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Leadership and strategic planning


November 18, 2008  1:55 PM

IBM survey: CIO leadership skills rank high, business clout lower



Posted by: Linda Tucci
IT/business management, Leadership and strategic planning

A new survey on CIO leadership from IBM finds that you're pretty pleased with yourselves. Congrats. According to the survey, taken in July, 91% of CIOs see themselves as leaders of their IT organizations, possessing a clear vision...

October 31, 2008  7:32 AM

Tech warriors on the offensive



Posted by: Linda Tucci
Leadership and strategic planning, Recession

Downturn, shmownturn. Your peers at technology companies apparently don't need a global recession to get their juices flowing. A new survey of 151 U.S. technology company executives by Deloitte Consulting...

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October 24, 2008  10:21 AM

Sunrise, sunset: Sun Microsystems’ Bechtolsheim decamps to take on Cisco



Posted by: Linda Tucci
Leadership and strategic planning

Sun Microsystems co-founder, early Google backer and computer engineer extraordinaire Andreas von Bechtolsheim is leaving his job as chief architect at Sun to apply his considerable talents to Arista Networks, a company he started as a sideline four years ago. The startup, which sells cloud...


October 17, 2008  9:30 AM

Top 10 strategic IT technologies: Boo!



Posted by: Linda Tucci
Leadership and strategic planning, Technologies

Virtualization -- the ghost in the machine -- won top place in Gartner's annual list of IT technologies that will likely impact your business in the next three years. Cloud computing came in No. 2. The power of the Web made itself felt, with Web-oriented architecture, enterprise mashups and social...


October 9, 2008  10:45 PM

In economic meltdown, CFO is a CIO’s BFF



Posted by: Linda Tucci
Budgeting and cost-cutting, IT/business management, Leadership and strategic planning, Recession

As if you didn't already know, your buddy with the middle initial F is back. And I do mean buddy. A memo out this morning from consultancy Gartner Inc. reminds that in economic crises, CIOs need to "build a powerful alliance" with their CFOs to improve business value. That would seem to...


October 1, 2008  4:20 PM

Women as CIOs and branding in the workplace



Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
Leadership and strategic planning

My colleague Linda Tucci's story this past week on how women in IT should brand themselves (and, by the way, most of the advice applies to our male readers, too) really struck a chord...


September 25, 2008  1:59 PM

A CIO by way of Jack Welch



Posted by: Linda Tucci
Leadership and strategic planning

I recently interviewed Carole Cotter, CIO of Lifespan Corp., a health care system affiliated with Brown Medical School in Providence. R.I. Cotter talked about how her IT department balances the need to know with patient privacy mandates. The cornerstone? Clear policies, clearly (and...


September 18, 2008  5:30 AM

A CIO syllabus for discovering your inner leader



Posted by: Linda Tucci
Leadership and strategic planning

From the folks at the Society for Information Management, here is the book list for the incoming 2009 class of the Regional Leadership Forum (RLF). The Regional Leadership Forum is a...


September 16, 2008  7:34 PM

Sarah Palin as CEO? Fiorina thinks not



Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
Leadership and strategic planning, Politics and IT

What's more difficult: being the CEO of a large IT company, or serving as president of the United States? Appearing on a KTRS Radio show in St. Louis Tuesday, Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO turned John McCain economic advisor,

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September 12, 2008  11:41 AM

What did you think of our salary and careers report?



Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
IT/business management, Leadership and strategic planning

In case you missed it, SearchCIO.com launched its Salary and Careers Special Report last week, and we've noticed that there have been a lot...


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