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    Managing market challenges and emerging risks
Individuals and organizations will continue to adapt to market changes and manage challenges from many sources.

 13 Global supply chain – Addressing business resiliency through comprehensive disaster plans can help businesses prepare, respond and reduce the potential ripple effect of weather-related disasters, cyber attacks, terrorism, civil unrest and pandemics.
 14 Brand and reputational challenges – High profile data breaches and product recalls put a spotlight on the importance of creating proactive, reliable crisis management plans.
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Workforce demographics – The face of the US workforce continues to change as millennials outnumber baby boomers and our population becomes more diverse. Developing innovative strategies for recruiting and retaining this evolving labor market will remain a top priority.

 16 Sharing economy – The proliferation of platforms that allow individuals and organizations to optimize goods and services, such as car sharing, is expected to transform the American workforce and impact the bottom line for traditional businesses.

Recent thought leadership on this topic:

  • Insight for Bridging the Talent Gap,   / April 17, 2017
  • Reflections on Comp Laude™ 2016,  Kimberly George, SVP Senior Healthcare Advisor / November 11, 2016
  • Why you should have a business continuity plan,  Michael Arbour, CEO Vericlaim and President International / January 26, 2016
  • Preventing workplace assaults in healthcare,   / January 07, 2016
  • Leadership Thoughts – Mary Beth Sanford,   / December 21, 2015
  • Protecting your brand,  Scott Rogers, EVP Casualty Operations / December 18, 2015
  • Join Sedgwick – lend a hand to a superhero in waiting,  David North, President and CEO / December 10, 2015
  • The strength of disabilities in the workplace,   / October 27, 2015
  • Enterprise risk management: Breaking down barriers for real-life application,   / October 22, 2015
  • Colleague engagement is essential for a smooth acquisition,   / October 05, 2015
  • Does your family and medical leave policy need a domestic partner re-evaluation?,   / September 30, 2015
  • Regulation-less nation, Darrell Brown, Chief Claims Officer |Edge Issue 001
  • Culture of health: The productivity summit, Kimberly George, SVP Senior Healthcare Advisor |Edge Issue 002
  • When civil unrest breaks out, |Edge Issue 002
  • Protecting your brand, Scott Rogers, EVP Casualty Operations |Edge Issue 002
  • Going global, Michael Arbour, CEO Vericlaim and President International |Edge Issue 005
  • Expert view: diversity and inclusion by Ericka DeBruce, |Edge Issue 005
  • Out Front Ideas releases live documentary from Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, WorkCompWire / June 16, 2017
  • Claim a Great Career, Equal Opportunity / November 01, 2016
  • Diversity and inclusion are a win-win for the claims industry, Workers' Compensation magazine / April 30, 2016
  • Sedgwick Forecasts 16 Industry Trends to Watch in 2016, WorkCompWire / January 22, 2016
  • Q & A: Tim Over, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., Business Insurance / October 21, 2015