One of the biggest challenges that you are going to be facing when you become a CIO is managing an IT workforce that is made up of multiple generations. Each has its own set of views and skills, and yet you have to somehow come up with ways that they can work together. How hard … Read moreHey CIO: Would You Like A Wiki?
If you’ve spent any time being in a leadership role on a firm, you know that there is one annual task that nobody likes to do – budgeting. It’s a pain in the butt, you’re pretty much just guessing, and the final results never seem to have anything to do with reality. Hey, if everyone … Read more3 Letters That Show A CIO How To Add Value: BPM
Times they are a changing. Once upon a time a CIO only had to worry about making sure the email servers stayed up and everyone thought that he / she was doing a great job. That’s no longer enough. Now CIOs are viewed as being the hub of a company’s new media activities – generating, … Read moreWhat Do CIOs And Rupert Murdoch Have In Common?
I’ve been telling you about The Accidental Successful CIO newsletter for awhile now, have you signed up? If you have, then good news — you’ll get the first edition on Tuesday. If not, then what’s holding you back? The dang thing is free so it sure can’t be a cost issue. Look, there are 50 … Read moreTime’s Running Out For You To…
Software is all around us. CIOs depend on it to keep the company up and running. If for some reason, a company’s critical applications stop running, run incorrectly, or divulge private data to bad guys, there’s a good chance that the company is going to quickly have a new CIO. If only there was some … Read moreMore IT Regulation: Is It A Good Thing For CIOs?