How to Encourage Employee Loyalty & Retain Good Workers

Chart Your Course

Hubspot founder and CTO Dharmesh Shah noted certain qualities that characterize a loyal employee. A recent Gallup poll found that more than three-quarters of workers around the world are either “not engaged” or “actively disengaged” while at work.

The New CTO: Chief Transformation Officer

Harvard Business Review

These three change accelerators are what lie behind today''s avalanche of business transformation, and they are directly affecting the roles of CIO and CTO. And, just as the CIO''s role needs to change, so too does the CTO''s—from Chief Technology Officer to Chief Transformation Officer.

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How To Disrupt the Tech World

Mills Scofield

In June 2013, Vivek Wadhwa and Farai Chideya invited women to crowd-create a book on women innovators by sharing their own stories. What is your image of an inventor or innovator? A man alone in a lab?

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Learning The Keys To Exceptional Execution

Tanveer Naseer

Amar told me in 2013 that some factors have changed since he first published his findings, for example, access to capital is more widespread through crowd-funding, along with a mainstream popularization of entrepreneurship and rise of a global startup ecosystem.

Make Your Innovative Idea Seem Less Terrifying

Harvard Business Review

By 2013, we had honored Jack Dorsey of Twitter, Garrett Camp of Uber, famed choreographer Twyla Tharp, and Gangnam style pop artist Psy.

Is Your Organization Ready for Total Digitization?

Harvard Business Review

At Boeing, all enterprise technology (including digital) investments are managed by the CTO, which enables significant synergies.

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IT Governance is Killing Innovation

Harvard Business Review

The New CTO: Chief Transformation Officer. Recent CEB research shows that work has become much more interdependent — employees increasingly need to tap a broader array of internal and external colleagues and partners to be successful in their jobs.

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Don't Just Serve — Enable: A New Model for IT Organizations

Harvard Business Review

The New CTO: Chief Transformation Officer. The classic model of an IT organization as a central point of control over all things data was never ideal, and today it simply doesn''t work. Business users need increasingly fast, broad, and flexible access to data.

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CIOs: Scenario Planning Can Save Your Job

Harvard Business Review

The New CTO: Chief Transformation Officer. It''s the rare CIO who applies scenario planning to the business of IT.

A Board Director's Perspective on What IT Has to Get Right

Harvard Business Review

The New CTO: Chief Transformation Officer. Over the last 30 years I have served a large range of organizations as either a director or a trustee with the specific role of helping them exploit IT for competitive advantage.

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Act Like a Leader Before You Are One

Harvard Business Review

Mike Subelsky, the co-founder and CTO at Staq, a tech start-up that makes software for digital advertising companies, spent most of his early career in roles with lots of responsibility, but not much authority. "I

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Why I Phished My Own Company

Harvard Business Review

Today, I make strategic and tactical technology decisions as the CTO of Atlantic Media. Ten months ago, I was in charge of digital technology for the White House, where security was the top priority and it was inexcusable to let your guard down.

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The First 90 Days in a New CIO Position

Harvard Business Review

The New CTO: Chief Transformation Officer. Perhaps the most exciting (and challenging) aspect of working in a progressive IT organization is the pace of technological change. It requires that IT staff — and our customers — are continuously learning.

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How IT Professionals Can Embrace the Serendipity Economy

Harvard Business Review

The New CTO: Chief Transformation Officer.

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Do You Have the IT For the Coming Digital Wave?

Harvard Business Review

The New CTO: Chief Transformation Officer.

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Why Can't a CIO Be More Like a CFO?

Harvard Business Review

They have remained, instead, CTO''s. Information governance is not IT''s job. But it should be the CIO''s job. It''s time for CIOs to move beyond their roles as chief technology officers, and embrace the name with all of its implications: Chief Information Officer.

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C'mon, IT Leaders. Take a Chance!

Harvard Business Review

The New CTO: Chief Transformation Officer. Businesses mostly seek to avoid risk. Leaders equate risk with potential failure, so organizations have morphed into hierarchical, fixed systems to constrain variability within an acceptable range that has become progressively narrower.

The Brief and Fascinating History of What You’re Wearing and Where It Gets Made

Harvard Business Review

For a time, having a BlackBerry was the ultimate status symbol in business, as well as the ultimate addiction: One former global account manager recalls a CTO referring to the blinking red light as "digital heroin." There are definitely times when I witness the baroque excesses of the Bay Area in 2013… and it all feels like the blind, unconscious decadence of a great empire just before its final descent into madness and irrevocable decline," Leonard writes.

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Leading Innovation Is the Art of Creating “Collective Genius” - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM HBS EXECUTIVE EDUCATION

Harvard Business Review

The book, Collective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation , was written by Hill, the Wallace Brett Donham Professor of Business Administration, with Greg Brandeau, former CTO of The Walt Disney Studios and current COO/president of Media Maker; Emily Truelove, a PhD candidate at MIT’s Sloan School of Management; and Kent Lineback, Hill’s cowriter on, Being the Boss: The 3 Imperatives for Becoming a Good Leader.

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Leading Innovation Is the Art of Creating “Collective Genius” - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM HBS EXECUTIVE EDUCATION

Harvard Business Review

From 2005 to 2013, when Nayar led HCL as president and then CEO, the company’s sales, market cap, and profits increased six fold, according to the book. Executive education students at Harvard Business School.

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