Increase Visibility and Mitigate Risk with Supply Chain Insights 

One word summarizes the state of today’s supply chains: disruption. Supply chain disruption, caused by everything from geopolitical events to trade tensions to environmental disasters, is causing major shocks to supply and demand across the globe. According to a Gartner Supply Chain Executive Report, nearly 70 percent of supply chain leaders have been constantly responding…Read more

Hybrid work and the year ahead 

Like many of you, I’m looking at 2022 as an opportunity to continue evolving as a leader and to experiment with new ways to help my team thrive in a hybrid world. I talked a bit about what I think is next for hybrid work in my post last month. That’s why for this year…Read more

Reflecting on another year that redefined work 

This embed requires accepting cookies from the embed’s site to view the embed. Activate the link to accept cookies and view the embedded content. This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. What a year it’s been. As leaders, we’ve continued to…Read more

Sustainability for smart business 

Like all businesses, commercial businesses should pursue sustainability strategies because they enable them to respond to rapidly growing market interests. It’s not just the right thing to do, it’s smart business. The future of our planet, our society, and our people depend on all of us being good stewards of our environment. There are five…Read more

3 strategies every SMB CFO can implement to create value 

The challenges of the past year have reinforced the importance for CFOs and other finance leaders of small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) to balance business execution in the present while investing in capabilities for the future. Historically, finance has focused on strategies that protect value. Since CFOs and other finance leaders often sit at the center of the decision-making conversations, these individuals are in a unique position to create business…Read more

The four new marketing superpowers to master now 

Marketing leaders today have the power to understand and shape the customer journey in a way that was unimaginable only a few years ago. A customer experience that is more holistic than ever before is now possible. Cloud-based tools, applied wisely, have helped the marketing function move beyond product promotion to being a central strategy…Read more

How the cloud helps build resilience: clearing up misconceptions about the costs and risks 

Customers who are still running on-premises infrastructure don’t always understand how a cloud strategy can make significant contributions to organizational resilience. In fact, they often come with misconceptions about efficiency, security, and cost, and they conclude that the cloud actually undermines resilience. One might call these myths, but I believe they arise from a lack…Read more

How to build business agility and resilience using data 

To some extent, the term resilience has become 2020 shorthand for “surviving a global pandemic.” But as technical professionals know well, the goal of resilience long predates the cataclysms we’ve faced this year. As Mark Russinovich, CTO, Microsoft Azure, states: “Resilience is the ability of a system to fail gracefully in the face of—and eventually…Read more

Raise your voice: Empowering Hispanic and Latinx Finance Professionals 

This embed requires accepting cookies from the embed’s site to view the embed. Activate the link to accept cookies and view the embedded content. This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. The Hispanic and Latinx community in the United States has increased its strength over…Read more

Optimizing facility management with Smart Buildings Solutions 

For most organizations, growth is always at the forefront. The pursuit of new service lines, new customers, and new regions motivates business leaders to adopt bigger office spaces, expanded retail locations, and additional franchises. While these aspirations drive each company to bolder aspirations, they do so with a cost. Real estate and facilities management alone…Read more

Build a resilient IT operation: modern device management and zero-touch deployment 

Has your organization had to flip the switch on remote productivity this year? Read the post on Windows Virtual Desktop and Surface to learn about the benefits of using a virtual desktop solution to help scale and meet the demands of an evolving workforce under changing conditions. Let’s step back a bit and explore the concept of modern endpoint management…Read more