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What Napoleon at Austerlitz can teach the CIO about the Customer and CRM.

by Michael Maoz  |  November 24, 2015

Hannibal had Cannae, Napoleon had Austerlitz, and the Customer has you business. Not the CIO, not the heads of Marketing, Digital Commerce, and not your shareholders. Next Wednesday, 2 December...

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Three forces taking Digital to the Core - Force 1 : The Resolution Revolution

by Mark Raskino  |  November 20, 2015 Listen above or read below, the same text.   In Digital to the Core, Graham and I describe three technology enabled macro trends that are so powerful, they act as...

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The Rise of Global Supply Chains and the Impact on them of Exchange Rate

by Andrew White  |  November 19, 2015

There was a really interesting narrative in the recently published IMF World Economic Outlook.  I copy it here in full: "During the past several decades, international trade has been increasingly...

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Reasons to be Thankful

by Michael Maoz  |  November 16, 2015

Dozens of cultures and countries have a Thanksgiving holiday, not just the country that I am in, the US. Japan has a rice festival of Thanksgiving, India and Java and...

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Things I learned at SIM Boston

by Jack Santos  |  November 13, 2015

Congrats to the Society for Information Management (SIM) Boston chapter on a great day-long local event yesterday.  For those of you that follow my blog, you know that my relationship with SIM...

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Every board should include a tech savvy director

by Mark Raskino  |  November 11, 2015 Listen above or read below, the same text.  In our 2014 CEO survey we discovered that business leaders see tech trends as the third most important of all the...

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See you in Barcelona. What is your IT Style?

by Michael Maoz  |  November 6, 2015

At our Gartner Symposium next week in Barcelona there will be another opportunity to attend our new presentation Track, “Drive Business Growth,” that focuses on the digital moments that create...

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Perhaps digital is the new China

by Mark Raskino  |  November 4, 2015 Listen above or read below, the same text.  In our annual CEO survey (paywall), we always ask “what are your top business priorities?” for the coming two years. Respondents...

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Do You, oh CIO, CMO, LoB, CDO, Not Fear These Questions?

by Michael Maoz  |  October 29, 2015

Why should we trust you? When were you there for us? Can you tell us the last time you mattered in our lives? How much profit have you made from...

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Our Digital Future: What's Really Behind REI's #OptOutside

by Jack Santos  |  October 27, 2015

REI took a bold move yesterday. They announced they are closing their stores on Black Friday - the biggest shopping day of the year - to let their employees play...

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