Strategy & Insights

Digital disruption threatens to change IT to its core


A great deal of lip service has been paid this year to digital transformation and its impact on the CIO role, but no less critical is the topic of digital disruption.

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What Makes a Great Chief Digital Officer?


Here are 6 key qualities I saw that characterize top-notch CDO’s.

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Why the role of the chief digital officer shouldn’t exist in 10 years’ time


“The CDO job is a catalyst role, it’s transitionary, it is there to drive change and businesses don’t have chief paper officers or chief telephone officers, so will there be CDOs in 10 years’ time? Probably not – but it might morph into something else – perhaps chief data officers, which some organisations already have.”

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Chief digital officers earn between $156,000 and $301,000, according to study


Chief digital officers take home the most digital marketing dough with a salary increase of 7.5% and a range between $156,000 and $301,000, according to a new report from the recruiter Mondo.

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Further, faster: Mastering digital reinvention in retail banking


Start-ups are now generating most of the innovations in financial services. Banks have to step up their digital innovation or watch their customer base erode.

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Analysts Agree: Expect Many More Chief Digital Officer Jobs In 2015

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Here is a collection of recent reports and articles compiled over the last few months, showing wide-spread agreement among analysts and industry pundits regarding the increased global demand for Chief Digital Officers, and the role’s continued viability.

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It’s an open-source world: ​78 percent of companies run open-source software

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Black Duck Software, the open-source software (OSS) logistics and legal solutions provider, and North Bridge, a seed-to-growth venture capital firm, have announced the results of the ninth annual Future of Open Source Survey.

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Ad Agencies Downgraded by Pivotal Research on Rebate Concerns


The lack of transparency around agencies’ practices came into the limelight last month after a former Mediacom chief executive claimed that rebates are widespread across the advertising industry.

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Women In Technology: The Rise Of The Female CDO

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The Chief Digital Officer is one role where women are outpacing men by two to one, according to a FierceCIOarticle citing research by Gartner , which also notes that the number of CDOs who are women has been growing dramatically every year.

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Drive Revenue in 2015 by Leveraging Existing Content

Mark Gross

Chances are, you have never considered legacy content created throughout your company as revenue-producing assets. In 2015 you should reconsider. Repurpose content assets, streamline delivery, and extend the customer base to open new revenue channels and reduce costs.

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Chief digital officers in the telecom industry: A study in change


Although CDOs have a wide range of responsibilities, their overarching goal is essentially the same.

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