CIOs Need To Help Workers To “Like” Their Jobs More

I’ve got a quick question for you: what’s the most popular site on the web? If you said “Facebook”, then I think that you’d be correct. Almost without exception, each and every person at your company may be visiting this site at least once each day to tell their friends what they’ve been up to. … Read moreCIOs Need To Help Workers To “Like” Their Jobs More

Cloud Computing 101: Just Exactly What Is A Cloud?

So there I was the other day talking with one of my CIO customers and I was going on and on about how they could introduce cloud computing into their IT department. I had been working with this client for several years and we know each other very well so he felt comfortable in stopping … Read moreCloud Computing 101: Just Exactly What Is A Cloud?

Video: CIO Cloud Computing 101: Why Use The Cloud?

Dr. Jim Anderson tackles the question that all CIO’s are asking: just exactly what is “cloud computing”? Dr. Anderson identifies the 4 different flavors of cloud computing that are available and points out how a CIO would go about using each one of them. Get a free subscription to The Accidental Successful CIO newsletter by … Read moreVideo: CIO Cloud Computing 101: Why Use The Cloud?

CIO Cloud Computing 101: Why Use The Cloud?

By Dr. Jim Anderson Does anyone besides me remember the big Furby craze that swept the U.S. in the early ’90’s? People went crazy for these little plush dolls and they started collecting them in hopes that they would one day be valuable. Well, that never happened and a lot of people got stuck with … Read moreCIO Cloud Computing 101: Why Use The Cloud?

CIO Cloud Computing 101: Who Are The Players?

One of the great things about working in the IT field is that whenever things start to get boring, we have the ability to create new buzzwords and make things interesting all over again. The arrival of “Cloud Computing” on the scene a couple of years ago showed that this cycle has not gone away. … Read moreCIO Cloud Computing 101: Who Are The Players?

10 Ways That IT Can Solve Real-World Business Problems

My favorite word is “alignment”. This describes the situation that happens when an IT department gets it act together and focuses on solving problems for the business. This is actually different from what an IT department normally spends its time doing: keeping the network up and providing help desk support for end users. The folks … Read more10 Ways That IT Can Solve Real-World Business Problems