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 … Read more CIOs Seek GE’s Help In Maximizing How Factory Equipment Is Used
We all know that IT provides value to the rest of the company, but how much value? That’s the question that CIOs are always trying to answer. Dr. Jim Anderson tackles this issue by taking a look at what HP’s former CIO Randy Mott did. It turns out that he found a way to solve … Read more Video: IT Value How To Measure The Revenue Of IT
Being a salesperson is a hard job. More often than not they live from quarter to quarter and if you don’t make your numbers, then you end up getting shown to the door. Hewlett-Packard is a huge IT products and services company that lives and dies by the actions of its sales teams. Making sure … Read more HP Can’t Pay Its Salespeople – Another CIO Failure?
What would you say is the biggest challenge that CIOs are facing today? There are a lot of possibilities to choose from, but if I had to put my money on just one issue, I’d choose the fact that all that today’s CIOs seem to get a chance to talk about is costs. What’s missing … Read more IT Value: How To Measure The Revenue Of IT
HP’s CIO Randy Mott has done some fantastic things in helping to turn the company around. However, now things are starting to get tricky and it’s not clear that the company is going to be able to continue to be successful. Everyone seems to think that what they need is a shot of that “innovation … Read more Can HP Survive? Do They Have The Secret CIO “Juice”?
Pity the poor CIO – he manages a team of professionals that do great work, but he / she rarely gets any credit for a job well done. Why you ask? Well an unfortunate comparison can be made to the maintenance staff that takes care of the building that your work in. It’s great that … Read more IT Work Split: The New 80/20 Rule
When I say “HP” what is the first thing that pops into your mind? In my case it’s a flashback to the HP 12C calculator that became welded to my hand while I was working on my MBA. These days, HP does a lot more and we all probably have some HP printers or PCs … Read more What Can HP Teach You About How To Run Your IT Department?