With technology comes empowerment. And, in the case of CIOs and their teams, that empowerment often translates to the ability to self-determine work hours, according to a recent survey from
As a CIO, you probably have made this observation about your tech staffers: They're not like "normal" employees. Nor would you ever want them to be-because it's their combination of quirks, curiosity and talent that makes them so valuable to your organization. During the pursuit of innovation, however, there are times when some of these team members may lapse into patterns and behaviors that... Read More »
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 »
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 Millennials positioned to dominate workplace demographics, IT professionals are raising doubts about their department's ability to meet the needs of this next generation of employees, according to a recent survey from Randstad Technologies. The report, titled "