Articles By Thornton A. May

The CIO enters the era of disruption

The CIO enters the era of disruption

Welcome to the age of disruption.Organizations are experiencing a frenzy of restructuring. Currently, 60% of the companies in the Global...

April 10th, 2012 Thornton A. May
Four learning curves that may jostle your 2012 agenda

Four learning curves that may jostle your 2012 agenda

Perhaps for the first time in the history of IT, the meta-technologists -- those who talk about technology (subscription research...

October 13th, 2011 Thornton A. May
Is every worker a knight?

Is every worker a knight?

When I was a child, my parents periodically dragged me to the Cleveland Museum of Art in the vain hope...

July 18th, 2011 Thornton A. May
IT needs to plan for what comes between now and later

IT needs to plan for what comes between now and later

To be sustainably successful, enterprises have to manage the technologies of now, the technologies of next and the technologies of...

April 4th, 2011 Thornton A. May
Peering at the new world of IT work

Peering at the new world of IT work

Here's a dog-that-didn't-bark situation: As part of a frenzy of end-of-year poll-taking and interviewing, I asked hundreds of executives around...

January 19th, 2011 Thornton A. May
For IT, it’s all going to be about processes

For IT, it’s all going to be about processes

Anticipation and foresight are critical to IT leadership success. But don't just take my word for it.When studio Dreamworks SKG...

December 7th, 2010 Thornton A. May
Your marching orders for the next 10 years

Your marching orders for the next 10 years

The first decade of the 21st century is drawing to a close. It started with the frenzy that was Y2K...

September 13th, 2010 Thornton A. May
The shape of the IT workforce in 2010

The shape of the IT workforce in 2010

How we work and how we think about work have been evolving since we humans came into existence. The ancient...

August 26th, 2010 Thornton A. May
IT’s new competency: Getting to ‘Next’

IT’s new competency: Getting to ‘Next’

One of the most broken processes in IT today is planning. Fixing this is critical to the future of our...

August 12th, 2010 Thornton A. May
It’s past time to drop the CIO stereotypes

It’s past time to drop the CIO stereotypes

I've written here lately about the need for more passion within IT. Now, I will express some passion of my...

July 12th, 2010 Thornton A. May