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Our home for Page thinking on the future of the profession, including research reports, videos, event recaps, podcasts, blogs and more.

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Page reports offer leading thinking on the value and evolution of the chief communications officer along with fresh perspectives and approaches for success in the role. Reflecting the collective insights of Page and Page Up members, our work is pioneering the future of corporate communications.

All of our reports since 2007 are listed here in reverse chronological order, but many are derived from or related to others. To make it easier to see these relationships, here's a guide to our work.


The CCO as Pacesetter:
What It Means, Why It Matters, How to Get There

The CCO as Pacesetter: What It Means, Why It Matters, How to Get There

This is our most exhaustive research project on the evolving role of the CCO. The results are undeniable: The CCO is at the nexus of enterprise transformation, producing new demands and requirements that, when met, elevate the function to be more essential and strategic than ever before.

The CEO View:
Communications at the Center of the Enterprise

The CEO View: Communications at the Center of the Enterprise

Have CEOs' expectations of their CCOs changed given the rapidly changing nature of our enterprises and the circumstances in which they operate? What are CEOs priorities, and in what ways are they looking to their CCO for leadership?

The CCO as Builder of Digital Engagement Systems

The CCO as Builder of Digital Engagement Systems

This paper focuses on helping Page Society members implement one of the three core dimensions of the contemporary framework for the new CCO role described in The New CCO: Transforming Enterprises in a Changing World: that of strategic enterprise leadership and engineering of "Digital Engagement Systems" to create enterprise-wide competitive advantage.

The New CCO:
Transforming Enterprises in a Changing World

The New CCO: Transforming Enterprises in a Changing World

The CCO of today is at a critical inflection point. The environment in which enterprises operate is fraught with emergent challenges

Authentic Advocacy:
How Five Leading Companies are Redefining Stakeholder Engagement

Authentic Advocacy: How Five Leading Companies are Redefining Stakeholder Engagement

The CCO of today is at a critical inflection point. The environment in which enterprises operate is fraught with emergent challenges

Social Engagement:
Trends, Cases & The New Model in Action

Social Engagement: Trends, Cases & The New Model in Action

In Building Belief we put forth a New Model for creating advocacy among an organization's key stakeholders. Its centerpiece involves defining and activating corporate character and ensuring that it permeates the enterprise. Employees should embody this character, business policies and practices should be consistent with it, and the brand should represent it from top to bottom.