All Talk And No Action Does A CIO No Good

The IT department over at the Nasdaq stock exchange had a rough year in 2013. Their exchange, which is used by thousands of traders every day, suffered two debilitating outages. I can understand one outage, things happen. But two? Where was the CIO? Two Outages Too Many The Nasdaq is a stock market where traders … Read moreAll Talk And No Action Does A CIO No Good

Why Do CIOs Make Everyone Jump Through Hoops To Get Things Done?

In every business, there are internal conflicts. One conflict that almost every company seems to have is the failure of the business side of the house to see eye-to-eye with the IT department. This has been going on for so long that it’s almost a part of the definition of information technology. As CIO, it’s … Read moreWhy Do CIOs Make Everyone Jump Through Hoops To Get Things Done?

Being A Good CIO Is All About Having The Right Priorities

In every business, there are internal conflicts. One conflict that almost every company seems to have is the failure of the business side of the house to see eye-to-eye with the IT department. This has been going on for so long that it’s almost a part of the definition of information technology. As CIO, it’s … Read moreBeing A Good CIO Is All About Having The Right Priorities