Articles By Catherine Aczel Boivie

Change management: deciding whether to ‘push’ or ‘pull’

It is said that the only thing that's constant is change. Whether it is technology related or there is a crisis and processes have to change, it involves coming up with a change

Published on: March 25th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Will CIOs become dinosaurs?

It's hard to believe that it was over 30 years  ago the word CIO was first mentioned. And yes during this period, the leadership and value that CIOs contributed to  organizations has changed

Published on: March 20th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

BYOD is not just about mobile devices

Many CIOs dismiss the BYOD (bring your own device) trend as little more than hype. When asked, they give the security issues as a reason for not offering BYOD.  The so-called "hype" trend

Published on: March 6th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Top 10 CES gadgets you didn’t hear about

It's after 9:00 pm and my head is spinning from the great number of products I saw at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas today. I'll list the top 10, which  I must

Published on: January 10th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Booth babes, tote bags, and the future: typical day at CES

Ready, set, go! It is the big day. The Consumer Electronics Show opens with over 3,000 vendors and more than 150,000 attendees. I was ready, arrived at the opening, with my trusty backpack,

Published on: January 9th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Questioning the ROI of ‘unveiled’ CES gadgets

Keep your hands free. It’s one of the first things I’ve learned at my first CES show, on my first day at the Las Vegas mega-conference while attending the "See It First at

Published on: January 8th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Will a retired CIO survive CES? Step 1: registration

Attending the Consumer Electronics Show- am I crazy or what? That is the question I have been asking myself.  With over 150,000 attendees expected and (according to the organizers) over 3,000 vendors, will

Published on: January 7th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Herding the Mobile cats

As CIO you think that computer security is looked after, intrusion tests have been completed, security patches applied, and the auditors gave you a passing grade. But wait a minute! Did you know

Published on: May 25th, 2006 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Breaking the Bubble

Networking should mean more to CIOs than just connecting PCs; it's a way of building relationships and gaining different viewpoints and ideas on technology and organizational issues. Far too many CIOs fail to

Published on: March 23rd, 2006 Catherine Aczel Boivie

A guide to governance

Lately there's a lot of talk about governance. So what is it? One more hurdle to jump before you can get things done? No, take heart. Good governance simply means good, transparent decision-making.

Published on: February 7th, 2005 Catherine Aczel Boivie