September 26, 2016

Coursera for Business Launched for Corporate IT Training

September 6, 2016 Rich Ord

Coursera for Business, just launched, is a new education technology platform by Coursera that targets extended learning for enterprise employees. The platform focuses on training and development needs of employees of large corporations. Coursera itself launched in 2012 and now has over 21 million registered learners worldwide and is partnered […]

How Can Western Companies Maintain Their Innovation Advantage?

August 9, 2016 Rich Ord

Amy Karam, author of the book, The China Factor:Strategies to Compete, Grow and Win in the New Global Economy, recently was interviewed at Google’s Mountain View campus, providing insight for companies to better compete. “The main intention of “The China Factor” is to equip western-based companies with strategies and tactics […]

Technology Shaping Ecommerce

August 1, 2016 Rich Ord

An emerging trend is the integration of ecommerce into messaging apps, which is already happening in Asia. Felim McGrath, who is the Trends Manager at GlobalWebIndex, notes that Line and WeChat have already integrated multiple commerce features and other “opportunities for monetization.” He believes this revenue opportunity is the “inspiration” […]

Companies Must Adopt and Embrace a Data-Centric Culture

July 20, 2016 Rich Ord

“Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half,” said marketing pioneer John Wanamaker in the early 1900’s. That is why CRM software was invented and why it is used by every serious marketer. In today’s “Big Data” World, enterprises are making […]

U.S. Federal CIO: IT Modernization Best Way To Make Progress

June 14, 2016 Staff Writer

Periodically, we at CIOProNews find some inspiring, interesting and helpful ideas from CIO voices around the world. Here are some we recently ran across: Cynthia Stoddard, Adobe CIO: “CIOs today are also driving innovation within enterprises by contributing to the product design cycle, being the internal proxy for customers, and […]

CIO’s To Embrace Gig Economy

May 16, 2016 admin

I ran across an interesting article in the Wall Street Journal today which I recommend every CIO read: CIOs, Facing IT Skills Gap, Eye the Gig Economy for Talent. The article is by Gary Beach who knows a thing or two that CIO’s should be interested in, as he is currently […]

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