Suntech
in China who have taken the lead in producing silicon-based photovoltaic
cells and wind-power pro... (more)