Russ Banham

Russ Banham
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Russ Banham (russ@russbanham.com) is a contributing writer to Chief Executive

Cyber Spend: How To Protect Yourself Without Breaking The Bank

Digital technology tools have been a boon for business, making operations leaner, more efficient and customer-focused. But the big downside is the growing cost of protecting the organization from their inherent security flaws.

Out-Of-The-Box Approaches To Executive Education

Many companies are taking a fresh look at executive education. Led by CEOs who are firm believers in the value of continuous education, such organizations are sponsoring a wide range of internal programs customized to specific business needs and goals.

Three M&A Alternatives For Accelerating Your Digital Transformation

Need to speed up your firm’s technology metabolism? Scared of a pricey acquisition? Here are some alternatives.

What Four Companies Are Doing To Hire Veterans

The four winners of the inaugural “Patriots in Business” award share their secrets to recruiting, hiring and servicing active duty military members, veterans and their families.

Hiring America’s Heroes

They’re competent, disciplined and skilled. So why aren’t we making better use of the country’s robust pipeline of military talent—and what we can we do to fix the problem? Some ideas to get started.

New Supply Chain Cybersecurity Threats Emerge

Amid new cybersecurity threats from China, companies must define their mission-critical vendors and review best practices with them.

GDPR: Act Now Before It’s Too Late

The May 25 deadline for complying with the European Commission’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is approaching fast—so fast that many small and medium-sized businesses are in a mad rush to get their houses in order.

Navigating The Dark Side Of The IoT Revolution

Midsize and smaller companies with tight resources to invest in a chief information security officer and trained IT security staff are most at risk to IoT-related threats.

Biggest Mistake: No Employee Non-Compete Clause, Says BlackLine CEO Therese Tucker

When BlackLine CEO Therese Tucker had no recourse after a former employee launched a competing product, she vowed to simply make her product the best and not look back. It worked.

Spooked: How CEOs Are Handling Their Cash Differently

The economy's resurgence has CEOs swimming in cash. The Great Recession changed how they're spending it.
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