Agility & Speed

Becoming a digital organization requires rethinking core business processes and implementing an agile Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) foundation that embraces new security, cloud, mobile, social and analytics technologies.

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Creating Exciting Customer Experiences Through Technology

NRF 2017 showcased everything from WiFi to Robotics, proving digital transformation is table stakes in the retail world

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Writing the Book on Digital

Writing the Book on Digital

Mike Wade, co-author of book, Digital Vortex (digitalvortex.com) shares his thoughts on how business leaders can deal with digital disruption.

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Jumpstart Your Corporate Creativity. Partner with Startups

Jumpstart Your Corporate Creativity. Partner with Startups.

Michael Docherty says startup partnerships are the natural antidote to corporate risk-aversion

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The Shape of Things to Come

The Shape of Things to Come

How 3D printing is reshaping the world around us

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Why the CFO is the Ideal Champion for Cybersecurity, Part 2

Why the CFO is the Ideal Champion for Cybersecurity, Part 2

In a continuation of Part 1, Steve Durbin, managing director of the Information Security Forum (ISF) and James Mobley, vice president of the Cisco Security and Collaboration Services Group, will discuss how CFOs are moving past the notion that security is only an IT problem and becoming empowered to align overall security strategy with digital transformation goals.

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Why the CFO is the Ideal Champion for Cybersecurity (Part 1)

Why the CFO is the Ideal Champion for Cybersecurity, Part 1

In Part 1 of this two part podcast series, Steve Durbin, Managing Director of the Information Security Forum (ISF), and James Mobley, Vice President of Cisco’s Security and Collaboration Services Group, explore how executives view cybersecurity less as a “cost center” and more as a change catalyst.

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Roadmap to Digital Value in the Retail Bank Industry

Roadmap to Digital Value in the Retail Bank Industry

Retail banks have a tremendous opportunity to capture new value and drive their own disruption.

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Banking on Digital

Banking on Digital

Traditional bank branches haven’t changed much over the years. See how one CEO has moved from paper and long lines to true digital disruption.

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On the Verge of Reality

On the Verge of Reality

The next technology wave for business may be virtual reality.

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Cybersecurity as a Growth Advantage

Cybersecurity as a Growth Advantage

In an era of unparalleled disruption, companies need to begin viewing cybersecurity differently—beyond its traditional “defensive” role.

PODCAST
Going Digital: Secrets of the Successful C-Suite, Part 2

Going Digital: Secrets of the Successful C-Suite, Part 2

In part two of this three-part series, Peter High, Metis Strategy President, Author and Keynote Speaker, along with Ted Colbert, Chief Information Officer of The Boeing Company, discuss how the c-suite can maintain their focus and innovate from within.

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Secrets of the Successful C-Suite

Going Digital: Secrets of the Successful C-Suite, Part 1

In Part one of this three-part series, Peter High, president of Metis Strategy and author and keynote speaker, along with Gus Shahin, chief information officer and senior vice president at Flextronics International Ltd, explore how the C-suite is changing the way traditional business is done with new, digitally fueled thinking, skills, and approaches.

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Digital: Exponentially Changing the Future

Digital: Exponentially Changing the Future

We live in a knowledge economy where power lies not in knowing, but in the capacity to know quickly.

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Taking Risks Means Big Business in the Digital Era

Taking Risks Means Big Business in the Digital Era

That’s what close to 80 Global CIOs and 25 of Cisco's top executives heard at the recent Cisco CIO Summit in Laguna Niguel, Calif. 

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Subset of Digital Disruptors Using Competitive Advantage to Shrink Overall Market Size

Subsets of digital disruptors are being deemed “value vampires.” A value vampire is a company whose competitive advantage shrinks the overall market size.

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Transforming the Fan Experience

Transforming the Fan Experience

Sports and entertainment organizations are turning to technology for innovative fan experiences.

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Digital Disruption: Only the Agile Survive

Digital Disruption: Only the Agile Survive

Chaos and complexity are on the rise and it is difficult for firms to figure out what to do in the face of this digitally-driven change.  

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What it Takes to Attract and Retain Talent

What it Takes to Attract and Retain Talent

Organizations that ensure the entire workforce is connected and productive will be the ones winning in the marketplace.

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The CIO Agenda

The CIO Agenda

A panel of industry experts discuss how the CIO’s agenda is shifting and how leaders can embrace the challenges and opportunities the converging IT landscape offers.

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Keeping Your Organization Safe in a Mobile World

Keeping Your Organization Safe in a Mobile World

Based in Latin America, Frost & Sullivan's Bruno Tasco, shares how organizational leaders can address security in a way to reap the benefits of true mobility.

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The Converging IT Landscape

The Converging IT Landscape

Patrick Moorhead, Moor Insights & Strategy, shares how convergence is bringing together applications, systems and processes to help organizations innovate.

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The Next Generation of Cloud Promises Speed, Agility and Scale

The Next Generation of Cloud Promises Speed, Agility, and Scale

Organizations that start early on Intercloud planning are setting themselves up to reap the benefits of a more agile business, a more empowered workforce, and ultimately, reduced expenses and enhanced revenues.

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Leaders Need to be Rewired to Win with Digital Disruption

Leaders Need to be Rewired to Win with Digital Disruption

Digital disruption is now part of the boardroom lexicon. This series of columns by Ade McCormack is designed to provide leaders with insights on how the world is changing and how they need to respond.

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Stanley Black & Decker Re-Tools its Shop Floor For Quality and Efficiency

Stanley Black & Decker Re-Tools its Shop Floor For Quality and Efficiency

An automated factory floor reduces downtime, leading to producing more product.

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The Top 7 Reasons You Need to Pay Attention to Data

The Top 7 Reasons You Need to Pay Attention to Data

Industry thought leaders share why you need to consider data for digital transformation

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A Blueprint for the Mobile Computing Revolution

A Blueprint for the Mobile Computing Revolution

Farpoint Principal Craig Mathias discusses how forward-thinking CIOs are helping people connect in ways never before possible.

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Enable Your IT Department to Be More Strategic through Convergence

Enable Your IT Department to Be More Strategic through Convergence

Changes in IT, the IoE, and reallocated budgets are making CIO's roles evermore challenging. So how can they leverage IT to accelerate business innovation?

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Leading innovation from Within: Why ACI, Why Now

Leading innovation from Within: Why ACI, Why Now

In this podcast, ZK Research's Zeus Kerravala discusses how organizations can benefit from an application-centric approach to infrastructure.