Pick up any IT trade journal and you’ll probably find an article that is telling CIOs that because of the importance of information technology they need to get a seat at the company’s planning table. In order to do this, they need to become more strategic. I think that we can all agree with this … Read moreFinding The Time To Be Strategic
In order for your company to be successful, they need to sell their product or service to the right customer at the right price. It turns out that this may be more difficult than you think. Here in the 21st Century, determining what the right price for a product is requires a great deal of … Read moreHow CIOs Can Help Their Company To Set The Right Price
Ugg, nobody likes a global recession especially those of us who have the CIO job. However, now that it appears to pretty much be over, the big question is just exactly how are we supposed to go about rebuilding the IT department. Bad things happened during the recession and everyone in the IT department knows … Read more7 Ways To Rebuild An IT Department After A Global Recession
When you become CIO you are going to discover one of the realities of IT life: you are not in complete control of the IT department. Rather, you are in charge of determining how to spend the money that the company allocates to IT. It turns out that how and how much money gets allocated … Read moreCIO vs. CFO: Who’s Going To Win This Battle?
Rob Preston over at Information Week was talking about some interesting CIO studies that were done recently and what they show is that it looks like CIOs are not spending their time where they should be. As the U.S. (and the rest of the world!) sufferers through a financial downturn, you’d think that everyone would … Read moreAre CIOs Looking Down When They Should Be Looking Up?