Ideas Made to Matter Corporate Governance

How to build a digitally savvy board

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Five steps toward a critical mass of directors who understand.

Feb 18, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Technology

5G, explained

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The next-gen cellular network’s high speeds and low latency will usher in AR/VR, the “internet of things,” and more. Here’s what to expect — and when.

Feb 13, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Negotiation

5 tips for successful negotiations

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Executives from Legal Sea Foods, Whoop, Robert Half, and Carbon Black reveal what makes a successful business agreement.

Jan 28, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Digital Economy

How retail stores can thrive in the digital era

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With batting cages, celebrity fashion shows, and private brands, Dick’s Sporting Goods is breathing new life into brick and mortar.

Jan 14, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Social Media

Twitter CFO talks metrics, politics, and transparency

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Finance chief Ned Segal said Twitter’s decision to ban political ads “was a time of tremendous pride.”

Nov 26, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter Platform Strategy

An expert approach to platform strategies

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MIT Sloan professor Michael Cusumano on building and winning platform business models — and how to avoid the ‘winner’s curse.’

Oct 22, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter Data

CDOs look to the future

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Chief data officers are on the rise as companies harness the power of information. This evolution isn’t without growing pains.

Aug 15, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter Platform Strategy

Enterprises embrace the platform

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Online marketplaces aren’t just for startups. Here’s how Barclays Bank and Albertsons Cos. are capitalizing on an ecosystem of partners.

Aug 9, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter Digital Economy

5 building blocks of digital transformation

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Established companies are under pressure to rapidly develop and scale their digital offerings. Here’s research on how to make that happen.

Jun 27, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter Organizational Culture

Fixing a toxic work culture: Breaking down barriers

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Employees aren’t going to get anything meaningful done if they’re at each other’s throats. How Microsoft and Ford tackled tribalism and won.

May 29, 2019
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