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Today, Enterprise Technology is both Strategy and Global. On CIO Talk Network (CTN), Business IT Thought Leaders from around the globe share their experience and discuss how they are partnering with business to innovate and help grow the top line revenue, better care of customers, and improve the corporate bottom line. If you want to keep up with changes in technology and how it can be leveraged to maximize business potential, listen to CTN: CIO Talk Network

Today, Enterprise Technology is both Strategy and Global. On CIO Talk Network (CTN), Business IT Thought Leaders from around the globe share their experience and discuss how they are partnering with business to innovate and help grow the top line revenue, better care of customers, and improve the corporate bottom line. If you want to keep up with changes in technology and how it can be leveraged to maximize business potential, listen to CTN: CIO Talk Network

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Romeoville, IL

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Today, Enterprise Technology is both Strategy and Global. On CIO Talk Network (CTN), Business IT Thought Leaders from around the globe share their experience and discuss how they are partnering with business to innovate and help grow the top line revenue, better care of customers, and improve the corporate bottom line. If you want to keep up with changes in technology and how it can be leveraged to maximize business potential, listen to CTN: CIO Talk Network

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English

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1255 Windham Pkwy, Suite #900A Romeoville, IL 60446 630-246-4596


Episodes

Can Digital fully enable Circularity?

10/11/2021
Circularity, aka circular economy, refers to a closed-loop system where we can keep reusing, repairing, refurbishing, remanufacturing, and recycling resources, minimizing resource consumption and waste. It also can help improve resource productivity since we can keep using products, equipment, and infrastructure longer. Since we are using digital to maximize business and user outcomes, can we extend it to enable a circular economy fully? Guest: Aldo Noseda Title: Vice President, Chief...

Duration:00:38:17

Doing What Matters Most During Chaos

10/8/2021
Amidst the current chaotic environment, we could be fighting daily fires and embrace stagnation. But, instead, organizations must focus on sustainability, cultivating talent, and operating with purpose while using technology to transform and accelerate growth to create a lasting impact and bring positive change. So, how well are the organizations doing what matters most today? Guest 1: Tressa Springmann Title: Chief Information Officer, LifeBridge Health Guest 2: Reid Stephan Title: Vice...

Duration:00:48:36

Shifting from a Principle-Dependent to a Scenario-Driven Business

9/22/2021
There is a rapid change in customer expectations, business models, and how work gets done. Yet, from planning demand to building operational capability to establishing a robust partner ecosystem support, many businesses still depend on principles enshrined as best practices decades ago. How can we rethink and shift our business planning and delivery efforts to more realistic scenario-driven models that are continually refined based on actual outputs? What is holding organizations back from...

Duration:00:51:28

Bringing Business and IT together to deliver Digital

9/10/2021
Supporting the scaling and accelerating digitalization efforts requires rethinking and converging business and IT teams. From cross-training workers for homogenization, integrating workflows, learning and adopting emerging technologies, to navigating through uncertainties together. Where are organizations in this journey? What are the related challenges and remedies that are helping build one cohesive force to deliver Digital? Guest 1: Dennis Hodges Title: Chief Information Officer, Inteva...

Duration:00:49:57

Turning Weak Signals into Strong Competitive Advantage

8/31/2021
An emerging trend may be missed or shunned as speculation when it emanates weak signals or looks like an anomaly. But, waiting for it to become a conspicuous trend could cost you the race with your proactive competitors. So, how can organizations build heightened sensing capabilities to discern promising trends even if the signals are weak and stay ready to execute timely to gain a significant competitive advantage? Guest 1: Nashira Layade Title: Executive Vice President and Chief...

Duration:00:52:22

Funding IT when Digital is the Default

8/26/2021
With management looking to find ways to optimize operating costs leveraging digitalization while expecting clear and positive ROI from such technology investments, where should an organization invest in IT vs. scale back? What if investing in digital transformation is the only way left to desirable cost optimization? Guest: Robert Ford Title: Chief Information Officer, Northwest University For more details and related...

Duration:00:55:58

Assembling business and IT capabilities like a LEGO® puzzle

8/10/2021
What if you could assemble your organization like LEGO® puzzles, where each product or service as a business block could be coupled with a compatible IT block. And do it in a way where you could build, buy, or lease these blocks to achieve a lean and on-demand setup that is scalable and extensible without compromising the quality of business operation and customer experience. What does it take to build such capability? Guest: Daniel Blanchard Title: Chief Technology Officer, IHG Hotels &...

Duration:00:49:53

Are you a Daring Leader?

7/28/2021
In light of recent global disruption, you are asked to step up, leaving your comfort zone. How well have you adapted to adversity without any judgment or avoidance? With the spotlight on you to deliver, have you stayed empathetic? Did you admit mistakes, took criticism, and did it all in stride, recognizing the risk and emotional exposure? If not, what held you back? Where do you need help? Guest 1: Lungile Mginqi Title: Group Chief Information Officer, Sasol Guest 2: Michael...

Duration:00:53:00

Road to Relevant, Profitable, and Future-ready Pharma

7/26/2021
The pharma companies are juggling multiple priorities like improving R&D, establishing a presence in global markets, and investing in digital transformation initiatives to move beyond the pill, find new revenue streams, and handle changing customer’s expectations for personalization. Pandemic further complicated the issues with delayed product launches, reduced in-person sales visit potential, supply chain disruption, and delays in drug commercialization. So how are the pharma industry...

