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Getting big impact from big data
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Getting big impact from big data

January 2015—New technology tools are making adoption by the front line much easier, and that’s accelerating the organizational adaptation needed to produce results.more

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Transforming the business through social tools

January 2015—The effect of social technologies in customer-facing processes is already significant. Our survey finds that while overall adoption of these tools has plateaued, companies can do more to measure and then capture social’s benefits.more


Building capabilities for performance

January 2015—The capabilities that companies need most have evolved, but methods of building those skills have not. Our survey finds that the most effective companies focus on sustaining skills and linking learning to business performance.more


Applying lean IT to healthcare

December 2014—Lean IT can help providers in their quest to create a digital enterprise.more

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China’s rising Internet wave: Wired companies

January 2015—After a massive rise in Internet use by consumers, adoption by Chinese companies is catching up with that of the developed world.more


Public-sector digitization: The trillion-dollar challenge

December 2014—The full benefits of digitization could be huge, but to realize them, governments need to tackle the factors that make many e-government efforts fall short of their promise.more


A two-speed IT architecture for the digital enterprise

December 2014—Delivering an enriched customer experience requires a new digital architecture running alongside legacy systems.more


How winning banks refocus their IT budgets for digital

December 2014—Not all investments in digital appear to pay off—a selective approach is essential when digitizing the enterprise.more


Five habits for executives to become more digital

November 2014—Need to catch up to the digital revolution? Here’s our cheat sheet for the C-suite.more


Securing a billion-dollar business

October 2014—Cybersecurity company FireEye’s workforce has increased tenfold in barely 18 months. Chairman and CEO David DeWalt explains how to manage explosive growth.more

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The Great Decoupling

September 2014—The rapid advance of machine learning presents an economic paradox: productivity is rising, but employment may not.more

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Manager and machine: The new leadership equation

September 2014—As artificial intelligence takes hold, what will it take to be an effective executive?more

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