Articles By 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...

July 20th, 2015 Stephen Abraham
Moving up the corporate ladder and getting a job promotion

7 steps to becoming an IT manager

Are you ready to take it to the next level? You've been working in IT for several years now, and...

March 9th, 2015 Stephen Abraham
IT department spiraling downwards

Beware of the IT death spiral

Bad things happen when an IT department can no longer meet expectations. My heart was pounding as I entered the...

February 6th, 2015 Stephen Abraham
audio video technician taking orders

I’m the CIO, not the AV technician

The boardroom becomes quiet as the executive management meeting begins. My colleague, the CFO, begins to deliver a presentation on...

January 22nd, 2015 Stephen Abraham
c-suite executives make mistakes

10 Things I wish I knew before I became a CIO

I've been a CIO for over a decade now, and have made virtually every mistake in the book. If I...

January 14th, 2015 Stephen Abraham
New year IT strategy

A CIO’s 7 new year’s resolutions

A new year brings new challenges and exciting opportunities. I can't wait to begin. But, before I rush headlong into...

January 5th, 2015 Stephen Abraham
The Sony hack was inspired by the interview

Sony hack: What CIOs should do

As the story of the Sony hack unfolds, it becomes more and more dramatic.  The impact of the events on...

January 5th, 2015 Stephen Abraham
holidays at work

Top 8 CIO Christmas wishes

I don't know if Santa has an IT department. If he does, he must have an awesome CRM with the...

December 19th, 2014 Stephen Abraham

CIO: The flaw in your IT strategy

Our offsite IT Strategy session was very successful. We nailed it. We looked at our strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats....

December 11th, 2014 Stephen Abraham
how the end user uses applications

CIO: What nobody told you about users

We rolled out a fantastic new corporate calendar application for all staff to use. It met all the requirements, and,...

December 11th, 2014 Stephen Abraham