Duration:00:49:15

Building Future Leaders for Hybrid Work Environment

7/21/2021
A hybrid work environment is here to stay. How did you motivate and engage people and lead a team you can’t see face-to-face all the time? How did you ensure effective communication, collaboration, trust-building, and ensuring accountability? What current leadership approaches and skills you used helped or hurt as you lead your troops in the hybrid work environment? How should we develop future leaders for this new paradigm? Guest 1: Rajeev Ravindran Title: Senior Vice President and Chief...

Duration:00:52:23

Building an Elastic, People-Centric Business, Focused on Now

7/12/2021
Your business needs to be resilient that bounces back from disruptions and adversity. You also want to make sure that you are relevant now since the future is uncertain. Should you focus on automation, go remote, digitalize your offerings, promote self-service, and discard any people, processes, and technology that don’t fit your current agenda? How to build an elastic, people-centric business that’s focused on what’s vital now while getting future-ready? Guest 1: Bhavana...

Duration:00:52:41

Enabling an Environmentally and Socially Conscious Enterprise

6/25/2021
Is your organization ensuring data security and privacy sufficiently and practicing race and gender diversity and inclusion effectively? Are your business practices ethical and transparent? Is worker health and safety getting the same focus and investment as product safety and quality? If such social and environmental issues are supported by a business properly, customers are willing to help, and employees are more likely to stay engaged. What is your organization doing to fulfill this...

Duration:00:50:18

Building a Disruption-Proof Bottom-Up IT Culture

6/24/2021
As an IT leader, you strive to create an environment where people can learn, grow, inspire, and innovate. But to deliver on this promise, how are you building and sustaining a bottom-up culture, where each member of your team has a voice, empowered to make decisions, and motivated to create innovative and practical solutions to solve challenges and exploit business growth opportunities? And, how are you embedding resilience, so it stands the tests of business and life-changing disruptions...

Duration:00:49:02

Supporting Business Reinvention to Alleviate Global Disruptions

6/3/2021
Business leaders are looking to lessen the impact of current global disruption while fortifying against future ones. They want to acquire new capabilities quickly through mergers and acquisitions, reimagine customer relationship building, and improve their cybersecurity posture to minimize risk while controlling costs. How well are IT and Security leaders supporting this business reinvention effort? Guest: Ketan Pandit Title: Chief Information Officer, QBE North America For more details...

Duration:00:49:41

Steps to Scaling AI

5/26/2021
It is one thing to envision an AI concept, develop a prototype, and take it to production. It is another to scale such efforts to build and manage a robust enterprise-grade AI pipeline. How can organizations adopt product engineering, lifecycle management, and governance disciplines to scale AI efforts ensuring performance and reliability? Guest 1: Mark Miller Title: Chief Information Officer, Party City Guest 2: Prasanna Kumar Burri Title: Group Chief Information Officer, Dangote...

Duration:00:55:38

Vision Enabled MedTech for Improved Patient Care

5/25/2021
From timely patient diagnostics, proper treatment to reliable recovery, vision can play a critical role in enhancing patient care, which requires reliable, compatible, cost-effective, energy-efficient, and high-performing vision technology solutions. Whether it is diagnostic imaging, medical carts, or pill dispensers, embedded vision can change the game. However, due to inadequate knowledge in camera technology, lack of technical and engineering expertise, supply chain fragmentation, and...

Duration:00:25:37

From Small Ideas to Big Impact

5/20/2021
If appropriately harnessed, even the small ideas can lead to a big impact on the way we acquire, serve, and retain our customers. But how to keep those ideas coming, testing them, and operationalizing the ones that show promise timely? But, how to do so despite the constraints posed by significant disruptions like the pandemic? Guest 1: Miao Song Title: Global Chief Information Officer - Petcare, MARS Guest 2: Byron Clymer Title: Chief Information Officer, Lockton Companies For more...

Duration:00:51:20

Delivering on the World Health Promise

5/5/2021
From fighting health care inequality to expanding access to medicines, from stopping infectious diseases to keeping healthcare clean, and from preparing for future epidemics to gaining public trust, the World Health Organization and the public health departments worldwide have a critical task at hand. The recent pandemic showed us that there is a complex journey ahead into an unpredictable future. How are the World Health Organization (WHO) and the national public health departments...

Duration:00:49:06

Balancing Employee and Business Wellbeing

5/3/2021
How well is your organization able to support its workers as they ride an emotional roller coaster due to losses in the family, disrupted life conditions, and burnout at work? How are you balancing your efforts and investments toward employee wellbeing with the task or reenergizing and realigning your organization’s priorities to stay sustainable and profitable as a business? Guest 1: Kathleen Larkin Title: Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, South Jersey...

Duration:00:48:06

Steps to Effectively Enabling Business Transformation to earn a Partner status for IT

4/30/2021
While IT is always seen as enabling business transformation and related initiatives, but not always does it elevate its status as a partner. Is there a playbook one can use to effectively enable the transformation journey to earn that stripe. Guest: Leonard Brinson Title: Vice President and Chief Information Officer, South Jersey Industries For more details and related...

Duration:00:53:13