Gartner are predicting an (unsurprising) decline in IT spend in 2020 but it will be interesting to see if CIOs do gravitate towards spending on subscription products and cloud services to minimise upfront costs.
How to Disagree with Someone More Powerful than You
Some really useful tips when you need to disagree with a more senior stakeholder (or indeed any stakeholder).
Business or Technology: What Is More Important For A CIO?
Isn’t it a mix of both?
Why CIOs Need to Pour Concrete
An interesting blog, particularly around fiscal prowess which we believe is not only relevant for CIOs but any business facing IT role with senior stakeholder engagement. Knowing your numbers will help build trust with those at an exec level.
Why The CIO Role May Be The Best Launching Pad For Future CEOs
Historic evidence of CIOs moving into the CEO role and how this was achieved.
How CIOs can combat the IT talent shortage
An interesting article in itself but we were quite intrigued by the comment around inviting IT to the “table” for critical strategic projects in relation to nurturing IT talent.
IT Business Partner salary in United Kingdom via neuvoo
This median salary (£54,508) for an IT BP seems low to us, however we believe the figure is in part due to the role still being misunderstood by some organisations and the job title being used on vacancies that are […]
UK IT hiring trends to watch 2020
There are some trends that readers won’t be too surprised about. However, it is disappointing to see the wide gender gap remains, but on a more positive note mental health is now at least on the agenda.
COVID-19 radically refocuses CIO agendas in 4 key areas
The four categories (economy, employee health, staffing and technology) that technology leaders need to focus on in the current climate.
A CIO’s guide to extreme challenges
A useful IBM report to ensure your business maintains resilience.