6 years, 17 days ago

New Challenge for IT Outsourcing

Filed under: Business Technology, CIO, Enterprise Architecture, Global Management, Governance Tagged: Best practice, Business, Chief information officer, CIO, Continuous integration, Enterprise Architecture, Governance, Information technology, Leadersh…

6 years, 5 months ago

Is Your CIO Your CDO?

One analyst reports that by 2015 25% of companies will have a Chief Digital Officer (CDO) who resides outside of the IT department and is responsible for driving the digitization of research and development, marketing, customer service and the creation of new products and services. Before you create this new role and contact your favorite executive recruiters, take a step back and ask a few questions: What is the scope of digital transformation for your […]

6 years, 5 months ago

Outsourcing: Beyond cheap labour

Skills, best practice and business alignment mean outsourcing is here to stay (First published in ComputerworldUK) Is the IT offshoring trend we have seen over the last few decades now beginning to reverse whereby outsourcers and their customers are beginning … Continue reading

7 years, 5 months ago

BYOD and Your CEO

What’s small, shiny and keeps CIOs up at night? The CEO’s personal devices. CEOs are like every other employee. They love tablets, smart phones and apps. The glaring difference is that the CEO’s personal devices put the company at much greater risk than the gadgets of virtually all other employees combined. CIOs must  include chief executives in conversations as they grapple with putting BYOD security policies and procedures in place. Many CEOs criss-cross the globe […]

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7 years, 7 months ago

The Monday Morning Challenge of Smart IT

Without exception all industry sectors and corporations are seeking the means to achieve Smart IT. One which delivers effectively, within budget, continues to be relevant, impacts business outcomes positively and provides a competitive edge. This is a …

7 years, 9 months ago

The CIO Through the Eyes of the CFO

Guest post by Phil Garland I had the opportunity to have lunch with 8 chief financial officers in Denver last week.  Our conversation started with why the CFO should care about IT and what they need to know about technology. Our discussion quickly got to the topic of the roles of the CIO in this changing world of cloud, mobility and social networking.  These enabling technologies have made technology much more accessible to non-IT users […]

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8 years, 3 months ago

What’s the CIOs Role in Compliance?

How often do the Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) and Chief Information Officer (CIO) have common cause to work together? More often than you might think. The IT department and the technology resources and skills they contain are among those most in demand by corporate compliance officers when taking on the often enterprise-wide projects that help keep their organization’s out of legal or regulatory hot water, so says a recent survey on corporate compliance practices co-sponsored […]

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8 years, 8 months ago

2011 CIO Agenda – A. M. Best’s BestDay Podcast

Print PDF 2011 CIO Agenda Podcast Transcript Listen to the podcast or read the summary below. The interview was conducted by Best Review Editor Lynna Goch. LYNNA: Chris is here today to talk about the results of a survey conducted with 724 senior business and IT executives from large companies that he wrote about in his article Cloudy Future (requires free subscription) that appears in January’s issue of Best’s Review. So Chris, in your article […]

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9 years, 5 months ago

UK Elections 2010 and IT – Conservative Party Manifesto 2010

The Conservative Party Manifesto 2010 which I reviewed for their IT agenda and priorities was accessed by me on this link.Before I share my views on this, here is an extract of relevant content.Sections of the document which focuses on cost reduction i…