Escalate Solutions Achieves Certification from the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)

Escalate Solutions Achieves Certification from the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)

Escalate Solutions, a Denver-based advisory firm focused on leveraging the intersection of strategy, operations and technology, is proud to announce national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council –...
Escalate Solutions CEO Kimberly Arnold Announces MSU Denver Advisory Board Role, Speaking Engagements

Escalate Solutions CEO Kimberly Arnold Announces MSU Denver Advisory Board Role, Speaking Engagements

ARNOLD AMONG PROMINENT DENVER-AREA ENTREPRENEURS LENDING SUPPORT THE RAPIDLY GROWING COLLEGE OF BUSINESS Escalate Solutions CEO Kimberly Arnold joined the Advisory Board for the Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Department of Management in 2018, and was...
The Answers to These 10 Questions Weigh Heavily on the Long-Term Viability of Your Business

The Answers to These 10 Questions Weigh Heavily on the Long-Term Viability of Your Business

WHETHER CONDUCTING DUE DILIGENCE FOR POTENTIAL INVESTORS OR ADVISING ON STRATEGY FOR THE C-SUITE, ESCALATE SOLUTIONS AUDITS THE OPERATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH A MORE HOLISTIC, FUTURIST LENS   Agile frameworks aren’t a new concept, although one might think...
A Strategy Not Built on Digital Transformation is a Legacy System in Need of an Update

A Strategy Not Built on Digital Transformation is a Legacy System in Need of an Update

WHAT SOLUTIONS LIKE CONTAINERS & MICROSERVICES CAN TEACH BUSINESS LEADERS ABOUT NAVIGATING THE CHALLENGES OF THE GLOBAL PANDEMIC: WORKFLOWS, ADAPTATION, FILTERS & FOCUS Digital Transformation isn’t just about technologies like cloud computing,...
Escalate Solution & LCS Team to Provide Strategic Support to Key Contributors in Financial Ecosystem

Escalate Solution & LCS Team to Provide Strategic Support to Key Contributors in Financial Ecosystem

DENVER-BASED COLLABORATION REDIRECTS CONSULTING RESOURCES TO SUPPORT CRITICAL STAKEHOLDERS IN THE 2020 FINANCIAL CRISIS.  << DOWNLOAD THE BANK DECK HERE >> As the economic impact resulting from the coronavirus shutdown intensifies, Escalate Solutions CEO,...
Internal Silos are Killing Your Company’s Digital Transformation Initiative

Internal Silos are Killing Your Company’s Digital Transformation Initiative

Internal silos are killing Digital Transformation initiatives, because c-suites are failing to collaborate between strategy, culture, operations and technology.  In more ways that not, embarking on a Digital Transformation initiative is no different that any other...
Corporate Culture in 2020: Priorities to Survive & Thrive in Industry 4.0

Corporate Culture in 2020: Priorities to Survive & Thrive in Industry 4.0

This post is an update to an article originally shared by Escalate Solutions in 2017.  The Colorado Secretary of State’s office reports that nearly 2,000 businesses were launched in my home state every week throughout 2019. Nationally, according to the Small...
7 Trends of Digital Transformation That Encourage Futurist Mindsets in the C-Suite

7 Trends of Digital Transformation That Encourage Futurist Mindsets in the C-Suite

LEADERS ARE STRUGGLING TO KEEP PACE IN INDUSTRY 4.0 – DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION, AGILE METHODOLOGIES ARE VITAL TO SUCCESS  Senior executives are perpetually challenged to parallel their individual skill sets with the fundamentals of their organizations as...
Future Fabric: How Escalate Solutions Aims to Continuously Improve Its Value Proposition to Clients

Future Fabric: How Escalate Solutions Aims to Continuously Improve Its Value Proposition to Clients

Escalate Solutions CEO Kimberly Arnold Invests in Advanced Training and Certifications Specific to Strategy, AI, ML, IoT, Cybersecurity Blockchain, Digital Transformation and Intelligent Enterprise Escalate Solutions has always been, and always will be, exclusively...
Strategy in Today’s Global Ecosystem: Technology’s Role in the Blurring of Lines Between Specialization & Diversification

Strategy in Today’s Global Ecosystem: Technology’s Role in the Blurring of Lines Between Specialization & Diversification

Followers of the Escalate Solutions blog know that we love to offer observations about conflicting dichotomies in business, truths that in theory shouldn’t co-exist but still manage to every day (see Birds of a Feather Flock Together vs Opposites Attract from...
Developing the Next Generation of Leadership: Attracting & Retaining Difference Makers

Developing the Next Generation of Leadership: Attracting & Retaining Difference Makers

In early 2019, CNBC conducted a survey of CEO’s that defined the top three challenges facing organizations as:: Attracting & Retaining Top Talent Creating New Business Models to Address Disruptive Technologies Developing Next-Generation Leadership Specific...
Advisory Boards: An Underutilized Resource for Growing & Scaling Businesses

Advisory Boards: An Underutilized Resource for Growing & Scaling Businesses

Advisory boards continue to be an underutilized resource by emerging, growing and scaling businesses. Consider the following if your organization could benefit from outside guidance.  Why Consider an Advisory Board? When structured properly, advisory boards bring...
The Intuition Gap: Powering the Next Generation of Business Creativity by Combining Human Intuition with Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

The Intuition Gap: Powering the Next Generation of Business Creativity by Combining Human Intuition with Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

The following is an excerpt from the publication “The Intuition Gap” by Kimberly Arnold & David Mayer The Highly-Trafficked Intersection of Science & Humanity We eternally find ourselves evaluating opportunities and challenges that stem from the...
The Ultimate Sucker Punch to Emerging Leaders: Expectations of Responsibility & Accountability Without the Empowerment of Authority

The Ultimate Sucker Punch to Emerging Leaders: Expectations of Responsibility & Accountability Without the Empowerment of Authority

This post is a follow-up to a recent video episode I contributed to my YouTube channel, Three Minutes to Escalate, regarding the Culture of Delegation and its importance in creating sustainable businesses. To quickly summarize the takeaway of that discussion, my...