CIOs Need To Have A Plan For IT To Help The Company Go Green

Have you had it with all of the “green” programs that you’ve been hearing about recently? As CIOs you’d think that such things would not have much of an impact on the IT organization – I mean, that green stuff really only applies to the folks in the company who manufacture things and run the … Read moreCIOs Need To Have A Plan For IT To Help The Company Go Green

Why CIOs Need Management Power Maps To Get Anything Done

Poof! Now you’re the CIO. How are you going to get anything done? Are you some sort of superhero who can be everywhere at the same time? Do you have the ability to work 27 hours a day, 8 days a week? I’m guessing not, or at least not for very long. It looks like … Read moreWhy CIOs Need Management Power Maps To Get Anything Done

IT Manager Training Workshop Now Available For You!

Blue Elephant Consulting is pleased to announce a new training partnership with OakTree Software. The two firms have teamed up to offer a two-day workshop for IT managers. For the first time, management training that was previously only available to Fortune 100 companies will now be made available to any manager or supervisor who needs … Read moreIT Manager Training Workshop Now Available For You!

Why CIOs Who Know How To Slow Down Do Better

As CIO one of your most important jobs is to get as much out of your IT department as is humanly possible. You’d think that that best way to do this would be to always be pushing harder and harder. However, researchers who have been studying this very problem have come up with a different … Read moreWhy CIOs Who Know How To Slow Down Do Better

How Too Much Acceleration Can Cause CIOs To Crash

We’ve all been there, done that: pushed hard to accomplish some goal. This type of “acceleration” is something that every IT department ends up doing at some point in time or another. As CIO you’ve got to love the results of a “push” like this: everyone works harder and a lot gets accomplished in a … Read moreHow Too Much Acceleration Can Cause CIOs To Crash