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A difficult problem can and will eventually become a roadblock so large that it renders forward progress in any productive way virtually impossible. The direct result of a roadblock as such is more often than not, procrastination, and the longer this problem is in place, the more you become convinced there are no solutions. This couldn’t be further from the truth.

AMERICA

In the past, I suggested that the role of the CIO needs to shift from that of a Chief Information Officer to a Chief Innovation Officer, largely due to the rapid, multiple technology-driven transformations that are always occurring. But just as the CIO’s role needs to change, so too does the CTO’s role—from Chief Technology Officer to Chief Transformation Officer.

AMERICA

Now that I’ve revealed what business leaders must know in order to become the disruptor instead of the disrupted, the next step is applying those principles. I discussed previously the need to solve problems before they occur; however, what happens when you do uncover a problem?

AMERICA

The reality is that every day, our data is used or even copied, often without us knowing. As a generation that willfully inputs their information on multiple websites, we seem to concern ourselves less with the concept of cybersecurity until disaster strikes.

BUSINESS

When it comes to the future of your industry, how secure do you feel, not only in your position, but in your career and abilities as well? The era in which you go to school for a specific skill or trade, develop your acumen, and grow a career until retirement has passed. The future of your career doesn’t depend on whether employment is available at a given company; it depends on how employable you are.

Digital-Communication-Burrus BUSINESS

Video conferencing has been around for a long time. The equipment is usually kept in a special room, always booked by executives due to the high value they derive in using it to enhance their collaborations.

On the other hand, digital communications is very different by definition. Digital communications can take place using your laptop, your tablet, your smartphone, and even your watch, as the software is free, and the quality of the video is at an all-time high. Tech companies, such as Facebook, are now beginning to roll out more devices, such as the Portal, aimed at enhancing digital communications yet again.