Should A CIO Bother With That ITIL Stuff?

Johnson & Johnson Had A Problem I’m sure that when you picture yourself becoming a CIO in the future you see yourself sitting at the corporate strategy table with the CIO using your deep understanding of IT to help the company move faster and do more. Umm, one problem with that vision – you’re not … Read moreShould A CIO Bother With That ITIL Stuff?

CIOs Need To Get Involved In Some Risky Business

What You Don’t Know About Risk Might Hurt You Does anyone besides me remember the movie “Risky Business” from the ‘80s? You know, it’s the one that launched Tom Cruise’s career – he plays a kid who takes some big chances, has an adventure, and then ends up with the girl in the end. Well, … Read moreCIOs Need To Get Involved In Some Risky Business

What Does A CIO Need To Do When The Company Gets Sued?

Lawyers Cost A Lot Of Money When you become the CIO, you’re probably hoping that you’ll be spending your time setting the strategic direction for your company’s technology future, striking deals with vendors, and generally moving the company forward. However, perhaps you’ve forgotten about the lawyers. Specifically the lawyers who work for the people who … Read moreWhat Does A CIO Need To Do When The Company Gets Sued?

What CIOs Need To Do In Order To Get Some Respect

When you become CIO things are going to be different aren’t they? You’ll be one of those CIOs that has the respect of both their peers in the company and in their industry, right? Lisa Yoon over at CIOZone.com just got done interviewing me for an article that she was writing titled “CIOs and the … Read moreWhat CIOs Need To Do In Order To Get Some Respect