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Perspectives on enabling cloud innovation and transformation through culture, talent, and leadership

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Cloud for CEOs:
Measure Innovation with One Metric
Digitally transforming an enterprise requires connecting with customers, understanding their needs, and responding faster than ever. The most successful organizations of today are disrupting their competitors and entering new markets by innovating more quickly and efficiently.
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Is Your Under-skilled Workforce Holding You Back from Digital Transformation?
Article | 6 min read
Is Your Under-skilled Workforce Holding You Back from Digital Transformation?
Five steps to help your organization achieve its goals through investment in your existing talent
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Investing in Teams Transforms an Organization
Conversations with Leaders
Investing in Teams Transforms an Organization
A conversation with Sheri Rhodes, Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Workday
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Leading and Innovating with Leadership Principles
Article | 7 min read
Leading and Innovating with Leadership Principles
As companies grow, CEOs are often challenged with how to scale their leadership across teams, geographies and initiatives
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Why 'Buy or Build?' Might be the Wrong Question
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Why ‘Buy or Build?’ Might be the Wrong Question
Is it better to buy your core software applications or build them? Thanks to cloud technology, this perennial question has a new answer
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You're On the Cloud, But Are You Really Leveraging the Cloud?
Article | 7 min read
You're On the Cloud, But Are You Really Leveraging the Cloud?
Lessons from Digital Native Businesses on maximizing development budgets and decreasing time to market
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First Read: Your Digitalization Agenda
Chief Executive Group and AWS
First Read: Your Digitalization Agenda
Creating real change requires a shift in mindset among your leaders—and real buy in. Where to start?
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Element of Amazon's Day 1 Culture
Article | 7 min read
Elements of Amazon’s Day 1 Culture
Putting "Day 1" into practice relies on maintaining a long-term focus, obsessing over customers, and bold innovation
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Nearly Half Of CEOs Struggling With Digitalization Efforts
Survey
Nearly Half Of CEOs Struggling With Digitalization Efforts
The surprising findings from Chief Executive to help the nation’s C-Suites become better digital leaders
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Amazon's Go-To Innovation Techniques
Gartner Innovation Case Study
Amazon's Go-To Innovation Techniques
Gartner examines how Amazon has scaled its innovation capabilities
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Building a Digital Ecosystem to Create Supply Chain Resilience
Podcast | AWS Industrial Insights
Creating Supply Chain Resilience by Building a Digital Ecosystem
Dave Evans, CEO of Fictiv, shares how the company's agile business model enabled it to shift production between global regions during the pandemic, with little downtime
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Reinventing a 50-Year-Old Corporate Culture
Conversations with Leaders
Reinventing a 50-Year-Old Corporate Culture
Su Shan Tan, Group Head of Institutional Banking at DBS, discusses customer-centered innovation, changing culture from the top down, and celebrating failure
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Women in AI
Deloitte AI Institute
Women in AI
A new ‘Women in AI’ report by AWS partner Deloitte and their AI Institute unpacks the roots of the gender gap in AI and provides a potential path for organizations to fix it
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The Data-driven Enterprise
ebook
The Data-driven Enterprise
Discover how you can use data to bring agility to your business
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Unmasking Your Organization's Data Problem
ebook
Unmasking Your Organization's Data Problem
Common data dysfunctions and how you can address them
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Reinventing Your Business With Data
The Wall Street Journal sponsored by AWS
Reinventing Your Business With Data
Why modern organizations are investing in getting better value from their data
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Digital Transformation: Hype or a Strategic Necessity?
Article | 3 min read
Digital Transformation: Hype or a Strategic Necessity?
Guest post by Dr. Saša Baškarada, Senior Transformation Architect, AWS Professional Services
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7 Pitfalls to Avoid When Building a CCOE
Article | 5 min read
7 Pitfalls to Avoid When Building a CCOE
Guest post by Néstor Gándara and Eric Lin, AWS Partner Solutions Architects
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The CPO-CIO Partnership Part 2: Taking the Gloves Off
Blog | 5 min read
The CPO-CIO Partnership Part 2: Taking the Gloves Off
by Phil Le-Brun, AWS Enterprise Strategist
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