"I get a lot of 'Nos,'" said one DMEC 2019 attendee. Others asked speakers how to better share their solutions to complicated issues, like paid leave, with the CEO
"Leaders in HR may struggle to put their people-minded solutions into terms that win support from colleagues who focus solely on the bottom line. While the competitive talent market has pulled HR professionals into more conversations about business strategy and pushed them to collaborate with CEOs, CIOs and CFOs, they've only staked a claim to their own seats in the C-suite in recent years..."
It's been a challenging year for businesses seeking to hire CIOs and technical experts in fields as diverse as machine learning and mobile network technology.
"Last year was exciting in the enterprise technology space. Blockchains were given serious attention, and many companies launched exploratory projects to test potential applications. Self-driving vehicles continued to dominate the headlines, with Tesla's Semi cargo truck project generating a lot of attention. Automation technologies drove the fears and hopes of IT workers and chief information officers, both with robotics and software automation being key points of focus..."
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