bmcgowan

bmcgowan

Manager, CIO Executive Council

Brendan McGowan is the global media bureau and client research manager for the CIO Executive Council.

Articles by bmcgowan

The CIO as storyteller
Transformation Nation

The CIO as storyteller

Tech leaders from California State University, QEP Resources, and Arup share how they handle the challenge of communicating across the enterprise.
October 15, 2018
IoT, Corfu and the future of research at VMware
Transformation Nation

IoT, Corfu and the future of research at VMware

VMware Chief Research Officer David Tennenhouse focuses on data-grounded insights and emerging technology to enhance the customer experience.
March 19, 2018
CIOs reveal how they measure vendor success
Transformation Nation

CIOs reveal how they measure vendor success

Global IT leaders unveil the unique criteria that they use to assess whether an existing vendor relationship is worthwhile.
January 17, 2018
IT leaders reflect on 2017’s most enduring lessons
Transformation Nation

IT leaders reflect on 2017’s most enduring lessons

IT leaders from Cal Poly Pomona, Align Technology, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission and Vanderbilt University share the most impactful lesson they learned in 2017.
December 6, 2017
The 6 keys to Matson’s global digital transformation
Transformation Nation

The 6 keys to Matson’s global digital transformation

Matson Inc.'s IT consolidation and digital transformation efforts have created massive efficiencies. An effort made possible thanks to six crucial elements.
November 13, 2017
Data science key to Monsanto improving its supply chain
Transformation Nation

Data science key to Monsanto improving its supply chain

A drive toward digitization in the supply chain has created major efficiencies for Monsanto, while underscoring the need for a culture of IT 'transformation agents.'
August 9, 2017
Emphasizing innovation
Opinion

Emphasizing innovation

Two CIOs say innovation happens in settings where collaboration is paramount and failure is acceptable.
November 30, 2016
How IT leaders can define and drive IT innovation
Feature

How IT leaders can define and drive IT innovation

While innovation is a goal of most organizations, many IT leaders are hard-pressed to define what innovation is. The CIO Executive Council outlines four essential principles for IT leaders to keep in mind as they develop or hone their strategies.
November 17, 2016