CxO Skills

Much like the skills of the future workforce, the C-suite dynamic is evolving. As such, the role of the CIO, COO, and CEO are changing. As every organization becomes a digital organization, CxOs must understand where, when, and how technology and business come together. This means a change in what skills CxOs must possess.

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From CIO to Board of Directors

From CIO to Board of Directors

Before joining a company board, make sure you have what it takes to be an effective digital director.

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Bringing Digital into the Boardroom

Bringing Digital into the Boardroom

What’s the most underrepresented skill in the modern boardroom? The ability to understand technology.

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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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The ABCs of Building Culture

The ABCs of Building Culture

For Guillermo Diaz, Jr., SVP and CIO, Cisco, driving culture and business leadership is what brings success

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Making Change: How Vanguard’s CIO Fosters Adaptation

Making Change: How Vanguard’s CIO Fosters Adaptation

When employees embrace change, anything’s possible.

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Negotiating Business

Negotiating Business the FBI Way

The most dangerous negotiation is one you don’t know you’re in.

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Surviving the Treacherous World of Disruption

Surviving the Treacherous World of Disruption

The digital domain is exciting and dynamic — if you know how to compete

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Combat Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

Combat Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

Eliminating unconscious bias isn’t only about doing the right thing—it can actually strengthen business results.

tags: Talent
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Is this CDO Candidate Right for the Job?

Is this CDO Candidate Right for the Job?

Hiring a chief digital officer? Every position is different, but this annotated resume helps identify strengths and weaknesses.

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3 Overlooked Attributes of a Great Chief Digital Officer

3 Overlooked Attributes of a Great Chief Digital Officer

When the CDO accelerates digitization by bringing in too much simultaneous change, it’s not digital transformation. It’s just chaos.

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How to Stop The Real Innovation Killers

How to Stop Innovation Killers

Innovation might result in nothing, but every so often, there's success—and that’s what makes it worth it.

tags: Talent
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When Digital Is Business, Transformation Never Stops

When Digital Is Business, Transformation Never Stops

For corporate survival, CEOs must build change into the DNA of their business strategies, technologies, culture and workforce.

RESEARCH & ANALYSIS
Workforce Transformation in the Digital Vortex

Reimagining Work for Digital Business Agility

Are you looking for better financial performance at your organization? Embark on a workforce transformation.

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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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Data and Dollars: The Role of the CFO in Cybersecurity

Data and Dollars: The Role of the CFO in Cybersecurity

CFOs must cultivate a deep understanding of where this vital information is at all times. How it is secured. Who might want to steal it. And most important, how they might gain access to it.  

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Four Warning Signs for Corporate Survival

Four Warning Signs for Corporate Survival

Just because we dominated our market during the industrial era, does not mean that this is a given in the digital economy.

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40% of Market Leaders to Be Rocked by Digital Disruption

Digital Disruption is Redefining Industries. To learn more about the current state of digital disruption and the outlook for industries, the DBT Center recently surveyed 941 business and IT leaders in 12 industries. The results are troubling: Digital disruption will displace 40% of today's top 10 incumbents by industry over the next five years. Almost half of companies surveyed are not addressing the risk.

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Does Your Organization Need a CIO Upgrade?

Does Your Organization Need a CIO Upgrade?

The failure of the CIO is a failure of boardroom digital leadership.

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It’s Time for YOU to Write the Book on Digital

It’s Time for YOU to Write the Book on Digital

No one knows entirely what the last chapter of the digital book will look like but we do know that it is time to get busy on chapter one.

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What it Means to be Digital

What it Means to be Digital

Andrew Wilson, CIO, Accenture give seven tips on how to succeed with a digital strategy

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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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9 Steps to Leading Digital Transformation

9 Steps to Leading Digital Transformation

Being a digital leader is not a role, it's a competency.

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Editor’s Note: The (Real) Challenges of Digitization

Editor’s Note: The (Real) Challenges of Digitization

Connected Futures magazine explores the challenges of the new digital economy. In the coming months we’re going to address these issues to help you be part of the digital world.

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Leading a Genuinely Digital Organization

Leading a Genuinely Digital Organization

In this new world, you need to realize that real talent is too valuable to suppress. Your people are closer to the ground. They see what is happening in the market and can meld reality with creativity to determine what is best for the customer.

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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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How to Groom Talent for Business Success

How to Groom Talent for Business Success

Today’s talent imperative is less about recruiting and more about internally grooming blended biz-tech professionals.

tags: Talent
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CIOs Gather to Discuss Disruption, Digital Transformation, Security and Strategy

CIOs Gather to Discuss Disruption, Digital Transformation, Security, and Strategy

Cisco recently held its annual CIO Summit, and here’s a readout from the three-day event

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Convergence: The New Opportunity for CIOs

Convergence: The New Opportunity for CIOs

Converging people, places, data, and things is opening CIOs to engage in new, innovative technologies that will drive business forward in new and enticing ways.