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One CIO’s perspective on the people, process and technology formula for business success

According to IBM, business transformation initiatives often ignore the people aspect of change initiatives. Drew Saur, CIO of the Palmer Family of Companies has always focused on people first, process second and technology third. Saur...

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7 ‘don’ts’ of diversity for fostering a healthy office culture

A fair and inclusive workplace should cater to the needs of every employee as much as practically possible. However, diversity efforts and discussions often open up an unsavory can of worms. Fairness implies being fair and inclusive...

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Data-driven innovation in the insurance sector

Data is being used by new entrants in many industries and the insurance sector is no different. CIOs and other senior managers can learn a lot from examining the strategies adopted by startups as they both challenge and partner with...

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Teaching technology, enhanced lives and building local economies

There is a wonderful undercurrent of technology training specifically designed to enhance the lives and standard of living of those attending their classes, while simultaneously helping build local economies and providing a trained...

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Grooming future IT leaders

How can CIOs improve their grooming of future leaders?

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Price of entry or corporate strategy: how pharma and biotech are approaching digital health

Eliminating friction and creating value are driving investments in digital health in the pharma/ biotech sector. However, the value drivers are unique to the sector.

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The new CIO playbook (psst…this works well for other IT leadership jobs, too)

Newly appointed CIOs have a limited window of opportunity to establish the credibility and relationships they need to implement their change agendas. This playbook may not guarantee success, but it can go a long way towards reducing...

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The ‘future of work’ in the digital era may not be what you think

Despite all the banter about the ‘future of work’ no one is talking about what that really means. Our inability to see through our present reality has limited and tainted our discussions about how work will fundamentally transform...

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The future of the CIO

How different will the CIO role be in, say, 2023?

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Solving the mass data fragmentation problem should be a top CIO priority

Mass data fragmentation has been a problem ever since there has been data. CIOs that focus on addressing the issue will gain better insights and realize many business benefits.

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EMEA CIOs most likely to scale digital initiatives in 2019

But CIOs still have to safeguard their digital journey.

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5 ways a global presence can benefit your tech company

Now is the best time to go global with your tech company. The advantages come in form of multifaceted choices at every level for your business. Moreover, given the unpredictability of the U.S. immigration laws, a global tech presence...

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Emerging consumer technology influences your industry

Those gadgets you got as presents aren’t just fun toys to automate your home or supercharge your entertainment options. They're electronic dowsing rods of how your industry will evolve in the coming wave of emerging technology.

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Is automation the biggest threat to your job in 2019?

Automation is replacing jobs at an ever-growing pace, but should you be worried? Here’s what to know about automation and how to prepare.

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Strategic IT Governance 2.0 – A business imperative for competitive success

As C-suite executives recognize technology as a core business strategy, management teams of business/IT personnel need to focus on aligning projects to strategic objectives, ensuring discipline of governance processes, and providing...

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5 dirty little secrets of your system integrator

Ever wonder why companies still go over budget? Here are a few of the ways consultants pass that risk onto their customers.

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The digital CIO’s New Year reflections and resolutions

During the digital transformation, IT becomes one of the most critical factors of the business’s long-term success. IT reflection shouldn’t be too shallow, IT resolution shouldn’t be too empty and setting metrics shouldn’t be a too...

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3 ways Amazon can address its web service data risk – and what others can learn from it

Amazon may be facing a potentially data risk as third-party payment processors have been cited to be suspiciously getting sellers' Marketplace Web Service secret keys in the guise of integration.

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