When Should A CIO Tell The World That They Have Been Hacked?

As CIOs we spend a great deal of our time attempting to secure the company’s networks from the bad guys because we understand the importance of information technology. This activity takes on a whole host of different forms: firewalls, end user training, security sweeps, etc. However, sometimes despite our best efforts the bad guys make … Read moreWhen Should A CIO Tell The World That They Have Been Hacked?

What Role Should A CIO Play In A Company’s Product Pricing?

As a CIO, your job is to make sure that the company’s IT systems are up and running at all times, right? You really don’t play a role in what the company does to make money – after all, you’re in charge of a cost center. Well, that’s the way that things might have been … Read moreWhat Role Should A CIO Play In A Company’s Product Pricing?

IT vs Sales: The YouTube Version

Yeah, so I’m really impressed with how I write. But this time around I’m more than willing to admit that I’ve been out classed by a video that’s up on YouTube: “The Great Office War”. This video is very appropriate for work (no problems if the boss catches you watching it). We’ve talked here a … Read moreIT vs Sales: The YouTube Version

What To Do When Everything That You Know Is Wrong

In most IT departments, everything is fine until it isn’t. Sometimes this is a result of actions that the IT department has either taken or not taken, sometimes it is a result of what’s going on in the company as a whole. No matter, everyone in IT is personally impacted when a previously successful company … Read moreWhat To Do When Everything That You Know Is Wrong