Sort by: Article Title Contributor Topic Date

Can Cloud Live Up to Its Promise?

As the cloud becomes an increasingly popular business tool, CEOs need to separate the reality from the hype. There are many reasons for which the cloud can increase a company’s security and and accessibility to information. But there are also some risks. Read more to find out if the cloud is right for your business.

William J. Holstein Cloud , Technology July 20 2011
murray-martin

Pitney Bowes CEO Murray Martin: A Big Believer in The Cloud

Pitney Bowes CEO Murray Martin argues that cloud computing makes his company more resilient and nimble without compromising security—and that companies need to attract the next wave of workers who are familiar with these new technologies.

Robert Lawrence Kuhn CEO Interviews , Cloud , Technology July 13 2011
globe-280-220

Is Your Company Vulnerable to Cyber-Sabotage?

As more business transactions are transferred to the web, chief executives are faced with the decision of whether or not to stay with traditional models or to move with the marketplace. Though security threats are a main concern, and CEOs should learn how to combat cyber sabotage, some new technologies are far safer than you think.

Dale Buss Internet , Technology July 12 2011
tablet-280-220

Fueling the “Magic”

When politicians talk about funding business innovations, they are generally thinking large-scale. Yes, the internet wouldn’t be here without government support, but most innovation does not happen on such a grand scale. In fact, the most revolutionary innovation happens in smaller ways without any government intervention. This year’s innovation? The tablet computer.

Gary Shapiro Innovation , Leadership & Strategy , Technology June 16 2011

So, You Want to Create a Mobile App?

As more and more businesses are providing mobile applications to their customers, and costumers are using an increasing number of mobile devices, it becomes even more complicated for a companies to figure out which platforms they should develop their app for. There is no way for one app to work across multiple devices. Here’s how to narrow your options.

Patrick Emmons Mobile , Technology June 15 2011
Andrew-Miller

Polycom CEO Andrew Miller: Can You See Me Now?

When Polycom brought in Andrew Miller in May of 2010, he wasted no time in starting to reorganize things. In order to stay up to speed in the quickly-changing video and video conference field, Miller knew that a slow transition wasn’t going to cut it. He changed almost half of the company’s employees and united two of the company’s divisions. As a result, revenue grew by 26 percent in 2010 alone and the company’s stock has doubled over the last year.

Jennifer Pellet Business Software , CEO Interviews , Strategy , Technology June 14 2011
laundry-280-220

A Low-Tech Case Study: How Mac-Gray Took Laundry Digital

Laundry (a task that everyone has to do) is not a high-tech industry or one where you would expect digital innovation. It has, however, been drastically improved with the advent of LaundryView. Here’s how Mac-Gray made washing your clothes cutting edge and less of a hassle.

Tim Bourgeois Strategy , Technology June 10 2011
globe-280-220

Tying Social Software to Business Metrics that Matter

Many companies are interested in implementing (or already have implemented) social software in an attempt to streamline processes and increase employee communication. Often times, however, the new software is not integrated across the company in a way that makes it useful and lasting.

John Hagel and John Seely Brown Business Software , Internet , Leadership & Strategy , Strategy , Technology June 10 2011

Why You Should Pay Attention to Digital Strategy & Corporate Innovation

Digital strategy implementation is no longer a choice, it is a necessity. And a compelling website is now the price-of-admission in most industries. Even in low-tech industries, exploring digital strategies and innovation can revolutionize a business.

Tim Bourgeois Leadership & Strategy , Leadership & Strategy , Strategy , Technology June 9 2011

Speeding Up Business Agility

Far too often, there is a disconnect between the business units of a company and its IT department. These leaders fail to realize that uniting their business and tech units can create a powerful tool for innovation that will drive their company to future successes.

Emmet B. Keeffe III Innovation , Leadership & Strategy , Technology June 2 2011

CEO Leadership Insights

Sign up now to receive your free CEO Briefing. Delivered weekly, this e-newsletter provides CEOs with valuable insights on leadership, strategy, growth and much more.