Why CIOs Must Change Their Leadership Style

Posted : 11-03-2015

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... Read More »

Ten Must-Read Books for Business Technologists

Posted : 10-26-2015

By now, it's abundantly clear that being a CIO is as much about the business of technology as the technology of business. Few organizations can claim as much collective expertise in this area as McKinsey and Co., the celebrated global management consulting firm. In a recent article, McKinsey principal James Kaplan... Read More »

Does Your Staff Consider You a Boss or a Buddy?

Posted : 10-21-2015

Do your tech staffers consider you a boss or a buddy? If they're like the majority of professionals, they consider you more of a manager than a friend, according to Read More »

How the ‘Toyota Way’ Can Drive a Balanced IT Department

Posted : 09-01-2015

Since he passed away in 1990, Taiichi Ohno's impact within the global business community has remained firm—for good reason: He is universally recognized as the father of the Toyota Production System (TPS), better known in the U.S. as "lean manufacturing." Among the wastes he targeted for elimination: delays,... Read More »

The Blurred Boundary Between Business and IT

Posted : 08-31-2015

Business leaders expect much more from IT, and these leaders believe new business-oriented metrics should be used to measure IT performance. Read More »