What’s The Difference Between A Vendor And A Partner? When you become CIO, you’re going to be faced with the challenge of picking your friends. No, I’m not talking about being nice to the CEO and CFO – let’s hope that they are already your friends. What I’m talking about is the collection of outside […]
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Forget the whole alignment thing, is it possible that a CIO’s behavior is the root of the problem that the IT side of the house and the business side of the house have never been able to get along? Could it be that this is the secret as to why there has always been such […]
I firmly believe that the reason that any firm has a CIO is so that they have someone who can drive the company’s IT department to provide services and support that will enable the rest of the business to grow faster. It really is that simple – if you can leverage your IT department to […]
Dr. Jim Anderson spoke to the IEEE’s Region 3 management team during their Southeastcon 2010 conference. Dr. Anderson had been asked to speak about how the organization could increase its number of subscribers by engaging in active regional marketing and membership development activities.
So you want to be a CIO someday. Great. However, there may be a bit of a problem with your goal — the position of CIO may be going away. In fact, in about 10 years or so (is that when you are planning on seizing the reigns of IT control?) the position may look […]
Verizon has presented Dr. Jim Anderson with their 2009 ISOP leadership award. Dr. Anderson participated in the Verizon leadership program over the course of the year acting as an adviser and providing leadership on how to make the program more effective.
Cloud computing is all the rage these days and everyone who is anyone is making plans to implement at least some flavor of it as soon as possible. It turns out that the decision to go with a cloud computing solution for your IT department might not be as simple as some would lead you […]
Dr. Jim Anderson was asked to participate in the 2009 “Great American Teach-In” event. This annual event provides professionals with an opportunity to visit area elementary and middle schools in order to share information on their careers in an effort to motivate students to stay in school and do well. Dr. Anderson has participated in […]
The job of being a CIO is not well understood within many IT departments. Sure everyone knows that the CIO is in charge, but what does a CIO actually do?