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Why Google and Amazon can win in any business – including yours

From film production and consumer electronics to healthcare and grocery delivery, Amazon and Alphabet (Google) are moving in many directions at once. They have pioneered a new strategic model and their data-first principles allows...

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The business evolution within the 4th Industrial Revolution

With all of its technological advancements both anticipated and yet realized, the 4th Industrial Revolution may be a revolution of industry but also a radical evolution of how business itself is conducted.

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How CIOs prove business value

CIOs to align better need to show the business value their team creates – without this their leadership is at increasing risk.

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Does your startup really need a CMO?

Many startups are in a mad rush to hire their CMO to take care of ‘marketing.’ Problem is twofold: First, there simply aren’t enough good CMOs around, and those that are great demand an equally fabulous remuneration package. Second,...

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Why automated business organizations may be the next big thing

Without the need for multiple layers of executives, decision-makers, and other middle men, DAOs can focus on their goals, and not on sustaining increasingly complex business structures.

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Why would Goliath buy a coyote?

Do you have the strategic competence to contribute to a multi-billion-dollar merger? Are you and your team nimble enough to contribute to integrating a new business into your portfolio? Find out as you learn lessons from Walmart’s...

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The hurricane preparedness guide for businesses

The period between June and November is one of the riskiest times for business. Why? Because it’s hurricane season.

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Value chains must become value stacks for successful IoT monetization

A new approach to pricing drives a win-win customer-supplier model.

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How to build value into sourcing deals

A conversation about enterprise trends, service provider capabilities and bridging the two.

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Yin and yang: business and IT

What’s the single most important factor that drives your business? If you answered technology, you could be right one day, but business innovation could be the correct answer the next.

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3 tips for keeping the service you want despite net neutrality changes

Since the December repeal of net neutrality rules, there have been plenty of questions and concerns raised by businesses, consumers and lawmakers alike. Now is the time to start getting answers and take stock of the services you have...

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EU plans special tax on digital services revenue

The European Union plans to make cross-border digital service providers pay tax in the countries where they do business, a move that will affect not just Google and Facebook but European companies too.

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How to make your SLAs meaningful in SaaS cloud subscription agreements

To make certain your SaaS SLAs are meaningful and aligned to your needs, ensure you have considered the following seven aspects of any agreement.

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5 lessons for successfully splitting a company

In some ways, splitting a company into two may be harder than a merger. When merging, you have the luxury of more time to operate independently and merge strategically.

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Top 26 entrepreneur podcasts to listen to in 2018

All entrepreneurs, both established and aspiring, should check out this list of spirited newcomers and perennial favorites.

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How to navigate the maze of business roadmaps

Transformation goes beyond ideas. Create a roadmap for making your business strategy actionable.

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The Big-D Jargon Hit list: Cutting out Disintermediation

Purging overused buzzwords opens our minds to the new realities of succeeding in business today

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No. 1 business priority reported by CIOs for 2018

Growth tops the list of business priorities reported by CIOs for 2018, according to Gartner’s 2018 CIO Agenda Report. The results mirror the analyst’s prior 2017 CEO Survey, in which 58 percent of respondents identified growth as...

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