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Out of Chaos: Visioning as a Skill

Out of Chaos: Visioning as a Skill

Vision, when seen through the lens of rhetoric, is really a story. And a persuasive story isn’t “innovative,” as we understand the word today; in fact, it is one of the oldest arts out there. This post offers an exercise that I learned at Leadership Arlington and taught by Susan Piedmont-Palladino meant to tap into the deeper parts of our cognition to help with articulating a vision.

Microsoft Digital Transformation Showcase

Microsoft Digital Transformation Showcase

Hard Yards is proud to help facilitate the Microsoft Digital Transformation Showcase for Defense, Homeland Security, and the Intelligence Community. The cloud is changing the game - come try on a HoloLens and you will see.

Mentor-Protege: BCG and Hard Yards

Mentor-Protege: BCG and Hard Yards

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), one of the world’s foremost management consulting companies, and The Hard Yards, a strategy and information technology consulting company that integrates design thinking, agile, and advanced analytics, finalized a strategic partnership today.  The Small Business Administration (SBA) approved an All Small Mentor-Protégé Agreement between the two companies.   Together, BCG and Hard Yards will help enable defense and intelligence digital transformation.