Happy MLK Day!

Happy MLK Day!

This week in the United States we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King. Just in case you’ve forgotten who he was, he is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. On Oct. 14, 1964, King received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through … Read more

Merry Christmas – Take The Week Off!

Loyal readers & subscribers, here’s hoping that this upcoming Christmas season week is a great week for you – I’m taking it off! Blogging will resume after the holidays… Everyone seems to celebrate something different this week, but I’m hoping that no matter how you choose to spend your time, you will enjoy yourself. The … Read more

Happy Thanksgiving — Take The Week Off!

Loyal readers & subscribers, here’s hoping that this upcoming week is a great week for you — I’m taking it off! Blogging will resume next week… For my readers in the U.S., you know that this week is all about family, turkey, and of course football. I’m not sure what it is about turkey that … Read more

It’s Labor Day – Take The Week Off!

In the U.S. it’s the week of the Labor Day holiday (on Monday). Since a lot of you will be making the most of this last gasp of summer, I’m going to join you and take the week off. Enjoy your holiday and we’ll pick our discussions up again next week, same place, same time! … Read more

The Accidental Successful CIO Podcast Now Available!

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Good news! The Accidental Successful CIO blog is now being supported by a brand new podcast called (what else) “The Accidental Successful CIO”. This new podcast is available on the Anchor podcasting service (just purchased by Spotify!). If you don’t have time to read the latest The Accidental Successful CIO updates, then listen to them! … Read more

Eight Steps to an Effective Business Transition

After working hard and being committed to building your business, and getting it to the level it is currently at, the greatest gift you can give yourself, if you intend to exit, is to plan well for your transition. You stand to gain by laying out all the necessary strategies several years before you even … Read more

4 Reasons a Professional Website is a Vital Part of Any Business

Websites can be a vital tool for reaching your customers online. Not only do websites show customers what your business has to offer, they also create a place for you to communicate directly with customers and present your brand image. Out of date websites, websites that don’t have enough work put into them, or no … Read more

New Book: CIO Secrets For Growing Innovation

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