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 and Computing Canada. An IT journalist since 1997, I've written for several of ITWC's sister publications including 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 [@]

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