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Verizon Media Sale Shows That Consumer Content Wants to Be Freed from Platforms

Verizon’s sale of its remaining media assets further confirms that marriages between telecom and media companies have produced more tears than joy for investors, while pure-play film and entertainment firms have prospered. It’s different in B2B, which can learn much from events on the consumer side.

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Author: Simon Alterman

Date: May 13, 2021

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Employees Are Concerned About Returning to the Office but Crave Social Contact

An Outsell survey of US office employees shows that they want more flexibility in where they work in the future and are concerned about returning to offices despite having missed social contact. Junior employees don’t seem to share the enthusiasm of senior managers for going back.

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Author: Simon Alterman

Date: May 3, 2021

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Wolters Kluwer DXG: Making Innovation Everyone’s Business

Innovation in established businesses is often not about making new things but delivering improved solutions to customer problems as quickly as technology advances. That’s the mission of the Wolters Kluwer Digital eXperience Group (DXG). How does its leader go about it?

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Author: Simon Alterman

Date: April 21, 2021

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Corporate Venturing: It’s Not (Only) About the Money

Established businesses often use corporate venture programs to engage with and learn from the innovation activity in a vibrant startup community, especially if newcomers are challenging or disrupting existing markets. However, their approaches and ultimate objectives can be very different.

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Author: Simon Alterman

Date: April 8, 2021

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Benchmarking Sales Performance for Q1 2021

This early look at Q1 2021 sales performance across the data, information, and analytics industry sheds light on the pace and depth of the recovery. Survey responses indicated growing optimism about sales for the rest of the year as the pandemic slowly fades and vaccinations start to take hold.

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Author: Ned May

Date: March 18, 2021

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The Post-Pandemic Path to Returning to Offices

With vaccination programs well underway, businesses are considering how to manage a return to offices and, in many cases, whether and why employees need to be there at all. An Outsell CEO survey finds that few are planning a complete return to the way things were pre-pandemic.

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Author: Simon Alterman

Date: March 16, 2021

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Cloud Data Processors Become the Latest Threat to Information Providers

Businesses struggle to address the age-old problem of too much data yet not enough information. Making data ready and available for analytics is not easy. Recent valuations of cloud-based enterprise information processing firms Databricks and Snowflake show the market appetite for modern solutions.

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Author: Michael Dziekan

Date: March 11, 2021

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How Does One Run a Large, Diversified Information Business?

Recent results from three of the largest diversified information industry companies show markedly different approaches emerging about how to manage their various operations. A holding company model is very different from an integrated business looking for synergies across its operations.

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Author: Simon Alterman

Date: December 15, 2020

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Dealing with China Will Remain a Challenge but Also an Opportunity

The strategic rivalry between the US and China has led to unprecedented strains in the relationship and an increasingly difficult environment for foreign information businesses operating there. Don’t expect much to change any time soon.

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Author: Simon Alterman

Date: November 9, 2020

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What Does a Chief Innovation Officer Actually Do?

Edward Roussel isn’t a big fan of the word “innovation”. He doesn’t see himself as an evangelist or view his job as thinking up lots of big ideas. This may seem odd given that he’s Chief Innovation Officer at Dow Jones, but he’s been in the role for five years, so he must be doing something right.

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Author: Simon Alterman

Date: October 6, 2020

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