In the past two months we've posted five CIO Questions of the Week - real questions from real CIOs. We want your questions, too, and you might be surprised to find some answers to your most vexing questions. Indeed, there's been 44 comments so far and very robust peer discussions.
So what's your CIO question? CIOs whose questions are selected will remain at the top of our home page for at least two weeks.
What did we learn from the Orbitz revelation that Mac users spend an average $20 more a night on hotel stays than PC users? Well, a lot we already knew.
Here's a sampling of the reaction.
The WSJ, which orginally reported the news, today cited a Gartner analyst who says too few CIOs are deploying "predictive" software and as a result are putting their companies at a competitive disadvantage.
Last week I was interacting with a number of technologists where we were discussing the need for organizations to be more agile and the implications this may have on an organization’s architecture efforts in general and enterprise architecture in particular.
The same pressures shifting the needs of the business are present where business and technology meet and should affect the creation and use of architecture work products. Much can be learned from what’s happening in the agile development space, and applied to architecture:
Since the first of the year, I’ve been giving a presentation on embracing technical trends for organizations – what strategists need to think about to address the needs of their organizations. At the end of the material, I include a summary of takeaway points. Since I haven’t posted anything to this site for a while, I thought I’d share them and see what kind of reaction develops:
This week I was working on a presentation for the ISSIP Service Futures SIG titled: Service Futures and Drivers of Change. Part of the presentation included a discussion of megatrends – the industry independent trends that will shape our lives in the future and their effect on business decision making.
Last month, I attended the MIT CIO Symposium focused on the transformational CIO. At the event I ran into John Dodge (of this site). John said I hadn’t posted much recently so I thought I’d pass along a brief summary of the panels I attended:
I was in a discussion the other day about the state of automation and IT. We started talking using a quadrant chart (much favored by consulting organizations today), that had an axis for data and one for process that looked something like this.