​FinTech and Blockchain: Are banks dead?

​FinTech and Blockchain: Are banks dead?

  Banking and financial services are under threat from a combination of technology innovations, a difficult economic environment, and changing consumer expectations. During a recent CXOTALK conversation with banking technology leader, Oliver Bussmann, we explored the dynamics underlying these challenges to financial services. Oliver was Group CIO for UBS, largest private bank in the world […]

CIO view: Inside the World Health Organization

CIO view: Inside the World Health Organization

An exclusive conversation with the Chief Information Officer of WHO reveals technology used to prepare for and manage outbreaks of disease on a global scale.

CIO leadership: Two female role models

CIO leadership: Two female role models

Senior executives from Intel and Biogen explain the unique opportunities and challenges of Chief Information Officers. Ground truths from two powerful women.

Women in technology: Advice from Intel and Biogen

Women in technology: Advice from Intel and Biogen

Two successful senior executives — both former CIOs — offer practical and helpful advice to companies, men, and women on improving gender diversity in technology.

CIO lessons from 9/11: Resiliency, recovery, and cloud computing

CIO lessons from 9/11: Resiliency, recovery, and cloud computing

Image via About.com The terrible events of September 11 affected us in profound ways: business, professional, personal, cultural, and social. From a narrow business perspective, that day demonstrated the importance for every organization to consider its own operational resilience and ability to meet an unexpected crisis. Operational resilience means putting in place plans and activities […]

CIO Playbook: IT value and the digital mindset

CIO Playbook: IT value and the digital mindset

Adopting a digital mindset is fundamental to being a successful modern CIO. Martha Heller, a top author and CIO influencer offers valuable and practical advice for every Chief Information Officer.

Women in the workplace: A $12 Trillion opportunity

Women in the workplace: A $12 Trillion opportunity

Large-scale research on gender diversity demonstrates the enormous financial impact of women as a demographic. Here’s what you need to know about this crucial issue.

Fintech and banking: Platforms in transition

Fintech and banking: Platforms in transition

Image from iStockphoto Banking faces an extraordinary situation today because several factors have disrupted their core business: Low interest rates mean that customer deposits can actually cost banks money Higher customer expectations force banks to invest in mobile and other services to remain competitive Fintech startups have disaggregated traditional banking services (and customer segments) into […]

Dylan's Candy Bar: Customer experience in retail and e-commerce

Dylan’s Candy Bar: Customer experience in retail and e-commerce

The retail industry is undergoing intense change, driven by e-commerce and shifting consumer expectations. Certainly, selling candy in stores and online appears like a commodity business, but retailer Dylan’s Candy Bar has found a way to differentiate its business with a unique customer experience. Founded by Dylan Lauren, daughter of the famous fashion designer, Ralph […]