Chief Information Officer on Ulitzer
Change isn't new, but the pace of change in the next ten years in Europe is
going to be breathtaking. Following 18 months full of dramatic re-alignment
we're seeing normality return, but it's a new normal.
The balance of power is shifting away from Europe and the West; emerging
markets are becoming leading markets. For growth to really take hold there
must be room to improve.
Technology that was hype is now fast becoming business as usual. Business
models are changing, and companies are relying more than ever on the
expertise and resources of a broad ecosystem, requiring new management
techniques. Europe is struggling to stay on top.
So a unique meeting has been called in Bremen, Germany, chaired by Albert
Hitchcock Group CIO Vodafone, the aptly named CIO EU summit (held by GDS
International) is set to unify and educate some of th... (more)
Urgent meetings are being held by the financial leaders of American
Healthcare companies in the wake of Obama's Healthcare Reform being passed
219 - 212 in the House of Representatives. The introduction of this policy
heralds a transformation in the fabric of American society, and the way U.S
citizens receive medical care has suddenly been revolutionalised in a
direction which healthcare CFO's cannot afford to ignore.
Obama states: "[It] answers the prayers of every American who has hoped
deeply for something to be done about a healthcare system that works for
insurance compani... (more)
New Media on Ulitzer
A recent study run by online business networking service www.MeettheBoss.com
shows that executives are spending an extra 11 hours a month online sharing
their professional experiences and learning from their peers.
The survey asked its executive users what direct value they gained from
spending time running blogs, writing tweets and connecting with other
executives on sites such as LinkedIn, Xing, MeettheBoss, Ryze, Facebook,
Ulitzer and Twitter.
The answers revealed that executives proficient with online activities are
spending an average of 11 hours more pe... (more)
The last five years has seen unprecedented change in communications. The
European consumer has a plethora of handset choices and packages. The average
handset has evolved from the humble voice-box, to the total media centre. As
a result thousands of start-up companies are profiting out of the sector’s
advances, supplying the various add-ons which inevitably accompany any new
wave of technology.
Such innovations were used by the operators to supplement the pricey voice
packages as values-add-ons. However, the operators are now finding themselves
in the hands of the ever-creative ... (more)
John Funnel on Ulitzer
Earlier this year one of my staff attended a SYS-CON event and returned to
the office a different person. Revitalised and motivated.
I asked her what happened at the event to warrant such a transformation? What
was her secret? Was it the New York Shopping experience? A business Romance
or was it Devine intervention?
She simply advised me to ‘check out Ulitzer. – Everyone who is anyone is
She was not the first to introduce me to the innovation. Many of my peers had
gone through such noticeable changes, It was like a weight had been lifted
from the... (more)