IT Management Slideshow: 10 Must-Listen Podcasts for CIOsBy Ericka Chickowski | Posted 01-29-2009
10 Must-Listen Podcasts for CIOs
Even when you're traveling, useful information is as close as your iPod or laptop. Here's a selection of podcasts to keep you in the know while you're on the go.
CIO Talk Radio
Host: Sanjog Aul, Executive Vice President of AVVAL, Inc The host is a little dry, but he gets down to brass tacks quickly and content is well worth the listen. Each week he interviews two CIOs from well-known organizations.
Host: Phil McKinney, CTO of Hewlett Packard Awesome insights from an experienced executive who muses on how to introduce and execute big ideas.
Negotiation Tip of the Week
Host: Dr. Josh Weiss, Associate Director of the Global Negotiation Project at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard. Short and sweet, Dr. Weiss offers little negotiation nuggets that should help CIOs improve their interactions with customers, bosses, end users and employees.
Host: Doug Brown, former senior systems engineer for Cisco and president of DABCC, Inc. A little heavy on technology, but a good pipeline into the latest news about virtualization trends, applications and advice. Brown grills vendor representatives with questions IT executives wish they had time to ask.
Host: Thomas Cagley, Vice President & Director of Software Process Improvement, Software Measurement and IT Performance Improvement Consulting Practices Focusing on software process and management, Cagley interviews practitioners, methodologists, pundits and consultants to offer advice and insight into improving development practices.
Host: Tom Parish, principal at Tom Parish Inc. One-on-one interviews with CIOs and CEOs who offer tips and real world case studies for their compatriots at Fortune 1000 companies.
Host: Eric Johnson, Eric Beehler, Josh Jones, and Dana Warren, consultants with Consortio Services A well-produced, lively show that starts with the latest tech news and then moves into a conversation with a weekly guest from the IT community. There's a nice interplay between the hosts that makes this one less of a chore than some IT podcasts.
Host: Mark Horstman, Michael Auzenne, co-founders of Manager-Tools One of the best general business and management shows on the 'Net, Manager-Tools explores specific principles and practices that can help CIOs improve their leadership, planning and communication skills.
CERTs Podcast Series
Host: Julia Allen is a senior researcher, CERT Program at the Software Engineering Institute Hosted by a researcher from the Computer Emergency Response Team at Carnegie Mellon University, this show regularly aims to educate C-level executives about the most pressing trends in information security.
Host: Generic Voice Actress Deloitte & Touche practice leaders answer questions and offer thoughts on various business strategy topics, many of them IT-focused.