CIOs must understand foreign markets

I advise and speak at economic forums, the biannual World Computer Congress and World CIO Forums and consistently hear that paying attention to foreign markets is a priority for IT executives and CEOs.

Published on: July 4th, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki

CIO Census 2014: How Canadian IT leadership is changing

There are lots of interesting statistics in CIO Census 2014, but one of the most important ones wasn’t even captured by our primary research. When we developed the questionnaire for our second-annual study

Published on: June 17th, 2014 Shane Schick

Great leadership, the right culture; which comes first?

A formula for success; we all wish we had one. Some great business leaders, like Steve Jobs, just seem to have the touch. But that’s something innate, something that can’t be taught, let

Published on: April 29th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

CIOs who don’t do as this infographic suggests are probably jobless

"Thanks, IT! Customers are loving the app." "Great job, IT. Customers have never been happier." "We couldn't have done it without you." If these quotes sound like fiction, they probably are. They are

Published on: April 28th, 2014 Shane Schick

CIOs should apply this illustrator’s old but brilliant blog post on reshaping work environments

The history of technology started out with giant, room-sized computers and is currently moving towards sensor networks that most users never see. Yet most CIOs are still somewhere in between these extremes, trying

Published on: April 8th, 2014 Shane Schick

Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns

Mozilla Foundation, maker of the Firefox Web browser is now in search of a new CEO. After enduring a week of protests over his past support of a California anti-same sex marriage group,

Published on: April 4th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Mozilla doubles down on damage control

Mozilla Foundation is paddling hard to clarify its position on same sex marriages as calls from the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community for the ouster of the Firefox browser developer’s new CEO

Published on: April 1st, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Tell me why it won’t work

You have a great idea.  It’s exactly the right thing to do.  You are totally charged up about it.  you take it back to your team meeting and everyone loves the idea.  Everyone

Published on: March 5th, 2014 Jim Love

Why CIOs and CMOs have to work a lot closer

While I was engaged elsewhere last week writing about IT products and services, I missed a debate that has been heating up over the struggles between CIOs and CMOs. This must be of

Published on: February 26th, 2014 Howard Solomon