Digital Transformation

Human CEOs Could be out of the Job by 2047, Says Jack Ma

The Alibaba founder also warned of 30 years of global pain as artificial intelligence displaces workers.

How and Why to Speed Digital Transformation

Mid-market CEOs gather at the CEO2CEO Digital Transformation Summit to discuss the challenges, solutions and ROI of digital transformation.

CEOs Discuss How to Navigate the Digital Transformation of their Workforce

As jobs become increasingly more automated, the jobs of the future will be defined by qualities and skills technology can't replicate.

Public Trust in CEOs is “Imploding” as Technology, Outsourcing Threaten Jobs

Broader public trust in CEOs has disintegrated to new lows as automation and the offshoring of jobs make citizens more fearful about their future, a new survey shows.

Why Manufacturers Need a Chief Transformation Officer

As manufacturers continue to explore digital technologies to drive efficiency and product & process improvement, they're discovering that strategy and implementation can be almost a full-time role.

3 Strategies from the 2016 CEO Digital Transformation Summit

In an era of “transform or be transformed,” it’s increasingly critical that companies seek out ways to gain a competitive edge by using data and analysis tools to better understand customer decision-making, speed processes and improve operations. Here are 3 things companies exploring digital transformation should consider.

Top 3 Things CEOs Need to Think About to Achieve a Successful Digital Transformation

The mantra of the digital revolution is well-worn: It’s time to get moving or risk extinction. But move where? Move how? If you act out of fear and merely follow another company’s lead, you will make bad decisions.

Some Expert Advice on Digital Business Transformation: Forget the Technology

For CEOs trying to get their heads around digitization, it may be tempting to obsess over their understanding of the latest software program or communications gadget. But leaders who place too much emphasis on technology when mapping out a digital business transformation strategy could be falling into a trap.

Implementing the Digital Customer Experience in the Manufacturing Industry

While manufacturers' strategies largely concentrate on things like R&D, automation, and production efficiencies, it is becoming increasingly important to engage customers with robust digital experiences.

How Mid-Market Companies Can Create a Digital Strategy

As competition heats up in the mid-market, companies in all sectors are looking toward digital strategies as a means to drive growth.
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FEATURED EVENTS

3rd Annual CEO Talent Summit
October 25-26, 2017
Orlando, Florida

Leadership Summit featuring Jim Collins
November 2-3, 2017
Denver, Colorado
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THOUGHT LEADERS

Lessons From a CEO Who Built an Office Tower

Northwestern Mutual CEO John Schlifske opened a 32-story, $450M high-rise in downtown Milwaukee. The tower is now the largest building in Wisconsin.

My First Job: Northwestern Mutual’s Schlifske Began by Scraping Paint off Trucks

Schlifske said his first jobs at Acme taught him at least three valuable lessons that he has used to succeed in business: discipline, humility and security.

My First Job: Belfor’s Yellen Learned Billion-Dollar Lessons as 11-Year-Old Dishwasher

Today Yellen has no regrets about being a child laborer, not only because he helped his family survive financially but also because he learned lessons that have proven invaluable.

When Founders Flounder—Either Lead, Learn or Leave

Clearly the very fiery temperament of a flamboyant founder that drives bold entrepreneurial ambitions during a company’s inception can backfire later. Yet there are profound strategic and cultural risks to replacing founders.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

July 2017: Are CEOs in a ‘Wait-and-See’ Holding Pattern?

Since March, when CEO confidence was at its highest in the last 12 months (7.41 on a...

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