Oh I See! Getting CIOs to view their jobs from a different angle:

January, 2012


January 31, 2012  8:25 AM

How many apps?

Posted by: Arun Gupta
change management, CIO, influencing outcomes, legacy apps, long tail of apps

For most companies that got started with their IT journey in the era of the mainframe, their journey through the evolution of technology created problem of the plenty. Client-server was a favorite for department apps, and the browser made proliferation easier...

January 24, 2012  11:13 AM

Rotten eggs

Posted by: Arun Gupta
CIO, consumerization of IT, influencing outcomes, managing expectations, Vendor relationships

The craze for new gadgets and devices appears to be growing day by day. Emotions run high for some iconic devices and brands, where people are willing to endure cold nights and mornings, waiting for the store to open. The queues are visible across countries,...

January 17, 2012  8:39 AM

Vendor lock-in

Posted by: Arun Gupta
CIO, Evolving role of the CIO, IT publications, New technology trends, Technology innovation

Kids ask the most interesting questions; they make you scratch your head and think. I had this experience recently when interacting with a gathering of B-school kids. The occasion was an event organized by the students with the industry exploring insights and...

January 10, 2012  4:32 AM

Walk the talk

Posted by: Arun Gupta
CIO, Evolving role of the CIO, IT magazines, IT publications, medium is the message, New technology trends, Technology innovation

Almost all of my posts are based on personal experience or interactions with people from various walks of life. For a change, while looking for new topics to write about, I started scanning a few Web sites positioned...

January 3, 2012  11:10 AM

The technology treadmill

Posted by: Arun Gupta
CIO, New technology trends, Technology innovation

"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.”



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