Should The Salaries In Your IT Department Be Known By All?

Just in case you were not dealing with enough big issues, it turns out that there is another one that just might be headed your way. This one has to do with just exactly how much you are willing to let everyone in the IT department know about your employment agreement with everyone else in … Read moreShould The Salaries In Your IT Department Be Known By All?

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

How Can CIOs Command The Room During A Speech?

One of the joys (?) of being the person with the CIO job is that you often get asked to make speeches where you can talk about the importance of information technology. Everyone thinks that you know what is going to happen in the future and they are hoping that if they can get you … Read moreHow Can CIOs Command The Room During A Speech?

4 Ways For CIOs To Do A Better Job Of Interviewing

The person who has the CIO job (you) has a huge responsibility that is even bigger than the importance of information technology is to your company – you need to make sure that the right people are attracted to your IT department and that you hire the best of the best. The only problem with … Read more4 Ways For CIOs To Do A Better Job Of Interviewing

Forgotten IT Skills: How To Ask Questions

It’s easy to get caught up in all of the servers, routers, applications, and firewalls that make up a modern IT environment. After a while we tend to start thinking that the path to our next great IT insight must lie somewhere in this jungle of IT “stuff”. And that is where you’d be wrong! … Read moreForgotten IT Skills: How To Ask Questions