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Three types of leaders predominate among today’s data and analytics executives. Companies that understand the interplay between a candidate’s leadership style and the organization’s level of data maturity will have an edge.
An executive’s guide to the factors that make a digital transformation successful—and the common pitfalls to avoid.
A documentary filmmaker and a panel of technology executives discuss the challenge of achieving gender diversity in the computer science industry.
The Internet of Things is poised to change business and society — but not without a network to support it. In this interview, the chief technology officer of Ericsson describes how the Swedish telecom equipment maker is helping to usher in a new era of connectivity.
Companies that chase digital opportunities without first understanding whether their people have the requisite mind-sets to seize them will likely fail.
There is arguably no more important hire today than chief information security officer. Here’s how to feel more secure about your next security leader.
A collection of insights, success stories, and lessons learned from MIT’s recent chief data officer roundtable.
Strong customer strategies arise from strong customer cultures. Leaders can better shape — and sustain — them by adhering to five principles.
Persuasive and charismatic leaders may drive strategies that achieve remarkable results in the short term. But unless change is embedded in the fabric of the business, it won’t endure.
US companies of all stripes can benefit from more diverse senior management with a broader range of cultural experiences and cognitive skills. Developing such leaders will be a competitive necessity in an increasingly complex world.
If you wait until the first 90 days to begin laying the groundwork for success, you may be too late.
This collection brings together five of our 2014 Board Governance Letters from Directors & Boards magazine, offering both a look back at critical corporate governance challenges and a look forward at ways to address them.
Today’s fast-paced and more globally interconnected business environment puts a premium on a portfolio of skills that include empathy, cultural awareness and flexibility, and greater “experience diversity.”
In this video interview, Proximus CEO Dominique Leroy describes the cultural transformation underway at the Belgian telecommunications giant.
The CEO of the Belgian telecommunications giant describes how the effort to transform the company’s culture is empowering employees, fostering collaboration, and helping return the organization to growth.
In their October 2012 Harvard Business Review article, Tom Davenport and D.J. Patil called Data Scientist, “The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century.” The subject is clearly part of the zeitgeist: academics, industry analysts, consultants and executives all have debated issues such as the required experiences, need for academic training programs, the shortage (or not) of qualified data science talent,
It is a fact – technological advancements just keep accelerating. Digital technology has taken over our lives and digital convergence is within sight. If digital skill sets are not continually refreshed, they can rapidly become as obsolete as an old Nokia flip phone.
In this episode of LeadershipTV™, Paul Gibson and David Boehmer explore the growing demand for Chief Information Security Officers in the marketplace.
2012 was an exceptional year for activist investors, as they ousted boards, pushed for corporate breakups and challenged management teams. Many activists succeeded in pressing companies to return cash or do a deal, and some of the biggest brand names in the United States came under siege. According to The Wall Street Journal, several activist funds produced investor returns of more than 20% for th