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Analytics: The upside of disruption: Reinventing business processes, organizations and industries in the wake of the digital revolution
In the wake of the global digital revolution, organizations need new expertise including how to operate differently, manage infrastructure and analyze data.
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Disruption, transformation and the next-generation bank
Bankers face a trio of challenges: declining revenues plus difficulty cutting costs further; easily dissatisfied and disillusioned customers; and new emerging competitors.
Thinking out of the toolbox: How digital technologies are powering the operations revolution
A new industrial revolution is upon us as digital technologies redefine business strategy and operational execution, and pressure executives to innovate and make smart investments.
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Our benchmarking data is built around a common, cross-industry Process Classification Framework, which means that business performance can be objectively evaluated.
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In March 2015, the IBM Institute for Business Value was again named the industry's premier engine of thought leadership in a White Space Report by Source Information Services, a leading provider of research about the management consulting market.
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2015 IBM Global C-suite Study: Redefining Boundaries
How 5,247 CxOs are tackling competitive threats: what they think the future holds, how they're identifying new trends and how they plan to prosper in the "age of disruption."
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2013 IBM Global C-suite Study: The Customer-activated Enterprise
Across the boardroom, CEOs, CIOs, CFOs, CMOs, CHROs and CSCOs must open up to customer influence, pioneer digital-physical innovation and craft engaging customer experiences.
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IBM C-Suite Studies
2012 IBM Global CEO Study: Leading Through Connections
Interviews with more than 1,700 CEOs worldwide.
2011 IBM Global CMO Study: From Stretched to Strengthened
Interviews with 1,734 CMOs reveal three necessary actions: serve empowered customers, deliver customer value and be accountable to the business.
2011 IBM Global CIO Study: The Essential CIO
Conversations with 3,108 CIOs show how CIOs can be essential by leveraging business and IT to meet their particular organization's goals.
2010 Global Chief Financial Officer Study: The New Value Integrator
More than 1,900 CFOs share the secrets of outperforming their peers by combining two capabilities: finance efficiency and business insight.
2010 Global Chief Human Resource Officer: Working Beyond Borders
The insights provided by more than 700 Chief Human Resource Officers around the world show how workforce investment is shifting.
2009 Global Chief Supply Chain Officer Study: The Smarter Supply Chain of the Future
Interviews with 393 supply chain executives describe how they are making supply chains more sustainable, flexible and responsive through increased instrumentation, interconnection and intelligence.