What Can CIOs Learn From The Evolution Of Smartphones?

April 11, 2018

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!CIOs exist in order to help their companies do more things and do them faster. The person in the CIO position has the responsibility of marshaling all of the company’s IT talent and using the importance of information technology to […]

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What Can CIOs Learn From How Alibaba Handles Their New Hires?

April 4, 2018

If there is one task that we have to do a good job at as the person with the CIO job, it’s bringing new people onboard. Sure, we can do a good job of recruiting and we can land the best and the brightest new talent, but if we don’t do a good job of […]

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When Is It Ok For A CIO To Brag?

March 21, 2018

As the person with the CIO job, you are in charge of a lot of different things. There always seem to be projects going on, decisions to be made, and things for you to do that reflect the importance of information technology. However, just every so often, things go right. When this happens you accomplish […]

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Challenges That CIOs Face In The Upcoming Year

March 14, 2018

There is a certain thrill that runs through all of us when we assumed the CIO position. Finally, we are going to be in a position of power from which we can make the changes that we’ve always known needed to happen in order to maximize the importance of information technology. However, as is the […]

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CIOs Seek GE’s Help In Maximizing How Factory Equipment Is Used

February 28, 2018

CIOs have discovered that they have a bit of a problem on their hands. The equipment that General Electric (GE) sells, power plant electrical gear, etc. to run factories is so big and so complex that nobody really understands how to use it correctly. The GE products can be tuned to run at a peak […]

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What’s The Best Way For A CIO To Communicate?

February 21, 2018

When you hold the CIO position, because of the importance of information technology you have a great deal of responsibility. This means that you have to come up with ways to let everyone who works for you know what you want them to accomplish. In a word, you have to communicate. As easy as this […]

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Are CIOs Ready For The Arrival Of Chatbots?

February 14, 2018

One of the biggest challenges that any CIO has is trying to stay on top of all of the different buzzwords that seem to spring up daily in the world of IT in order to remain tapped into the importance of information technology. Well guess what, yet another one has just shown up on the […]

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How A CIO Can Become Very Persuasive

February 7, 2018

What does it take to be a successful CIO? The answer, of course, is that it takes a lot of different things. Most importantly you need to become good at selling both yourself and the importance of information technology to others. Another way of saying this is that you need to be good at persuading […]

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CIOs Struggle To Deal With The Challenge Of Doxing

January 31, 2018

As CIO, we are aware of the importance of information technology and all of the threats that our firms are facing on an almost daily basis. We spend a lot of our time (and our budgets) trying very hard to protect our networks and our applications. However, it turns out that perhaps one of the […]

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CIOs Need To Change How Their Department Deals With Sexual Harassment

January 24, 2018

Any CIO that has been reading the newspaper, watching TV, or listening to the discussions that have been going on lately has picked up on a theme – sexual harassment in the workplace. There have been some big names that have been exposed as being harassers and they have fallen and been removed from their […]

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