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

CIO leadership fundamentals part 1: Strategy comes first

In an attempt to provide more direct insights into the world of the CIO from a layman’s perspective, here is...

January 29th, 2015 Gary Davenport

IT leadership strategy business meeting

European and Canadian CIOs – challenges and opportunities in the new year

On behalf of the CIO Association of Canada, I had the pleasure of attending the annual EuroCIO conference in Brussels...

January 12th, 2015 Gary Davenport

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

‘The alignment of IT and business’ doesn’t make sense, so don’t say it

When you open an IT publication, join an online IT community, or participate in any IT event, there is one...

November 29th, 2014 Michael Gladstone

CIOs and suppliers: Making the most of the relationship

Anyone who has been a CIO will tell you that a significant amount of time is spent managing relationships with...

November 21st, 2014 Gary Davenport