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Business Issues, IT Performance, Services

5 Common Mistakes When Hiring A CIO

by Dave Akka, CEO, ABRS Smart Professional Services and Recruitment Search

Blog-post by Dave Akka, Thu, 05/14/2015 - 15:48
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Having worked with some of the UK’s largest companies both helping define their technology needs and identifying future leaders, it has become clear that technology success depends strongly on finding the right CIO. No surprise there, but the challenge is that there are very different types of CIO and which one you need can depend on your company and even where you are in your technology projects.

Here are the five common mistakes made when hiring a CIO which can make the difference between success and failure.


CIO Leadership, IT Performance

New Style of CIO – Chief Innovation Officer

IT is all about being the ecosystem for innovation

Blog-post by E.G. Nadhan,
HP Blogger
, Thu, 05/14/2015 - 15:04

Nathan Marston of McKinsey highlights the eight essentials of Innovation: Aspire, Choose, Discover, Evolve, Accelerate, Scale, Extend and Mobilize.  The article provid

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Business Issues, Technology, Applications, IT Performance

A Strategic Approach to User Experience

The PADS Framework represents a strategic approach to application performance management and user experience.

Blog-post by Gabriel Lowy, Thu, 05/14/2015 - 13:45

This post is an excerpt of our new report “The PADS Framework for Application Performance and User Experience”.  You can download the free report here http://tech-tonicsadvisors.com/go/pads-framework-white-paper.


CIO Leadership, Security

Balancing Value, Costs, and Risk for an Effective Security Program

Blog-post by HP Security Strategists, Tue, 05/12/2015 - 22:29
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By HP Security Strategist Stan Wisseman

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CIO Leadership, IT Performance

Evidence points to fewer CIOs reporting to chief executive

#CIOchat to discuss this Thursday

Blog-post by John Dodge,
Community Manager
, Tue, 05/12/2015 - 18:58
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If information and data are truly transformative and if IT is truly strategic, why do so few CIOs report directly to the CEO? This great question was recently asked by Enterprise CIO Forum editorial director Bill Laberis. As such, this is where we'll focus our attention in this week's #CIOchat Thursday 2-3 p.m. ET.

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Tags: CEO CFO CIO IT

Technology, IT Performance

Latency, planning and innovation-based value generation

Sometimes trying to spur a discussion about the next generation of technology value generation can cause you to think about the whole process differently...

Blog-post by Charles Bess, Tue, 05/12/2015 - 13:37

Recently I wrote a post on Diginomica titled: A new phase for IT – what’s next? In the post I shared an illustration of the on-going waves of IT.


Technology, IT Infrastructure

SAP Success Factor Training in Chennai

SAP Success Factor Training in Chennai

Blog-post by Name Withheld, Tue, 05/12/2015 - 06:50

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Technology, Applications

6 Ways to Engage Your Enterprise App Users

Blog-post by Kaushal Shah, Tue, 05/12/2015 - 05:47

The extensive use of mobile apps over websites by today's generation suggests that apps have the required user-engaging parameters. Still, the advantages offered by an application cannot undermine the quality of user experience (UX) it offers. You probably can't opt for an app with a complex design and UI that makes the app hard to understand and use, even if it has all the required features.


CIO Leadership, IT Performance

A CIO’s guide to reorganizations

“Reorganization to me is shuffling boxes, moving boxes around. Transformation means that you're really fundamentally changing the way the organization thinks, the way it responds, the way it leads. It's a lot more than just playing with boxes.” -Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.

Blog-post by Joel Dobbs, , Mon, 05/11/2015 - 21:45

The historian Charlton Ogburn, once observed, “We tend …to meet any new situation by reorganizing; and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency, and demoralization.” 

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Business Issues, Security

Business Ethics Essentials

Laying a solid, ethical foundation prevents future troubles for your business.

Blog-post by Declan Peltier, Mon, 05/11/2015 - 21:36
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In the quest to get ahead, business owners or employees sometimes get ahead of themselves and forget about ethical behavior. Even simple missteps, when not corrected, can lead to trouble down the road.  When you have a firm grasp of legal and ethical issues, you have a firm grasp of your business.