What does your office space look like right now? If your company is like roughly 70% of the firms out there, you have adopted an “open office” format where the walls and cubes have all been removed. Something else that often goes away at the same time is a private office for the person with … Read more It Turns Out That CIOs Want Their Privacy
So CIO, what is your life like these days? Are you dealing with long hours at work, demanding peers and customers? An IT department who doesn’t want to talk to you let alone do what you need them to do? Unfortunately all of these things seem to be part of the modern definition of information … Read more What Google Can Teach CIOs About Finding Inner Peace
Pity the poor CIOs who gets the idea that what his IT department needs to do this year is to implement a process improvement project. It’s not that these types of projects are a bad thing to do, it’s just that all too often they don’t actually work out. Well, that was before we had … Read more 4 Steps CIOs Need To Take To Make Their Process Improvement Projects Successful
It seems as though at least once a year CIOs get a bee in their bonnet and decide that the company’s IT department needs to knuckle down and improve its processes. This means that it’s time to implement one of those far-reaching process improvement programs. Oh, oh. No matter if it’s Six Sigma or some … Read more CIOs Want To Know Why IT Process Improvement Programs Fail
Sure a CIO needs to know his / her technical stuff, but at the end of the day you are really a manager. As a manager, it’s your job to get the most out of each of the employees of the IT department. Do you have any clue as to what motivates your employees to … Read more CIOs Need To Know: What Really Motivates Your Workers?