Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Does your day look this bad?

Gartner group vice-president Mark McDonald believes it’s time to give IT a wake-up call, or, as he calls it, an epic journey.
Why? Because, he writes “the road IT is on is more than well worn and rutted into a track that can easily lock out opportunities for innovation and growth.” So in this installment of his blog he starts the journey with a typical Monday in the life of a typical CIO pondering his week ahead. Read it and ponder whether it resembles what you face.
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His “John Delsey” seems to be bored — there’s a lot of ‘been there, done that’ in his thinking. So what McDonald is asking is what will energize a CIO? Is there a magoic potion? Will it energize the IT department? The entire organization?
Stay tuned for Chapter 2.

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Howard Solomon
Howard Solomon
Currently a freelance writer, I'm the former editor of ITWorldCanada.com and Computing Canada. An IT journalist since 1997, I've written for several of ITWC's sister publications including ITBusiness.ca and Computer Dealer News. Before that I was a staff reporter at the Calgary Herald and the Brampton (Ont.) Daily Times. I can be reached at hsolomon [@] soloreporter.com

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