Member Since February 2023
Craig Gorsline is Chief Growth Officer at Avanade. A dynamic CXO with over two decades of experience in leading teams to drive exceptional value for clients and sustainable growth for organizations. Craig’s experience covers the gamut, including managing and leading digital businesses, brand building, operations, and demand generation across multiple global technology and product industries. A collaborative and results-driven technology veteran, Gorsline is passionate about building high-performing, diverse, globally distributed teams that can help bring an organization’s vision to life and lead clients through continuous change. In his capacity as CGO, Gorsline is responsible for advancing Avanade’s enterprise growth strategies, working closely with teams that monitor the market and assemble trends and using these data to drive executive decision-making on new solutions and services. With a dual focus on client strategy and solutions, Gorsline has helped to spearhead many important initiatives in his five years at Avanade, including the company’s five-year growth plan. During his tenure at Avanade, Gorsline has helped both Avanade and its clients navigate through the challenges of the pandemic, all while launching a new, evolved operating model. By nature a “builder” who is passionate about bringing together the best teams to help realize business value for clients, Gorsline is excited about the current state of technological innovation and helping clients leverage these advances to transform their personal and professional lives.
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Jul 21, 2023
According to Fast Company Executive Board member Craig Gorsline, specialization is what distinguishes digital, cloud, and advisory services provider Avanade from its industry peers.
Consider these areas you may have overlooked. Your business, like many other companies, may be struggling to get ahead in an uncertain economy, but there is hope. You don't have to stay stuck. Pivoting from a negative mindset about what's to come in the future for your business is the first step. Now, you must put a practical plan into place that will help you strengthen your trust with loyal customers and promote brand re-engagement at the same time. Here, 17 Fast Company Executive Board members propose their best practices to help turn the situation around in no time, even during a slow economy.
May 3, 2023
Emerging leaders look at their technology investments—and the role that technology plays in the enterprise—in three ways that are vastly different than their peers.
Implementing these tips can help you ensure both company and employee success. When you are trying to build a successful business with credibility, hiring a reliable and capable power team is the first step to becoming a mainstay in the industry for the long term. Learning to engage with every team member, demonstrating that you are interested and invested in their contribution to the company's achievements over time, is also key to employee happiness and their willingness to stick around as they continue to develop and grow with the organization. Here are 13 other best practices from Fast Company Executive Board members to help employers find strong and competent employees that they can trust and depend on.
Business leaders share their best strategies for implementing technology solutions at work without breaking the bank. Whether you are an early-stage startup organization with limited capital or a large company that is suddenly facing financial uncertainty, no matter how you look at it, the ability to utilize innovative technology to advance your team's capability to serve client needs will move your company forward—but this can be difficult to do when working with a limited budget There are still steps you can take, however. Below are 11 methods that Fast Company Executive Board members recommend implementing when searching for the right technology to invest in, despite any current budget constraints.
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