Hopefully Qdos’ prediction that more contractors will find themselves working outside IR35 as the dust settles is correct. It is slightly worrying that 44% of respondents were unsure if an SDS had been completed.
BRMs: the CIO’s new change agent
A useful summary towards the end of the article regarding the twenty responsibilities found to be critical to IT BRM/IT BP success.
Gartner: 5 fatal pitfalls for new CIOs
Gartner’s recommendations to avoid five common pitfalls when looking to make an impact within your first 100 days.
Design the Partner Role….before you recruit.
This is a great article by our friend and associate Jon Baxter about what should be considered before starting the process of recruiting an IT BRM/IT BP.
How to Tactfully Disagree in a Job Interview
We absolutely agree with this article. Any interview process (especially with the hiring manager) should be two sided as only then will both parities get a better understanding of how they operate in the working environment.
4 Ways to Improve Your Strategic Thinking Skills
Some useful guidance on improving your strategic thinking skills.
CIOs who stick around could end up as COOs
Gartner’s prediction that by 2024 a quarter of traditional large enterprise CIOs will be held accountable for digital business operational results, effectively becoming “COO by proxy”.
CIOs face an inflection point of influence
This article has some good tips to help everyone in IT (not just the CIO) progress from an order taker to a true partner.
IT Chiefs Address Growing Set of Collaboration Problems Tied to Remote Work
There are some very relevant points in this article concerning new collaboration issues due to home working. However, another potential challenge to be considered is around building strong relationships with stakeholders, especially for those individuals who have onboarded during the […]
How to align business and IT objectives for cloud adoption
Five tips to help ensure IT teams are aligned with the business regarding cloud.