7 Keys to IT Success into the Future

IT has fundamentally evolved into a new and major source of value to businesses, but IT leaders are slow to understand how they specifically fit into this seismic change. What lampposts might guide the way for CIOs and other IT leaders to thrive and organize IT to deliver the most …

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4 Questions to Gut Check Your IT Strategy

It may be tempting to dive headfirst into implementing your IT strategy, but it is really beneficial to take a step back and analyze the situation before you begin. In an article for TechRepublic, Patrick Gray suggests a few questions to ask yourself about your strategy before you begin executing …

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6 Reasons Why You’re Going Wrong with ITIL

If you are a newly certified ITIL professional just itching to apply this great framework into your organization, there are some common mistakes you should be aware of. In a post at his blog, Joe the IT Guy lays out six of these “newbie” ITIL mistakes and misconceptions: ITIL will …

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10 Ways CIOs Can Run IT like a Business

We all know by now how restrictive and damaging it can be to work in silos. However, it is possible to run a business unit like IT as if it were a business without making it a silo. In an article for InformationWeek, Craig Williams, CIO of Ciena, discusses 10 …

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Who Really Makes the Decisions about IT Projects?

A major component of a CIO’s job is to help the organization use their technology to its fullest. However, no leader works alone, and the CIO should be engaging with their peers to make the best decisions for the organization. In an article for ZDNet, Mark Samuels explores some of …

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CIO Theater: The Three Acts of CIO Presentations

Presentations can be overwhelming and terrifying, but through preparation they can be the perfect performance to show the board all that you are made of. In an article for The Enterprisers Project, Terry Bradwell explains how presenting in the boardroom is like a performance on a stage, and how the …

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Nothing Matters More Than Continual Improvement

They say that change is the only constant when it comes to technology, but the other constant you should be banking on is the constant improvement of people, process, products, and partners. In a post for Valorize IT, this push towards constant improvement is discussed. Better and Leaner Staying relevant …

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