Spencer Stuart has identified three fundamental requirements for realizing the potential of big data: organization-wide talent able to operate effectively in a data-driven world; a culture that promotes data-driven decision-making; and an organizational structure that promotes the shared use of data.
The continued proliferation of e-commerce combined with rising customer demand for mobile shopping experiences and potentially game-changing intelligence from big data, many companies are refining how they structure their sales function. The Evolving Role of the Chief Sales Officer in an E-commerce Era explores the strategic challenges and leadership implications of an e-commerce age with insights from leading sales leaders.
The inaugural Spencer Stuart U.S. Technology Board Index provides a close look into the governance trends of the top 200 U.S. public technology companies.
Insights and observations on multichannel technology and the CIO’s role in addressing the changing habits and expectations of the new generation of digitally savvy consumers.
A primer for digitally savvy executives aspiring to board service on how to best evaluate outside director opportunities.
A conversation about the value of board directors with digital experience with the president and CEO of Chegg, a leading online rental company.
The president and CEO of Catalyst, a leading organization in promoting opportunities for women in business discusses reasons for the slow increase of women in the boardroom and models that could improve executive diversity.
A discussion of the impact of legislation mandating governing shareholder input on executive compensation with a partner in Fenwick & West, a leading Silicon Valley law firm.
With Point of View, we share our ideas and insights on some of the most critical leadership issues affecting our clients.
The growing adoption of social media globally has profound implications for business. Is your management team prepared?
Learn how digital innovation has created unprecedented demand for leadership with significant product experience, and the qualities that mark a candidate as a potential product leader.
A look at the newest expert in the boardroom—the digitally-savvy director—and a model for navigating this unique recruiting process.
Practical ideas for improving talent development and addressing leadership needs in an Asia Pacific organization.
CEOs and general managers around the world from leading cloud computing companies share their insights on the trend's implications for senior leadership roles in organizations that use or provide cloud services.
The CEO of the world's leading information technology research and advisory company offers his perspectives on talent management, the role of research analysts and how cloud computing is changing the world of business.
How technology, media and telecoms companies can innovate beyond their transitional products and deeply ingrained ways of working.
Challenges facing telcos as they seek to build first-rate leadership teams with the necessary skills and experience to operate effectively across multiple cultures
This paper looks at how digital is revolutionsing the technology, media and telecoms sector, acting as a catalyst to change business models and putting increased focus on Leadership to guide organisations through the change.
A Spencer Stuart article looking at what it means to be a high-performing CMO today and how marketing leaders can improve their effectiveness in the role.
This paper focuses on the challenge that media business leaders are facing as they look to resize and reshape their organisations in the face of the impact of both the downturn and the ever quickening digital transformation.
The critical leadership role of the regional general manager is an increasingly demanding one for today’s global technology, communications & media businesses. This report looks at out how their role has changed, the key tasks they perform, the nature of the relationship between corporate and the region, and the skills required to do the job effectively.
Illuminating the organizational and talent challenges companies face as they embrace more technology-driven business models and suggest ways leaders can make sure their organizations are prepared to compete in a more digital world.
Senior HR leaders discuss their top priorities for the function.
Andrew Sukawaty, chairman and CEO of the world's leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, shares his insights on talent management, the fast-changing telecommunications industry, and on what's next for Inmarsat.
A one-on-one interview with Cognizant CEO Frank D'Souza
A look at what companies can learn from Silicon Valley - and ignore at their peril.