While Boeing's Max 8 aircraft may require "a quick patch" to solve the software issue, something more substantial than a "quick patch" will be required to repair the damage to the brand. I hope management recognizes that support will be required from all aspects of the brand, not just PR.
Both brands have a lot of "building" to do - technology and societal licence (aka brand license) to operate. The road to building those two are much longer on their own. Hopefully a partnership can significantly reduce that lead time.
Nice to see the acquirer actually keep the acquired brand around - an acknowledgement to the established brand equity. Too often the acquirer (especially if it's significantly larger than the acquired brand) pays a premium and then kills the name in the market.
WSJ just reported that China has ordered their entire fleet of 737 Max grounded until they can conduct a further review.
There are lies, damn lies, and statistics! Context and representation is critical to interpreting and taking action on data insights.
"Older workers" are incredibly valuable - we make a point of taking on "older workers" as part of our competitive strategy.
They have so much to teach and I have so much to learn.
With great power comes great responsibility....they forgot to add "accountability". This is the emotional cost of having a platform like Facebook. We need to be as concerned about platforms we engage as when evaluating clothing standards (e.g. child labor practices) or even food consumption (e.g. scrutinizing ingredients).
This doesn't just happen with Facebook. Sharing personal data happens when you choose to sign in using your Facebook, Google, and other credentials instead of using a "throw away" email address.
I'm no expert at these things but am starting to take note as managing your personal data is as important managing your credit score.
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