Audio & Video
Saudi National TV (KSA2) Interview: Innovative Entrepreneurial Spirit
|Opportunities to be a Knowledge Economy Driven by Innovative Entrepreneurial Spirit :: What distinguishes today’s successful enterprise is knowledge–such as knowledge of the customers, the suppliers, and new business ideas that could emerge from anywhere. From that point of view, the US and MidEast have great opportunities to leverage each other’s resources to move beyond the traditional oil and gas economy to the next generation knowledge economy.|
The Transformational Triangle
|Innovation, Agility, and Operational Excellence :: Faisal Hoque, Founder and CEO of BTM Corporation, discusses The Transformational Triangle and why the current hyper-competitive global marketplace demands that organizations must 1) be innovative with products, processes and business models, 2) agile enough to abandon activities that no longer make sense, and 3) perform required operational activities as efficiently as possible.|
BOOTH School of Business Podcast: Entrepreneurial Ventures
News12 On the Money: There is No Substitute for Vision!
|Becky Suran Interviews Faisal Hoque :: “There is no substitute for vision…definition of a ‘converged’ company is an organization that continuously innovates new business models by utilizing technology effectively, and understands changing socio-economic conditions,” says Hoque.|
Building Extraordinary Business : Interview with Faisal Hoque
A guest on Jim Nemley’s radio show “Building Extraordinary Business”, was Faisal Hoque, also known as “Mr. Convergence.” This program promises to help you and your business grow!
33voices : Interview with Faisal Hoque
In his latest book – The Power of Convergence – Faisal Hoque details why aligning technology decisions with a company’s business strategies is the key to sustainable success. Follow his logic and you’ll be clear that “through convergence, organizations shed their inefficiencies in favor of collaboration, shared goals, and focused outcomes. Convergence is the antithesis to internal rivalries, segmented initiatives, and fragmented strategies.” Here’s something that will challenge your thinking…
Jumpstart Foundry : Episode 37 Faisal Hoque Podcast
“Most tech entrepreneurs focus on building the right solution to solve major problems, the financial success comes along later.”
Bloomberg Radio : The Hays Advantage Podcast
Faisal Hoque, Chairman of BTM Corporation discusses the Google and Motorola Deal, Macro Trends in Today’s Economy, Transformation in Private and Public Sector.
Dresser After Dark Radio Show
“The basis for moving forward is understanding we live in a globally interconnected economic, business and social environment. As we move further into the 21st century, new technologies are changing these fundamental relationships at an ever-accelerating pace. Cross-cultural boundaries are diminishing. The marketplace is growing ever more intense and demanding. Clearly, the imperative to innovate could not be greater.”
FSOkx – FS Industry Transformation Forum
Firms with organizational maturity and repeatable processes have the ability to adapt to economic and competitive changes, quickly deliver new products and services, and consistently deliver cost-effective services at defined performance levels to customers.
WLTP Radio – The Doug Hess Morning Show
In this interview, Faisal warns the listeners of a potential ‘social media’ bubble. He talks about mega market trends, impact of technology in businesses, society, and opportunity to be successful – regardless of organizational size or geographic location.
WNTJ NewsTalk Radio
Faisal describes how differentiating business models empowered by repeatable management capabilities and innovative technology usages makes or breaks businesses and governmental agencies alike. He says right convergence of business and technology will make ‘today’s startup into tomorrow’s behemoth’.
Chief Executive.net: Operating Blueprints
Recognizing and avoiding what leads to major failures is essential. There are three main causes: executive leadership has inconsistent access to the right information; operating executives work in relative isolation; boards and management lack the visibility to gain an appropriate understanding of business operations. According to Hoque: “Operating blueprints connect the dots between financial reporting and actual business operations.”
TechTarget SearchCIO: Innovators
“Technology is the driver of the economy today,” Hoque says. “So, one of the things we wanted to do was not highlight the technology, but what happens when you really apply a management approach to technology that enhances your sustainable growth.”
WAMV-AM – The Morning Show
Faisal talks about the sustainable management practices that will drive the growth or the demise of large enterprises. He highlights how next generation job skills are going to change as a result of affordable access to technology with the emergence of cloud computing, distributed apps, and mobile devices. And how consumer and social behaviors are forcing enterprise business models.
Faisal Hoque talks about his own entrepreneurial journey and genesis of ‘BTM’. He talks about his new book, The Power of Convergence, the strong indicators of converged enterprises. He talks about the strategies and steps needed to utilize technology to transform small to medium size companies into industry power houses.
CBS Radio – Washington DC
Celebrity radio personality Dr. Alvin Jones highlights Faisal Hoque on his show – Where World Leaders & Thinkers Come To Chat. In this insightful interview, Faisal talks about how the world of business and management is changing rapidly and the need to drive sustainable financial value from technology investments.
Video clip excerpts from Convergence: Technology and Business Working Together.
The above video clips are excerpts from Straight Talk: Cloud Computing for the Enterprise.
Faisal Hoque discusses the greatest challenges being dealt with throughout board rooms across the country, and offers practical management advice to the morning radio audience of KCTA, Corpus Christi, TX as outlined in his book, The Power of Convergence.
Talk Radio Podcast
Mr. Hoque spoke to Bill about the convergence of business and technology management with unique products and solutions that innovate new business models, enhance financial performance, and improve operational efficiency.
The 2009 Global CIO Executive Summit
Clips of Faisal Hoque speaking at the 2009 Global CIO Summit.
Hoque’s Interview with Kimberly-Clark VP and CIO Ramon Baez.
Perspectives on Innovation and Agility
“You can have innovation that is disruptive, whereby somebody comes up with the idea and it completely changes the marketplace…Sustained innovation, however, is a bit different. Sustained innovation means that innovation is repeatable.”
Perspectives on Social Business
“Coming from where I come from…I have seen tremendous poverty and I have also seen the early stages of social businesses. So personally it is very important to me that, being a knowledge worker/entrepreneur, I do something with my acquired knowledge to impact the next generation of social entrepreneurs.”
Views on critical issues such as governance, strategy and planning, business architecture, investment management, driving innovation and growth, why half of all corporate initiative fail, and how our ability to manage business technology has not kept pace with our ability to create it.
Sample Speaking Video
Faisal Hoque is a frequent public speaker. His lectures focus on business technology convergence and management, innovation, agility, social business models, and entrepreneurship.
Forces such as a mobile global workforce, the growing dependency on social media, and the push for more utility computing based on service-oriented architecture are driving businesses to converge their technology strategy with their business strategy. As a result, CIOs take on the new role of information officer not chief IT officer.
Hoque discusses how his converged business and technology model works, and gives his view on critical issues like why governance, strategy and plan, business architecture, and investment management drive innovation and growth, why half of all corporate initiative fail, and why our ability to manage business technology not kept pace with our ability to create it.