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Corporate Boards (Don’t) Take On Information Technology

"The Board and Information Technology Strategies," a study released by Deloitte Consulting, surveyed more than 450 directors of publicly traded companies with revenues of greater than $1 billion, and found that: 10% of boards relegate … | MORE »

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CEOs Are In The Dark When It Comes To Corporate Health

There’s some unsettling news on the corporate front when it comes to CEOs’ knowledge of the inner workings of their own organizations. According to a Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu survey, "In the Dark: What many boards … | MORE »

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Management Roadblocks

A survey released by Attunity and London-based research firm Loudhouse reveals startling results concerning senior management’s effectiveness in the workplace, which in turn imply integration needs that should be addressed by communications professionals. The survey … | MORE »

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IT Risks are CEOs’ Worst Fear

According to a report by the Economist Intelligence Unit, nearly a third of the 145 international senior executives surveyed listed IT systems collapse as their company’s greatest risk, ranked above natural disasters and terrorism. Only … | MORE »

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Managing Countries and Companies

Representing a multinational corporation is hard work, but according to a survey from Weber Shandwick, most business leaders believe that heads of state have a tougher job when it comes to managing their country’s reputation. … | MORE »

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Show Me the (Mobile) Money

Just when it seems that magazine publishers are beginning to understand how to monetize their online brand extensions (sort of), along comes mobile to confuse the digital matter. Finding audiences online – what they want … | MORE »

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Chicago Climate Partners with Dow Jones Indexes to Co-Brand Emissions

Last week Chicago Climate Exchange, Inc. (CCX), announced that it had signed a joint marketing deal with Dow Jones Indexes to co-brand, caclulate, market and license the Dow Jones/CCX Emissions Indexes based on European carbon, … | MORE »

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Technology 101

PR pros have an increasingly important role in incorporating technology – blogs, podcasts, videos – into their communications portfolios, so they should be aware of the need to integrate that knowledge with the C-suite to … | MORE »

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Internal CEOs Win Popularity Contest

When it comes to replacing executives who have departed – an activity communications executives should be integrated into as it relates to succession planning – a Hay Group study of Fortune magazine’s list of America’s … | MORE »

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Social Network Aggregation: Bringing People Together

Paul Buchheit and Bret Taylor, the geniuses behind Gmail and Google Maps, started a social networking aggregator called FriendFeed seven months ago and it seems as if this new concept is finally starting to catch … | MORE »

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