C-Suite

Watch the webinar: Future-Proof: Your Insights

Trying to help your organization build a competitive advantage from data and analytics? Looking for new ways to innovate? Are you considering the role of Chief Data Officer to do this, but not sure what the role does or how it achieves business value? Hear from two CDOs about their role in the second of […]

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Controlling triggers to become a better leader

I recently had the distinct pleasure of hosting two IBM THINK Leaders members at a unique group coaching session with Marshall Goldsmith, THINK Leaders Pacesetter, preeminent executive coach and bestselling author of What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful and his latest bestseller Triggers: Creating Behavior that […]

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Meet your new client – the Millennial decision makers

A lot has been written about the Millennial consumer, but not so much about the influence Millennials are having on their company’s business-to-business (B2B) purchasing decisions.  There’s also a lot of hype about who Millennials are and what they want, making it hard to separate fact from fiction. How are Millennials’ preferences impacting b2b marketing […]

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Top 3 tips on how to wrangle us Millennials

I used to think the term “Millennials” was only used to describe the generation that takes pictures of every meal, has personal transportation on-demand and smartphones cemented into their palm. But after watching the Future-Proof: Your Boardroom webinar, I now know this group of 19 –30 year olds—myself included here—are actually being defined by the […]

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C-suite advice from a start-up: apply crowd-funding for innovative partnerships

Sometimes the best advice for C-suite executives at major corporations comes from unexpected places–even from a small social enterprise startup. This beautiful and inspiring video featuring Chris Gourlay, the CEO and founder of the UK-based startup Spacehive,a crowd-funding platform for civic projects, offers inspiration for CEOs (and CFOs, CMOs, CIOs, COOs or CDOs) in any […]

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Personalizing digital experiences: A conversation with Catalina CTO Steve Rubinow

While in Chicago at the recent CIO Leadership Exchange event I was able to talk with Catalina’s Chief Technology Officer Steve Rubinow. You may not have heard of Catalina, but you’ve definitely experienced their services. Back in 1983 they invented the concept of targeted coupons—offering discounts to shoppers as they check out at grocery stores. […]

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Future-Proof Your Boardroom for the Millennial Executive

Whether you’ve already made it into the C-suite or you’re on your way, today’s boardroom is constantly evolving. With Millennials set to dominate the workforce of the future, it’s more important than ever to find out how best to engage—and even become—a Millennial executive. In the first of a new four-part webinar series Future-Proof: Your […]

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CDOs Take the Lead in Big Data & Information Sharing

Highlights from the 9th Annual MIT Chief Data Officer & Information Quality Symposium   It is easy to get lost without a leader. In fact, while travelling to the ninth annual MIT Chief Data Officer & Information Quality Symposium, I got lost on the way to the parking garage, and had to pull over and consult […]

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A conversation with Viewpointe CTO Kevin Kearns

During the recent CIO Leadership Exchange event in Chicago, I had the pleasure to chat with Kevin Kearns, Viewpointe’s Chief Technology Officer. Viewpointe helps large, complex organizations manage, secure and monitor their data via hosted digital archives. Kevin joined Viewpointe in 2005 as Director of Application Delivery. He was named Chief Technology Officer in 2008, and […]

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Transforming Finance: The CFO as main driver of tech innovation in India—and around the world

At a time when a company’s value is inextricably linked with the speed and power of its technology, it’s no surprise that IT decisions are crucial. What is surprising is who is increasingly likely to drive these decisions. The CFO has long been a powerful influencer for all things fiscal, but more and more this […]

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Storytelling tips for CDOs attending the Chief Data Officer Asia Forum July 7-8

As the editor-in-chief of THINK Leaders, I am regularly exposed to trends and strategies that are top of mind for for C-suite leaders. One of the most surprising and recurring issues to surface within recent months is the need for chief data officers to hone their storytelling skills. Yes, you read that correctly. And what […]

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If Countering Fraud is a Priority, Don’t Miss This

  Last week, I participated in a fantastic hour-long webinar with our friends at CFO.com on the topic of ‘Using Advanced Analytics to Counter Fraud in a Big Data World.’ We had hundreds of senior finance executives listen in and participate…and a complimentary on demand replay is available for you to access here. I thought […]

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