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Who’s in Charge of Digital?

post by Chris Curran on January 19, 2016


Only 6% of companies have appointed a Chief Digital Officer to chart a course for digital transformation, according to PwC’s 2015 Chief Digital Officer Study. The problem isn’t the lack of CDOs, but the scarcity of digital leadership. Overhauling an organization for the digital age is a daunting task. This leader must oversee the transition […]

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The CIO’s #1 Resolution for 2016

post by Chris Curran on January 04, 2016

2016 resolutions

If you had the luxury of focusing on one thing in 2016, what would it be? We polled nearly 1,000 Twitter users regarding their perception of the number 1 resolution CIOs should have in 2016. Here’s a list of four areas where respondents feel CIOs should channel their resources in 2016 to meet growth expectations. […]

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The IT Department as Disruptor

post by Chris Curran on December 11, 2015

IT as Disruptor

Guest post by Sigal Zarmi PwC Vice Chairman and Network CIO In today’s technology-centric world, IT departments must evolve from business partners to catalysts for change. They must advise and provide innovative technological solutions for employees and customers – and disrupt how business is done. Technology is the driving force of almost every company in […]

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Thought Experiments Help Transform Search at PwC

post by Chris Curran on December 01, 2015

thought experiment

Guest post by Mitra Best, PwC’s US Innovation Leader. Follow her on Twitter @MitraInnovates Einstein’s imaginary ride on a beam of light at age 16 not only helped develop the theory of special relativity, it also illustrated the power of imagination and “thought experiments” in sparking innovations that can transform lives. Thought experiments happen well […]

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Bimodal IT: The Good and Bad

post by Chris Curran on November 19, 2015

Bimodal IT blog

I recently had the pleasure of appearing on CXOTalk with Michael Krigsman to discuss PwC’s Digital IQ survey. Michael asked me about a concept catching fire in the IT community called “bimodal” or “two-speed” IT. Bimodal IT is the idea of creating two faces of the IT department: operational and aspirational. One side focuses on […]

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