Leadership Matters

Perspectives on the key issues impacting senior leaders and their organizations
  • CES 2017: Top Five Takeaways for Leaders

    January 11, 2017

    Walking the floor at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) can be an inspiring and, at times, overwhelming experience. The sheer level of innovation is astounding and deciding what “next big thing” your organization should focus on can be challenging. During CES 2017, we had in-depth discussions with executives across industries about which specific trends will have the biggest impact on their organizations and leadership in the year ahead.

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  • Will the Chief Digital Officer Become Obsolete or Your Next CEO?

    By Grant Duncan | November 9, 2016

    Some call it a passing fad. Others deem it critical to their organisation’s evolution. The role of the chief digital officer (CDO) is a major topic of discussion about leadership at organisations around the world and across industries, and people tend to fall into two general camps. One expects the role to proliferate and rise in prominence. Gartner, for example, predicts that 90% of large companies will have a CDO by 2019. The other side, conveyed in Information Age, anticipates the role will be short-lived as digital simply becomes everyone’s job.

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  • What Women and Organizations Can Do to Close the Tech Gender Gap

    We’re all familiar with the numbers: Women represent just 21% of S&P 500 board directors and only 6% of S&P 500 CEOs. LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Company’s Women in the Workplace 2016 study found that more than three times as many men are hired from the outside as SVPs. By the time women reach the SVP level, they hold just 20% of line roles. This scarcity of women in senior management posts is especially stark in tech.

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