CIO Tag

Imagine the excitement of starting again, no baggage, and building a new (or improved) IT organisation; Of being able to build the business from the ground up and manage the business of IT properly from the outset. A scenario like...

Within ten years, (by 2025) the traditional internal ICT Organisation will cease to exist. The statement might seem confronting and that is quite deliberate. The alternative to confronting the issue would be to bury your head in the sand. The writing...

During and beyond transitions to ICT as a Service. CIOs and business change leaders will face many challenges when moving to ICT (Information and Communications Technologies) as a Service. The momentum for change in public sector organisations and the pressure generated...

This is a question that frequently raised its head during my tenure as a CIO. Almost as frequently as: does CIO stand for ‘Career is Over?’ There are certainly examples in which CIOs have risen to the rank of CEO. Generally...

  The Reflective CIO - So you still want to be a CIO? Welcome back! I figured it was about time to follow up on my original blog. Last time I discussed six time-tested observations I have made over fifteen years as...

I cant claim to being a fashion guru.  I hope I dress well enough but I dont know that industry from an industry perspective, fashion seems to be such a complex and multi-layered industry.   How they decide that "silver is in...

Big Data – the technology challenge for our age, or part of the ongoing development of the art of management?  You get a strong technology push if you listen to the messages coming from the ICT vendor, enterprise software and...

I was asked not long ago what kept me awake at night as a CIO. This is a great question, but an even more important question is, what helps me have a peaceful sleep. I can recall all of those times...

The Reflective CIO - So you want to be a CIO? Welcome to my premiere blog post. The theme is “The Reflective CIO” for those who have considered the question: “I want to be a CIO?”. I will present views based...