Leadership

The IT leader's role is changing as more and more of a company's success depends on its technology. See what you need to know to be a premier tech leader.

  • Webcasts // Apr 2009

    Building A Company Culture

    Pioneering a company is more than just building products. It's also about establishing a company culture, says NVIDIA Co-founder and CEO Jensen Huang. How do you organize hierarchies and structures? There's lots of trial and error, but it's also an organic process. Huang asks students of entrepreneurship to realize that...

    Provided By Stanford University

  • Webcasts // Apr 2009

    The Challenge Of Constant Rebuilding

    Every successful thing about a technology company has to eventually be torn down and rebuilt, says Jensen Huang, CEO of NVIDIA, and this is one of the most gut-wrenching challenges behind effective leadership. This task is both gratifying and destructive, but an axiomatic demand of the marketplace in this sector.

    Provided By Stanford University

  • Webcasts // Apr 2009

    Loyal Employees Vs. Loyal Customers

    OPEN experts agree on the merits of valuing your employees - Seth Godin and Tom Peters passionately explain their perspectives.

    Provided By American Express

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Alternative Approaches For Forecasting New, Low Volume, Or Highly Seasonal Items

    Product portfolios will always evolve to meet the demands of customers, but in difficult economic times the decision to add or eliminate products has even more risk. This webcast describes alternative approaches to three particularly troublesome forecasting situations: new products, low volume products, and highly season products. For new products...

    Provided By SAS Institute

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Growing As A Leader

    Leadership can be learned, say Pablo Cardona and Helen Wilkinson in their book "Creciendo como l?der" ("Growing as a Leader"), which, as the title implies, believes that leadership is a necessary process of change that starts from within. The authors review 10 key competencies of being a good leader, which...

    Provided By IESE School Of Business

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Momentum Webcast: Hospitality Businesses Create Strong Customer Connections With Virtual Earth (Level 100)

    In today's challenging economy, hospitality organizations - restaurants, hotels, resorts, and travel agencies - need to build strong guest connections, differentiate their brand, and make it easier for guests to spend, and stay, with them. The attendee of this webcast learns how Virtual Earth helps organizations like Choice Hotels, Expedia,...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    MLM Success Secrets: #5 How To Prospect Effectively

    This video discussing tips for prospecting the business. Your first key is: Prospecting is not selling, it is sorting. The second key is that your voice and approach must show confidence and leadership.

    Provided By Howcast

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    A Hospital For Everyone

    In this podcast, Founder of Narayana Heart Hospital in Bangalore, India, Dr. Devi Shetty discusses his ingenious business model during the Boston University School of Management India Field Seminar.

    Provided By Boston University School of Management

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Distributed Leadership In The Obama Campaign

    The author, who cut his teeth on civil rights work and with Cesar Chavez's United Farm Workers, describes how the principles and practices he learned around organizing and leadership played out in the most recent presidential election.

    Provided By Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Getting Your CSR Dream Job (Full)

    School of Management alum Debra Berman (MBA '01), Director of Talent and Search at Just Means, provides members of the School's Net Impact club with advice on pursuing a career in the area of corporate social responsibility. She outlines the pitfalls and opportunities for job seekers in the public and...

    Provided By Boston University School of Management

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Getting Your CSR Dream Job

    School of Management alum Debra Berman (MBA '01), Director of Talent and Search at Just Means, provides members of the School's Net Impact club with advice on pursuing a career in the area of corporate social responsibility. She outlines the pitfalls and opportunities for job seekers in the public and...

    Provided By Boston University School of Management

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Rapid Transformation

    Everyone knows that change within your business is certain. However, it's how quickly you change that will determine your organization's future. The presenter of this webcast focuses on how to quickly plan and implement a successful major transformation in your organization.

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Maria Thomas '92, CEO Of Etsy

    Thomas offered her "Four truths": "Work hard, embrace balanced imbalance, show up and be ready to receive, and know thyself.'"

    Provided By Northwestern University (Kellogg)

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Values-Based Leadership

    A West Point start, army career, and a disciplined approach to distilling key life experiences have guided the author through his 20 years at Procter & Gamble. McDonald recommends a deliberate system of self-examination that results in an articulation of beliefs, which he sees as essential to strong leadership.

