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Mobility Payoff Slow in Coming, but CEO Involvement Critical

Few doubt that mobility will drive future operational efficiencies and new revenues across nearly every business sector. But to date, only a small group of early adopters are seeing a return on their investment. Despite slow payback, however, CEOs should be accelerating their mobile efforts, given the potential benefits.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Mobile , Technology April 11 2014

Could a ‘Breathing’ Battery Power the Next Generation of Electric Cars?

Battery technology is at the heart of the future of electric vehicles because range is still a limiting factor. Michael Bernstein of the American Chemical Society reports on recent research on the latest advances that could render not only a significant boost for electric vehicles, but other sectors that benefit from extended battery life.

ChiefExecutive.net Manufacturing Newsletter , Operations , Technology April 1 2014

How 3D Printing Is Saving Lives

Best known for its use in prototypes, additive manufacturing — better known as 3D printing — is being used by companies big and small for developing the latest products. With additive manufacturing technology becoming more accessible and cheaper every year, one can easily envision a time when every hospital –maybe every doctor’s office–has one on-hand.

ChiefExecutive.net Manufacturing Newsletter , Technology April 1 2014

Technology, demographics and new customer expectations are transforming healthcare. But few are ready.

For its 17th Annual Global CEO Survey, PwC conducted 1,344 interviews with CEOs in 68 countries on issues facing business leaders across all industries early in 2014. Most healthcare CEOs concede they have a lot of work to do to catch-up with the coming changes.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Healthcare , Technology March 31 2014

New Product in the News: Boeing’s Self-Destructing Smartphone

Remember the standard opening scene in the Mission Impossible films and TV shows? Upon entering a phone booth a CIA agent listens to a tape recorded message that concludes “this device will self-destruct in 10 seconds.” Queue the soundtrack theme as the device goes up in smoke once it completes the message.

ChiefExecutive.net Manufacturing Newsletter , Technology March 10 2014

Avoid Having All Your Computer Files Taken Hostage

Cyber crime has gone pro, but many CEOs have not quite realized its true impact. Since September 2013, a new wave of cyber crime has taken off called, “Cryptolocker.” Here’s how to go about avoiding this latest threat.

Stu Sjouwerman CEO Briefing Newsletter , Technology February 23 2014

5 Disruptions that Come with 3-D Printing

Additive manufacturing –3-D Printing–is evolving so fast, that CEOs and others may find themselves unprepared for five disruptions that will accompany it. Here’s what to expect.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Operations , Technology February 16 2014

Avoid the Big Data Trap: Four Steps for CEOs

Big data can revolutionize decision-making within an organization; but without great analytics, it can be a huge waste of time. This “big data trap” often gives organizations a false sense of confidence in the information they are gathering, resulting in wasted time, and gathering “bad data” that has the potential to create a negative impact on the business. Larry Freed, president and CEO of ForeSee, will present his ideas on predictive analytics at this year’s CEO2CEO Leadership Summit on December 9 at the NYSE.

Larry Freed CEO Briefing Newsletter , Technology November 24 2013

Tweet This: Hot IPO Market Welcomes Many Companies

Twitter is leading the headlines as it prepares for an initial public offering that may come as early as mid-November. But overall, the U.S. market for IPOs is hot right now as would-be filers warm up to a handful of factors. Is it time to dust-off your plans for an IPO?

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Technology October 14 2013

The Promise of Big Data

Can aggregating and analyzing information transform businesses?

CJ Prince CEO Briefing Newsletter , Technology September 18 2013

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