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  • Blog Post: Report: CIOs Spending More Time on Innovation

    Today’s CIOs and their IT management teams face a long list of new executive priorities. Now, more than ever before, they’re involved with technology innovation, transformation and consumerization. They’re challenged by new paradigms (cloud computing, mobility, etc.). And, they’re...
  • Blog Post: Who Holds the IT Pursestrings?

    If IT is to truly embrace the mandate of running like a business, that means IT leaders must update their approach and implement strategies to make the business management of technology pervasive across the enterprise. And what wil be the consequences if they don’t? These days, IT has become...
  • Blog Post: The CIO as Business Enabler

    The CIO’s role is at an inflection point. Up until this decade, the role of the CIO has been about technology. If the business wanted to implement some new application or technology, their only real choice was to go to internal IT. Over the last few years, a couple of forces have gained critical...
  • Blog Post: Are You Prepared For Dramatic Changes in IT Roles?

    Over the past few years, IT organizations have changed in fundamental ways. Cost pressures, demands for innovation, technological advances and the social media/mobile revolution have transformed IT – and completely redefined the role of CIO and others working in the IT shop. Unfortunately, though...
  • Blog Post: Debating the Dual Title of CIO-CFO

    Forward-thinking companies recognize that the role of the CIO is changing. These days, the IT-shop needs to run like a business, and IT leaders need to take an updated, holistic approach so they can make the business management of technology pervasive across the enterprise. As a result, the lines...
  • Blog Post: Tips for Talking Strategy With the CEO

    When was the last time you and the CEO sat down to talk one-on-one about business strategy? If you haven’t done so lately, it’s time. The business environment is rapidly evolving, and these days, IT departments are expected to be much more than the traditional “build-and-run.”...
  • Blog Post: Survey: IT Leaders Lack Business Skills and Resources

    Today’s IT leaders are under increasing pressure to transform their departments into services-oriented organizations that “run IT like a business.” But, do today’s IT leaders have the skills and resources to deliver those kinds of results? Unfortunately, a new study from...
  • Blog Post: Creating Black Belts of IT

    One thing I’ve often wondered about the phrase “aligning IT with the business” is how companies actually go about determining how close they are getting towards reaching that goal. Simply put, how do you measure change? One sign we’ve seen that companies are headed in the right...