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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

Canadian CIO Census 2015

There’s only one good way to understand the CIO role in Canada

The best IT leaders know their numbers. But there are some numbers only outsiders can provide. Here's a simple stat...

February 9th, 2015 Shane Schick

IT department spiraling downwards

Beware of the IT death spiral

Bad things happen when an IT department can no longer meet expectations. My heart was pounding as I entered the...

February 6th, 2015 Stephen Abraham

technology warp

The single most important question CIOs need to answer

I have a theory. OK, I have many theories but today’s theory has to do with a medical mystery. I...

January 30th, 2015 Kevin Pashuk

security and privacy issues

Cisco’s Chief Security and Trust Officer: ‘all hands on deck’

“Cybersecurity in any organization, no matter what the purposes, needs everyone’s involvement.” – John N. Stewart, SVP and Chief Security...

January 30th, 2015 Brian Clendenin

leadership feature

CIO leadership fundamentals part 1: Strategy comes first

In an attempt to provide more direct insights into the world of the CIO from a layman’s perspective, here is...

January 29th, 2015 Gary Davenport

business executive evolving over time

The CIO role is evolving, so get with the times

I was recently at a job interview at which I was asked by the CEO what I would do (as...

January 27th, 2015 Michael Gladstone

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I’m the CIO, not the AV technician

The boardroom becomes quiet as the executive management meeting begins. My colleague, the CFO, begins to deliver a presentation on...

January 22nd, 2015 Stephen Abraham

CEA

Does CES offer any value to businesses?

The name 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) suggests a strong consumer focus that causes many CIOs and IT managers...

January 12th, 2015 Yogi Schulz