    Provided By Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    5 Presentation Essentials of Powerful Leadership

    Each of us is a potential leader, with every interaction being an opportunity for meaningful influence. But what does it take to be a truly powerful leader? View this on-demand Webinar to hear Jerry Cahn, a recognized presentation expert, teach you how to unleash your creative energy, innovative spirit and...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • Webcasts // Feb 2009

    Bringing Metrics Into The Daily Routine

    Active users, engagement time, and revenue per user. Every Cooliris employee is issued a toothbrush with reminders of these metrics printed on the back, designed to motivate them to think about how to achieve the company goals as part of the daily routine. All of these metrics are critical yard...

    Provided By Stanford University

  • Webcasts // Feb 2009

    Innovative Leadership During Economic Crisis

    Bain constructs innovative leadership around three pillars: customers (clients), people and products, Maceda says. His company seeks a winning edge by establishing warm and lasting client relationships. At Bain, this means even top executives commit to working directly with clients, and assigning teams to the "Client interface."

    Provided By Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Webcasts // Feb 2009

    Microsoft Dynamics Webcast: Organizational Business Intelligence With Microsoft Forecaster (Level 200)

    The presenter of this webcast shows how to bring the planning process alive and improve its accuracy by distributing responsibility appropriately throughout the organization and integrating it into the application environment where the business users spend most of their time. The attendee will learn how to meet business goals efficiently...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Feb 2009

    MSDN Webcast: Taking the Mystery Out of Visual Studio Team System and Team Foundation Server (Level 100)

    Microsoft Visual Studio Team System means a lot of things to different people. The presenter of this webcast provides a non-technical overview of the Team System family of products, including Team Foundation Server and MSDN Subscriptions. The attendee will get a high-level understanding of what Team System is, how Team...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Feb 2009

    Managing Volatility - Practical Tools For Planning And Managing In Today's Uncertain World

    This webcast discusses some of the practical tools and techniques that can help provide insight for effective decision-making. This session is designed for business and finance executives who are seeking to better understand the tools and techniques that can be applied on a daily basis to chart a course through...

    Provided By SAS Institute

  • Webcasts // Feb 2009

    Yes We Must: Achieve Diversity Through Leadership-Keynote

    Two "Sisters" - both university chiefs - celebrate the victory of the first African-American U.S. President, but remind listeners that American institutions have not yet achieved the full measure of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream.

    Provided By Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Webcasts // Feb 2009

    Yes We Must: Achieve Diversity Through Leadership-Student Remarks

    Two students deliver heartfelt appeals for courage and integrity at the annual Martin Luther King Day breakfast. In the 1940s, one of the author recounts, his grandfather was forced to flee South Carolina after defending his brother against white racists in a store. The author was almost cheated of a...

    Provided By Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    How Collaboration Solutions Help Government Organizations Securely and Effectively Share Information

    Government organizations are under pressure to deliver increased services with shrinking resources. To become more effective, government employees need better collaboration tools that allow information to be securely shared between organizations. This means government employees travel less, have fewer meetings, communicate more effectively, and make better decisions. The attendee of...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    SuccessFactors Employee Survey

    In this economy, having an engaged workforce is critical for organizational success. An engaged employee is over 3 times more effective than a non-engaged employee. When tough decisions have to be made, you want to ensure that the employees you have are engaged and ready to execute. The attendee of...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    People Are Everything In The Start-Up

    More important than market, technology, or timing, Hugh Martin, Chairman and CEO of Pacific Biosciences, insists that any groundbreaking company is only as good as its team. Interview aggressively and make your staff want to stay there by offering respect, a hospitable culture, and great rewards.

    Provided By Stanford University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    Overcommunicate Frequently

    Chairman and CEO of Pacific Biosciences Hugh Martin says that his employees deeply enjoy the company-wide weekly meeting where he personally addresses all employees and shares information about transparency, strategies, and other big-picture thinking. This open, frank, and consistent communication, says Martin, is essential to give employees context and to...

