Ingram's Magazine: October 2023

Ingram’s October 2023 Digital Edition

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Health Care by the Numbers

PUBLISHED OCTOBER, 2023 “The world,” said the late Swedish academic Hans Roling, “cannot be understood without numbers. But the world cannot be understood with numbers alone.” But when it comes to health-care delivery in the Kansas City region—at the acute-care…more

This is Why Kansas City Is a Force in Health Care

The question comes at a moment that, for many, is framed by shock, surprise and fear. It arrives with the diagnosis of a serious health issue or physical impairment, one that could affect not just you, but your family and…more

20 in Their Twenties 2023 Assembly Report

What’s Top of Mind for the Emerging Work Force? If extending our annual 20 in Their Twenties awards to a 16th year has taught us anything, it’s that Kansas City has no shortage of young, talented and promising executives and…more

Familiar Concerns for a New Generation

Here’s a measure of the pace by which time’s relentless march is redefining generations: When Ingram’s launched its 20 in Their Twenties awards in 2008, the oldest eligible members of that age cohort hailed from the trailing edge of Generation…more

Q&A … With Renee Gartelos

PUBLISHED OCTOBER, 2023 Q: Update us on the pace of hiring over the past few years: Has it leveled off, or are you all still on after-burners? A: We’ve planned for 13 percent growth in 2023, so we’re still working…more

Whoa: My Business is a ‘Financial Institution?’

PUBLISHED OCTOBER, 2023 The Federal Trade Commission’s Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information—better known as the Safeguards Rule—was promulgated under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to require that financial institutions develop, implement, and maintain reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards for the security,…more

Gen Z and their Employment Preferences

PUBLISHED OCTOBER, 2023 Much like prior conversations about Millennials, organizations are looking to know more about Gen Z. Born between roughly 1995 and 2010, the demographic currently represents one-fifth of the U.S. population and will make up 24 percent of…more

Expected Recession is Tardy—What Gives?

PUBLISHED OCTOBER, 2023 “The four most expensive words in the English language are, ‘This time it’s different.’” — John Templeton Famous last words, or as most in investment management and economic forecasting realize, words that shouldn’t be used during serious…more

Escalating Tensions—Globally and on Wall Street

PUBLISHED OCTOBER, 2023 After the deadly attacks over the Yom Kippur holiday, Israel’s goal regarding Hamas has shifted from containment to eradication. Gaza is now sealed off. Hamas and the Israeli Defense Forces are exchanging rocket fire. But Israel is…more