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Continuing Tech Revolutions: The Business Models They Create, the Innovation Cultures They Will Need

31 October 2019

More than half of CEOs surveyed in C-Suite Challenge™ 2019 cited the need to create new business models to compete. But disruption looms. Are companies ready for the creative destruction necessary to transform digitally? The panel looks at the complexities of transformation and the expectations—realistic or not—of leaders toward their own readiness to innovate.

Shifting the Balance from Short-Term Thinking

31 October 2019

Just beginning to address the challenges and opportunities of 2025 requires, by definition, a shift toward long-term thinking and investing. But how do companies avoid the temptation in a slowing economy to boost short-term results by skimping on investment? How is the global investor community planning to reward a focus on long-term value creation? The panel seeks answers.

American Competitiveness in the Global Economy

31 October 2019

As advanced economies seek to meet challenges by emerging markets, especially China, the United States’ role in the global economy is under scrutiny—our leadership disrupted by technology, capital and migration flows, and shifting political sentiments. Faced with changes in the global competitive landscape, what can we learn from other countries’ policy and practices? Businesses will need answers to respond strategically. 

Digital Ethics: Transparency, Privacy, Security, and AI Decision-Making

31 October 2019

Digital ethics is a potential competitive advantage, according to 63 percent of those surveyed in C-Suite Challenge™ 2019. Even more respondents expect data privacy regulation to increase before 2025. And US CEOs rank cybersecurity as their top external hot-button issue. How must structure and governance evolve to address increasing needs for algorithmic transparency, privacy, cybersecurity, and ethics? The panel shares insights. 

Blending Humanity and the Digital Revolution

31 October 2019

Risk aversion, resistance to change, and fear remain prevalent cultural and leadership barriers to a Future-Ready Organization. Emphasis has been placed on technology, yet attention to culture, communication, vision, and capability are less intentional. The people skills required to advance digital fluency and leadership are paramount for the speed and quick wins necessary in the marketplace. The panel grapples with these challenges in the future of leadership development.

Sustainability and Climate Change: A New Environment for Growth

31 October 2019

Successful companies of the future will view sustainability as a value driver for growth—that’s the opinion of 51 percent of executives surveyed in C-Suite Challenge™ 2019. How are innovative companies putting sustainability at the heart of their business models? How will stakeholders—and regulations—shift priorities toward sustainability? How is climate change affecting long-term planning? The panel discusses the rising profile and role of sustainability in business.

The Future of Work and the Battle for Talent

29 October 2019

Attracting and retaining top talent was identified as the #1 internal challenge in C-Suite Challenge™ 2019, shortage of talent and skills the top obstacle to being competitive in 2025. How will the nature of work change in the next decade? What skills will be needed? How does work-life balance fit in? And how will the HR role shift in response to changing needs? The panel discusses these questions and more.

Trends and Latest Shocks: What Will Matter Next Year? What Will Matter in 2025?

29 October 2019

Human history has left us with one enduringly accurate prediction: the future will always surprise us. The best-prepared organizations understand the nature of these surprises and have a range of scenarios for dealing with them. Our panel of economists, researchers, and business leaders think through and debate which current trends and immediate shocks will continue to have an impact in the mid and long term.

 

The Wisdom of Solomon (Peter); An Interview with Conference Board CEO Steve Odland

17 October 2019

What are the ways to waste time constructively? In his new book, Peter Solomon shares his life’s journey with Conference Board CEO Steve Odland as he details his unique luck, his zest for continued learning and most importantly, his tips for business success while maintaining a balanced life.

Growth in Europe in 2020 and beyond: slow, but resilient - Econ Watch Brief Europe Q4 2019

15 October 2019

Stay on top of changing business and economic conditions worldwide with Ilaria Maselli and our full roster of experts. 

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