Originally published in Forbes Technology Council on March 13, 2018. Below is an excerpt from the article.
With technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and virtual reality top of mind for tech executives at companies around the world today, the next great technological advancement is very likely only moments away. But, are you ready for it?
While finding success as a technology executive requires being innovative and ready for the next big thing, as well as understanding how new technologies can positively enhance your company and its operations, those are not the only things you have to keep in mind. Leaders not only need to keep track of upcoming trends, they need to be strong communicators and effective leaders of their teams, making sure that the buzz of tech doesn’t pull them away from the moment when they’re speaking to a group.
Below, 14 members of Forbes Technology Council weigh in on the most important thing that technology executives need to be doing differently today to be successful. Here is what they had to say:
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13. Build A Platform Business
Technology executives should think about transforming their business from product led to a platform business instead. When executives start thinking about their business as multi-sided platforms with shared economic value and risks for the various participants in the ecosystem, they unlock valuable new business models and opportunities to create/sustain an important position in the ecosystem. – Rohit Chatterjee, Keystone
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