Arrow Electronics CMO Interview on Digital

Arrow Electronics is a Fortune 150 company with 17,000 employees turning over almost $30 billion delivering technology solutions to an eclectic mix of markets including telco, transportation, medical, consumer electronics and others. In a Halloween special, CMO Rich Kylberg caught up with Michael Krigsman of CXO Talk…

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Join IBM C-Suite Insights Event Online: 3 Nov

More than 5,247 business leaders from 21 industries in more than 70 countries were interviewed in the first half of 2015, and interviews were conducted across six key C-suite roles: CEO: 818 CFO: 643 CIO: 1,805 CHRO: 601 CMO: 723 COO: 657 Respondents…

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Your Move on the 2nd Half of the Chessboard

As an unprecedented pace of digital transformation encapsulates every industry like a digital vortex, even sharp leaders can fail to grasp the power of exponential forces, that they are not accustomed to dealing with. But as BCG explained in an article recently, these leaders can consider simple questions…

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Leading Digital Transformation to Scale

Many business executives are asking questions such as; “How do I lead my organisation through Digital Transformation?”  Similarly, IT Executives are asking; “How do I lead my IT organisation to be a successful technology partner to the business?” and Tech Supplier Execs are asking; “How do I lead my technology…

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How To Design Your Company’s Digital Transformation

In its simplest form, Design Thinking is a process of creating new and innovative ideas and solving problems, and has been used across thousands of organisations. Read design thinking comes of age. Some say that while Business is already incorporating design thinking, technology needs to do the same, and that design…

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Managing Digital Transformation Seminar

From 25 to 27 February 2016 in Basel Switzerland, the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) will run a 3-day seminar on “Managing Digital Transformation”. The core elements of the seminar will cover: Evolution, opportunities and challenges of a digital world Thinking in and modelling of systems Identifying…

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Watch The Red Hat CIO Interview

Chief Information Officer of Red Hat, Lee Congdon, spoke with Michael Krigsman of CXO Talk about ideas for balancing infrastructure and innovation in a dynamic and transformational environment. They addressed the challenges that most CIOs now face when in addition to keeping on top of infrastructure and cost reduction, they need to build strategic…

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Digital IQ For Transformation Performance

The PwC Digital IQ analysis of nearly 2,000 business and technology executives shows that Digital IQ Leaders are twice as likely to achieve rapid revenue and profit growth as the laggards. To know what Digital IQ Leaders consist of, let’s look at the attributes that PwC identified: The CEO…

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McKinsey's 9 Digital Transformation Questions

Becoming a digital enterprise involves changing the way you run your business. Answering these nine questions can help you understand how to break through the inevitable barriers, which will in turn improve your company’s odds of achieving a successful digital enterprise transformation. How well do you know where change…

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Digital Leadership & Governance Events

In previous issues of CXO Weekly, we shared the details of two forthcoming online events addressing digital transformation governance and leadership. Both provide transformation leaders with the opportunity to harness the latest thought leadership to enhance their transformation leadership capability, and both take place this week: 6 October 2015: Digital Transformation Leadership Run…

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How CIOs and HR Can Supercharge the Firm

When Gallup finds 87% of employees worldwide not engaged at work and InformationWeek reports 73% of small to mid-sized firms to be struggling with an IT talent shortage, many leaders should be worried. While much of the the C-suite understands the need to transform their businesses to mature customer…

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Are You a Hyper-Connected Leader?

Like it or not, triggered by the wish for a better living experience and pushed by technological advances, hyper-connectivity is the incoming paradigm that will revolutionise our organisations and our lives. As hyper-connectivity intensifies, radical business restructuring will be required, yet only one in five respondents in an Economist Intelligence…

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Digital Delight and its Key Ingredients

Most companies have yet to realise the digital delights that the world is talking about, although many are at least aware of the fact that they need to leverage new technologies to transform their business. According to this recent McKinsey article, leadership and talent are among the biggest hurdles…

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The UK’s Digital Future

Back in May, The House of Lords issued a call for digital action to the incoming Government, in order that the UK can aspire to be a digital leader on the European and world stages, stating that “the Government should act as the ‘conductor of the orchestra’ and play an enabling…

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Digital Transformation Leadership Course

As we keep stating like a broken record, “digital transformation is about business – not new technologies”, and those companies that are fortunate to have leaders who share this mindset, are far more likely to enjoy a brighter future than those that are too focused on technology. Digital Transformation Management Course…

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Digital Transformation Building Blocks

Back in June, McKinsey wrote about what it takes to build your digital quotient. A new report explains that, while many companies understand the need to digitise, there are six building blocks that high-performing digital enterprises are able to orchestrate. Strategy and innovation Customer decision journey Process automation…

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Why Digital Maturity Impacts Talent Retention

When it comes to talent, the message buried in the 2015 MIT Report on Digital Business is clear; “Go digital, or risk losing top talent“. The report revealed that a company’s digital maturity may influence its ability to retain its best employees, including management. High performing employees are more likely…

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Realising the Benefits of Digital Customer Care

Delivering better customer care through digital channels is an aspiration held by many companies, but pulling it off successfully has proven to be easier said than done, leaving the business benefits of lower costs and increased customer satisfaction unrealised for many firms. Poor digital experience, unclear migration strategies, fear of losing revenue,…

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How to Digitise Your Business Strategy

Digital transformation is far more than simply using cloud services, launching an app or building a new web site. This recent Forrester Report explains that digital transformation requires a fundamental shift for most firms, and that true digital businesses continuously exploit digital technologies to both create new sources of value…

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Transformational Megatrends

Innovation and digital capabilities are re-defining every industry and the way in which we live our lives, at an increasingly faster rate. New business models and revenue models are changing the rules of the game, allowing small start-ups to rise above seemingly unshakable traditional asset-rich companies. EY has identified the following six megatrends,…

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