Daa rEvoluion CSC LEADING EDGE FORUM
As part of CSC’s Ofce of Innovation, the LeadingEdge Forum (LEF) is a global community whoseprograms help participants realize business benetsfrom the use of advanced IT more rapidly.The LEF works to spot key emerging business andtechnology trends before others, and identify spe-cic practices for exploiting these trends for businessadvantage. The LEF draws from a global network ofthought leaders and leading practitioners, proveneld practices, and a powerful body of research.LEF Technology Programs give CTOs and seniortechnologists the opportunity to explore the mostpressing technology issues, examine state-of-the-artpractices, and leverage CSC’s technology experts,alliance programs and events. The reports and papersproduced under the LEF are intended to provokeconversations in the marketplace about the potentialfor innovation when applying technology to advanceorganizational performance. Visitwww.csc.com/lef.The LEF Executive Programme is a premium, fee-based program that helps CIOs and senior businessexecutives develop into next-generation leaders byusing technology for competitive advantage in whollynew ways. Members direct the research agenda,interact with a network of world-class experts, andaccess topical conferences, study tours, informationexchanges and advisory services. Visitlef.csc.com.
WILLIAM KOFF (LEFt)
Vice President and Chie Technology Ofcer,Ofce o Innovation
A leader in CSC’s technology community, Bill Koffprovides vision and direction to CSC and its clientson critical information technology trends, technol-ogy innovation and strategic investments in leadingedge technology. Bill plays a key role in guiding CSCresearch, innovation, technology leadership and alli-ance partner activities, and in certifying CSC’s Centersof Excellence and Innovation Centers.email@example.com
PAUL GUStAFSON (RIGht)
Director, Leading Edge Forum, Technology Programs
Paul Gustafson is an accomplished technologist andproven leader in emerging technologies, applied researchand strategy. Paul brings vision and leadership to aportfolio of LEF programs and directs the technologyresearch agenda. Astute at recognizing how technol-ogy trends inter-relate and impact business, Paul applieshis insights to client strategy, CSC research, leadershipdevelopment and innovation firstname.lastname@example.org
In this ongoing series of reports about technology directions,current realities and anticipating its future shape, thesethe LEF looks at the role of innovation in the marketplacereports provide organizations with the necessary balanceboth now and in the years to come. By studying technology’sbetween tactical decision-making and strategic planning.