A Strategic Framework for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

To effectively achieve our goal of adding DEI into the Wisconsin School of Business’s DNA, we have developed a strategic framework, “A 360 Approach to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion,” which relies on three key components of knowledge, immersion, and aptitude.

Technology and Data Analytics Key to Combating Increasing Pressures on the Insurance Industry 

Increased pressures from costs, customers, and third-party distribution channels are changing the demands on the insurance industry. The use of technology and predictive/preventative analytics will be essential for insurance executives to make smarter decisions.

What Trends Will Impact Banking and Financial Services in 2023? 

A possible recession, digital transformation, culture shifts, and leadership training needs will provide both challenges and areas of opportunities for banks and financial institutions in the future. In a recent interview, Graduate School of Banking President and CEO Kirby Davidson shared his insights into current trends in the banking and financial services industries and what executives will need to do to stay ahead of, and benefit from, these trends. 

Overcoming Obstacles to Create a Flexible Physical Office Environment

As organizations and leadership navigate the post-COVID business environment, those organizations who have team members returning to a physical office space have a new challenge to face. What does, and what should, the physical office look like? 

Partnering with Higher Education to Upskill/Reskill Your Workforce

There are many reason you should choose to partner with higher education to address upskilling and reskilling needs. Some key reason include access to large talent ecosystems and subject matter experts, breadth and depth of knowledge, flexibility, and future focus.

Three Business Benefits of Inclusion for Financial Services 

The organizations that truly understand inclusion are the ones that are thriving and growing. Inclusive organizations can see business benefits that reach beyond the benefits of a diverse workforce. 

Digital Transformation Trends Are Changing Marketing 

Changes are creating greater variance in the roles that marketing executives play in an organization. But while the digital economy is changing how we learn about customers and market opportunities and presenting new business models, marketing is still about providing customers with a better value proposition than competitors.

Navigating Digital Transformation

While challenges of digital transformation are likely easy to list, the opportunities also abound. But how do you get to that “digital promised land?” It may seem counterintuitive, but the technology itself is not the answer. At least, it’s not the only answer.