Ah, email. What a powerful tool. What an utter nightmare! The person who has the CIO job probably uses email so often that they no longer really spend that much time thinking about it. However, that may be a mistake. What we forget is that email is a tool and if we can learn how … Read moreCIOs Need To Learn How Best To Use Email
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
Roughly half of the having the CIO job is communicating with other people. We all know about communicating the importance of information technology to the rest of the company; however, one of the most important people that you have to communicate with is your CEO. When there is a change at the top, then all … Read moreHow Can A CIO Adjust To Working For A New CEO?
Us CIOs are a very optimistic lot. If you take a survey of CIOs more often than not what you’re going to find out is that we truly do believe in the importance of information technology and we believe that each and every IT project that the IT department is scheduled to work on this … Read moreHow Much Money Will The CIO Save The Company This Year?
So what’s it going to take to make you a successful CIO? Is it going to be your understanding of a wide variety of the IT sector’s emerging technologies? Is it your ability to understand where the company stands in the marketplace and where it wants to go? Or is it your business skills that … Read moreDo You Have Enough Personal Energy To Be CIO?
Congratulations CIO – you’ve been asked to make a presentation to your company’s board of directors. Oh, oh. What are you going to have to do in order to make your career move forward due to this opportunity and not screw it up? What Does A Board Of Directors Want From A CIO? First off, … Read moreHow CIOs Work With Their Board Of Directors