How to Create a World-Class Tech Team

In defining what makes for an elite tech team, you can come up with measuring tools that address certification levels, project-management skills, communications capabilities and the innovation factor. But when you get down to the core objectives that matter the most, you inevitably need to ask yourself: Does the team save the organization on IT costs, while finding ways to drive additional... Read More »

Why CIOs Must Change Their Leadership Style

A clear majority of CIOs are redefining the essence of their leadership, according to the 2015 Gartner CIO Agenda survey report. The report, titled "Flipping to Digital Leadership," indicates that CIOs are placing less emphasis on command-and-control duties so they can articulate a broader, more... Read More »

The New State of Business Interconnectivity

The number of enterprises that are expected to be interconnected will double between now and 2017, according to a recent survey from Equinix. The report, titled "Read More »

From Provider to Empowerer: The New CIO

The managing director and global head of CIO Services at North Highland has some advice for CIOs: Prepare for significant change.

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Why Some IT Pros Are Terrible at Networking

As a CIO, you're expected to feel as comfortable engaging techies as you are senior execs with MBAs. And, often, schmoozing with IT and business pros at networking events presents great opportunities to raise your industry profile, promote your company and soak up useful knowledge. But tell us honestly: How often do you network? If you answered "seldom if ever," then you're in the majority:... Read More »

Measuring the ROI of New Tech Investments

Companies considered tech driven are far more likely to achieve productivity goals than those that aren't, according to a recent survey from Planview. The resulting report, titled "Read More »

How High Performers Pursue Digital Innovation

The speed of digital advancements is separating companies into the haves and have nots: High performers are much better at creating a digital-friendly work culture with cutting-edge project opportunities, while establishing strong tech leadership teams, according to Read More »

Why Workers Don’t Trust Their Company’s Leadership

Most employees are not happy at work, according to a recent survey from Achievers. The resulting report, titled "The Greatness Gap: The State of Employee... Read More »

How CIOs Can Stake a Bigger Claim in the Business

The former CIO of Allianz Global Assistance reflects on his journey to the business side and the lessons it might provide to CIOs who aspire to a role beyond IT.

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IT Is in the Midst of a Fundamental Shift

IT is being driven by business needs, demands and requirements in today’s digital, online and on-demand world. Are you prepared?

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