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Piloting New Ways of Modern Marketing
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Chris Hummel, CMO & EVP, Schneider Electric

Evaluating New Initiatives and Programs Marketing doesn’t live in a vacuum. When it comes to evaluating and implementing new marketing initiatives and programs, the list of stakeholders and interested parties is endless: sales, IT,...

Reinventing Capabilities Across Insurance Value Chain
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Raymond J Oral, CIO, CNA Insurance

Flexibility and Reduction of Cost Our organization faces the challenge of reducing the complexity and risk associated with a legacy environment, while at the  same time optimizing existing business capabilities and rapidly adjusting to...

Checking the Pulse of Cloud Based Services: Rethinking Definitions and Future Benefits
ES Outlook >> ciospeaks

Dr Mark Zecca, CIO, Kyriba Ltd

I don’t know why I feel a little territorial every time I hear the word Cloud coming from one of our sales or marketing guys. The term has taken so many twists and turns in the last 20 years, so I thought that a short respite to look where...

Implementing a Rigorous Strategic Sourcing Process
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Larry Mohammed, Director, Global Sourcing and Procurement, Teradyne, Inc. [NYSE:TER]

1) What according to you are the current market trends shaping the Procurement space? Historically, Procurement may have been one of the hats worn by an IT Professional. Today, the Procurement discipline has emerged as a competitive advantage...

Nexus of New Forces - Big Data, Cloud, Mobile and Social
ES Outlook >> ciospeaks

Michael Hedges, VP and CIO, Medtronic

A strategic technology may be an existing technology that has matured and/or become suitable for a wider range of uses. It may also be an emerging technology that offers an opportunity for strategic business advantage for early adopters or with...

AI Expo: The AI Expo announces initial line-up of keynote speakers for North America event
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The AI Expo North America event will showcase the next generation technologies and strategies from the world of artificial intelligence - an opportunity to explore and discover the practical and successful implementation of AI in driving forward...

Analytics: What Has Changed and What Has Not?
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Zhongcai Zhang, Chief Analytics Officer, New York Community Bancorp (NYCB) [NYSE: NYCB]

Analytics has evolved. So have the titles of analytics professionals and conferences on analytics. With the Big Data adjective, analytics is being embraced by more and more organizations and being embedded in the decision-making processes not only...

Data Analytics: New Edge for Success
ES Outlook >> ciospeaks

Colin Boyd, VP & CIO, Joy Global [NYSE:JOY]

Advantages of Cloud Computing for Data Analytics If we look back over the past two or three decades, the growth in digital data has been driven by the spread of transactional IT systems. Every function in an organization today is likely to be...

Big Data and Storage
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Bill Piper, VP of Hardware Engineering, Wells Fargo

What is big data? Big data may be one of the hottest IT industry terms today despite the lack of consensus on its exact meaning. The word data is relatively straight-forward; big is somewhat subjective. To complicate the issue further, some...

IoT as an Enabler to Operations and Commercial Strategies
ES Outlook >> ciospeaks

Matthew Meier, VP & CIO, Whirlpool Corporation

The Ball’s in Our Court! Remember the days when the primary role of the CIO was as caretaker of the IT applications and infrastructure for the global enterprise? If email was up, transactional platforms and networks were humming along,...

The Changing Dynamics of Engineering Industry
ES Outlook >> ciospeaks

Daniel M. Horton, CIO, Michael Baker International, LLC

Cloud for Backup, Disaster Recovery and Data Storage Our 2014 wish list involves several different cloud solutions, which is part of a huge effort for us at Michael Baker International this year. We’ll be using cloud services for a...

Waking up to the Contact Center Technology Revolution
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Keith R. McFarlane, CTO & VP of Engineering, LiveOps

An event occurred last year that really brought the power of big data and the Internet of Things (IoT) home to me. One night in August, a major earthquake awoke many across the Bay Area at around 3:20am. How do we know this? Legions...

The Future of Staffing: Make it Personal
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Humair Ghauri, Chief Product Officer, ADP

Many large companies receive thousands of resumes per day. Thankfully, new technology makes it easier than ever for them to quickly source candidates. But to truly stand out, it’s important for employers to make a personal connection,...

Software Defined Networks and Beyond: Four Steps to Fast IT
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Jim Grubb, VP Marketing & Chief Demonstration Officer, Cisco

There’s no doubt that software-defined networking (SDN) is today’s latest buzzword and hot topic. Most IT managers understand that SDN has the potential to improve networks, but SDN often has a different meaning for different people,...

What's the Big Deal about "Big Data"?
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Vikas Chawla, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley

Our IT industry is “buzz word” trigger happy.  You can make a living out of just knowing the latest buzz words and throwing them around in meetings as if you are an expert.  Majority of the buzz words die out while some...

Piloting New Ways of Modern Marketing
ES Outlook >> cxoinsights

Chris Hummel, CMO & EVP, Schneider Electric

Evaluating New Initiatives and Programs Marketing doesn’t live in a vacuum. When it comes to evaluating and implementing new marketing initiatives and programs, the list of stakeholders and interested parties is endless: sales, IT,...

Eight Steps to Becoming a Data-Driven Organization
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Ashley Stirrup, CMO, Talend

In today’s fast-paced, global economy, it is generally understood that companies must become data-driven in order to remain competitive. In fact, a report from           McKinseyGlobal Institute  indicates...

Trends that are on Every CIO's Watch-List
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Anil Khatri, Head IT-South Asia, SAP

With the proliferation of any new technology the CIO’s watch-list for trends impacting his organization’s business gets even longer. Today, we are living in the age of ‘disruptive innovation’, where an innovation carves a...

Accenture Acquires DPS Services; Strengthens its Cybersecurity Offerings
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ARLINGTON, VA: Accenture acquires Defense Point Security (DPS) to help federal agencies minimise cyber threats. The acquisition will accelerate Accenture’s momentum in cyber security by deploying DPS expertise in advanced detection,...

Bigger than Big Data: Artificial Intelligence Powered
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Wendy Gonzalez, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Samasource

Self-driving cars, music and movie streaming, and next-gen gaming consoles all have one thing in common: they are driven by artificial intelligence. Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer reserved for movie effects and science fiction, but an...

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