Should CIOs Be Working With “Engines”?

As the person with the CIO job, you have a lot of challenges facing you. One of the biggest is how you are going to use your limited IT resources to meet the needs of the entire company. As the company’s awareness of the importance of information technology continues to grow more people will be … Read moreShould CIOs Be Working With “Engines”?

What Should A CIO Do When You Feel Overwhelmed?

Can we talk about THOSE days? You know the ones that I’m talking about – the ones that just show up and slap you in the face. They may start out just fine, but all too soon they turn into monster days where everyone wants a piece of us and there seems to be no … Read moreWhat Should A CIO Do When You Feel Overwhelmed?

What To Do When You Are The Interim CIO

Congratulations, you’re now the CIO. Well, maybe not quite. You’re actually the interim CIO. What does this actually mean? What it means is that the company understands the importance of information technology and needs somebody to fill the role of CIO while they go looking for the person that they want to fill it permanently. … Read moreWhat To Do When You Are The Interim CIO

When Should A CIO Tell The World That They Have Been Hacked?

As CIOs we spend a great deal of our time attempting to secure the company’s networks from the bad guys because we understand the importance of information technology. This activity takes on a whole host of different forms: firewalls, end user training, security sweeps, etc. However, sometimes despite our best efforts the bad guys make … Read moreWhen Should A CIO Tell The World That They Have Been Hacked?