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Podcast

Payday: Global Payroll Podcast

In 2018, payroll service provider CloudPay introduced the first podcast focused exclusively on global payroll. I developed the episode format and channel copy, produced the first several episodes, and established publishing procedures. Payday is available on all major podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Play. In addition to the microsite paydaypodcast.net, where listeners […]

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Collateral

LSM: Choose Your Baler

LSM is a little company with a big, strong, never-quit heart. They make balers used by major companies and little corner shops all around the world to help better manage their waste and recycling. As part of their rebranding project in 2016, I created a series of brief ‘free guides’ to be downloaded from their […]

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Case Studies

FFI and Emisoft: Environmental Defence

Emisoft helps the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment measure environmental impact & achieve enviable sustainability goals. In the spring of 2005, Norway’s Minister of Defence, Kristin Krohn Devold, stood before members of the press addressing questions about the country’s armed forces training when a reporter asked, “Do you have access to data for environmental emissions from […]

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Blogs

What Payroll Looks Like in the ‘Best Countries for Business’

Since 2007 the industry-leading business magazine Forbes has ranked the world’s largest economies in order of business friendliness. The annual report draws on data available from multiple renowned sources to evaluate 161 countries according to 15 different factors ranging from taxes and technology to personal freedom. To create their 2019 list of the Best Countries for […]

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Case Studies

Moving Automation Forward

Integrating the latest technologies to enable more output from a reduced footprint. In 2012 a longtime automation customer approached Modular with a challenge: they wanted to increase production output of their primary product by 30% and cut the footprint of the machine in half. Given that the product is highly specialised, with varying properties and […]

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Blogs

Exploring “Impossible” Science

CyTOF and mass-tag barcoding let Eli Zunder ask more questions and find new answers “There are so many different things we want to know about every cell,” says Eli Zunder, PhD and stem cell biologist at Stanford. “And I always want to measure more—more transcription factors, more cell signaling molecules, more cell surface proteins, with […]

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Blogs

Payroll Lessons from ‘Superstar’ Companies

In the past few years, leading economists and business analysts have increasingly focused on the rise of superstar firms as a newer phenomenon shaping our global economy. Attaining practical insights from the analysis, however, has been a challenge, in large part because the definition of a ‘superstar’ has varied widely. That changed last year, when the […]

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Infographic

The Price of Payroll

Today’s global economy is a shifting landscape of market opportunity, compliance challenges, and workforce evolution—an environment in which even the most advanced and innovative companies must work to keep up. Yet, the operational status quo for many organizations includes an outmoded, decentralized global payroll model that underserves their needs and employees while racking up hidden […]

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Case Studies

The Making of Refinitiv

Developed to record the incredible three-month global transformation project that saw the Financial and Risk arm of Thomson Reuters become a fully new, separately owned company called Refinitiv, this case study reports the colossal efforts taken by the joint team along with CloudPay to establish the new company and keep payrolls running without interruption. Against […]

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Blogs

Why Your Payroll Provider Matters

For a function so integral to the success of any organization, payroll doesn’t get a lot of attention outside of the people who run it. Yet, everyone at a company relies on it, it’s typically the largest cost center, and it tends to be responsible for more up-to-date, company-specific data than any other department. Which […]