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Leveraging business technology has the potential to take companies to greater heights. But what is the right technology to leverage? When should a good leader suggest moving forward? How long should you invest in trials and comparisons of competitive similar technological solutions? Our business technology articles focus on where CEOs will find better results for their company through technology. Insight in this category reaches the various needs of many sectors: disruptive technologies and data storage; tracking software; and where an organization fits at the intersection of marketing and technology. Our business technology articles ask the hard questions and deliver insightful solutions.

  • Don’t get left behind in the tech race Article

    5 tips to stay ahead of the game Technology, the change agent of our generation, is transforming the business landscape by enabling small and midsize businesses to streamline processes, improve productivity and get ahead of competitors. In a recent study conducted by SMB Group and my team at Vistage, 218 CEOs from small and midsize

  • 3 steps to streamline your technology strategy Article

    According to a recent survey of 1,267 CEOs, technology is the number-one area of investment for small and midsize businesses. The survey, conducted by my team at Vistage, also showed that 61% of CEOs planned to increase their technology spending in 2019. Their top reasons were: To streamline operations (63%) To improve employee productivity (54%) To get ahead of

  • 7 tips for leading digital transformation Research

    A growing number of companies are embarking on a digital transformation journey, but few are succeeding. In fact, a recent survey found that the success rate of most companies undergoing a digital transformation currently hovers around 4-11%. Dave Sackett has managed to beat those odds. The CFO of ULVAC Technologies is successfully leading a digital

  • 5 things to know before investing in artificial intelligence for your small business ArticleResearch

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is in your company’s future. No matter what industry you work in, AI will soon shape how you run your small business, serve your customers and stay competitive in the marketplace. Download report: Artificial Intelligence for small and midsize businesses New data from Vistage, in partnership with Salesforce, reinforces this point. Our

  • Artificial intelligence for small business: 5 lessons from an early adopter ArticleResearch

    Many CEOs want to invest in artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance the performance of their business. But few know exactly how to do it. That’s understandable — we’re still in the early days of automation and analytics, and the business applications of AI aren’t fully defined or foolproof. What’s more, no one has figured out

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