C-suite Leadership

IT as we know it will be dead by 2030, warns CA's CTO

Speaking at CA World 2017, CTO Otto Berkes said the accelerating pace of change within the tech sector is fundamentally changing<p>The business …

Felix Dennis

The CIO should report to the CISO

Since the role of CISO was invented by City Bank in 1995 there have been frequent debates on reporting structure. The most common shape for that …


What's Behind the Rapid Rise of the Chief Data Officer?

An organization’s Chief Data Officer, or CDO, handles the big data of the business. Once an unknown title, the CDO has quickly risen in recognition …

Big Data

This 350-Year-Old Company Shows It's Possible to Innovate in Any Industry

Just focus on making customers' lives easier.<p>When it comes to innovation, every industry has a hand in shaping an effective strategy. Ranjana Clark, head of transaction banking at MUFG, says that, to her, innovation is designed to help solve customers’ pain points. Innovation needs to help solve a …


Look at cleaner petrol cars before going electric: Bosch

The investments needed for producing greener cars today will be substantial and have long recovery periods


Activist Hedge Funds Would Get Hit The Worst By Latest Tax Plan

The House of Representatives late Thursday approved a major tax reform legislation along party lines, moving along a vital part of the Trump …


Why the Entire C-Suite Needs to Use the Same Metrics for Cyber Risk

When it comes to cybersecurity, the chains of communication that exist within an organization, if they exist at all, are often a mess. Multiple conversations about cyber risks are happening across a multitude of divisions in isolation. At the same time, members of the C-suite are measuring their …


BRIEF-Kisan Mouldings names Amit Sudhakar CFO

Nov 17 (Reuters) - Kisan Mouldings Ltd KISM.BO :<p>* Says Suresh Purohit ceases to be CFO; Amit Sudhakar appointed as new CFO


The great data science hope: Machine learning can cure your terrible data hygiene

Will there ever be a technology that can fix decades of poor data hygiene? Probably not, but that isn't going to stop technology vendors from trying. …

Machine Learning

Digital in detention: can cross-platform measurement help ease industry anguish?

Reflecting on the themes from this year's conference season, it is clear the digital advertising industry still has some work to do to prove its …

Digital Media

The role of a CIO is never business as usual

The complexity of digital transformation makes the CIO role description evermore complicated and less like that of its predecessors.<p>The traditional …


Here's What's Next For P&G and Peltz's Bruising Boardroom Battle

All looked lost for Nelson Peltz and his epic battle for a board seat at Procter & Gamble (PG) .<p>Initially, results issued last month by the iconic …


Airbus COO Says Must Reaffirm A380 Commitment to Buyers

November 16th, 2017, 3:23 PM UTC<p>Fabrice Bregier, chief operating officer at Airbus SE, discusses sales of the A380 and the company’s future …


Creative Director’s Choice: We Are Unlimited’s Toygar Bazarkaya celebrates the simplicity of McCann Thailand's 'Capture'

Creative Director’s Choice gives creative directors a chance to highlight the current work they think is the best out in the ad world – the ads and …

Chief Creative Officers

To Jump Through The Hoops Of Digital Disruption, Be Agile

In this age of digital disruption, no sector is safe. Millennials are turning to bots—not brokers—for solid financial advice. Factory workers are assembling widgets alongside collaborative robots. And artificial intelligence services are finding job candidates faster and more efficiently than …


Banijay Group Appoints Frédéric Balmary as COO to Ramp Up Scripted Activity

Banijay Group has named Frédéric Balmary as COO of Banijay Studios International. Balmary, who joined Banijay in 2011, was previously deputy CFO at …

Business Development

Why You Need Data To Optimize Customer Journey | Articles | Chief Data Officer

With the breadth of options now available to consumers, customer journey is more important than ever. Indeed, in a recent survey by Salesforce, 88% …


World's Worst Cybersecurity Risk: Big Company CEOs

Hackers don't even bother with the fancy stuff any longer; they just spear-phish the overpaid dopes at the top.<p>The popular image of a cybersecurity breach involves a "Mr. Robot" hacker who exploits weaknesses in otherwise impregnable IT fortresses. In real life, however, the most likely cause of a …


We need to stop talking 5G BS – Vodafone CTO

Brutal honesty in an industry that usually flirts with the line between science and fiction; Vodafone’s CTO Johan Wibergh begged for sanity from the …


Laziness towards learning stops agencies from evolving like Facebook, says Val Madon of Havas

The chief creative officer of Havas South East Asia has revealed that her one-year stint at Facebook was a “life-changing” experience for her in …

South-east Asia

Fortum CEO had 'constructive' meeting with Uniper CEO - WirtschaftsWoche

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Finnish energy company Fortum 's (HE:FORTUM) Chief Executive Pekka Lundmark had a good first meeting with the boss of takeover …


Sprint Announces Unlimited Freedom Customers Will Get Free Access to Hulu Starting This Friday

Sprint and Hulu today announced a partnership that will bundle the Limited Commercials tier of the streaming TV service into Sprint's Unlimited Freedom cellular plan. This means that new and existing Sprint customers who sign up for Unlimited Freedom beginning Friday, November 17 will be able to …


Demystifying the CDO Role: The New Kids on the Block

As the amount of data collected worldwide continues to explode and the expectations for ROI from that data rise, the CDO is becoming a crucial role.


Insider buys at Prospect Capital

Prospect (NASDAQ:PSEC) CEO John Barry purchased nearly 142K shares on Friday, and his wife (Chief Compliance Officer Daria Becker) bought more than …


Synacor has its first profitable quarter in nearly four years

Synacor had its first profitable quarter in nearly four years as the Buffalo internet content provider added sales from its portal development work …


9 Lessons from Three Decades of Working with CEOs

What separates the good CEOs from the great ones?<p>More than 30 years ago, I started working with executives and CEOs, anchored by the belief that "the future belongs to people who can see possibilities before they become obvious." This quote from one-time HBR editor Ted Levitt was about encouraging …


4 Pillars Of Trusted Data Analytics | Articles | Chief Data Officer

Instinctive and subjective decision-making is being replaced by objective, data-driven insights. It is empowering companies to better serve their …

Business Intelligence

Cybersecurity Study Says Getting Hacked Is More Common Than Ever

Between global headlines and personal identity theft, hackers have become one of the biggest problems facing the world today. Sure, cybersecurity …


At Nikon, full recovery still a long way off

TOKYO -- A year after launching a structural reform drive, Nikon faces an uphill battle. Its core digital camera business is limping along. And its …


Can A Sista Get Some Help? Black Women Less Supported At Work

A new study is shining a light on the issues black women are dealing with at work.According to Women in the Workplace 2017, a comprehensive study of …