Let’s face it: our companies are not in business just to keep the IT department up and running. Rather, it’s really the other way around. The IT department exists to help the company stay up and be successful using the importance of information technology. Of course we keep the company’s critical applications up and running … Read more How Can CIOs Use AI To Help The Company Get More Customers?
One of the most challenging jobs that the person in the CIO position has to deal with is trying to recruit the best workers. In addition to the importance of information technology, there are a number of different things that can cause a young person just out of college to decide to either join your … Read more What Does Your Workplace Say About Your IT Department?
I’m thinking that by now we can all agree that social media is important. However, how to go about using it correctly is a bit of a mystery. Every company wants to make the most of the free service that each of the different social media channels offers, but the challenge is that they are … Read more Social Media Secrets That All CIOs Need To Know
So just exactly what is innovation? It turns out that innovation is doing something new. It can be a new method, a new idea, or even a new product. In the world of IT, we have the ability to solve just about any problem. However, how we go about solving problems can become outdated quickly. … Read more New Book: CIO Secrets For Growing Innovation
Making a company be successful is tough work. For this to happen, it’s going to take a great deal of work on everyone’s part and, tougher yet, everyone is going to have to find ways to work together. As a CIO this means that you are going to find yourself having to work with the … Read more CIOs and CMOs: What’s Going On With This Relationship?
As the person in the CIO position, I’m pretty sure that by now you’ve come to realize that not all of the workers at your company are the same. It turns out that some of these workers need a little bit of extra help from your IT department. You might instinctively think that I’m talking … Read more CIOs Need To Take Care Of Their Younger Workers
Wow – it sure was hard to get the CIO job. Just think for a moment about all of the various positions you had to rise through in order to finally obtain the top spot in IT. You do realize that you are not the last CIO that your company is ever going to have … Read more CIOs And The Art Of Succession Planning
As the person with the CIO job, how can you tell if you are doing a good job? Sure, there should be all of the standard business indicators – your IT budget is operating within its budget, you are meeting the needs of the rest of the company, the network is secure, etc. However, another … Read more Your Employees: Turns Out They Can Say Anything They Want Online
So just exactly what is a business process? In a nutshell, it’s how your company does business. Now this might sound rather simple to you, but it turns out that most of the business processes that our firms use to do business are complicated multi-step beasts and are increasingly dependent on the importance of information … Read more How To Make Your Business Process Management (BPM) Mobile Friendly
In the modern IT department, CIOs are called upon to perform many different tasks. I believe that we can all agree that one of the most important of these tasks is managing and mentoring the next generation of IT leaders. Today’s new arrivals seem to be so different from when we joined the firm that … Read more CIOs Need To Learn How To Manage Digital Cowboys