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5 Big Questions on Innovation

Pieter Nel, SVP of Operations, YouNow

Pieter Nel
SVP of Operations at YouNow

Described as “a Renaissance man of the digital age,” Pieter Nel – Senior Vice President of Operations at YouNow – is also a pilot, a yacht skipper, a mountain rescue volunteer, and a MIT-award-winning entrepreneur. Previously, the South African-born executive and engineer was the CTO who helped propel the massive early...
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Accelerating Business Transformation Through IT Innovation

Getting the Business Leader Take on the IT Change Mandate

Accelerating Business Transformation Through IT Innovation marks the second phase of research for the Transform to Better Perform initiative. The findings of this report represent the insights and perspectives from over 250 business executives across a wide plane of disciplines in different parts of the world. Through our research, we set out to learn about how important... More »

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Accelerate How You Innovate

Data Center Evolution in the Era of the Cloud

For the Transform to Better Perform initiative’s introductory report, we’ve interviewed executives and technology experts on six continents and from many sectors about the key challenges confronting them and the technological solutions they’re using to address them. More »

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Startup Innovation Inspiring Business Transformation

How Disruptive Entrepreneurship is Driving Corporate Renovation + Reinvention

Startups and new category contenders are spurring greater invention and business remodeling in enterprise incumbents seeking to compete with agile and intrusive market entrants. Big corporations are restructuring, renovating, re-directing and investing in new talent, technology, and alternative business models. More »

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Innovation: The New Competitive Equation

Examining Innovation Strategies and Roadblocks in Today's Enterprise

In today's innovation economy, institutions of all types and sizes are challenged to rethink and redesign the future. To do so, they must embrace innovation-driven business cultures, processes and platforms, break down barriers to change, and empower innovation leaders and thinkers across and beyond corporate boundaries. More »

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Grow from the Right Intro

A Report on the Strategic Value of Business Alliances and Compatible Partner Matching

More than ever, businesses must rely on strategic partnering to grow revenue, acquire customers, expand market reach and innovate products, services and customer experiences. But many are struggling to get it right. This report examines the state of partnering in today’s fast-changing, global marketplace and shets new light into the motivations, rewards, pitfalls and proven... More »

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Start-Up Innovation Inspiring Business Transformation

How Disruptive Entrepreneurship is Driving Corporate Renovation + Reinvention

Introducing a new study that seeks to understand the degree to which disruptive entrepreneurship is driving corporate renovation and reinvention. The study investigates how this new crop of brand challengers and category contenders are spurring greater invention and business remodeling in enterprise incumbents. 

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Innovation: The New Competitive Equation

How Organizations Can Leverage Innovation to Achieve Significant Business Value

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Pivotal Practices for Leading Innovation

By Amiel Handelsman

Listening like a master and seeing patterns: The two pivotal practices for leading innovation. Leading innovation requires a distinct set of learnable skills. These skills, often hidden from view, are instrumental to developing the culture, people, and structures needed to innovate. Amiel Handelsman describes how to elevate your game from... More »

Every holiday season GlobalFluency, the CMO Council and the BPI Network highlight a cause that is working to brighten the world. This year, we’d like to introduce you to Play Rugby USA (www.playrugbyusa.com), an award winning social change program dedicated to empowering and developing at-risk youth through the game of rugby.

Play Rugby USA runs inspirational, team-building programs that help disadvantaged inner city kids and teens develop physically and emotionally. Thousands are learning to tackle life’s challenges and improving their self-concept and confidence by playing one of the world’s most demanding sports.

But as with all great causes, Play Rugby USA cannot impact young lives without financial assistance. As you look to spread cheer this holiday season, please consider supporting this innovative initiative to build wellness and self-worth among youth in marginalized inner city communities. www.playrugbyusa.com