The 7 Habits of Highly Effective CABs

Change advisory boards (CABs) provide the insight and knowledge necessary to effectively complete a project. However, there are precautions one must take in order to make them worth their while. In an article for The ITSM Review, Vawns Murphy sheds a light on the habits that make an effective CAB. …

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9 Warning Signs of Bad IT Architecture

IT architecture is sometimes built through a long game of Telephone: One group says what it should look like. Another group builds it. A third group maintains it. Repeat this a few times and things inadvertently fall even further out of sync. In an article for CIO magazine, Bob Lewis …

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Innovation and the Visionary CIO

As long as technology continues to change, so too will the role of the CIO change with it. In an article for ZDNet, Geoff Webb, VP of Solution Strategy at Micro Focus, explains what being a “visionary CIO” really means in this context. In an effort to gain a competitive …

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Why CIOs Should Join Customer Advisory Boards

Today’s business environment demands that CIOs actively engage with their peers and vendors if they have any hope of staying on the cutting edge of technology innovation. Tom Greene discusses for CIO Insight the three large benefits that can be reaped from serving on a customer advisory board: The ability …

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How to Be a Globally-Minded IT Executive

Technology has made the world a very small place, and allowed for international connections to be made in an instant. C-level executives have a great deal to gain from being able to bridge these international gaps, and in an article for TechRepublic, Mary Shacklett elaborates on the simple ways to …

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The State of Enterprise Resource Planning

Introduction: What Is Enterprise Resource Planning? Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is a software solution that handles organizational needs by integrating and monitoring multiple business functions like inventory, human resources, accounting, CRM, etc. It is a shared database that promotes communication and proper streamlining of information among different departments to reach …

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