Digital Transformation

Leadership Commitment Helps Make Digital Transformation More Profitable

A recent study by MIT's Center for Digital Business found that to fully digitally transform a business, two key factors must work together to drive the process: an investment in technology and an investment in leadership. According to the study, companies that make the investment in both leadership and technology are 26% more profitable than their industry peers.

Driving Digital Transformation: CEOs Discuss Their Challenges, Secrets and Successes

CEOs at the 2015 CEO2CEO Digital Transformation Summit share experiences and insights on leading in the digital age.

The Digital Manufacturing Revolution: What Companies Need to do to Catch Up

How will digitization redefine manufacturing to create the fourth major revolution, following the lean revolution of the 1970s, the outsourcing phenomenon of the 1990s and the automation that took off in the 2000s? Where there are pockets of excellence, the U.S. is behind in key areas. Dr. Dean L. Bartles, chief manufacturing officer at UI LABS in Chicago, and executive director of the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute talks about how companies can better compete in this new era.

The Case for Digitization Is No Longer About if, but When

Today, mid-market companies are putting more effort into digitally transforming their businesses. No longer content with simply automating the back office, CEOs are digitizing functions such as customer service, business analytics and strategy development.

Mid-Marketers Are Eager to Embrace Digital Transformation, Yet Struggle to Achieve It

Digitization efforts are under way at the majority of middle market companies, according results of the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM)’s “How Digital Are You?” survey report.

Leading a Digital Transformation

Two years into his CEO tenure, David Levin is leading a learning curve as McGraw-Hill Education transitions toward software-based products.

Paperless Manufacturing: A Cost-Effective Way to Improve Production

Paperless manufacturing may offer industries a feasible option to help streamline production and facilitate internal communication in a way that not only boosts production but also increases revenue.

More Middle Market Companies Are Digitizing Back Office and Customer-Facing Operations

While upgrading legacy systems can be costly and cumbersome, a growing number of middle-market companies are nevertheless investing to digitize both their back office and customer-facing operations.

Your CMOs and CTOs Need to Connect Better to Forge Effective Digital Strategies

In a modern economy dominated by all things digital, it’s imperative that the people in charge of the data that comes from the customer value chain and the people who are selling the goods and services to those customers are in full alignment. But according to a new study, in most companies, connections between these two C-suite executives is weak at best.

Digital Disruption Is Business Leaders’ No. 1 Challenge Today

Digital disruption, engagement and trust are all core trends that are seated front and center in the minds of today’s top executives.
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CEOs Find Renewed Optimism Amid Disruption in Washington

CEO confidence in business conditions over the coming year has rebounded to January levels, although some note anxiety over the pending election.
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