Emilio Robles

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The Metamorphosis of the CIO

As we all know, the very nature of the enterprise is changing. This is the result of the rapid shifts that have been occurring in the business world over the last few years–the commoditization of goods and services, the individuation of value, the transformation of the workforce–which I discussed …

A Better Way to Think About Your Business Model

The business model canvas — as opposed to the traditional, intricate business plan — helps organizations conduct structured, tangible, and strategic conversations around new businesses or existing ones. Leading global companies like GE, P&G, and Nestlé use the canvas to manage strategy or create …

Bringing Global Philanthropy Closer to Home

Speaking at the recent Global Philanthropy Forum, Toyin Saraki — founder and president of the WellBeing Foundation Africa — articulated her evolving approach to giving. Whereas her Nigerian parents tended to give indiscriminately to poor people, with religion as the driving motivator, Saraki has …

In a Big Data World, Don’t Forget Experimentation

In the data world today, “big” dominates. But sometimes you don’t need big. You need a small dose of exactly the right data. Data that bear precisely on the question at hand, that you understand deeply, and that you can trust. If such data are already at hand, great. But frequently they are not. …

How GE Uses Data Visualization to Tell Complex Stories

<i>GE, perhaps more than any other major company, is dedicated to the use of data visualization as a key part of its marketing and communications efforts. Stemming from our Insight Center on visualizing data, I spoke with Linda Boff, GE’s executive director of global brand marketing, about the</i> …