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Business trends change faster than executives can prepare

It has become something of a cliché to hear that the pace of change in business continues to accelerate. Yet based on the evidence from thousands of in-depth interviews with senior executives for the Global C-suite Study over the course of this year, it’s apparent that there is some truth to the claim. At the […]

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Who’s blazing the blockchain trail in your industry?

Hundreds of potential blockchain use cases are emerging in many industries, leading to large investments in smart contracts that involve money, health records, property records and supply chain data. Leaders across industries say blockchain could bring solutions that would disrupt current business models and create new ones. How are organizations reacting to this new technology […]

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What citizen engagement looks like in the digital age

An interview about digital citizen engagement with Jason Goldman, White House Chief Digital Officer I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Jason Goldman, the first Chief Digital Officer of the White House, to discuss his office’s online engagement strategy and outreach. Jason was part of the Blogger team acquired in 2003 by Google, […]

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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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Strategies from Generation D

What can CIOs and other senior executives learn from forward- thinking IT organizations who are swiftly utilizing the latest technologies in analytics, cloud, social, and mobile? IBM’s Center for Applied Insights (@IBMCAI) examined enterprises with sophisticated IT analytics capabilities compared to all others. These are Generation D (for “data”) companies. But even those enterprises who […]

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IBM Extends Consulting with New, Online Services

By Joanne Collins-Smee Today IBM launched IBM Global Business Services Online, a new capability that provides clients an easy-to-use service and a competitive price point to access IBM’s consulting services over the web. IBM is the first major IT consultancy to offer both new and existing clients immediate access to consulting capabilities and expertise.   We […]

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Berman’s CES Annual Top 10 Trends for 2014

For the past 15 or so years, I’ve posted my annual review of the Consumer Electronics Show, where I discuss which innovations I think will hit big in the coming year – and which ones left me scratching my head wondering….why?  CES 2014 showcased more potentially disruptive innovations this year than ever before, as well as […]

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New business models for the digital revolution

The business world has already gone through information revolutions based on digital technology and the Internet. But today’s transformation has raised the ante. People everywhere are using mobile devices to bring digital capabilities to nearly everything they...

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Observations from the 2011 Broadcasting Australia Conference

I had the opportunity the week before last to speak at the Australian Broadcaster's conference and meet with a few clients in Sydney and Melbourne. Everywhere I went I was talking about the findings of our Beyond Content IBV paper from last fall and my...

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Winning in China with digital business models: How enterprises can innovate to thrive

Our world continues to undergo profound changes as Internet access and digital technologies have dramatic effects on individuals’ actions and companies’ business models. In 2009, China was home to an estimated 21 percent of the world’s Internet users – roughly...

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How Value Shifts in Digital Business Models

Consumption of digital content is now mainstream among younger segments, and older audiences are catching up at an astounding rate. With their “always on” devices, consumers are just clicks away from a virtually limitless selection of music, videos, games,...

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