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New Year's Resolutions for Financial Services CEOs in 2016

Published: 12 January 2016

ID: G00298156

Analyst(s): David Furlonger


The coming year promises to bring radical changes to the financial services industry. Gartner's New Year's resolutions will help CEOs survive and thrive in a rapidly changing world.

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  • New Year's Resolutions
    • "I will use my influence with the board members to persuade them to hire two nonexecutive members with backgrounds in digital technology and digital business."
    • "I will assign the chief risk officer (CRO) to deliver a report to the board — in 1Q16 — detailing the risk-reward framework the enterprise is using to address the demands of digital business."
    • "I will work to facilitate collaboration and bimodality as a means of encouraging creativity, open-mindedness and innovation."
    • "I will work to reshape my view of the financial services industry, my institution's role in it, and my role in the institution to reflect and respond to a radically changed world."
    • "I will view and accept market disrupters and disruptions not as threats, but as opportunities."

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