Thought Leadership

Decision makers in business and technology are trying to navigate digital transformation, growth, cost cutting and competing for survival. Here's a collection of tips from thought leaders in various industries.

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Making transformation stick: Immersion and measurement

Making transformation stick: Immersion and measurement

Agile transformation is the process of altering an organization's modus operandi to best adapt to a market that is ever-volatile, ambiguous, and complex. Through agile transformation, the organization is better able to respond to change and can deliver meaningful digital products and solutions to its customers.

April 4, 2019 by

CEO view: Digital transformation at Siemens USA (CxOTalk interview)

CEO view: Digital transformation at Siemens USA (CxOTalk interview)

The CEO of a company with $23 billion in revenue and 50,000 employees talks about innovation, culture, data, customer relationships, business models, IT vs. OT, and more. Barbara Humpton is a strong and powerful leader who offers practical advice and lessons for every manager. Watch the video and read her comments.

March 18, 2019 by

Digital transformation: 10 lessons from an ultra marathoner

Digital transformation: 10 lessons from an ultra marathoner

Being average is no longer an option. Defeating average in a digital economy requires companies and individuals to stretch themselves beyond what enabled their successful path in the past. Digital business transformation, like running ultra marathons, is grueling work.

March 18, 2019 by

Six key trends for Brazilian CIOs in 2016

Six key trends for Brazilian CIOs in 2016

With an ongoing recession, Brazilian CIOs will need to make ends meet. ZDNet talks to research country manager for Brazil at Gartner, Cassio Dreyfuss, about key trends for those of charge of technology for the new year.

January 4, 2016 by

How analytics can improve supply chain agility

How analytics can improve supply chain agility

An efficient supply chain can make the difference between leading a market and being left behind. This presentation shows how real-time analytics can help your supply chain respond dynamically to ever-changing customer needs.

February 10, 2015 by

A Willy Wonka elevator comes to life

Web Summit 2018: The era of elevators just going up and down is over. By taking away ropes and creating a whole new transport system, now elevators can move in every direction imaginable, changing urban mobility for all of us. Think of the Wonkavator from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, only in real life, and you have MULTI. Thyssenkrupp Elevator's CEO Andreas Schierenbeck gives the wider context about why such a futuristic innovation is crucial for our cities.

November 15, 2018 by

Airbus' airborne journey ahead

Web Summit 2018: Autonomous flight is no longer a sci-fi pipe dream. While we'll most likely first discover autonomous flight in the form of parcel delivery, Grazia Vittadini the newly-appointed Chief Technology Officer of Airbus sits down with Axel Bugge to give us a high-level look at how autonomy is set to impact drones, the future of helicopters, all the way up to commercial and freighter planes.

November 15, 2018 by

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