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A CIO’s insights on Microsoft’s new “Lync” version called “Skype for Business”

The TV screen said "via Skype" as I watched the news broadcast that was a continuous video conference with all types of...

May 15th, 2015 Chris Henry

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The status of mobile payments in Canada

It all started with Google Wallet. But as we all know, that never worked in Canada. After that came a...

May 14th, 2015 Humza Teherany

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How to soothe stressed-out IT admins

How much do you value your IT staff as a CIO? Hopefully, the answer is 'a lot'. But are you...

May 8th, 2015 Danny Bradbury

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Goldcorp vice president: ‘Simplify your IT strategy’

“Simplifying IT leads to improved performance at the operational level while at the same time reducing costs and risk” -...

May 6th, 2015 Brian Clendenin

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CIO leadership fundamentals: Managing the money

One of the most challenging aspects of a CIO’s position is to ensure that there are indeed adequate financial resources...

April 22nd, 2015 Gary Davenport

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CIO job ads would probably work better if they just added one extra paragraph

I understand that it makes sense on social media to re-broadcast the same content occasionally, but over the last week...

April 9th, 2015 Shane Schick

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Exclude the CIO if you want to sabotage the business strategy

Whenever CIOs and C-level executives tackle business strategy collaboratively, the IT function will deliver more value to advance the strategy....

March 27th, 2015 Yogi Schulz

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CIO leadership fundamentals part 3: Building core capabilities

One of the most important objectives for any CIO is to build core based capabilities for their own organization to...

March 20th, 2015 Gary Davenport

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CIO leadership fundamentals part 2: Relationships do matter

This is the second in a series of short blogs on the CIO basics from a practitioner perspective. First up...

February 20th, 2015 Gary Davenport