Technology

Manufacturers Will Need Skilled Humans to Guide Digitization

Manufacturers are increasingly deploying digital technologies to boost efficiencies and optimize their production lines. But while sensors, data and processing can provide actionable information, manufacturers still need humans with the skill and ability to manage it all.

Why Manufacturers Need a Chief Transformation Officer

As manufacturers continue to explore digital technologies to drive efficiency and product & process improvement, they're discovering that strategy and implementation can be almost a full-time role.

3 Strategies from the 2016 CEO Digital Transformation Summit

In an era of “transform or be transformed,” it’s increasingly critical that companies seek out ways to gain a competitive edge by using data and analysis tools to better understand customer decision-making, speed processes and improve operations. Here are 3 things companies exploring digital transformation should consider.

World’s Largest Hedge Fund to Replace Managers with Machines

Talk of machines replacing most customer-facing staff, let alone company managers, has so far been little more than that: talk.

Where Mid-Market Companies can Turn for Cybersecurity Help

While mid-market companies are at great risk from cybersecurity threats, few are effectively prepared to mitigate those risks. A new online resource now offers mid-market companies education, tools and a framework to develop a strong cybersecurity program.

Why your Cybersecurity Strategy is Probably Out of Date

It's not keeping hackers out that's important. It's dealing with them when they get in.

Top 3 Things CEOs Need to Think About to Achieve a Successful Digital Transformation

The mantra of the digital revolution is well-worn: It’s time to get moving or risk extinction. But move where? Move how? If you act out of fear and merely follow another company’s lead, you will make bad decisions.

Still Wondering what Blockchain is? Time to get Acquainted

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon says blockchain is a real thing, while ex-Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins just got heavily involved.

Data-Driven Caregivers? Here’s What the C-Suite Could Look Like in 2021

You'll need to be a data analytics nerd, but also an emotionally intelligent caregiver. And while your leadership qualities will still be valued, you'd better not get all hierarchical and start telling people what to do. Welcome to the C-suite of 2021.

How to Lock Down your Data Against Ransomware

Ransomware cybercrime is on the rise and is wreaking financial and operational havoc.
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CEO1000 Tracker Full List

From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies (public and private).

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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Optimism Rebounds in November Amid Growing Hope For Tax Cuts

CEOs are reporting a renewed sense of confidence in where the business landscape will be a year from now, registering the highest level since April.
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BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2017 Best & Worst States for Business.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his success in and dedication to business, shareholders, customers and employees.

EDITOR'S PICKS

How A Former Accenture CEO Turned A Failing Leadership Into Growth

This former CEO's first year was a disaster until he shifted everyone's focus to create a customer-centric organization. What happened after that went directly to the bottom line.

What P&G Learned About Marketing From Elon Musk

While Tesla was moving ahead of the competition without spending a dime, P&G's marketing machine was watching closely.

How to Follow a Great Leader: Honeywell’s Darius Adamczyk Moves Forward

Darius Adamczyk, Honeywell International’s CEO since April, has a tough act to follow, but his priorities are optimistic and leave him lots of room for stamping his own legacy.

Meet the ‘New-Collar’ Workers in Manufacturing

Modern manufacturing no longer thinks in terms of white or blue collar—the workers it needs now are “new-collar”.