CIOs Have To Help Their Companies Start To Use AI – Or Else…

Your company has to start to use AI or else...

I’m pretty sure that just about every CIO has heard about artificial intelligence (AI) by now. This technology is starting to revolutionize a lot of the ways that we live our lives. AI is showing up in our cell phones and helps us to remember to do things, shows us places that we’d probably like … Read more CIOs Have To Help Their Companies Start To Use AI – Or Else…

Should CIOs “Friend” People That They Work With?

Friending colleagues can be a tricky business

So just exactly what is this “friendship” thing? For that matter how important is it? For most CIOs, friendship is very important. We’d all like to have as many friends as we possibly can. However, in this day and age we often indicate our friendship with someone by “friending” them in online social media sites. … Read more Should CIOs “Friend” People That They Work With?

How CIOs Need To Be Preparing For Cyberthreats

The bad guys are out there, as a CIO are you going to be ready for them?

CIOs have known for a long time that their firms are under assault from outside forces. Your company has developed a vast warehouse of valuable information that outsiders would love to be able to get their hands on. As the company’s CIO it is your job to prevent this from happening. However, in order to … Read more How CIOs Need To Be Preparing For Cyberthreats

How CIOs Can Hire People With Cybersecurity Skills

CIOs need to find a way to solve the shortage of skilled security workers

As your company’s CIO you have a responsibility to make sure that the IT department is staffed with the skilled workers that it will need in order to remain both competitive and secure. Among other things, this means that because of the importance of information technology you are going to have to hire the cybersecurity … Read more How CIOs Can Hire People With Cybersecurity Skills

Should CIOs Kill Off Passwords?

Is there a better way to secure applications and websites?

When your IT department creates a new website for users to access, how do they go about securing it? If you are like most IT departments, you require users to make use of a unique username and a password. That password may be a bit complex: it has to be so long, must contain upper … Read more Should CIOs Kill Off Passwords?

CIOs And The Problem Of Social Engineering

Social engineering is how the bad guys get employees to say too much

So let’s pretend for a moment that you’ve switched sides. You are now a hacker that is trying to break into your company’s network because you understand the importance of information technology, want to get money from your company, or do something else that you really should not be doing. How are you going to … Read more CIOs And The Problem Of Social Engineering

Are CIOs Ready To Use AI To Transform The Business?

Artificial intelligence is going to change everything, are CIOs ready?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a powerful new technology that the person with the CIO job is going to have to learn how to harness because of the importance of information technology. We need to realize that the impact of introducing AI powered applications into our business will not just impact the IT department, but rather … Read more Are CIOs Ready To Use AI To Transform The Business?

How CIOs Can Help To Get More People To Take Cruises

Getting more people on the boat is going to take technology

So the people with the CIO job who work for the big cruise lines have a bit of a problem on their hands. It turns out that when people are planning on traveling, they generally don’t plan on taking a cruise. Right now less than 4% of Americans take a cruise each year. Worldwide the … Read more How CIOs Can Help To Get More People To Take Cruises

CIOs Need To Know: Just Exactly What Is Artificial Intelligence?

Everyone is talking about AI, but what is it really?

Welcome to the 21st Century. For some reason everyone seems to be talking about artificial intelligence as of late. What’s the big deal? This stuff used to only exist in science fiction movies and now it sure seems like it is in the process of taking over the world. The person with the CIO job … Read more CIOs Need To Know: Just Exactly What Is Artificial Intelligence?

How CIOs Waste Their Employee’s Time

It’s what we don’t know that can cause time to be wasted

As is the case with all CIO’s, you’d like to be the best boss that you can possibly be. There are a lot of characteristics of good bosses: they treat their employees with respect, they give good directions, and they praise people when they accomplish something significant. However, even if you are able to do … Read more How CIOs Waste Their Employee’s Time