CIO vs. CFO: Who’s Going To Win This Battle?

When you become CIO you are going to discover one of the realities of IT life: you are not in complete control of the IT department. Rather, you are in charge of determining how to spend the money that the company allocates to IT. It turns out that how and how much money gets allocated … Read moreCIO vs. CFO: Who’s Going To Win This Battle?

Pay Up!: How CIOs Get Departments To Pay For Their Share Of IT

Everybody wants their IT services for free. When you become the CIO, you’ve got to find an answer to the ugly question of just who’s going to pay you for all of those fancy IT services that your department can provide. Sometimes there’s a single IT budget for the entire company that everyone draws from. … Read morePay Up!: How CIOs Get Departments To Pay For Their Share Of IT

Poisonous Snakes, Sharp Knives, And Angry Natives: How Much Risk Can You Handle?

Ok CIO wannabe, we’re right in the middle of a global financial crisis and your IT budget has gotten slashed so much it looks like Freddie Krueger has come back and had his way with it. What are you going to do about your spending on security programs: cut ’em, hold the line, or spend … Read morePoisonous Snakes, Sharp Knives, And Angry Natives: How Much Risk Can You Handle?