CIO.com blogger Martha Heller, writing in CFO.com, offers some basic advice about how to grow your own IT talent. In a nutshell, she urges CIOs and CFOs to rotate IT leaders in and out of business units; to invite business leaders to meet with senior IT leaders; to embed IT personnel in business units and use a buddy system.
With perhaps the most insighful and ahead-of-the curve reporting about BYOD, CIO.com's Tom Kanshige raises the issue of two colliding worlds on smart phones - work and personal. His latest story raises an obvious point: what happens when someone saves a work white boards, for instance, to the personal side of their smart phone? Or what happens when they post photos of the kids to their work side of the phone?
I never know quite what to think of articles predicting the CIO's and IT's demise, but they are appearing with greater frequency and intensity. Here's the latest research findings from a CIO Survey by the Harvard Business Review, The Economist, Intel, CEB formerly the Corporate Executive Board and TNS Global (that's of lot or surveyors).