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The Perils of Short-Term Thinking

It’s hard to ignore shareholder demands for quarterly earnings miracles. But too often what looks like “success” today can inhibit a company’s …

How Criticism Creates Innovative Teams

It’s tough to find examples of successfully challenging the boss, even tougher to find stories of leaders who specifically ask to be challenged. The most common is a tale of Alfred P. Sloan at General Motors. During a meeting in which GM’s top management team was considering a weighty decision, …

Is Your Organization Ready for Total Digitization?

What do the following items have in common: credit cards and streaming or recorded music, robots for production, CAD systems, telephone networks, digital games, computers in products like cars and vacuum cleaners, sensors, and video consoles used in remote mining? Answer: They are all digital and …

Business Is An Ego-System:Social Is An Eco-System

There is a lot being written about organizations becoming “social businesses”. New organizational models are being proposed to look more like the …

IESE Insight What It Takes to Be a Digital Leader

Unless you were born in the 1990s, then you are probably a Digital Immigrant, meaning that your ability to use a smartphone or tablet and interact …

Steven Sinofsky: The Full D11 Interview

Steven Sinofsky is talking to lots of companies these days. He’s meeting with big companies, small companies and plenty of venture capitalists.<p>But as …

Salesforce.com Makes Its Biggest Acquisition Yet, Buys ExactTarget for $2.5 Billion

Salesforce.com just announced that it will make its biggest acquisition yet: It will spend $2.5 billion to acquire the cloud marketing company …

EU to Launch Net Neutrality Strategy

New European rules on net neutrality will oblige Internet service providers to be transparent about connection speed and stop blocking competing …

IBM to Acquire Cloud Services Company SoftLayer

Computing giant IBM just made another move in its quest to become the biggest provider of cloud services. It said it will acquire SoftLayer, a …

Stop Telling Your Employees What to Do

I will never forget the experiences of getting my first suit. I was 12 years old and my father took me to a department store on 18th street in New York City. I was very excited; this was the transition to feeling grown up. A real milestone. I would have a suit like all the grown men I knew.<p>At the …

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Silicon Alley Madrid: modelo de emprendimiento

<b>Un ejemplo de que juntos se pueden hacer cosas para combatir la crisis, de que todos a una podemos tratar de hacer que la actual situación cambie, es</b> …

Hablando sobre educación y tecnologías

Me canta una de mis alarmas de menciones que desde aulaPlaneta acaban de subir a YouTube una entrevista de unos tres minutos que me hicieron en el …

Marketing & Sales

April 2018 – Government agencies that are unclear on what matters most to their customers risk wasting time and resources on the things that...<p>April …

Cinco mitos sobre ciberseguridad que resisten en nuestra mente

Quien inventó las FAQ estaba de enhorabuena. De la misma manera que cualquier consultorio sexual tiene que responder una y otra vez a las mismas …

Nuance, compañía especializada en tecnologías de voz, presenta anuncios interactivos con voz

Os hablamos de Nuance hace un tiempo con motivo de la adquisición de Vlingo, su empresa “rival”, con el objetivo de mejorar y desarrollar nuevas …

Welcome to the golden age of enterprise IT — and get used to it: It’ll be here for a while

In case you didn’t notice, it’s the golden age of enterprise startups. And some investors believe it will continue for another seven years or more. …

Releasing Innovation: A Challenge for Leaders

La metamorfosis del CFO

La reorganización que viven las finanzas desde la crisis de 2008 afecta también al papel de los CFO, que están ampliando sus responsabilidades. A …

Are You Ready for Corporate Social Networks?

KNOWLEDGE AREAS<p>Accounting and Control Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility Corporate Governance Decision Analysis Economics …

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May 2018 – Struggling to become analytics-driven? One or more of these issues is likely what’s holding your organization back.<p>May 2018 – The past …

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May 2018 – Leadership changes are more common and important than ever. But most companies don’t get it right.<p>April 2018 – Rotman School of Management …

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May 2018 – Struggling to become analytics-driven? One or more of these issues is likely what’s holding your organization back.<p>May 2018 – Investing in …

Codecademy mejora la experiencia de aprendizaje con una nueva interfaz

El equipo de Codecademy ha anunciado una interesante novedad para todos aquéllos que utilicen su plataforma, mejorando la experiencia de los usuarios …

Cómo aprender a programar

Coursera<p>Coursera es una plataforma online que muestra cursos gratis de muchas disciplinas. La oferta de clases en el campo de computación y …

El gasto mundial en TIC subirá hasta los 2,9 billones este año

El gasto mundial en Tecnologías de la Información (TI) subirá un 4,1% en 2013, hasta los 3,76 billones de dólares (unos 2,94 billones de euros) en …