Nearly seven out of 10 workers are disengaged at work–with more than 17 percent describing themselves as “actively disengaged.” Low levels of employee engagement translate directly to attrition–something CIOs can’t afford when tech talent is in short supply. Fortunately, in a section of the recent book, “Your First Leadership Job: How Catalyst Leaders... Read More »
Businesses often proclaim themselves as being transparent, but what characteristics make for a truly open organization? In the recent book, “The Open Organization: Igniting Passion and Performance” (Harvard Business Review Press/available now), Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst reveals how his open-source enterprise... Read More »
With a large share of organizations either outsourcing IT functions or considering doing so, an overwhelming majority pursuing managed services are satisfied with the outcomes, according to a
It can get pretty rough out there for CIOs who oversee large-scale IT projects: For projects requiring more than $10 million in investment, the chances of delivering on time and on budget, while meeting all needed objectives, is just one in 10, according to research findings summarized in a recent report from The Boston... Read More »
A seemingly insatiable demand for all things mobile continues to translate to immense growth for the wireless industry, according to recently released research from CTIA: The Wireless Association. The resulting survey reveals that U.S. carriers invested $32 billion in capital... Read More »
Most companies lack the knowledge and skills to succeed in the digital aspects of their business, according to a new survey. While CEOs understand the strategic opportunities and threats of digital business, many have neither built or communicated their vision for their companies, nor have they developed a strategy to realize that vision. Furthermore, the survey reveals most organizations'... Read More »
An increasing number of CIOs are planning to expand IT staffing for the remainder of the year, according to a recent survey from Robert Half Technology. Relatively few are putting hiring plans on hold, or anticipate reducing staff. As has been the case for the last several years, most CIOs find the current hiring environment to be challenging, with a lack of available, skilled IT pros. To... Read More »
With a large share of organizations either outsourcing IT functions or considering doing so, an overwhelming majority pursuing managed services are satisfied with the outcomes, according to a recent survey from CompTIA. The resulting "