CIOs And The Dangers Of Overloading Your Team

The CIO of any company is judged by how much his or her department is able to accomplish. Now that just about every department in the company understands the importance of information technology, IT departments are being asked to do more and more every day. What this means for the person with the CIO job … Read moreCIOs And The Dangers Of Overloading Your Team

The “R” Word And What It Means To CIOs

CIOs have a tough job and we all know it. However, because it is so tough, it can be easy to lose sight of what is really important. As we look for ways to cut costs, boost innovation, retain key employees and simply make IT more relevant to the rest of the company, our vision … Read moreThe “R” Word And What It Means To CIOs

Who Gets To Make Decisions In Your IT Shop?

A recent study of 89 senior IT executives in a wide range of industries was done in order to get the answer to a seemingly simple question: who’s in charge here? In these days of reigned in IT spending, decisions about how much to spend and what to spend it on seem to have migrated … Read moreWho Gets To Make Decisions In Your IT Shop?

Managing Wicked IT Problems

So we’ve chatted about Wicked IT Strategy problems – these are the ones that you really can’t solve. Given that, you’ve got a couple of different things that you can do. The easiest is to throw your arms up in the air, say “this can’t be solved”, and then work very hard at getting promoted … Read moreManaging Wicked IT Problems