Josh Holst

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How to Recharge if You're Losing Motivation

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Productivity

CIOs must have a strategy to communicate IT changes to the business

Whether migrating to the cloud, replacing a legacy system, or adopting a DevOps approach, IT departments these days often initiate major changes. …

CIOs

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3 Signs You Need To Quit Your Job

Sometimes, a job we once loved loses its interest, yet we're scared to go out and try something new. Here are 3 signs you should quit your job.

Employment

10 Best Online Banks of 2016

<i>By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist</i><p>Online banks also offer many perks, and GOBankingRates has analyzed the top national online banks as part of its Best Banks of 2016 study. After evaluating dozens of online banks, GOBankingRates found the 10 best online banks based on checking account fees, savings …

The To-Do List Game Plan

Make today the day you finish everything. Here are seven solid tips to up your productivity.

Time Management

Banking outlook: threats from technology, burst of housing bubble, end of mining boom

<i>It’s reporting season, and over the past few weeks some of Australia’s biggest companies have been releasing information on how they’re travelling.</i> …

Microinteractions in mobile banking

During the last year I have been working in the digital financial world designing new <b>banking</b> experiences. Right now small and big banks need to …

Corporate CIO award winner transforms IT org into investment center

<i>Editor's Note: This is the second in a series of Q&As covering the winners of the Georgia CIO Leadership Association CIO of the Year Awards.</i>

CIOs

Embracing digital change at SunTrust

In recent years, the financial services marketplace has been changing in a big way because of evolving client preferences, tighter regulations, and …

Banking

Digital Transformation: It Breaks Stuff (And That’s A Good Thing)

At NASSCOM ILF, India’s foremost technology thought leadership conference, Jeremy Burton reflects on what digital transformation breaks inside …

Thought Leadership

Here's Why True Digital Transformation Is Hard To Achieve

Today, digital transformation surrounds us. It has radically changed the way we live and go about our daily tasks; from the way we catch a ride, watch movies, set our thermostat, connect with friends and even manage our fish tank. Digital business models are making our lives better, our economies …

Customer Experience

Digital Business Transformation: What Is It, and How Do You Achieve It?

We are hearing a lot about digitization, digitalization, the digital workforce, digital disruption, and digital business transformation these days. These terms are not just coming from Cisco; they’re coming from everywhere. While we find the words “digital business transformation” on our lips more …

Innovation

Bimodal IT strategy opens up opportunities for innovation

Mode 2 of a bimodal IT strategy can help organizations act more like a startup and tackle some high-risk, high-reward digital business moonshots.

CIOs

Why Creating A To-Do List Is Derailing Your Success

Most of us make them, but to-do lists make us more stressed and don’t account for how long tasks take. Here are three things to do instead.<p>Nearly two-thirds of professionals write to-do lists, but 41% percent of all to-do list items never actually get done, according to research from the …

5 Steps to Enterprise-Wide Automation

No Comments<p><b>Featured article by Brad Paubel,Vice President of Internal Customer Technologies, Maritz</b><p>For many years, IT has been a gatekeeper. When …

Do You Need a Chief Technology Officer?

Looking to jumpstart his career, information technology executive Kevin Pilgrim made a strange request of his boss at Oklahoma’s First United Bank.<p>“I …

18 Things Strong Businesses Do

Too many times CEOs and business leaders separate overarching principles of life from how they run their businesses. I don’t see it that way. The …

Don’t Let Outdated Management Structures Kill Your Company

During a consulting engagement at a $50 billion conglomerate, I spoke with a young man who was worried about a potential project overrun. I asked if …

How to trick your brain into being productive when you can't focus

Or, worse, it's completely blank, save for the cursor mocking you each time it blinks (rude).<p>It's happened to all of us, and it's a <i>really</i> frustrating feeling. Especially when you've dedicated specific time to work on this project, and it is quickly ticking away.<p>It's even more nerve-wracking — and …

Small Business Banking And Innovation Don't Go Together

Small business banking and innovation are two words that you rarely hear in the same sentence. Common wisdom points to heavy regulation as the primary cause of banks lagging behind the rest of the business world when it comes to innovation. While regulation certainly bears some of the blame, it is …

Small Business

New And Improved Payment Offering From SWIFT Signs Up 45 Banks

SWIFT has announced that 45 banks have signed up to a global payments initiative it announced in December. Describing it at the time as a new standard in cross-border payments, the launch of a new initiative might also have been a sign that the global payments organization was feeling the heat from …

FinTech

10 Motivational Books You Must Read To Strengthen Your Leadership Skills

Leadership skills aren’t learnt in a day; it takes time and experience to understand and develop those skills and project them in your professional …

Top 10 Community Bank IT Projects

The banking industry is grappling with a quickly changing technology environment, and that is particularly true for community banks given their fewer …

Top 10

23 signs you're burnt out at work

Work can be taxing for everyone, and we all occasionally feel weary after a long day at the office.<p>But if your life is a chronic state of stress and …

First impressions of Mondo, the full stack smart bank

What is Mondo?<p>Mondo is a new kind of bank, which seems focused on current technologies, as opposed to the traditional banks that rely on decades old …

THE PAYMENTS INDUSTRY EXPLAINED: Everything you need to know about the next era of payment processing

The way we pay is changing dramatically. For example, people are beginning to use their smartphones for every kind of formal and informal transaction — to shop at stores, buy songs online, and even split their rent.<p>At the heart of these changes in how we pay are thousands of companies competing and …

FinTech

Why not getting promoted made me more successful

That lost hope is really what made me throw my hands up. Even though on a day-to-day basis I still loved my job, I had to leave.<p>I'd checked all the boxes. Client work was done well, winning proposals were submitted, and my team was managed with record-low turnover for eight years.<p>And yet, my title …

Leadership