Technology

How Manufacturers Can Lead the Digital Revolution

As companies in every sector strive to digitize their operations, manufacturers have the most to gain. Yet while manufacturing lends itself to digitization through automation, sensors and data, the industry as a whole has been slow to move into the digital world.

Mid-Market Companies May be Missing Opportunities in Electronic Data Interchange

Finding actionable insight amid the slush pile of big data is a challenge for all companies today, no matter what their size. But mid-marketers may be missing out on one of the key solutions that larger companies have all adopted: electronic data interchange.

How Mid-Market Companies Can Protect Themselves Against Ransomware

The form of data hacking known as "ransomware" is spreading at an alarming rate and is a growing threat to mid-market companies that often are insufficiently protected against such attacks.

3 Key Questions to Ask Your CIO/CTO about Cloud Computing

Migrating to the cloud can grant mid-size companies the efficiency, flexibility and cost savings they need to grow.

5 Cyber Insurance Policy Gaps that Can Spell Disaster for Companies

More than 1 in 4 board members (26%) consider cybersecurity to be the highest priority for their corporation today, according to a new report from Bay Dynamics—and for good reason.

5 Outdated Tech Tools Boards and CEOs Should Leave Behind

The rise in productivity tools highlights the business need and growing trend toward improved communication and streamlined workflows, but there are few applications designed specifically for boards and CEOs.

3 CEOs Share Their Experiences with Internet of Things

Three CEOs shared their experiences using sensors and the Internet of Things to solve business challenges and bring advanced manufacturing from theory to practice.

Why U.S. Manufacturers Need to Increase Their Use of Internet of Things

While U.S. manufacturers are eagerly exploring opportunities and uses for the Internet of Things, German manufacturers are already far ahead of the game. A recent survey indicates that major European manufacturers are integrating IoT at a rate of nearly double that of American companies, and it’s time for American businesses to step up their IoT game.

The Apps CEOs Use Most to Stay Organized and Help Run Their Business

CEOs like Document Management apps the most when it comes to mobile apps they use to keep up to speed and run their business.

Employee Training Techniques that Generate Buy-in and Cost Savings

Employees don’t typically get excited about workplace training. It is perceived as a burden that employees dread and postpone them as long as possible until they have to endure lengthy, boring webinars.
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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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