Articles By Susan H. Cramm

Be better than you really are

Be better than you really are

Sara is a divisional CIO who has decided she's not cut out for the top job. She doesn't think she...

December 6th, 2004 Susan H. Cramm
It’s never too late for time management

It’s never too late for time management

Leadership jobs should come with a warning label: "Beware of meaningless tasks masquerading as fundamental job duties." As a case...

October 18th, 2004 Susan H. Cramm
The unnatural selection process for CIOs

The unnatural selection process for CIOs

If you aspire to the CIO role, it's time to get real about career development. Most people assume that when...

August 3rd, 2004 Susan H. Cramm
Managing IT demand 101

Managing IT demand 101

Call them what you want — business systems planners, IT account consultants, IT relationship managers or business technology liaisons —...

April 5th, 2004 Susan H. Cramm
Charm school for CIOs

Charm school for CIOs

The first part of the year is a natural time for implementing organizational changes, and so a lot of CIOs...

February 2nd, 2004 Susan H. Cramm
Reader Q&A

Reader Q&A

Susan H. Cramm answers questions on "Charm School for CIOs." Q: How do I recognize the point when my mantra...

February 2nd, 2004 Susan H. Cramm
Project courage

Project courage

Another failed project--stumbling over (or short of) the finish line, millions over budget, with the survivors gasping for breath as...

November 13th, 2003 Susan H. Cramm
The M.I.A. CIO

The M.I.A. CIO

You are in a funk. Your work has turned into a grind, your calendar is out of control, and issues...

October 2nd, 2003 Susan H. Cramm
How to win allies and influence your peers

How to win allies and influence your peers

It could keep you up at night-the thought that you could get fired suddenly in spite of the good work...

September 2nd, 2003 Susan H. Cramm
The MIA CIO

The MIA CIO

You are in a funk. Your work has turned into a grind, your calendar is out of control, and issues...

August 12th, 2003 Susan H. Cramm