C-Suite

Seven Traits of Effective Risk Management

Whatever technologies and complex risk management processes a bank has put in place, nothing will work without an effective risk governance framework being adopted. These days it is not enough for banks and other financial services companies to merely take risks. Firms must calibrate their risks and monitor them as much as they project return […]

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This is what the top CFOs are doing differently

Yesterday we officially released the 2016 CFO Perspective – Redefining Performance from IBM’s Institute for Business Value. These insights, from more than 600 CFO’s around the world, reveal what matters to CFOs today, and how they see their role changing as their organizations deal with the “Uber Syndrome” –the digital disruptors and technology innovators that are […]

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Your Digital Reinvention journey begins here

IBM helps organizations fundamentally redesign processes, experiences and infrastructure to create new sources of value and drive greater efficiencies through Digital Reinvention™. Our consultants help you apply advanced technologies embedded with AI, automation and analytics to modernize enterprise IT infrastructure and optimize operations.

Chief Marketing Officers – Leaders of Disruption, Drivers of Growth

Last month, IBM hosted a CMO Live Chat on their THINK Leaders site that focused on the challenges facing CMOs and marketing leaders who seek to excel in a rapidly changing business and marketing environment. I joined Liz Miller from CMO Council, Sandra Zoratti from the CMO Club and Carolyn Heller Baird, from the IBM […]

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A Pi Day 2016 lesson for CMOs

As a marketing executive, you make sure your campaigns are timely and relevant. One tried-and-true strategy is to align campaigns and messaging with seasonal holidays, when customers are naturally searching for and purchasing your company’s products and services. It’s easy to plan campaigns around Christmas and Mother’s Day campaigns – but what about quirkier annual […]

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THINK Leaders Weekly Roundup [3/7-3/11]

If a natural disaster hit tomorrow, would your city be ready? Are you prepared to engage in conversation with senior-level executives attending the South by Southwest conference? If not, this week’s THINK Leaders blog has got you covered. Here is a recap of these, and other timely topics, being discussed in the THINK Leaders community. […]

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THINK Leaders Weekly Roundup [2/29-3/4]

  From Las Vegas to Tokyo, the THINK Leaders team has covered quite a lot of ground! We heard from Monex Group, Inc. CEO Oki Matsumoto, recapped IBM InterConnect 2016, and discovered why women are becoming chief data officers – just to name a few. Here is a summary of the innovative technology trends and […]

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InterConnect Day 3: The Consumer Evolution

Day 3 of InterConnect showcased IBM’s ecosystem of developers and Business Partners using mobile applications to revolutionize the consumer experience. Mobile apps are increasingly becoming the consumer’s first and primary point of contact with brands. Think about it, your cell phone is with you practically 24/7- at work, the gym, on your nightstand – for […]

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InterConnect Day 2: API Economy

InterConnect day 2 made it clear that the API, Application Program Interface, economy is taking off. Three new and expanded cognitive APIs that enhance Watson’s emotional and visual senses were announced: Tone Analyzer, Emotion Analysis, and Visual Recognition. Tone Analyzer: Tone Analyzer has deepened its analysis capabilities in order to give users better insights about […]

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THINK Leaders Weekly Roundup [2/15-2/19]

Top executives gathered at THINK Forum Mumbai and established that all businesses must embark on digitalization journeys to remain relevant in 2016. But when everyone becomes digital, who wins?  How do you differentiate yourself as a business and industry leader, in Asia and around the world? The answer?  Become a cognitive business. India executives see […]

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How CMOs in Torchbearer Organizations Are Succeeding in the Age of Disruption

CMOs sit at a crucial intersection in many organizations. Their role has evolved dramatically over the past few years – from being focused mainly on building brand awareness to one that serves as a key business leader for strategy, innovation and the bottom line. Technological advances are disrupting the status quo and bringing massive turmoil […]

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Top 3 investment areas for marketing budgets:

Last week, we held a very interesting chat with marketing experts in our Think Leaders community. Liz Miller from CMO Council, Sandra Zoratti from the CMO Club and Jane Hiscock from Farland Group joined the chat as well as Carolyn Baird, from the IBM Institute for Business Value. Many questions were answered, about marketing trends, […]

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THINK Leaders Weekly Round Up [1/25-1/29]

Do you aspire to make it to the C-suite? Wondering how your favorite store protects your personal data and credit card information? This week’s blog has the answers, and here are the articles- enjoy! Pacesetter: Steve Rubinow: Big risks can lead to big rewards in the C-suite: This profile piece was with Catalina’s CTO Steve […]

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