Agility and The New CIO

The New CIO is a weekly article about the challenges facing today’s CIO as well as what can be done to prepare for future challenges. Are you agile? I’m not talking about the Agile development methodology…I’m talking about BEING agile.  Are you able to deliver what your organization needs (with less resources)? Build it….or they […]

Innovation and The New CIO

The New CIO is a weekly article about the challenges facing today’s CIO as well as what can be done to prepare for future challenges. Innovation. That’s a powerful word.  It can conjure up many feelings and thoughts, but does the word mean anything to the CIO and/or the IT Group? Do most IT organizations […]

Links for Aug 2 2009

Skilled or Gifted by Stephen Gillett on The Guild CIO Hire People Who Disagree with You by John Baldoni on HarvardBusiness.org Project Management: Is PMP Certification Worth It? Brad Egeland on Project Management Tips How to Get IT and the Business Working Together by Susan Cramm on HarvardBusiness.org Working your way stupid – one of […]

Project Success and Failure and The New CIO

The New CIO is a weekly article about the challenges facing today’s CIO as well as what can be done to prepare for future challenges. Earlier this week, I listened to an interesting webinar hosted by Michael Krigsman and led by Chris Curran.  The topic of the webinar was the CIO’s role in success or […]

Links for May 17 2009

Customers sometimes do not know what they want by Matt Rhodes on FreshNetworks Blog Mistakes matter: post-project reviews by Elizabeth Harrin on Project Management Tips I Failed. Hard Lessons in Conflict Management by Cheri Baker on  The Enlightened Manager Ignore Sunk Costs by Seth Godin Stories in Interviews by Steve Neiderhauser 6 Small Things You […]

Links for April 19 2009

The Case for Customer Communities by Valeria Maltoni on Conversation Agent Tap Employee Passion by Harry Hoover on THINKing Accountability Begins at the Top by John Baldoni on HarvardBusiness.org The Era Of Volunteerism? by Mike Gotta on Collaborative Thinking Measuring Market Concentration (Competition) by Scott Sehlhorst on Tyner Blain Project Management and Twitter: A quiet […]

Links for March 15 2009

The High Priests of IT – And the Heretics by Cory Doctorow on HarvardBusiness.org Thank you, Jack Welch by Mike Neiss on The Tom Peters Weblog Innovation, invention and entrepreneurs by Jeffrey Phillips on Innovate on Purpose Solve the Right Problem by Paul Williams on the Marketing Profs Daily Fix Blog How Marketers Should Plan […]

A techie in a marketers world

For those that haven’t heard the news, I accepted a full-time position with the Boy Scouts of America in February.  I work for the Brand Management Department as part of the Marketing Group.  My role is multi-functional – I do a little bit of everything; Project Management, Technology Management, Strategy, Processes (yeah! {sarcasm}) and in […]

Book Review: The Three Laws of Performance

I received an email a few weeks ago asking if I would be interested in reviewing the new book from Steve Zaffron and Dave Logan titled “the three laws of performance”.   I jumped at the opportunity….free book right? Well…I’d happily pay twice the list price for this book and so should you…but click over to […]

Links for Feb 15 2009

Help IT Run a Less-Risky Business by Susan Cramm on HarvardBusiness.org Why Social Media Will Not Get You A Job In A Recession by Jason Falls on Social Media Explorer The ROI of Community-based Support by Bill Odell on The Helpstream Blog Welcome To 2009: Does IT Matter This Year? by Dr Jim Anderson on […]