Six reasons CMOs need to be engaged in the future of work

The future of work is definitely changing -- but how? And just what will that change be? Canadian CIO's recent CIO Innovation Summit, sponsored by Rogers, explored the many ways business leaders need to not

Published on: November 6th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

How CIOs can contend with wireless demands: Video

Ask any CIO today, and he or she will probably tell you one of the hardest things about the job is staying on top of all of the changes in technology. That's especially

Published on: November 15th, 2013 Candice So

How to keep up with industry salary levels

Edward Martin, deputy CIO of George Washington University is this month's Premier 100 IT Leader. He answers questions about pay equity, indispensable skills and how to become a CIO. Q - My company

Published on: June 8th, 2012 Computerworld Staff

How to quell IT turf wars

IT pros do battle every day -- with cyber attackers, stubborn hardware, buggy software, clueless users, and the endless demands of other departments within their organization. But few can compare to the conflicts

Published on: February 15th, 2011 Dan Tynan

The Golden Gobblers Awards

By Robert X. Cringely (InfoWorld (US) Think of it as an appetizer before the big meal on Thursday. For the fourth year, I'm trotting out my nominations for the biggest turkeys of tech.

Published on: November 26th, 2010 IDG News Service

Jargon, hyperbole among top CIO communication errors

For years,CIOs have been fighting the stereotype that they're weak communicators, unable to speak the language of business or relate to anyone outside of IT. But by using practiced communication skills, many CIOs

Published on: July 16th, 2010 Meridith Levinson

Not deciding is the worst decision of all for project managers

Back in December of last year I wrote how "Decision Making is Essential to Good Project Management." I found that there are many articles already written on how to go about making decisions.

Published on: July 7th, 2010 Tim Vaughan

Smart ways geeks can impress the suits

As an IT manager do you find it hard to convince C-level execs about your department's value to the company? If so, welcome to the club. The much lamented communication gapbetween IT and

Published on: June 24th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

There’s no one way to quit smoking

As MicrosoftCIO, sees the software giant's security, infrastructure, and messaging and business applications, and helps support the product and corporate business groups as well as Redmond's global sales and marketing organization.So you know,

Published on: June 8th, 2010

7 business negotiation tactics from the FBI

Having trouble winning over that one key person at work? Expert negotiators at the FBI and elsewhere have found active listening to be key in any negotiation. Here are seven keys to active

Published on: June 2nd, 2010 Constantine von Hoffman

Catchy slogans a cool way to sell IT

Making an IT organization act like a business is no small job. Letting your internal business customers know you're doing so is just as crucial, particularly today, when business leaders are scrutinizing the

Published on: May 18th, 2010 Mary Brandel

Learn handy leadership lessons from ‘Undercover Boss’

With the Olympic fanfare over, I finally had the chance to watch Undercover Boss, CBS's (CBS) new reality TV show about corporate executives who go undercover to observe first-hand what's happening on the

Published on: March 8th, 2010 Meridith Levinson

Canadian outsourcing spend to hit $15B

Technologies such as cloud computing and economic trends such as the recent global recession are pushing more Canadian companies to take a dip in the offshore outsourcing scene. Already estimated as around $5.5

Published on: March 1st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Sun shines on offshore IT services in Manila

Call centres – the term seems inextricable from the idea of offshore IT services in the Philippines.  Indeed even when I talk to fellow Filipinos both here and back home the conversation almost

Published on: February 19th, 2010 Nestor Arellano