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Why Companies Should Start Celebrating Millennials

Why Companies Should Start Celebrating Millennials
Chris Davis, Manager at Metis Strategy, discusses the need for companies to start celebrating, appreciating and highlighting the potential opportunities to be gained from the “next-generation customer”: The Millennial Why Companies Should Start Celebrating Millennials

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Six Characteristics Of Strategic CIOs

Six Characteristics Of Strategic CIOs
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses key characteristics of some of the most successful strategic CIOs and how excelling in these areas enable them to position their organizations as strategic partners to the enterprise. Six Characteristics Of Strategic CIOs

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Suren Gupta Moves Beyond CIO At Allstate

Suren Gupta Moves Beyond CIO At Allstate
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses with Suren Gupta, EVP Technology & Operations at Allstate, his rise to the role and how his unique background and perspective enables him to lead customer-centric, innovative organizations within Allstate Suren Gupta Moves Beyond CIO At Allstate

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From Acquired To Leading the Acquirer: Stewart McCutcheon’s Journey At Ecolab

From Acquired To Leading the Acquirer: Stewart McCutcheon’s Journey At Ecolab
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses with Stewart McCutcheon, EVP and CIO of Ecolab, his rise to the role, his journey through the acquisition of Nalco as well as his priorities and goals in the first 100 days leading the IT organization of the B2B colossus. From Acquired To Leading the Acquirer: Stewart McCutcheon’s Journey At Ecolab

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The $35 Tablet That Is Changing The Education Landscape In India

The $35 Tablet That Is Changing The Education Landscape In India
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses the innovative approach and revolutionary work of Suneet Tuli, Founder and CEO of Datawind, in his effort to improve children’s education in India through technology, despite the country’s relatively weak technology infrastructure. The $35 Tablet That Is Changing The Education Landscape In India

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Forrester’s Top Emerging Technologies To Watch: Now Through 2020

Forrester’s Top Emerging Technologies To Watch: Now Through 2020
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses Forrester’s picks for the top emerging technologies to watch from now through 2020 across 4 major categories. Forrester’s Top Emerging Technologies To Watch: Now Through 2020

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CIO Innovation Budgets Are Increasing

CIO Innovation Budgets Are Increasing
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses the growing trend of increasing Innovation budgets for IT executives and IT’s increasing capabilities to do more with less. CIO Innovation Budgets Are Increasing

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79 Percent Of CIOs Hope To Move Beyond That Role

79 Percent Of CIOs Hope To Move Beyond That Role
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses 4 reasons why the CIO role today enables an executive to advance to bigger roles – a welcome sign for a growing trend among IT executives 79 Percent Of CIOs Hope To Move Beyond That Role

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We All Compete With Amazon

We All Compete With Amazon
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses the growing trend of IT organizations becoming more customer-centric and they five key lessons for IT leaders to enable this transformation in their organizations. We All Compete With Amazon

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IT Learns to Trumpet Its Contributions to the Business, article on CIO

IT Learns to Trumpet Its Contributions to the Business
Peter High discusses the importance of CIOs being able to market IT’s value to the business, a key insight from his latest book Implementing World Class IT Strategy: How IT Can Drive Organizational Innovation IT Learns to Trumpet Its Contributions to the Business, article on CIO