In his annual list of strategic issues for the CIO, tech blogger and Oracle chief communications officer Bob Evans estimates the CIO fulfills four major roles, each of which directly contributes to the success of the business. Look around at the retail IT leaders you admire most and you will find that they fulfill every role. This eBook takes a closer look at the Business Transformer, Customer Expert and Advocate, Technology Visionary and the Culture Warrior.
In the IBM white paper, "The Smarter Supply Chain of the Future: Global Chief Officer Supply Chain Study," you'll see how sensor technologies, new analytic capabilities and simulation techniques can predict, if not prevent, disruptions before they occur.
Jake Sorofman, Vice President of Marketing for 6th Sense Analytics interviews Rusty Weston, editor in chief of CMP Media’s Global Services magazine, a premier publication focusing on the trends of off-shoring and outsourcing. The discussion focuses on the trend of globally distributed software development.
Doug Gold, chief financial officer of CoreObjects, a Los Angeles-based product development company with multiple locations across India, talks about how his company is overcoming the challenges of visibility and control within distributed software development projects.
Published By: IBM Unica
Published Date: Feb 09, 2012
Our CMO Study is the latest in IBM's series of C-suite Studies, encompassing interviews with more than 15,000 top executives over the past seven years. The study casts light on the challenges public and private sector CMOs confront - and the opportunities they envision - in increasingly complex times. It also illustrates how closely CMOs' perception of the marketplace mirrors previous assessments by CEOs.
With widespread use of mobile devices and social media, today's consumers are connected and empowered like never before. This white paper explores the challenges that face retail chief marketing officers (CMOs) and their divisions.
Wi-Fi in major sports stadiums is still not the norm, but a growing number of teams are following the Cardinals playbook. Those leading the way in IT upgrades — the Atlanta Falcons, Washington Redskins and Kansas City Chiefs — are realizing great success.
To get a handle on what was possible, and all that would be involved, Bob Stirton, director of information technology for the Kansas City Chiefs football organization, sent Network Engineer Scott Fletcher on a scouting mission to the 2012 Super Bowl at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Fletcher watched first-hand the inner workings of a recently installed Cisco Systems wireless network in full-on, gameday action.
Disengaged employees present a challenge to today’s organizations. But as Chief Human Resources Officer Karen Crone explains in this 30-minute webinar, “Employee engagement is not magic.” Learn about the basics of employee engagement and how to drive higher engagement and productivity at your organization with her five recommended best practices.
Published By: Teradata
Published Date: Oct 19, 2015
Bruce Rogers, Forbes’ Chief Insights Officer, will discuss the key findings from a survey of senior-level IT and data executives on big data and analytics. He will be joined by Matt Ariker from McKinsey and Chris Twogood from Teradata and together they will present the differences between "leaders" and "laggards" when it comes to analytics initiatives and share how organizations can increase their odds of success with big data and analytics.
Published By: HPE Intel
Published Date: Mar 09, 2016
State agency and higher education CIOs are under intense pressure to modernize their legacy IT systems. Whether that requires moving from one infrastructure to another, or moving to or from the cloud, the chief challenge remains: How to migrate data and applications without disrupting critical operations, ensure improved performance and avoid pricing and other traps that often accompany virtualizing in the cloud.
Learn what’s made the difference in overcoming the impediments to workload migrations from IT leaders who’ve lived through big data and application moves. Topics include:
Preparing workloads for cloud on-boarding – and off-boarding
Tools for simplifying the consolidation and migration of apps and supporting services
Forecasting workloads, and planning for associated testing, training, and other costs
Published By: LogRhythm
Published Date: Apr 04, 2017
The value of peer input cannot be overstated. Authored by leading Chief Information Security Officers, CISOs Investigate is an ongoing series that offers first-hand insights to security leaders as they make business-driven technology decisions.
As the benefits of investment in Learning and Development continue to be signaled to the market, Chief Learning Officers and leaders of learning organizations will be taking center-stage in the transformation of their organization. In addition, companies spent just over $180 billion on corporate training last year, putting immense pressure on training leaders to show return on investment.
With the spotlight on, these CLOs and other leaders of learning organizations will be measured across three core levers; transforming the business performance of learners, creating learning experiences that engage learners, and improving the operational efficiency of the organization.
Download The Three Levers of a Successful CLO to learn the first step in aligning yourself with the three levers that business find most important.
Rapid7's CSO and Chief Architect of Metasploit leads this webcast which covers the most critical java-based security flaws and demonstrates the use of Metasploit in exploiting them. The target list includes web browsers, mobile platforms, embedded devices, application servers, and RPC services.
What's your security protection factor (SPF)? In this on demand webcast for IT and security professionals, Rapid7's CSO and Chief Architect of Metasploit, HD Moore, shows how you can reduce your remediation workload by testing which vulnerabilities really matter.
"Watch the On-Demand webinar to hear Centrify's Chief Product Officer, Bill Mann and Forrester Principal Analyst, Chase Cunningham in a lively discussion how Zero Trust concepts can be applied to Identity and Access Management.
The insights provided by more than 700 Chief Human Resource Officers around the world show how workforce investment is shifting. Companies are beginning to focus more on growth, expanding into new markets and offering new products and services. But to make the most of potential growth opportunities in today’s dynamic global marketplace, organizations need to find ways to address the “borders” that are currently impeding their workforces.
Based on the key capability gaps revealed in this study, we believe organizations should focus on three critical workforce imperatives: cultivating creative leaders, mobilizing for speed and flexibility and capitalizing on collective intelligence.
IBM conducted more than 1,700 in-depth, face-to-face interviews with CEOs, general managers and senior public sector leaders from around the globe. Our newest CEO Study, the largest of its type ever undertaken, is the latest in the IBM C-suite Study Series. It explores how CEOs are responding to the complexity of increasingly interconnected organizations, markets, societies and governments – what we call the connected economy. Three themes emerged. Today's CEOs must:
- Empower employees through values
- Engage customers as individuals
- Amplify innovation with partnerships
Register now to access the insights that can help you lead more effectively through impactful connections with your employees, customers and partners.
Read this white paper from CFO Research Services, which examines why and how chief financial offers are looking to create "highly integrated" organizations by moving from standalone spreadsheets to integrated planning, budgeting, and forecasting systems. (CFO Research Services, 2008)