CIO Lessons From A Mouse

Robert Iger is the CEO of the Walt Disney Company. You know, the guys with the mouse. When you are in charge of a company that is that big, and that diverse, you need to have a special set of skills to keep everything together. Iger has a lot to teach CIOs who want to … Read moreCIO Lessons From A Mouse

Practical IT Clouds: What To Do AFTER The Hype

Talk about your latest buzz word overkill! Just when the “Web 2.0” madness had just about hit its peak, along came “Cloud Computing” and took its crown. It’s looking like cloud computing is here to stay, so what’s an IT department to do once they get done studying the whole thing? Your IT department will … Read morePractical IT Clouds: What To Do AFTER The Hype

Women In IT: What’s The Current Score?

How many women work in your IT department? Is your CIO a woman? The answer to the first question is probably “not that many“, and the answer to the second is all too often “no“. We’ve been aware that this is an issue for awhile, how are we doing on addressing it? How Do Women … Read moreWomen In IT: What’s The Current Score?

Three Big IT Transformation Mistakes That HP Made

If you made three costly IT mistakes would you admit it? I think that most of us would probably say “no” – we’d run and hide our mistakes under a rock somewhere. However, thankfully over at HP they’ve decided to come clean about a few of the mistakes that they’ve made during their multi-year IT … Read moreThree Big IT Transformation Mistakes That HP Made

IT Work Split: The New 80/20 Rule

Pity the poor CIO – he manages a team of professionals that do great work, but he / she rarely gets any credit for a job well done. Why you ask? Well an unfortunate comparison can be made to the maintenance staff that takes care of the building that your work in. It’s great that … Read moreIT Work Split: The New 80/20 Rule