Paul Chapman is the latest subject in our series, “How I Landed My New CIO Job.” In July 2015 Chapman accepted the CIO position at Box, an enterprise content management platform.
Every CIO wants to be considered a business leader by other company executives. But for many of us this is an elusive goal, fraught with obstacles from around the company and even within our own IT organizations.
Paul Cottey is the latest subject in our series, “How I Landed My New CIO Job.” Cottey became CIO at Water Street Healthcare Partners in June 2015 after receiving two warm introductions to the firm from people in his professional network.
Recently, I was given the chance to review an excerpt from Martha Heller’s forthcoming book, Be the Business: CIOs in the New Era of IT. In the introduction to the book, Martha poses a number of thought provoking questions about the modern technology organization, and its leadership.
The creation of digital citizens, inside and outside the office, should be the top priority of organizational security professionals. Rather than pretending to deploy perfect defenses or engage in a classic game of security whack-a-mole,
Imagine that your data center was located in the path of Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and that you had a great backup solution with excellent high-availability of your mission critical systems, i.e. your ERP, CRM, email, and revenue generation systems
The latest subject in our “How I Landed My New CIO Job” series is Norm Fjeldheim, who started his current CIO position at Illumina in January 2016. Fjeldheim had spent the previous 28 years at the semiconductor maker, Qualcomm, the last 17 years as their CIO.
Transformation in the business – digital, cultural or any other type – requires that employers trust their leaders. You are asking people to follow you into uncharted territory. Why would they do that if they don’t trust you?
Every day, CIOs provide me with profound and even existential bon mots on everything from leadership to relationships to business to technology. I have been tweeting these nuggets as “CIO Quote of the Day” for many years, now. Enjoy our sixth round-up of The Quotable CIO!
Seven out of ten (71%) IT leaders state they spend up to half of their total budget on external technology vendors and service providers. The scale of this capital investment alone — not to mention the time, attention, and focus involved — underscores how important it is for buyers and vendors to rise above the transactional and embrace true strategic partnership.