Critical Thinking: Path to True Business Intelligence?

March 19, 2014
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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Today’s buzz: Thinking. According to “The 10 Skills That Will Get You Hired In 2013” (Forbes.com, Dec. 10, 2012), the top four skills required for 9 of the top 10 most in-demand jobs were critical thinking, complex problem solving, judgment and decision-making, and active listening. Pop quiz: If you apply for a “hot” new job today and are asked to honestly rate your proficiency in these skills, do you know enough about the definition of critical thinking to respond? The experts speak. Dr. Mark Battersby, Professor: “The first step in critical thinking is ‘logical self-defense’—learning not to be taken in by bad but persuasive arguments.” Dr. Sharon Bailin, Professor: “Critical thinking is more than logical self-defense. It involves coming to a reasonable decision based on a careful evaluation of relevant reasons and data.” Deepa Sankar, SAP: “Analytics is not just about numbers. Look beyond those numbers.” Join us for Critical Thinking: Path to True Business Intelligence?

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. She is the creator, producer and host of the weekly business talk series, “Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP” that debuted in Fall 2011, plus more than two dozen related Game-Changers Radio series also heard on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run simple. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, operations to finance, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. We do this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, cloud and hybrid deployments, and mobile devices.

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