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Make Transparency a Core Competency |@HellerSearch @CIOMentors

Great article from Joe Topinka on bridging the divide between IT and other business areas. Well worth a read.

He urges IT to “reach across the chasm” and not to wait for the other business areas to make the first move. 23 more words

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Are You a Technology Expert or a Leader? @MarthaHeller @IfYouWillLead

“Most successful IT leaders recognize that as we grow as leaders, we must be willing to let go of our need to be experts. Expertise can change from an asset to a liability very quickly. 168 more words

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IT Outside the Box

Cost Optimization and Creative Sourcing
By John Oborn

IT organizations of all sizes are often, if not always faced with limited resources. Frequently most limited are skilled staff to support increasing business demand together with the rapid pace of technology change and advancement. 478 more words

IT Leadership

Chief analytics officer: The ultimate big data job?

As organizations seek to not simply corral data, but apply it strategically across the business, analytics experts are making their way into the C-suite.

The C-suite may need a bigger boardroom. 106 more words


Digital Business - the new reality!

We hear an awful lot about the new IT forces for change, often referred to a SMAC – Social, Mobile, Analytics, Cloud. We also hear that we are in the “Age of the Customer”, others also refer to the “Age of Context” and we are hearing a lot of hype about the “Internet of Things” and the “Internet of Everything”. 589 more words

IT Leadership

Shadow IT: Is it a failure of leadership?

Shadow IT: Is it a failure of leadership?

Gartner defines shadow IT as the presence of “IT devices, software and services outside the ownership or control of IT organizations.” From Gartner’s definition, one can deduce that the lack of control is the key parameter being used to assess the shadowiness, however, the ownership debate no longer suffices due to the various bring your own initiatives within organisations. 755 more words

IT Strategy

Business Relationship Management with Boxing Gloves!

I love teaching the Business Relationship Management Professional® (BRMP®) course! They say that the best way to learn is to teach, and I always learn from my course participants. 458 more words

Business Relationship Management