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Are You Ready to Take Advantage of Analytics?

Data analytics is growing in acceptance and importance. Ninety-six percent of senior executives say analytics will become more important to their organizations in the next three years. But at the same time many managers are in doubt about “big data” and what they can do to realize value from it. A recent Deloitte survey revealed that while it’s progressing as a decision-making resource, analytics remains in its early days with many companies concerned that they don’t have the internal skills to leverage it.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership & Strategy , Technology August 30 2013

Cloud Technologies Offer Promise to Mid-Market Companies But Security Concerns Persist

Nearly four in every 10 mid-market (companies in the range of $50 million to $1 billion in revenues) executives say issues concerning data privacy and security risks are holding them back from moving to the cloud and making other key tech investments, according to a Deloitte report. In addition, security concerns are hampering IT adoption.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Technology August 9 2013

Cars Are the Next Mobile Tech Platform

The car is the next great proving ground for communications technology, General Motors Co Chief Executive Dan Akerson told the Chief Executive Club of Boston recently. Not only will the automobile become a major platform for mobile tech, it is “one with far better battery life than an iPhone,” he told the group.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Newsletter - General , Technology June 20 2013

How Secure Is Your Data? And 3 Steps To Take if You Think You Are Vulnerable to a Breach

They are the brands you trust with some of your most intimate information, emails, images, and documents; but are they worthy of your trust? Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube and Apple are battling to keep that trust in the wake of disclosures that the government was given access to their customers’ data online via the Prism program operated by the National Security Agency (NSA).

Steve Rosenbaum CEO Briefing Newsletter , Technology June 20 2013

Unlocking the Power of Social Data

Your organization’s social marketers are the gatekeepers to a channel with the freshest, most relevant consumer data available. More than [...]

Mark Cooper CEO Briefing Newsletter , Technology December 20 2012

Don’t Bring Social into Work – Bring Work into Social

The full potential of social business will be reached when there is no context switch. According to McKinsey Global Institute data, the result of businesses integrating social and mobile technologies directly into core processes will be $1.3 trillion in new annual value.

Matt Calkins Technology December 17 2012

Tweeter-in-Chief: When CEOs Start Twittering, Look Out

CEO are under pressure these days to appear “authentic,” reports The Wall Street Journal’s Leslie Kwoh and Melissa Korn, but using social media—with its demands for quick, unscripted messages—poses risks for the unsuspecting boss.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Technology December 5 2012

Why Most Companies Fail at Social Media

Here is 10 steps for business leaders to help create the conditions that will make the entire social media process a success.

Steve Nicholls CEO Briefing Newsletter , Technology September 19 2012

10 Steps to Succeed in Effective Use of Social Media

Every business knows about social media, many businesses have some sort of social media presence, but very few have implemented a comprehensive and successful social media strategy that maximizes benefits and mitigates risks. Why is this? The answer is simple: The Three “C’s:” Content, Context and Conditions.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership & Strategy , Technology September 6 2012

Is the App Bubble About to Burst?

Is the magic evaporating from social media? Facebook shares have lost nearly half their value since its IPO in May. Zynga, the games maker has seen its share price slide nearly 70 percent since December. Facebook may have 900 million active profiles and Zynga has 240 million people playing its games, but neither company seems to be able to monetize these strong followings.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Technology August 16 2012

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