Articles by Tripp Braden


How do you minimize risk in your SME technology adoption process?

Can Technology Help You Grow Your SME Business?

What’s the secret of a great SME business? How much would you invest to learn why certain entrepreneurs succeed in every venture they start? Do you believe great entrepreneurs are born or made? Last week I shared a new role I’m taking on as A Sage Global Business Expert.  Thank…


Can automotive entrepreneurs can leverage new opportunities for profitable growth?

How Automotive Entrepreneurs Build an Edge for Growth!

Are transformational business changes poised to disrupt the automotive industry for the long term? Here are several changes you might have missed, but your competitors haven’t! The future isn’t what it used to be. Successful automotive entrepreneurs should leverage these changes to build stronger organizations today!


What key qualities do automotive entrepreneurs possess to grow faster?

Are Automotive Entrepreneurs Transforming Transportation?

What does it take to lead a growing successful automotive business?  What key qualities do automotive entrepreneurs possess? What can we learn from these innovative leaders? I spent several days in Detroit meeting with many successful executives from both large and small automotive organizations. I interviewed these executives at The…


What trend is critical to long term success in the global automotive industry?

What Trend Should You Leverage for Automotive Success?

I’m at the TU Automotive Conference in the Novi, Michigan today. I’m spending the day talking with a wide range of leaders and speakers at the event. I can’t wait to share more of what I’ve learned and how it will impact your life and business in the coming years….


How will anticipatory partnerships transform your next car purchase?

Will Anticipatory Partnerships Change Automotive Forever?

Last week we talked about creating more anticipatory partnerships. You can find the article at Is Automotive Ready for Anticipatory Partnerships?  The two foundational elements are Know What’s Next and then Develop and Seize New Opportunities. If you just embrace these two concepts, you’re half way to market leadership. Your transformational ideas…


Are you prepared to lead a future workforce where employees have the bargaining power?

Why You Should Attend 2018 Executive Leadership Summit!

Should you attend the  Executive Leadership Summit? Are you an Executive looking to harness both human talent and technological innovations as you advance your organization for the new digital economy? The 2018 Executive Leadership Summit can provide you with actionable steps to deal with today’s changing global workforce! JD Insights and Brainard Strategy…


5 Soft Trends that are Disrupting Manufacturing Growth today!

I was in Detroit last week looking for my new office space in Michigan. I had a chance to meet with several future potential clients and partners. They are very excited about what is happening throughout manufacturing in Michigan. Detroit is changing. Soft trends are transforming manufacturing organizations today!


How can you become better at managing risk?

How Can Leaders Become Better at Managing Risk?

What role does risk have in your success? Risk is the four letter word that kills more dreams than any other. Risk can help you succeed or it can guarantee you will never be successful.


What are the barriers to data science success in larger organizations?

What are the barriers to your data science teams’ success?

What are the barriers to data science teams success in larger organizations? Why have so many data science projects missed their mark? What should you consider as you make a data science platform decision? This is where I see IBM’s Data Science Experience as the right choice for many of…