Michael Hugos

Michael Hugos

mhugos@yahoo.com

Chicago, Illinois

Areas of Expertise:

  • agile
  • games
  • gamification
  • business agility
  • business process
  • game mechanics
Michael Hugos is an author, speaker, award-winning CIO and principal at Center for Systems Innovation [c4si]. He works with clients to find elegant solutions to complex problems with focus in supply chains, business intelligence, and new business ventures. Earlier he spent six years as CIO of a national distribution organization where he developed a suite of supply chain and e-business systems that transformed the company's operations and revenue model. For this work he won the CIO 100 Award, the InformationWeek 500 Award and the Premier 100 Award. He earned his MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and writes a blog for CIO magazine called "Doing Business in Real Time". He is author of seven books including the popular Essentials of Supply Chain Management, now in its third edition and his newest book, Business in the Cloud: What Every Business Needs to Know about Cloud Computing.

Webcast: Enterprise Games: Real Life Case Studies of Applying Game Mechanics to Business Operations
December 14, 2012
In this webcast presented by Michael Hugos, author of Enterprise Games, we will explore game mechanics and how they provide a powerful set of field-tested techniques and technologies for organizing, motivating and managing work as well as play.

Webcast: Enterprise Games - Merging of Video Games and Business Operations
November 16, 2012
In this webcast presented by Michael Hugos, author of Enterprise Games, we will explore game mechanics and how they provide a powerful set of field-tested techniques and technologies for organizing, motivating and managing work as well as play.

Webcast: People, Data and Dollars — A Preview of Strata NYC
August 31, 2011
In this special online event, you'll get an inside look at some of the world's leading thinkers and innovators in the fields of business, data, and disruption.

"This book is a hidden treasure that I would not normally have picked up, but I am very very glad I did. Michael Hugos, the author is an accomplished practitioner and innovator bringing his real life experience to a potentially academic subject. Highly recommended for anyone looking to understand the practicalities, practices and pragmatism required to introduce a radical new concept--gaming--into business and business processes."
--Mark P. McDonald, Gartner