IT award winning projects

CIO Award Winners: what does it take?

In a world where negative stories about IT project failures seem to dominate the top headlines, it is great to...

December 3rd, 2014 Gary Davenport

crisis, emergency, leadership

A CIO’s character isn’t created by crisis – it is revealed

Sunday evening. The phone rings. Caller: "There's a problem, Steve. An alarm went off for the Data Centre. A breaker...

December 2nd, 2014 Stephen Abraham

team working to help and improve each other

CIO’s secret weapon? A junto

I've got some news for you. The biggest issue you have right now -- you know the one that has...

November 27th, 2014 Stephen Abraham

money, IT expenses, saving, calculator

Funding your innovation

In our roles as CIOs, most of us constantly battle for money to fund work on innovation and R&D. Usually,...

November 25th, 2014 Michael Issaev


CIO: When everything is priority, nothing is

It was a tough meeting with an executive from one of my internal client groups. She outlined a number of...

November 24th, 2014 Stephen Abraham

CIOs and suppliers: Making the most of the relationship

Anyone who has been a CIO will tell you that a significant amount of time is spent managing relationships with...

November 21st, 2014 Gary Davenport

Leadership 250pxl

Your First 100 Days as CIO

Yes! You got the job!! After the gruelling preparation, tough competition and difficult interviews, the hiring committee made the right...

November 20th, 2014 Stephen Abraham

Three reasons why executives find IT to be such an enigma

Att: CIO: Stop doing, start listening

There's nobody like you. What sets you apart from all the others is that you have a unique set of...

November 18th, 2014 Stephen Abraham

IT, labor, jobs

CIO career strategy: Managing for success

Well you finally made it. After much hard work and personal sacrifices you are now a CIO. Congratulations and good...

November 17th, 2014 Gary Davenport