Exploring the Digital Future of Management

CIOs and the Future of IT

For digital success, CIOs must oversee all of IT, collaborating with marketers and business units.

Project Management

Your Project Is Vulnerable. Do You Know the Warning Signs?

November 8, 2017 | Nancy Lea Hyer and Richard Ettenson

Large projects can succumb to a “cycle of doubt” — when support for the project wanes and delivery is imperiled in a self-perpetuating negative spiral. Here’s how to spot the warning signs of stakeholder doubts — before they derail your project.

Expanding Leaders’ Horizons

The Five Steps All Leaders Must Take in the Age of Uncertainty

Leaders need a new mental model to better understand the complex interplay between companies, economies, and societies. To do so, they must shift their focus to the broader business and social ecosystems in which their companies are embedded.

What CEOs Get Wrong About Vision and How to Get It Right

Many executives don’t understand how to craft a compelling vision for change that will gain widespread commitment within their organization. Leaders should start by asking themselves: What will people see, hear, and feel once the changes have been achieved?


The Business Case for Sustainability


Why Companies Should Report Financial Risks From Climate Change

There are many good reasons why companies should comply with TCFD disclosure recommendations.


Business Needs a Safety Net

Business leaders must partner with policy-makers to improve disaster preparedness and resilience.


Six Reasons Why Companies Should Start Sharing Their Long-Term Thinking With Investors

Companies should be more forthcoming about long-term value-creation strategies when communicating with investors.


Digital Transformation On Purpose

Technology innovation offers an opportunity to resolve pressing social and environmental problems.

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“The Fine Line Between Service and Privacy”

Digital technology creates unprecedented opportunities to connect with and serve your customers — but the dark side is the equally unprecedented risk posed by cyber thieves. This collection of articles from MIT SMR highlights what companies can do to take advantage of the opportunity while limiting risk for both the organization and its customers. (Registration required.)



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