1 month, 11 days ago

A look into the 12 IT best practices you should or should not use

In 12 ‘best practices’ IT should avoid at all costs, Bob Lewis, CIO columnist, says that  “industry best practices are sure to sink your chances of IT success”…

 “What makes IT organizations fail? Often, it’s the adoption of what’s described as “industry best practices&

4 months, 14 days ago

Why You Are Getting Disrupted

The overriding theme of every disruption story I’ve ever heard is that firms thought they had more time than they did. So, I’ve been pondering the why. We can see disruption happening all around us, but why is it so difficult to get out in front of it?…

3 years, 3 months ago

One Simple Solution to Unite the CIO and CMO

Why can’t CIOs and CMOs just get along? Based on my experience, there is one primary reason why their relationship is adversarial: the CIO and CMO can’t agree on who is responsible for what, so they are perpetually trampling on each other’s toes. Our 2014 Digital IQ study identified a strong CIO-CMO partnership as one of the five critical behaviors to maximizing the value from digital technology investments. The majority (70%) of top performers in our […]

3 years, 5 months ago

Enterprise Agile: One Size Does Not Fit All

Guest post by Tim Mattix It’s no surprise that agile development software methods are quickly claiming ground over waterfall methods.  The linear waterfall model and its sequential design process run counter to the reality that customers often don’t know exactly what they want up-front; rather, they tend to fine-tune their requirements through ongoing two-way interactions during the life cycle of the project. On the other hand, the evolutionary development approach inherent in agile gives designers […]

3 years, 6 months ago

Culture of Zero Initiative

This excellent clip explains how negativity kills initiative and embeds a culture of no initiative in teams, organisations and even in families. A culture where everyone is afraid to be creative and try new ideas. The motto becomes – try … Continue reading

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3 years, 6 months ago

The CIO’s Role in the Internet of Things

In our soon-to-be-released Digital IQ survey of over 1,400 business and technology executives, 20% of respondents say they plan to invest in sensors. We feel confident in predicting that the Internet of Things (IoT) or the Internet of Everything will finally begin to take off this year, as futurists have forecasted for years. What remains to be seen is whether or not CIOs will win their rightful place in product design planning and the development […]