Technology

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.

World’s Largest Hedge Fund to Replace Managers with Machines

Talk of machines replacing most customer-facing staff, let alone company managers, has so far been little more than that: talk.

Where Mid-Market Companies can Turn for Cybersecurity Help

While mid-market companies are at great risk from cybersecurity threats, few are effectively prepared to mitigate those risks. A new online resource now offers mid-market companies education, tools and a framework to develop a strong cybersecurity program.

Why your Cybersecurity Strategy is Probably Out of Date

It's not keeping hackers out that's important. It's dealing with them when they get in.

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.

Still Wondering what Blockchain is? Time to get Acquainted

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon says blockchain is a real thing, while ex-Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins just got heavily involved.

Data-Driven Caregivers? Here’s What the C-Suite Could Look Like in 2021

You'll need to be a data analytics nerd, but also an emotionally intelligent caregiver. And while your leadership qualities will still be valued, you'd better not get all hierarchical and start telling people what to do. Welcome to the C-suite of 2021.

How to Lock Down your Data Against Ransomware

Ransomware cybercrime is on the rise and is wreaking financial and operational havoc.

How to Launch an Effective Cybersecurity Upgrade (That Won’t Drive You Crazy)

Relegating cybersecurity to the IT department is a commonplace but rarely effective practice. Cybersecurity cannot eliminate risk 100%— that’s impossible—but rather, it allows you to assess risk and manage it.
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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

Stops and Starts Along the Road to Globalization

Globalization hasn't stopped, it's simply on pause. What we’re seeing is not a reversal but a correction—a necessary rebalancing and search for equilibrium.

MICHAEL ARENA: How the Org Chart has Given Way to the Network and Why...

As they try to keep up with disruptive forces, companies shift their focus from human capital to social capital.

MARK VERGNANO: How He Turned Around DuPont’s Failing Spin-Off

Stepping into a negative situation is never easy, but Mark Vergnano's step-by-step plan to turn around the company is proving successful.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

March 2017: CEO Confidence in Future Business Conditions Soars 6%

After taking a slight step backward in February, CEO confidence ratings surged in March, to 7.41, up 6.0% from 6.99 in February, and up 4.8% from 7.07 in January.

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