It Turns Out That Top-Down Decisions Are What CIOs Need To Make

What’s Wrong With The Way That We Schedule IT Projects? At the end of the day, an IT department is simply a collection of projects. Some of these projects are short lived (“we’ve got an outage!”) and some are much longer (“let’s install a new ERP solution”). However, it turns out that today’s CIOs have … Read moreIt Turns Out That Top-Down Decisions Are What CIOs Need To Make

CIOs In Crisis: Do We Have A Problem Here?

What’s Happening To All Of The CIOs? You and I both know that a well run IT department is what can make one company more successful than its competitors. That must mean that the IT department is important, and therefore the CIO must also be important, right? If that’s true, then why are some of … Read moreCIOs In Crisis: Do We Have A Problem Here?

Dealing With Vendors AFTER You’ve Signed The Deal

When you become CIO, vendors will enter your life and they just won’t leave. What this means is that they’ll be a constant pain in your neck, always wanting your time and attention. However, on the flip side, they will be a valuable resource that can provide you and your team with information and guidance … Read moreDealing With Vendors AFTER You’ve Signed The Deal

Bad Behavior: Why CIOs Don’t Get Along With The Rest Of The Business

Forget the whole alignment thing, is it possible that a CIO’s behavior is the root of the problem that the IT side of the house and the business side of the house have never been able to get along? Could it be that this is the secret as to why there has always been such … Read moreBad Behavior: Why CIOs Don’t Get Along With The Rest Of The Business