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CFOs Should Help Lead Workforce Transformation

×<p>A host of trends are pressuring many organizations to rethink their workforce models — and not just function by function or business by business, but enterprise-wide. Such trends include competition for digital and analytical skills, millennials’ expectations for progression and development, …

Employee Engagement

Never-ending strategies - The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)

As listed companies finish reporting their second quarter results, the leading contender for this year's title of most overused word by business …

Jeff Bezos

Creating a Strategic Product Plan

Most technology companies have a product management department serving as the “voice of the customer” and helping to better understand market …

Why the power of data is in the analysis

Organizations have the potential to amass data from multiple sources about so many topics these days: their transactions, processes, employee …

Frugalnomics in Effect - Gartner predicts 5.5% decline in IT spending for 2015

Gartner recently published their latest worldwide IT spending forecasts with a sharp downward revision, now projecting a <b>5.5% YoY decline</b> from 2014 …

Selling

Defining Business Processes to Support Your Overall Business Strategy

A successful ERP implementation requires a focused and dedicated project team that understands the importance of defining “current state” and “future …

What Is Strategy?The Three Levels of Strategy

You've probably heard the term "business strategy" used in the workplace.<p>But what <i>is</i> strategy, exactly? And are you aware that you need different …

Blue Ocean Strategy

A onetime accordion player, stilt walker, and fire-eater, Guy Laliberté is now CEO of one of Canada’s largest cultural exports, Cirque du Soleil. Founded in 1984 by a group of street performers, Cirque has staged dozens of productions seen by some 40 million people in 90 cities around the world. In …

Most CIOs are Not Seen as Influencing Corporate Strategy: Report

Most business executives don’t see IT departments as strategic partners that help drive corporate growth according to a new McKinsey & Co. report.

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Grave Mistakes that Companies Make in Big Data Projects

<i>Avoid common issues while planning, developing, and implementing initiatives with big data</i><p>Ubiquitous in the contemporary industry, big data and …

A Business Case for the Internet of Things

Writing for Information Week, Chris Taylor recently commented, “The Internet of Things (IoT) is here. We’ve moved beyond speculation about what IoT …

The Power of Simplicity

Managing several products in a rapidly changing consumer goods industry is no easy task. They key is simplicity. For multinationals reducing the …

Sony Strategy for Next 3 Years: Big, Hairy and Audacious

Sony faces real financial challenges, but their latest mid-term strategy report indicates that they are coming out swinging – which is good news for …

The Apple Case Study, Home Page, a great study in corporate strategy

Excellent Corporate Strategy Must Start With Customer Pain Points

“It starts with the customer need,” explained Kumsal Bayazit, Chief Strategy Officer of RELX Group during a recent interview discussing the company’s strategy — and her role in defining it. “We serve professionals across very different industries, but the needs at the high level are similar. …

Customers

Accounting: Now for something completely different

It’s not the bottom line, but how the bottom line is calculated, that really counts.<p><b>Accountants, regulators</b>, and corporate executives are again …

How Do You Build Credibility As A Leader When You Aren't The Technical Expert?

Five years ago I was working as an attorney in our Law department when I was offered a leadership position in an entirely new area—corporate strategy. At the time, I knew nothing about corporate strategy, which, as you can imagine, made me nervous. What would happen if people found out I wasn’t the …

Using Proto-Personas for Executive Alignment

When working in-house as a UX practitioner, one of the constant challenges is getting a seat at the leadership table. Without a VP or C-level …

UX Design

Corporate Strategy Success Guide

This fabulous article by Charles Roxburgh is a must read for every decision maker responsible for deciding the fate of a proposed strategy.<p>It …