|As finance leverages the benefits of shared services for its business customers and the enterprise at large, the model is undergoing constant change.|
The Energy Industry Update Webcast: Everything Counts … In Large Amounts
To coincide with the release of the latest Energy Industry Update, ScottMadden joined forces with Energy Central to present an interactive webinar, “ScottMadden’s Energy Industry Update: Everything Counts … In Large Amounts.” During this session, our industry experts shared their views and fielded questions related to the potential loss of carbon-free generation and its implications, the growing belly of the duck curve, and opportunities for the Western Energy Imbalance Market.
The Energy Industry Update – Volume 19, Issue 2
Themed “Everything Counts … In Large Amounts,” this edition explores the implications of increasing interest in decarbonizing the grid and promoting non-emitting energy alternatives. Explore the latest facts along with thought-provoking insights from our energy experts on how the industry is addressing ambitious carbon and clean energy goals, and what leaders can do now to make the biggest impact. Paying homage to one of Depeche Mode’s greatest 80’s hits, “everything counts in large amounts” to achieve target goals.
Four Keys to a Successful Grid Modernization Program
Transformative shifts in customer expectations, advances in technology, and changes to the generation mix are driving utilities to reassess how they plan and operate their grids and whether they have the appropriate set of tools and technologies to do so. Complicating matters, state lawmakers, governors, and regulators are layering policy objectives on top of these trends, often with mandates for the procurement or integration of clean or distributed energy resources (DER). Spurred by this combination of drivers, often labeled “grid modernization,” utilities are wrestling with key questions, such as:
If You Build It… Kaiser Permanente’s Latest Approach to Talent Acquisition
In February, Kaiser Permanente doubled down on its prior commitment to open a new medical school in Pasadena, CA in 2020 by announcing that it would provide free tuition to its first five classes. Kaiser Permanente said the school will focus on teaching population health and the health system’s model of integrated and coordinated care.
The Evolving Role of Human Resources
In this information age, we are constantly reminded of disruption, the rate of exponential change, the future of work, customer experience, digital transformation…and the list goes on. However, these discussions often fail to recognize that human resources (HR) can and should play a central role in navigating the uncertainty and ambiguity that lies ahead. As organizations adapt to the shifting landscape, HR can play a critical role in four key areas:
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Assess and Develop Your HR Talent to Become a True Business Partner
Your executives are expecting HR to play a broader, more strategic role than in the past. Even if you have changed your model to meet these demands, it is important that you also align employees with their new roles and position them for success in the shared services organization. Skills and competencies are a common gap and a key driver of success.
Remodeling the Model: Top Five Ways to Repair, Renovate, or Rebuild Your HR Services
Many businesses have transformed their HR services through strong leadership, technical innovation, and support from outside partners. ScottMadden has partnered with countless organizations, providing solutions and tools to help rebuild their service models and inspire growth across the entire business.
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