Never confuse documentation with communication. The purpose of documentation is to remind, not to communicate.
This holiday season, show your appreciation by offering up some hard-earned gifts to those hard-to-buy-for IT professionals and hangers-on on your list.
Keeping your job as CIO is tough, even when you do everything right. Here are seven ways unwary CIOs make their jobs even riskier.
IT leaders must realize that relationships outlive transactions. Failing to embrace this fact of organizational dynamics can kill your career.
When it comes to setting goals and assessing your progress toward achieving them, be smart about how you use metrics and what you pay attention to. Not SMART.
Optimization efforts too often fall afoul of an essential principle: To optimize the whole you must suboptimize the parts.
‘Best’ may be the enemy of good. But in IT, ‘best practice’ is the enemy of good sense. CIOs would be wise to know there are no best practices, only practices that fit best.
‘Everything as a service’ doesn’t include every service IT provides, not to mention everything outside IT that can be characterized as a service. And what it leaves out is arguably more important than what it includes.