CIOs and CEOs need a cohesive strategy to counter the technology talent gap, backlog and shadow IT. Citizen Development is the framework that will get it done.
CIOs and their team must have creative moments to be productive. Too often, those creative opportunities are crowded out. Three key practices will restore and increase productivity.
IT is a brand, whether you know it or not. You are regarded by others, and eventually compared to other departments. The CIO is the Brand Marshal, and there are four essentials you must employ to perfect your brand and to stand out from the rest.
You are in a battle for talent. Beat the competition by implementing Reverse Interviews. Here is what they are and how to conduct them.
Too many leaders believe they have a culture problem when they don’t. Here is how to identify the false narrative of culture, call out the one-dimensional giant it has become, and take back the power true culture can have in your company.
The decision regarding whether to return to the office won’t be answered by a number of considerations. The insightful CIO needs to take only two actions to make a wise choice.
The pandemic has led to unusual work environments and hours. Flexibility is the name of the game. Paid time off is given for expected work. But what are CIOs doing today to compensate for the unexpected, for the additional hours required of the salaried. It’s becoming an issue, and here are how your peers are heading it off at the pass.
The CIO can put their attention in a number of different places. Focusing on bringing value to your marketing team and the customer experience is the first place to look.
Boredom is an executive experience. It is also a sign. Before you are quick to escape it, step back and look at it. One of three things may be at work more than you think.
Not everyone approaches responsible use of technology like IT does. The CIO overcomes irresponsible use by approaching the challenge from the inside-out, from what they can do to what they must get others to do for them.
It takes a lot of work to become a CIO. It takes even more to lead well in the role. Three areas of focus will increase your leverage and pave the way for what you want to get done. You are always selling yourself. Here is how to sell well.