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Why CMO Don't Want to be the CEO

by Jennifer Polk  |  September 21, 2017

  “If everything is important, then nothing is.”              Patrick Lencioni The scope of nearly every role, not just marketing, is expanding in all different directions. Even the janitor is tasked...

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The Digital Economy is Making us Worse Off. Apparently.

by Andrew White  |  September 15, 2017

I was caught in a three way mind-meld this morning.  I was just writing an email to a work colleague about a book I just came across.  More than a...

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Balance Strategic Vision and Tactical Execution

by Jennifer Polk  |  September 7, 2017

Successful CMOs understand the need to be well-rounded, delivering and demonstrating both strategic vision and tactical execution. Marketing leaders who focus too much of one or not enough of the...

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2 x Life Science Hype Cycles

by Michael Shanler  |  July 29, 2017

While the spring rains drenched the northeastern U.S. and parts of Europe, Jeff, Steve, and I were hard at work authoring, arranging, writing, reviewing,  re-reviewing, re-re-reviewing our content.  After countless...

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A CIO’s 24 Hours of Le Mans

by Michael Shanler  |  June 28, 2017

CIOs are competing in an endurance race.  Winning requires carefully orchestrated activities that rely on technology, team work, precision driving, and a bit of luck.   As in racing, the victorious...

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Whole Amazon: When Physical and Digital Commerce Converge (or Collide)

by Jennifer Polk  |  June 22, 2017

Last week, Amazon announced plans to acquire grocer, Whole Foods. At first glance this seems like a smart solution to the convergence of physical and digital commerce and a logical progression...

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The End of Innovation, The End of IT?

by Andrew White  |  June 1, 2017

I noted a fascinating "Comment" in today's US print edition of the Financial Times.  It was written by John Gapper, the FT Business writer, and is titled, "Chemicals were the...

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And the 2017 Cool Vendors Are…

by Svetlana Sicular  |  June 1, 2017

This is the time of our Cool Vendors season finale — the reports showcasing fascinating technologies and breakthrough ideas are out. The season usually starts in January, when analysts submit...

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Hey Ya! Cool Vendors in R&D is out…

by Michael Shanler  |  May 22, 2017

“…Now what's cooler than bein' cool? (Ice cold!)…” - André "André 3000" Benjamin from OutKast André 3000" is the 9th most influential rapper of all time  according to Rateyourmusic.com.  He’s in...

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The Limits and Future of Productivity Growth

by Andrew White  |  May 16, 2017

Ignoring the politics, a front page article in today's US print edition of the Wall Street Journal says it all: Labor Force Poses Limits to 3% Growth.  The challenge of...

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