As we step out of yesterday’s shadow and aim to rediscover a sense of optimism, 2021 is already looking less like a return to normalcy and more like a new era of agility and resilience.
Many senior IT leaders have started to live by the well-known Peter Drucker guidance that, "the best way to predict the future is to create it."
The pace of innovation is relentless and enabling your employees with upskilling programs can be the difference in the long-term success of a business.
Excellence in 2021, along with the rest of the 2020s, is well within reach for executives who can embody the post-pandemic leadership characteristics. Leaders who seize strategic opportunities by developing and collaborating with the community will inspire colleagues and outpace the competition.
In most probable futures, business automation won't be that sexy or that scary—it will be a lot more boring, a lot less threatening, mostly transparent, or operating in the background.
Technology leadership demands critical thinking above all, and the bedrock foundation of critical thought is a well-formed question. If you only add one skill to your leadership portfolio in 2021, make it the skill of strategic questioning.
There are no successful teams that are not full of successful communicators. Be it a family, a football team, a couple, or a company, the key to overcoming issues and achieving success for any team is allowing every member’s voice to be heard, respected, and considered without the threat of undue negative consequences.
Distributors are positioned at the confluence of vendors on the one side and partners on the other; they are in an ideal position to orchestrate the many moving parts and relationships involved in getting technology to market to the satisfaction of the end customer.
As we wrap up the last month of a very interesting 2020, to say the least, we've taken time to reflect on some of the many trends that we've heard from Council Members as well as our roundtable sessions.
There is little doubt that the significant effects of coronavirus on the economy at large and businesses across most industries will be realized over the short and long terms.