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G100 Network Notebook | September 2016

Can Digital Technology Bolster US Competitiveness? The US should take a cue from Israel, India, and France – countries that approach digitization as a national priority, urges Cisco Chairman John Chambers. He argues these countries are better positioned to capitalize on the digital revolution and predicts the emergence of a new startup hub in Europe: The economic benefits […] Read More »


Raj Thangavelsamy quoted in Salon article about the Cloud Computing Industry

Raj Thangavelsamy, Vice President at SSA & Company, was quoted in a Salon article titled “Get off of my cloud: Dell’s $60 billion merger with EMC is all about challenging Amazon’s dominance of cloud computing,” on the complexity and competitiveness of the cloud computing industry. The article shares Raj’s thoughts about how companies like Dell, […] Read More »


G100 Network Notebook | August 2016

John Watson at G100 As the second largest US oil company with operations on six continents, Chevron continues to manage massive investments in a way that creates value for both stakeholders and shareholders. How? A glowing profile of CEO John Watson offers some clues: At a time when Chevron, like the rest of the industry, is under […] Read More »


G100 Network Notebook | July 2016

How to Motivate Emerging Leaders Build meaning with a focus on “service, growth, and communal success,” says author and management expert Jim Collins. He elaborates in a probing speech to the Global Leadership Summit. An excerpt: What can we do to reinforce the idea that we only succeed by helping each other? Over the years, Ben & […] Read More »


Deb Henretta, Sandy Ogg, and David Niles contribute to Data Informed, “Make a Big Impact with Big Data: 5 Lessons for Leaders”

An article by G100 Companies’ Deb Henretta, David Niles, and Sandy Ogg was featured in Data Informed on how executives can harness the potential of big data and advanced analytics. In particular, if leaders want dramatic data-driven change they should take ownership of that transformation and focus on leading key initiatives, streamlining decision-making, improving metrics, and encouraging a data-driven […] Read More »


G100 Network Notebook | June 2016

How does Best Buy Compete with Amazon? Constant improvements to customer service online and in-store, says a profile on Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly’s plan to sustain the company’s turnaround. Joly sees a path for growth with more knowledgeable and capable people who can better educate consumers about the rapidly changing world of technology. The […] Read More »


G100 Network Notebook | May 2016

How 3M Thinks About Innovation One-third of all 3M products, responsible for $10 billion out of $32 billion in revenue, did not exist five years ago, an astonishing fact that demonstrates the diversified manufacturer’s commitment to innovation. CEO Inge Thulin elaborates in a video interview about 3M’s new $150 million R&D lab, noting how outside-in thinking helped […] Read More »


G100 Network Notebook | March 2016

Dallas Fed CEO Former Harvard Business School professor Robert Steven Kaplan ranks among the newest additions to a growing consensus at the central bank about raising interest rates gradually: The Fed needs to keep raising short-term interest rates to diminish risks to the economy and markets of “excessive accommodation,” Mr. Kaplan told the Journal on […] Read More »


G100 Network Notebook | February 2016

The Truth About Trump Appeal What does this year’s political climate say about American society, employment, and business? No one has analyzed this more deeply than AEI scholar Charles Murray in his recent Wall Street Journal essay. Those who dismiss Trump supporters as irrational xenophobes overlook why the unlikely frontrunner continues to resonate, says Murray. An excerpt: For […] Read More »


BNN Managing the Talent Gap: Insights from Fortune 100 Clients

In this clip, David Niles, President of G100 Companies, tells BNN about what themes Fortune 100 CEOs are watching for in 2016. Read More »