Tag: CIO

IT’s Identity Crisis

With perceptions of IT’s value and its status within an organization in constant flux, it can be difficult for IT leaders stay relevant. See how one IT executive navigated these tricky waters wherein technology’s role in business is often contradictory.

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Set Expectations to Ensure IT Transaction Success

Like most other business initiatives, IT transaction success begins with setting and maintaining good expectations, from the very earliest discussions about an initiative through to its ultimate completion.

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IT Takes the Enterprise View

By following a path to shared services and standardization, IT leaders can set themselves up as more strategic partners within the business. It’s all in pursuit of that grand goal of turning the perception of IT from cost center to valued asset.

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The Greatest Cybersecurity Fears of IT Leaders

The stakes have never been higher for IT leaders when it comes to preventing cyberattacks and data breaches at their organizations. Read on for a few of the greatest cybersecurity fears of IT executives and what they do to address them.

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Safeguarding Your Transformation Project

When you’re just starting a major transformation of a business, it’s impossible to know what the outcome will be or what adjustments you’ll need to make along the way. However, you can take some steps to “futureproof” the project.

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GE Is a Top Victor in the Tech Talent War

General Electric (GE) is taking no prisoners in the very competitive war for top technological talent—it is even poaching the most elite engineers from other top technology companies. How does GE do it? With offers of big challenges, attractive innovations, and big compensation packages.

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Closing the Digital Leadership Gap

According to a new Deloitte report, there is a serious shortfall when it comes to digital leadership within organizations worldwide. While this may not come as too much of a surprise, the report also offers a range of solutions that can help IT leaders address the issue.

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The Gap Between Business and IT

There has always been a gap between IT and the rest of the business, and now is the time for IT and business executives to decide whether to transform the way their organizations interact. The status quo may feel safe, but resisting this change can be risky for the entire company.

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DOT Discovers Massive Shadow IT Problems

The Department of Transportation (DOT) found hundreds of pieces of unauthorized networking equipment, including many off-the-shelf consumer-grade devices. It compelled DOT’s chief information officer (CIO) to alert department leadership and launch a complete rearchitecture of the network.

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A New Enterprise IT Renaissance

By Hakan Altintepe During the time of transition from industrial-age to digital-age practices, what the business needs most is a renaissance of enterprise IT. Even though IT leaders tend to be more on the cutting edge than others, they still find themselves relying on traditional management practices. Are you ready to lead a new charge?

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