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Is Your C-Suite Working As A Team?

Lead Change Blog

In the VUCA world in which we now operate many businesses have become more agile, networked and team centric in order to respond to the challenges of more competition and digital disruption. However, up to now many of these approaches have been implemented in functional areas like sales and operations, and the C-suite has been left unchanged.

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How to Evaluate Whether You Made an Effective Career Decision

Lead Change Blog

Tom made a major career decision 3 months ago: he decided to leave his position as chief information officer at a large manufacturing firm to become an entrepreneur and start a company to provide software that helps manufacturers improve the quality of their manufacturing process. There was no room for any missteps.

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Target’s Fall Guy: Is Your Board Prepared?

N2Growth Blog

Rather it indicates a true technologist in the form of a Chief Technology or Chief Information Officer. Getting back to Target, major kudos to the board for having excellent operational experience. Someone who understands enterprise technology systems and has managed decisions relating to them.

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5 Leadership Lessons: The Velocity Manifesto

Leading Blog

As a leader], you—not the IT department, nor the VP of IT, nor the chief information officer (CIO)—must understand, drive and be accountable for how technology is structured in order to reach the strategic goals of the operation….Technology Younger generations will not operate like the current generation of leaders ….If

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How to Choose a Reliable Partner for Offshoring

CEO Insider

While running an operations service company for software R&D centers in Ukraine, I’ve seen enough companies fail to properly set up teams abroad at the beginning. Vendors who lacked transparency and/or couldn’t live up to contractual expectations were usually to blame.

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How to Lead in High Turbulence – 5 Lessons from the Tunisian revolution

Strategy Driven

I was Dean of a leading business school in Paris and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the top mobile telecom operator in Tunisia when the Arab Spring broke out, turning the already troubled Middle East and North Africa upside down. I ended up with that job and found out what it really means to lead in a high turbulence environment.

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How Companies Say They’re Using Big Data

Harvard Business Review

” Survey respondents included Presidents, Chief Information Officers, Chief Analytics Officers, Chief Marketing Officers, and Chief Data Officers representing 50 industry giants, including American Express, Capital One, Disney, Ford Motors, General Electric, JP Morgan, MetLife, Nielsen, Turner Broadcasting, United Parcel Service, and USAA.

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