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CIO – 25 years later, is the role becoming outdated?

I recently realized that this September will be the 25th anniversary of the launch of CIO Magazine. I wrote the cover piece for that first issue — “The New Breed of CIO” — and the first paragraph of my article … Continue reading

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The “Socialism” of Social Media

This relatively short article is packed with interesting ideas .. some explicitly mentioned, some not so much. My View On ‘The New Socialism’ These three points particularly jumped out at me. A – Online social media is growing at an … Continue reading

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Revisiting Schumpeter on Steroids

It is great to see that The Economist is using “Schumpeter” as the name for a new column on business and management that it is launching. I am looking forward to becoming a loyal reader. In response to the launch … Continue reading

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Saving the news by exterminating parasites?

Here’s yet another article that argues that on-paper publishers should try to save their businesses by focusing on getting paid for the content that they currently are putting online. Exterminate the Parasites A radical plan to save old media. The … Continue reading

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News Content Is Worth Zero

There is a very interesting piece in Editor & Publisher by columnist Steve Outing, who has produced a steady stream of excellent commentary on the impact of the Web on journalism: Your News Content Is Worth Zero to Digital Consumers … Continue reading

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End of business as usual?

I learned a lot from working on my article for the Project Management Institute’s PM Network magazine. And one of the things to which I’ve especially been giving a lot of thought is this comment from the piece: “More and … Continue reading

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Subtle embedding of high-danger risks

The 2008 crisis certainly revealed the risk-management shortcomings in the financial services sector. However, the problems in financial services are simply the most visible evidence of ways in which high-danger risks have come to pervade the business arena and now … Continue reading

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Rewards and risks confront risk expert careers

A great example of the double-edge nature of risk and reward is provided by the situation that is confronting risk managers. “ERM [Enterprise Risk Management] provides an absolutely unbelievable opportunity [for career advancement] for a risk manager” according to an … Continue reading

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Risk Management 2.0 connects with new priorities

Risk management is soaring as a corporate priority. To pick just one indication, a recent survey of corporate board members found that 70 percent of audit committee members and more than 65 percent of the CFOs ranked ERM [Enterprise Risk … Continue reading

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More on Risky Business

Here are my latest articles for Risk & Insurance magazine in my on-going coverage of emerging trends in the ways in which businesses are dealing with risk. Ratings’ Enterprise Five S&P’s Hands-On Practitioner These pieces provide profiles of the executives … Continue reading

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