Executive Programs

Roundtable on Digital Strategies

The Roundtable on Digital Strategies delivers an ongoing series of business dialogues for CIOs (chief information officers) and top-level executives of global corporations from Europe and the Americas to share insights into the enabling role of digital/information technology in meeting business challenges. In focused discussions that cut across organizations and industries, participants from non-competing member corporations examine meaningful business issues and topical challenges they have in common. Members choose the topics each year, so the discussions are always relevant to their real-world concerns.
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AI, Data and Decision Making

April 19, 2018 • Wattens, Austria • Hosted by Swarovski

This roundtable will look at how the availability and usability of data today is changing the nature of decision-making in business. It’s changing t...

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Information Risk Management in the Digital Age

February 20, 2018 • Houston, TX • Hosted by Sysco

  This discussion will focus on what is needed to address information security and risk management today: how to design, deploy, and operate full...

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Deep Shift: Fundamental Changes in Enterprise Technology

October 18, 2017 • Hanover, NH • Hosted by Tuck School of Business

Digital transformation is on the agenda of every organization as digital technologies and capabilities touch every aspect of large corporations, non-p...

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The Changing Workplace, Talent Wars and the Millennial Perspective

June 20, 2017 • San Francisco, CA • Hosted by Levi Strauss

The nature of work and the employer-employee relationship is changing, and with it the nature of what it takes to be a successful leader and attractor...

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Cyber/Information Security in the Digital Age

April 6, 2017 • Zurich, Switzerland • Hosted by LaFargeHolcim

This discussion will focus on what is needed to address information security today: how to design, deploy, and operate fully embedded security to prot...

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The Digital Enterprise and Changing Business Models – Americas Chapter

February 15, 2017 • Houston, TX • Hosted by Tenaris

A recent World Economic Forum report identified six mega trends in the impact of software on society in the next ten years, and 21 shifts, “tipping ...

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The Software-Driven Service Revolution

November 4, 2016 • Berlin, Germany • Hosted by Volkswagen

Much has been written in recent years about the increasing importance of services and how they are changing business models and enabling customer enga...

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Global Supply Chain Management: Digital Supply Chain and Logistics

July 12, 2016 • Hanover, NH • Hosted by the Tuck School at Dartmouth

The discussion will focus on the exchange of information between various parts of the value chain both within enterprises and externally with partners...

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Digital Strategies, Data and Changing Business Models

April 7, 2016 • Geneva, Switzerland • Hosted by the IFRC

Members of the European Roundtable will meet to discuss business models that are changing and adjusting to the fact that software is becoming a key en...

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A Digital World: Where Will We Lead Corporate IT?

October 15, 2015 • Hanover, NH • Hosted by the Tuck School at Dartmouth

In this joint session of the roundtable, members from the European and Americas Chapters met at Tuck to discuss current top IT concerns including two-...

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The Business of (Big) Data: Potential and Progress

June 17, 2015 • Kingsport, TN • Hosted by Eastman

Members of the Americas Roundtable on Digital Strategies gathered in Tennessee to discuss how companies are harnessing big data and if they are gainin...

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Customer Excellence and the Customer Focused Organization

April 21, 2015 • Munich, Germany • Hosted by Clariant

Members of the European Roundtable met to discuss the importance in today’s global marketplace of aligning technology with corporate vision to d...

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Developing Agile Innovation Capabilities

February 19, 2015 • Houston, TX • Hosted by Chevron

The America’s Chapter of the Roundtable on Digital Strategies met to discuss agile and lean innovation; the fast-paced philosophy of not letting...

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The Business of Social

October 2, 2014 • Warth, Switzerland • Hosted at Kartause Ittingen

CIOs in the European and Americas Chapter of the Roundtable on Digital Strategies convened with their executive counterparts to examine the effects of...

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Rethinking Cyber/Information Security

June 10, 2014 • Reston, VA • Hosted by Bechtel

CIOs and their colleagues came together to discuss the risks and mitigation of today’s state of cybersecurity in this roundtable hosted by Becht...

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IT-Enabled Products and Services and IoT

April 2, 2014 • Zurich, Switzerland • Hosted by ABB

In this roundtable, CIOs and their colleagues explored IoT: the technology revolution in the future of computing and communication that is based on th...

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The Internet of Things: The Opportunities and Challenges of Interconnectedness

February 20, 2014 • Irvine, CA • Hosted by Yum! Brands & Taco Bell

The arrival of inexpensive cloud-based computing, tools for marshaling big data and robust mobile technology makes the personalized, curated internet ...

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The Connected Value Chain

October 23, 2013 • New York, NY • Hosted by Time Warner Cable

This roundtable brought together the Americas and European chapters of the roundtable to discuss the connected value chain in a joint session....

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IT- Enabled Products and Services

June 4, 2013 • Cleveland, OH • Hosted by Eaton

Revenue growth in any industry requires a steady stream of innovative products and services. However, developing and bringing new products or services...

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Managing Enterprise Risk

April 25, 2013 • London, England • Hosted by Misys

In this roundtable, participants discussed what the major risks for corporations are, how to view them and deal with them as an organization, anticipa...

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Big Data: Capitalizing on the Potential

February 13, 2013 • Glendale, AZ • Hosted by Bechtel

The America’s Chapter of the Roundtable on Digital Strategies met in February to discuss the impact and implications of big data.

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Driving the Top Line

October 5, 2012 • Buchs, Switzerland • Hosted by Hilti

The European Chapter met to discuss strategies and technologies that help drive top line growth and the role of IT in that.

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Mobility, Mobile Apps and Corporate Apps Deployment – Europe

April 26, 2012 • Hosted by Tetra Pak

The European chapter of the Roundtable on Digital Strategies convened in Lund, Sweden.

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Mobility, Mobile Apps and Corporate Apps Deployment – Americas

March 1, 2012 •

The Americas Chapter of the Roundtable on Digital Strategies convened in Kentucky to consider the timely topic of mobility. 

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