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business units – The Accidental Successful CIO

The Challenges Of Moving Old Applications Into A New Cloud

You would think that by now, with all that has been written about the importance of information technology and the advantages of moving your IT operations into the cloud, the decision to move a company’s applications and storage into the cloud would be a no-brainer for the person with the CIO job. However, we’ve all … Read more

How CIOs Can Avoid Being Fired

During my career, I’ve been fired twice. I can tell you from personal experience, it’s never a good feeling. As CIO, you have a highly visible position within the company and there is a lot riding on you. If you are not able to deliver what the company needs from you, there is a very … Read more

CIOs Need To Learn: Plans = Bad, Decisions = Good

When you are CIO you will quickly come to dread (or maybe you already do) the annual strategic planning process for the IT department. Talk about choices: mobile devices, privacy issues, cloud computing – who can pack strategic planning for all of these issues into one short period at the beginning of the year – … Read more

It Takes A Strategic Execution Officer To Get Anything Done Around Here

We all dream of the day that we will get the nod to become CIO — finally we will have arrived. Or will we have? Take just a moment and think about all of those major projects that you’ve see during your career that started out with a bang and ended up failing and going … Read more