Finding The Time To Be Strategic

Pick up any IT trade journal and you’ll probably find an article that is telling CIOs that because of the importance of information technology they need to get a seat at the company’s planning table. In order to do this, they need to become more strategic. I think that we can all agree with this … Read moreFinding The Time To Be Strategic

CIOs Need To Learn How To Manage Digital Cowboys

In the modern IT department, CIOs are called upon to perform many different tasks. I believe that we can all agree that one of the most important of these tasks is managing and mentoring the next generation of IT leaders. Today’s new arrivals seem to be so different from when we joined the firm that … Read moreCIOs Need To Learn How To Manage Digital Cowboys

CIOs Fix Outsourcing Problems By Putting The Fox In Charge Of The Chickens

I’m sure that by now you’ve read some of the stories that are out there about CIOs who managed to get themselves into outsourcing contracts that turned out badly. The reasons that the deals took a turn for the worse are many and varied, but the end result is the same: the CIO’s customers were … Read moreCIOs Fix Outsourcing Problems By Putting The Fox In Charge Of The Chickens

How CIOs Can Use Words To Boost Their Power And Credibility

As the person with the CIO job, because of the importance of information technology your company expects a great deal from you. However, if you have not managed to gather the power and the credibility that you are going to need in order to successfully accomplish your job, then it’s going to be very hard … Read moreHow CIOs Can Use Words To Boost Their Power And Credibility