As executives witness data’s proven impact on performance and innovation and recognize its strategic significance, they also realize the growing need for a leader whose primary role is to understand and advocate on behalf of data: The Chief Data Officer.
In his annual list of strategic issues for the CIO, tech blogger and Oracle chief communications officer Bob Evans estimates the CIO fulfills four major roles, each of which directly contributes to the success of the business. Look around at the retail IT leaders you admire most and you will find that they fulfill every role. This eBook takes a closer look at the Business Transformer, Customer Expert and Advocate, Technology Visionary and the Culture Warrior.
In the IBM white paper, "The Smarter Supply Chain of the Future: Global Chief Officer Supply Chain Study," you'll see how sensor technologies, new analytic capabilities and simulation techniques can predict, if not prevent, disruptions before they occur.
Doug Gold, chief financial officer of CoreObjects, a Los Angeles-based product development company with multiple locations across India, talks about how his company is overcoming the challenges of visibility and control within distributed software development projects.
Published By: IBM Unica
Published Date: Feb 09, 2012
Our CMO Study is the latest in IBM's series of C-suite Studies, encompassing interviews with more than 15,000 top executives over the past seven years. The study casts light on the challenges public and private sector CMOs confront - and the opportunities they envision - in increasingly complex times. It also illustrates how closely CMOs' perception of the marketplace mirrors previous assessments by CEOs.
With widespread use of mobile devices and social media, today's consumers are connected and empowered like never before. This white paper explores the challenges that face retail chief marketing officers (CMOs) and their divisions.
Disengaged employees present a challenge to today’s organizations. But as Chief Human Resources Officer Karen Crone explains in this 30-minute webinar, “Employee engagement is not magic.” Learn about the basics of employee engagement and how to drive higher engagement and productivity at your organization with her five recommended best practices.
Published By: Teradata
Published Date: Oct 19, 2015
Bruce Rogers, Forbes’ Chief Insights Officer, will discuss the key findings from a survey of senior-level IT and data executives on big data and analytics. He will be joined by Matt Ariker from McKinsey and Chris Twogood from Teradata and together they will present the differences between "leaders" and "laggards" when it comes to analytics initiatives and share how organizations can increase their odds of success with big data and analytics.
Published By: LogRhythm
Published Date: Apr 04, 2017
The value of peer input cannot be overstated. Authored by leading Chief Information Security Officers, CISOs Investigate is an ongoing series that offers first-hand insights to security leaders as they make business-driven technology decisions.
As the benefits of investment in Learning and Development continue to be signaled to the market, Chief Learning Officers and leaders of learning organizations will be taking center-stage in the transformation of their organization. In addition, companies spent just over $180 billion on corporate training last year, putting immense pressure on training leaders to show return on investment.
With the spotlight on, these CLOs and other leaders of learning organizations will be measured across three core levers; transforming the business performance of learners, creating learning experiences that engage learners, and improving the operational efficiency of the organization.
Download The Three Levers of a Successful CLO to learn the first step in aligning yourself with the three levers that business find most important.
Six hours a day. According to research, that’s how much of a lawyer’s time, on average, is spent on administrative tasks or new client development (sound familiar?). Fortunately, technology and the data it generates can help you streamline systems and processes — and reveal important insights about your firm. But what tools should you use? How should you implement them? We’ve got the answers. Our guide outlines what you need to know when leveraging technology to reduce admin inefficiencies and, better yet, increase cash flow. You’ll learn how to identify what metrics matter most to your practice: like billable hours, profitability by client and hiring decisions. It also spotlights helpful tools, like PwC’s InsightsOfficer, that turn data into insights, impacting your firm’s performance.
"Watch the On-Demand webinar to hear Centrify's Chief Product Officer, Bill Mann and Forrester Principal Analyst, Chase Cunningham in a lively discussion how Zero Trust concepts can be applied to Identity and Access Management.
The insights provided by more than 700 Chief Human Resource Officers around the world show how workforce investment is shifting. Companies are beginning to focus more on growth, expanding into new markets and offering new products and services. But to make the most of potential growth opportunities in today’s dynamic global marketplace, organizations need to find ways to address the “borders” that are currently impeding their workforces.
Based on the key capability gaps revealed in this study, we believe organizations should focus on three critical workforce imperatives: cultivating creative leaders, mobilizing for speed and flexibility and capitalizing on collective intelligence.
IBM conducted more than 1,700 in-depth, face-to-face interviews with CEOs, general managers and senior public sector leaders from around the globe. Our newest CEO Study, the largest of its type ever undertaken, is the latest in the IBM C-suite Study Series. It explores how CEOs are responding to the complexity of increasingly interconnected organizations, markets, societies and governments – what we call the connected economy. Three themes emerged. Today's CEOs must:
- Empower employees through values
- Engage customers as individuals
- Amplify innovation with partnerships
Register now to access the insights that can help you lead more effectively through impactful connections with your employees, customers and partners.
Published By: Intralinks
Published Date: Jan 16, 2015
In their newly released report, “On the Radar: Intralinks,” MWD Advisors probes 10 key questions about how Intralinks VIA™ supports workforce mobility by giving organizations the controls to manage and secure business data, wherever it goes.
This On the Radar briefing note follows a simple “ten questions” format, designed to provide a
concise but thorough overview of a company and its products and services, answering the simple questions like:
“Why is it interesting?” “What’s Next?” “Should I consider it?”
You’ll learn how organizations should consider the benefits of an enterprise- grade content collaboration solution that’s designed to embrace workforce mobility “but with the security of administrative controls that make it much easier to manage that collaboration and maintain an audit trail.”
Download the MWD report and find out why Intralinks VIA “…keep[s] IT and compliance officers happy, while not cramping end users’ mobility.”
First launched in 2011, the Anti-Corruption Benchmarking Report aims to give compliance officers a comprehensive view of the "ABC" (anti-bribery and corruption) risks they have, the resources they have to fight them, and how those resources are implemented into compliance programs.
The results give compliance officers a view into the anti-bribery and corruption threats they face and share resources for creating a risk-based compliance program. Download the report to learn more.
The Economist Intelligence Unit examines the lessons learned from the current financial crisis, and proposes ten practical lessons that could help to address perceived weaknesses in risk identification, assessment and management.
In companies of all sizes, the chief financial officer (CFO) is the crucial link between strategy and execution. The CFO acts as a trusted advisor to the chief executive officer (CEO) in mapping out your company's strategic vision, and plays a key role in making sure that vision is realized in all business activities in a profitable way.
Those businesses that have actively fostered deployment of e-learning into all points of the enterprise are now in the enviable position of experiencing geometrically increasing levels of operational and strategic efficiency. And those corporate learning officers and training managers that went through the arduous process of developing a business case in support of e-learning are now key strategic players in their organizations.
To be successful, operations requires integrated business management methodologies and systems that assist in making better, faster decisions and provide visibility into key performance drivers, such as employee productivity, asset utilization, and project profitability.
If businesses are recognizing the need for a dial-tone approach to establishing “data utility” services for meeting user expectations for data accessibility, availability and quality, it is incumbent upon the information management practitioners to ensure that the organization is properly prepared, from both a policy/process level and a technology level.
Social media allows consumers to be empowered in a brand new way, forcing organizations to change the way they traditionally do business. With unprecedented access to unstructured and structured data, companies have more information about the customer’s entire lifecycle than ever before.