Articles By Carrie Mathews

What you need to know about joining corporate boards

What you need to know about joining corporate boards

CIOs are increasingly eager to put their business strategy and governance knowledge to good use by serving on external boards...

January 14th, 2009 Carrie Mathews
Upping the strategic ante

Upping the strategic ante

While some CEOs recognize the expanding role that the IT organization must play as a partner in creating new value,...

September 30th, 2008 Carrie Mathews
Four tips for making a document retention policy

Four tips for making a document retention policy

The 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley regulations served as a wake-up call for CIOs to formalize document retention policies to meet compliance requirements....

May 27th, 2008 Carrie Mathews
Forging ties: How to build solid relationships

Forging ties: How to build solid relationships

Opportunities for relationship-building occur naturally through every moment of the CIO’s workday. Whether it’s attending formal project meetings, dropping by...

November 8th, 2007 Carrie Mathews
Seizing the strategic opportunity

Seizing the strategic opportunity

Sure it’s one thing to say CIOs should be more strategic, participating in setting business strategy, driving innovation and helping...

August 31st, 2007 Carrie Mathews
First impressions

First impressions

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEFRAMINGHAM - The first days of a new job are nerve-wracking for anyone. But for CIOs, those...

April 23rd, 2007 Carrie Mathews
Drawing up a sound IT blueprint

Drawing up a sound IT blueprint

Take off your CIO hat for a moment and imagine you’re in charge of building a new housing development. The...

December 7th, 2006 Carrie Mathews
CIO Executive Council: Open for business

CIO Executive Council: Open for business

With increasing attention on the possibilities of open source, CIOs have many questions regarding its capabilities, viability and cost to...

September 30th, 2005 Carrie Mathews
How to improve outsourcer relationships

How to improve outsourcer relationships

When Jeff O’Hare came to New York-based Cendant in April 2003, he was given a mandate: Fix a major outsourcing...

September 15th, 2005 Carrie Mathews