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.
Gartner: Remote working shifts CIO priorities
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.