Can you do it all? – The New CIO Series

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. I just read a ‘call for papers’ from Cutter IT Journal with the title “The Great Recession Fallout: Will CIOs Be Elevated or Exterminated?”  It doesn’t look like they’ve posted […]

The Dangers of Hidden Talent – New CIO Series

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. Do you know the full capabilities of your team? Sure…you know what their resume’s said.  You think you know their backgrounds and their experience…but do you really know your team? […]

Links for July 12 2009

Social change takes more than social media by Ivan Booth on the Rootwork Blog (via Beth Kanter’s Blog) KISS: The Difference Between Strategy and Tactics – and Why It Matters by B.L. Ochman’s blog on B.L. Ochman’s WhatsNextBlog Whom to Pay is More Important than How Much or How by Claudio Fernández-Aráoz on HarvardBusiness.org The […]

Keeping your IT staff Engaged and Happy – The New CIO Series

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. Today’s CIO is having a tough time. They’re being asked to do more with less.  Budgets are being slashed.  Projects are being canceled.  Tough times indeed. What can the CIO […]

Humanity and Business

Can an organization be built on individuality with a focus on bringing humanity back to business? I think so. The modern day corporation was developed to build ‘stuff’.  To build ‘stuff’, organization was needed.  To keep the organization flowing, management was needed.  Management created processes, procedures, flowcharts, operational efficiencies, human resources, etc etc etc. Many […]