By Drazen Nikolic, Partner, Advisory, Ernst & Young GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft. When separate entities (both businesses and individuals) converge into rich networks with variable sets of relationships between producers and consumers, businesses have to move beyond traditional industry silos and go from organization-centricity to ecosystem-centricity. This trend led, in the last couple of years, to the … More How CIOs can help prepare their companies for a planet of platforms
Mike Kanazawa, Partner – Innovation and Digital Enterprise Strategy, Ernst & Young LLP, on how you can disrupt your business and delight your customers in new ways by becoming a smart connected business Organizations and businesses in all regions, sectors and stages of growth are shifting toward strategies centered on making them smart connected businesses. … More Smart connected businesses — CIO’s role in helping catapult industries into long-term sustainable success
By Andrea Bassanino, Partner, Strategy at EY and Antonio Maresca, Senior Manager, Strategy at EY Under increasing price pressure from a competitive market, telecom firms are seeing a decline in traditional revenues from phone calls and mobile data. And, as a result, they are on the lookout for new sources of revenue — particularly from … More Helping unlock the telecom treasure trove: how CIOs can help their C-suite colleagues to use proximity marketing and increase gains from digital signage
Over the past few years, the IT function has seen the rise of a number of new C-suite titles, from chief digital officers to chief information security officers. But are these roles really a vital addition to the boardroom? Or are they purely C-titled for visibility, rather than authority?