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

The conundrum of leadership and open collaboration in the social era

For those leaders that think social collaboration is a waste of time, think again.  The chatter among many leadership pundits today is on the topic of open leadership and letting your employees get

Published on: November 5th, 2013 Brian Clendenin

3 key questions to ask when transforming your IT organization

I recently interviewed Luis Canepari, the Vice President of IT at Goldcorp, about IT transformation and how to approach strategy development.  With over $5 billion in annual revenue,  Goldcorp is one of the

Published on: November 4th, 2013 Brian Clendenin

User experience – Are you staying at your own hotel?

It was a luxury hotel - right down to the name, Shangri-La. It had every amenity. Every item radiated luxury. The staff was fabulous - well-trained, dedicated to satisfying your every need. So

Published on: October 23rd, 2013 Jim Love

Three major themes to remember from Gartner Symposium 2013

I'm back home! It's been over 48 hours since I even saw a Gartner analyst, let alone hear them give a prediction or presentation. Often when I go to these types of conferences,

Published on: October 15th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Negotiating with vendors: is it an oxymoron

Greetings from the Gartner Symposium, a gathering of over 9,000 senior IT executives and CIOs. There were several sessions on vendor negotiations as well as the ITExpo where close to 300 vendors were

Published on: October 11th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Gartner Symposium opens by heralding age of Chief Digital Officer

I'm at the Gartner Symposium conference in Orlando where it is raining as I write this. What is the Gartner Symposium? It is advertised as THE technology conference to attend for CIOs and

Published on: October 8th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Across the great divide – are the CIO & CMO destined for conflict or collaboration?

A few years back I wrote a story about a dispute between a CIO and the VP of Marketing. The CEO, tired of the fighting between his two executives shows the “wisdom of

Published on: September 24th, 2013 Jim Love

Customer focused firms driven by CIO & CMO collaboration

Technology's impact on the business means that more departments beyond IT must be savvy to it. Along with that comes requirements for the leaders to showcase how technology can help their staff reach

Published on: August 22nd, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

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

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

2013: The year Jeff Bezos gets a toupee

What surprises does 2013 hold for the tech industry? Will Research In Motion come back to prominence with the BlackBerry 10 platform? Will Apple release yet another iPhone to an enthusiastic worldwide reception?

Published on: December 7th, 2012 Shane Schick

CEOs not giving CIOs their proper due, Gartner says

CEOs plan to spend more on technology this year but are overlooking one of the most important competitive assets they already have in their IT arsenal: their CIOs.That's the conclusion reached by a

Published on: April 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff