CIOs Need To Make Sure They Don’t Do Outsourcing The Wrong Way

Here we are at the start of the 21st Century and although we all know about the importance of information technology, are we still talking about outsourcing? The answer is yes. Outsourcing is a difficult task for anyone with the CIO job to take on. There are a lot of different variable involved, every company … Read moreCIOs Need To Make Sure They Don’t Do Outsourcing The Wrong Way

4 Reasons That IT Projects Fail

I’m often puzzled by the fact that most IT departments do a very good job of the day-to-day things that we are asked to do. I mean, there is a lot that goes on in an IT department each and every day and somehow we seem to be able to get it all done. However, … Read more4 Reasons That IT Projects Fail

2 Tips For How CEOs Can Use Social Media To Become Better Leaders

How’s that Facebook account working out for you? Not so good? Well then, are you active in Pininterest? Tumblr? LinkedIn? Man, do you just not get this social media stuff? Most CIOs have at best a love / hate relationship with today’s most popular social media tools. They are smart enough to understand the power … Read more2 Tips For How CEOs Can Use Social Media To Become Better Leaders

The British Are Coming, The British Are Coming – Lessons From BT

Anyone can be a successful CIO – you just have to master the basics: understand what business you are in and find ways to use technology to allow the business to move faster and do more. A great example of this is BT Exact: the IT branch of British Telecom (BT) – the UK’s largest … Read moreThe British Are Coming, The British Are Coming – Lessons From BT

CIO’s In The Wild: A Field Report

One of life’s great mysteries is “just exactly what do CIOs do” I’m pretty sure that we all think that we know what they do, but do we REALLY know? In order to prepare you for your future job as a CIO, I have undertaken a dangerous field study in order to observe the wild … Read moreCIO’s In The Wild: A Field Report