Does A CIO Run A Democracy?

April 5, 2017

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Ah, the burdens of leadership rest heavily on your shoulders. As the person with the CIO job, it’s your responsibility to collect all of the available data, process it, and then make the best decisions that you can. With a […]

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Social Media Secrets That All CIOs Need To Know

March 29, 2017

I’m thinking that by now we can all agree that social media is important. However, how to go about using it correctly is a bit of a mystery. Every company wants to make the most of the free service that each of the different social media channels offers, but the challenge is that they are […]

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Does How You Look Really Matter?

March 22, 2017

When you go into the office, how do you dress? Do you put on a suit, find just the right tie, and make sure that your shoes are polished? Or do you slide on that pair of jeans that you’ve been wearing for a couple of years now, grab the shirt that’s hanging over the […]

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Why CIOs Have To Worry About Their Company Being Disrupted

March 15, 2017

As CIOs because of the importance of information technology it can be all too easy for us to put our heads down and focus on the issues that are right in front of us: securing the network, upgrading workstations, and building new data centers. However, one thing that can be just a little bit too […]

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CIOs Are Discovering That Containers Might Be The Right Way To Ship Code

March 8, 2017

As the person with the CIO job, you’ve generally got a lot on your mind. You’ve got budget issues, staffing issues, working with other department issues and everything else that has to do with the importance of information technology. You really don’t have a lot of control over these things. However, there are some issues […]

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Does Your Company Need An Innovation Lab?

March 1, 2017

I’m hoping that the company that you work at is currently doing well. Now let’s talk about the future. None of us know what’s coming our way down the road and that can be just a bit scary. For firms that may not be in the high-tech sector, they understand the importance of information technology […]

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CIOs Want To Know: How Can I Get My Best Workers To Stay?

February 22, 2017

If you are doing what a CIO is supposed to do, then you’ve spent time and energy assembling the best IT department that you possibly can. You’ve weeded out the non-performers, replaced them will skilled IT professionals, and now you feel as though your IT department is ready to take on the world! However, there […]

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Should The Salaries In Your IT Department Be Known By All?

February 15, 2017

Just in case you were not dealing with enough big issues, it turns out that there is another one that just might be headed your way. This one has to do with just exactly how much you are willing to let everyone in the IT department know about your employment agreement with everyone else in […]

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Just Exactly How Important Is Diversity In Your IT Department?

February 8, 2017

I’m not sure if you’ve been following this story in the news, but out in Silicon Valley all of those famous companies that you’ve been hearing about, Apple, Google, Facebook, etc. have just gotten done taking a look at their global workforces. What they wanted to discover is just exactly what kind of mix of […]

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It Turns Out That Users Are Your Biggest Security Problem

February 1, 2017

As the person with the CIO job, it’s your job to understand the importance of information technology and keep the company’s networks secure. We invest a great deal time, effort, and cash into buying and configuring devices to accomplish this. We also pay for a great deal of training of our staff on what they […]

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