    Provided By Stanford University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    The Impact Of A CEO

    John Sculley, historic CEO of Apple, and Bill Gates, CEO of Microsoft, both demonstrate the impact that effective leadership can have on business and technology. Both of these large companies missed the ground-floor opportunities of the Internet, says Hugh Martin, Chairman and CEO of Pacific Biosciences. But there is a...

    Provided By Stanford University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    Hiring The Best In Human Resources

    Chairman and CEO of Pacific Biosciences Hugh Martin was quick to hire a top-notch VP of Human Resources - despite the strong objection of his board and his investors. Martin stands behind his unusual decision, and largely credits it with the company's success. PacBio's need to hire and integrate a...

    Provided By Stanford University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    Momentum Webcast: Enterprise Agreement Welcome Briefing

    The attendee of this webcast will find out how to get the most value from the investment in Microsoft products. The attendee will learn about the enterprise commitment, the true-up process (a simple way to report on installed applications), and terms of payment. The presenter discovers how one can add...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    Beyond Traditional Security: Blending Proactive and Reactive Security to Protect the Enterprise.

    Traditional firewalls and Intrusion Detection Systems leave the organization unprotected from most zero-day and internal attacks. One need a combination of both event and change management practices to protect the organization. The presenter will discuss how to use a combination of proactive and reactive security strategies to shield the organization...

    Provided By Prism Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    SuccessFactors Complete Suite Of Performance & Talent Management Applications

    The attendee of this webcast will learn how SuccessFactors has helped companies of all sizes like Kimberly-Clark, MasterCard, and Quintiles drive employee performance and business results to a new level. The presenter of this webcast shows the new Employee Profile and Recruiting Management solutions, which complement SuccessFactors award winning performance,...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    Drive Employee Performance With SuccessFactors - For SMBs

    Are you a small or medium business (5 - 500 employees), looking for a powerful, ready-to-use solution to help you drive employee performance to a new level? The presenter of this webcast shows how SuccessFactors Professional Edition can help you: create professional consistent reviews, establish productive individual goal plans and...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    360 Degree Review Demo Clip

    360-degree review is also commonly referred to as 360-degree feedback, multi-rater feedback, multisource feedback and multisource assessment. This review system is widely used by medium and large organizations to make decisions like promotions, appraisals and trainings by evaluating the employees from various perspectives. This demo of SuccessFactors gives brief tour...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    Business Performance Accelerators Demo Clip

    Cultivating a high performing workforce depends on the successful execution of countless interactions that occur between employees, managers, and the broader organization each day. SuccessFactors Business Performance Accelerators helps you get the most out of your people to drive business performance by ensuring effective interactions with employees at key inflection...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    Compensation Management Demo Clip

    Compensation is the remuneration received by an employee in return for his/her contribution to the organization. It is an organized practice that involves balancing the work-employee relation by providing monetary and non-monetary benefits to employees. Compensation is an integral part of human resource management which helps in motivating the employees...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    Focus On Your Workforce To Compete And Thrive In A Downturn: For Midsized To Large Enterprises

    In uncertain times, decreasing revenue and shrinking budgets it is important to focus on your people. This demo of SuccessFactors gives you the key to success in the economic downturn for Midsized to Large Enterprises.

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    Learning & Development Demo Clip

    People at your company who want to advance their careers are always looking for ways to sharpen and improve their skill sets. Your challenge becomes making sure you're investing in learning programs that will best help your employees address their skill gaps, prepare for future roles, and achieve individual goals...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    Recruiting Management Demo Clip

    Unlike standalone applicant tracking systems, the true value of SuccessFactors Recruiting Management module comes through integration with the SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management suite for more effective hiring. The module leverages performance information to help organizations create better, more targeted job requisitions based on the profiles of a company's star...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    Stack Ranker Demo Clip

    In economic environments both good and bad, company leaders are often forced to quickly assess the state and performance of teams. Stack Ranker is an event-driven tool to help managers answer simple questions like: who is the strongest in a given competency area, who is the top performer overall, and...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    Focus On Your Workforce To Compete And Thrive In A Downturn: For Small Businesses

    In uncertain times, decreasing revenue and shrinking budgets it is important to focus on your people. This demo of SuccessFactors gives you the key to success in the economic downturn for Small Enterprises.

    Provided By SuccessFactors