The report, which was updated on May 4 entailed consulting a panel of 36 industry experts for their thoughts on how XRP will perform over the next decade should Ripple win or lose the case against the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Nowadays, if you haven't at least heard of NFTs, well…you most likely are living under a rock. But with so many NFT projects focused on sports, what differentiates one project from another? Hoops Association is bringing old-school, real-life benefits to NFTs and wants to show Basketball fans what the crypto space can truly do for them (beyond just collecting fun GIFs)
Hoops Association is a collection of 10,000 unique ERC721 Hoops NFTs designed for basketball lovers, by basketball lovers. Conceived by Maso Rich, (Mason Richman) the art producer of the sold-out Golden State Warriors NFTs, Hoops Association is developing a basketball-centric club where members can participate in exclusive Association experiences and benefits.
But why is the Hoops Association different from other projects? Well to start, Hoops Association is your one-stop-shop for all-things basketball – on the blockchain, in the metaverse or in real life. The vibrant, active community has drawn fans on the cutting edge of sports and technology and is hosted by a team committed to keeping the project strong and the vibe going! This includes community competitions such as HOOPS MADNESS (Hoops' March Madness competition complete with AMAZING prizes), AMAs and Spaces with influencers in the basketball and crypto communities, and all the basketball news and conversation you can imagine!
And the real-life utility proves this isn't your usual NFT art collection! Each Hoops NFT comes with bonuses designed to benefit holders IMMEDIATELY. This includes:
Ticket Concierge services
Exclusive discounts on NBA tickets
Converse/Engage with NBA players
If that wasn't enough, in collaboration with Adam Richman and his company Medium-Rare, the team behind Shaq's Fun House, the Hoops Team is already curating the Association's first IRL event, Hoops Fest!
To top it all off, the project already boasts a fully-doxxed team of top-tier talent!
Ali Rahmoun, the Art Director for Hoops, is the artist behind the sports design startup SportsTemplates. His 3D sports template designs have been used by over 10 NBA teams, ESPN, and many other design professionals in sports.
Talent rounding out the Hoops team roster includes AJ Rompza, basketball trainer by day and viral TikTok star by night, and Crissa Jackson, the 13th woman to play for the legendary Harlem Globe Trotters with over 15M followers across social media. These two sit at the top of an ever-growing list of basketball influencers supporting the project.
Hoops NFTs will be minting in the next 4 weeks - a celebration of March Madness and just-in-time for the Playoffs. Whether you love basketball, are interested in the NFT space, or just need an AMAZING Father's Day gift for this year, you will not want to miss Hoops Association's first drop! It's your membership pass and investment to the future of basketball.
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TOKYO, Mar 22, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - HSM Advisory and Fujitsu Limited have published a joint research report on the current state and future of hybrid work, which sits at the convergence of the digital and real-world. The report introduces Fujitsu and HSM Advisory's Sustainable High Performance Model that highlights key success factors for hybrid work initiatives, offering a framework to enhance employee productivity, promote creativity, and deliver better customer experiences. In this joint report, HSM Advisory and Fujitsu introduce strategies for realizing effective hybrid working derived from the experiences and lessons learned during the past two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, which redefined the ways in which organizations work. The report concludes that holistic approach encompassing purpose, culture, management, autonomy, performance, and innovation proves essential to embedding effective hybrid working practices.
You can watch the video message from Lynda Gratton and Hiramatsu Hiroki from the link below.
You can watch the video message from Lynda Gratton and Hiramatsu Hiroki from the below. Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice at London Business School and founder of HSM Advisory comments "We are pleased to be working with our partner Fujitsu to conduct this very important study. Through a series of interviews and focus group sessions conducted as input to this report, we gained new insights into how companies and managers are responding to the shift to hybrid work."
Hiroki Hiramatsu, CHRO at Fujitsu Limited comments, "With our successful 'Work Life Shift' initiative, Fujitsu has demonstrated its global leadership in the development and execution of new work styles that empower employees to realize their purpose, as well as the company's. As we strive to make hybrid working a reality, we remain focused on building autonomy and mutual trust between employees and the company. This report reflects our hope that the efforts of Fujitsu and HSM Advisory will contribute to the wellbeing and creativity of organizations and serve as a model for other organizations exploring new ways of working."
Moving forward, HSM Advisory and Fujitsu will continue to research, demonstrate, and implement hybrid working models that improve employee wellbeing and bring together diverse talent to drive innovation in the workplace and beyond.
A paradigm shift in the ways we work
The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has served as a catalyst for change, challenging our most basic assumptions about how, when, and where we work. In response, many organizations have shifted to hybrid working, as employees grapple with the challenges of collaborating effectively across differences in both time and place. At the same time, with many employees enjoying greater autonomy, some organizations have leveraged the freedoms and flexibility offered by hybrid working models as a way to stand out amidst an increasingly competitive global labor market.
Designing new ways of working that drive both performance and wellbeing now represents a key concern for organizations looking to attract and retain top talent.
Survey Report Summary
HSM Advisory and Fujitsu began a joint study in August 2021 to gain better insight into these themes. In this joint study, Fujitsu and HSM Advisory surveyed how leaders, employees, and organizations are responding to the challenges and opportunities of hybrid work. Adopting a cross-organizational, global approach, we have developed a Sustainable High Performance model to support organizations in the redesign of work.
Through this research, we hope to share best practice and insights into redesigning work.
The research, undertaken in partnership with HSM Advisory from August to November 2021, consisted of interviews with 9 Fujitsu Leaders and 46 Fujitsu employees, and 4 Fujitsu Client leaders. This was followed by a survey, shared broadly through Fujitsu and HSM networks, which gathered data about the experiences of an additional 200 people. Further insights were derived from 8 leaders from HSM advisory partnerships.
Notes to editors: Fujitsu introduced its own "Work Life Shift" initiative in July 2020 to redefine working styles for thousands of its employees. As employees worked from home, Fujitsu aimed to ensure that their experience was empowering, productive and creative, with the goal of boosting innovation and delivering new value to customers.
Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 126,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 3.6 trillion yen (US$34 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021. For more information, please see www.fujitsu.com.
About HSM Advisory
HSM Advisory is a specialist research and advisory group founded by Professor Lynda Gratton of the London Business School. Lynda is one of the world's leading thinkers on the future of work and organizational behavior. For more information, please see https://hsm-advisory.com/.
Copyright 2022 JCN Newswire. All rights reserved. www.jcnnewswire.comHSM Advisory and Fujitsu Limited have published a joint research report on the current state and future of hybrid work, which sits at the convergence of the digital and real-world.
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