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Quote of the week
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


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.

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
Week of Jun 17

“There’s a simple answer to how you increase the number of women in senior leadership roles: hire more women.” – Fiona Bishop, Executive Manager for Change & Innovation, Western Power

Fiona Bishop
Week of Jun 10

$3.79 trillion

Worldwide IT spending expected in 2019, according to Gartner.

Week of Jun 03

“The baseline of technology is devoid of moral judgement.” – Atefeh Riazi, Assistant Secretary-General & CITO, UN

Atefeh Riazi