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Quote of the week
Week of Sep 16

“One of my key roles is to build the right teams and provide them with the air cover that allows us to experiment, fail fast, flourish, and continue to learn.” – Stuart Page, Director of Systems and Product, BBC

Stuart Page
Week of Sep 09

“Agile isn’t a magic formula for success. For best results, you should adapt the ritual to your environment.” – Akshay Sharma, Senior Director, IT-Web Technologies, Western Digital

Akshay Sharma
Week of Sep 02

“Leadership is about helping others to find the potential in themselves, and then removing the roadblocks that get in the way of helping them to develop that promise, because that’s really what is going to drive results and growth for a company” – Titina Ott Adams, Senior VP, Customer Operations, HM Health Solutions, a division of Highmark Health

Titina Ott Adams
Week of Aug 26

“Make sure your external team feels that they are on the team. Direct communication and recognition are both extremely important.” - Pankaj Patra, VP of IT, Brinker International

Pankaj Patra
Week of Aug 19

“Helping people adapt to new processes is still the hardest part of IT.” - Bill VanCuren, SVP & CIO, NCR Corporation

Bill VanCuren
Week of Aug 12

50,000

The number of warehouses that will use robots by 2025, according to ABI Research.

ABI Research
Week of Aug 05

“It’s clear that 5G is going to be a huge driver of future GDP.” - Satish Dhanasekaran, SVP & President, Communications Solutions Group, Keysight Technologies

Satish Dhanasekaran
Week of Jul 29

“Blockchain will be transformative but it can’t solve every problem. You also need to focus on what it can’t do.” – Gill Haus, SVP/Retail and CIO, Direct Bank, Capital One

Gill Haus
Week of Jul 22

$1 trillion

Worldwide revenues for IT Services and Business Services in 2018, according to IDC.

IDC
Week of Jul 15

“Having a ‘leadership mantra’ can help guide you as a leader and reinforce your positive leadership traits.” – Julian Mitchell, VP of Product Development, Allscripts

Julian Mitchell
Week of Jul 08

“To be effective, adoption of disruptive technology must go hand in hand with organizational realignment.” – Sarma Malladi, CIO, SWM International

Sarma Malladi
Week of Jun 24

“The biggest challenge in a digital technology transformation is handling the human change management it entails.” – Christy Barker, VP-CIO, Olin Corporation

Christy Barker