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Week of Nov 29

Most companies can survive challenging times when their employees are resilient, creative, and have the benefit of emerging technologies.

- By Rohn Kim - SVP and CTO – Merck

Week of Nov 22

The key to effective communication is simplicity. It is critical for leaders to clearly convey key messages to establish themselves as reliable during uncertain situations.

- By Bernard Yee - Regional President, Asia Pacific and Canada - AT&T Global Services

Week of Nov 15

Communicating extensively and transparently is all that it takes to instil a sense of credibility and trust in the leadership team.

- By Raman Padmanabhan - President and CEO – Thyrve Digital

Week of Nov 08

The ability to clearly communicate ‘the why’ behind the actions we take or a strategy we establish is critical to create a strong alignment and engagement with employees.

- By Asad Siddiqui - Head of Business, Technology and Operations – Asana

Week of Nov 01

Communicating effectively, showing compassion, demonstrating confidence, being consistent and clear are the wheels that drive trust.

- By Jill Kouri- CEO - HCL Technologies

Week of Oct 25

“The way to keep innovating through disruption is to go on the offensive, even while acting defensively.”

- By Claus Jepsen, CTO, Unit4

Week of Oct 18

“Upskilling your staff to be able to drive your AI transformation is the key to success for any organization aspiring to become an AI company.”

- By Tarry Singh, CEO and Co-founder, LiveAI and Deepkapha

Week of Oct 11

“Careful handling of ambiguity is especially important in change management."

- By Katrin Schulenburg, Senior Director of IT, AMD

Week of Oct 04

“Data democratization can be the trampoline to help businesses jump over the hurdles on their way to become a data-driven organization.”

- By Naveen Joshi, Founder and CEO, Allerin

Week of Sep 27

“I think the CIO has always been a change agent, and it’s no different now. Our job is still to bring new technology to light and facilitate change. What is different is that the velocity of change and the depth and breadth of the technology we oversee as it continues to expand.”

- By Scott Hicar, Vice President of Business Process and Chief Information Officer, Benchmark Electronics

Week of Sep 20

It’s important that you don’t have half of the team three miles ahead of the others, so you make sure you’re evenly paced.”

- By Katrin Schulenburg, Senior Director of IT, AMD

Week of Sep 13

By giving one person authority to look after and optimize an entire process, we were able to speed up integration substantially for some of our most important workstreams.

- By Jahidul Khandaker, CIO, Western Digital