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Remote Working: Office Remodeling Gains Momentum

Remote Working: Office Remodeling Gains Momentum

The Remote Work Survey shows that 73 percent of employees would like to work remotely at least two days a week, even once COVID-19 is no longer a concern. Similarly, 55 percent of executives are prepared to expand options for employees to work outside the office.

via Strategy + Business

Digital Growth: Why the BoD Technology Skills Matter

Digital Growth: Why the BoD Technology Skills Matter

As companies are innovating, implementing new technologies and entering into new markets, their business models may call for a board of directors with new skill sets. But boards shouldn’t focus on adding a director with just a singular new skill set.

via Spencer Stuart

Digital Transformation: A Pragmatic Approach to Growth

Digital Transformation: A Pragmatic Approach to Growth

“For the past 10 years, a variety of game-changing emerging technologies were a big focus for companies looking to innovate and differentiate. This tech enthusiasm may deflate during the next few years. Begin thinking about restructuring plans for digital transformation in the current environment.”

via Gartner

The CIO Agenda for Post-Pandemic Recovery Innovation

The CIO Agenda for Post-Pandemic Recovery Innovation

The pandemic recession will put more strain on tech budgets than ever before. Many CIOs will need to go deeper than delaying hardware purchases or trimming the new project portfolio. Application rationalization should be front and center as a source of new efficiency and savings.

via Forrester

Strategic Foresight: Why the Winners Focus on Digital Growth

Strategic Foresight: Why the Winners Focus on Digital Growth

“Although B2B companies may believe that their focus on liquidity and other short-term concerns is justified, it could be costly. Our research suggests that companies are more likely to thrive if they act aggressively to capture market share during downturns rather than wait for the recovery to begin.”

via McKinsey

Return to Office: How to Drive Away Your Best Talent

Return to Office: How to Drive Away Your Best Talent

“It has also become clear that employees prefer not to work in these ‘clean’ environments: Several organizational leaders have shared with us that, in surveys of their employees, 70% or more workers consistently said they would rather continue to work from home than go into reconfigured offices and be required to wear masks.”

via HBR

Digital Transformation: Why CFOs Have a Key Role

Digital Transformation: Why CFOs Have a Key Role

As business leaders champion growth initiatives in COVID-19 recovery, CFOs can create more value by focusing the business — and resource allocation — on competitive differentiation. However, according to Gartner’s assessment, most CFOs don’t do that.

via Gartner

B2B Virtual Selling: How to Fuel More Digital Growth

B2B Virtual Selling: How to Fuel More Digital Growth

By enabling frontline sales to navigate the world of virtual sales, sales leaders position their organizations to gain customer confidence and trust, accelerate their renewed go-to-market strategies, and drive growth. Savvy B2B marketers support this key trend.

via Gartner

Nine Ways to Accelerate Digital Growth Strategies

Nine Ways to Accelerate Digital Growth Strategies

Because of the pandemic, leadership teams have embraced technology and data, reinventing core processes and adopting new collaboration tools. Technology and people interacting in new ways is at the heart of the new operating model for business — and of creating an effective post-pandemic organization.

via McKinsey

Why CEOs Expedite Their Digital Transformation

Why CEOs Expedite Their Digital Transformation

“The move to digital is clearly gaining more attention and investment from the C-suite. 77% of CEOs say their company’s digital transformation was significantly accelerated during the crisis. 40% are already spending more on IT infrastructure or platforms. That expense was second only to workplace safety spending, which has majorly increased at 50% of companies.”

via Fortune