Tag Archives: Staff Development

Book Review: Lessons In IT Transformation: Technology Expert to Business Leader

Lessons in IT Transformation: Technology Expert to Business Leader by Larry Bonfante, is a widely popular book on IT executive leadership. Bonfante, in addition to his role as CIO at CIO at United States Tennis Association, Bonfante also provides executive coaching … Continue reading

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Is Cloud Computing a Job Creator or Job Killer

Is there such a thing as cloud computing job loss? Will cloud computing will be a net job creator or a job killer? The question of cloud computing jobs came up recently and I thought I share my thought on … Continue reading

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Gartner Top 10 CIO Technology Priorities vs Top 10 Business Priorities

The 2012 Gartner CIO Leadership Forum brochure (pdf) I received this weekend includes a very interesting chart showing the Top 10 Business Priorities and Top 10 CIO Technology Priorities. The chart represents the results of the 2012 Gartner CIO Agenda Survey and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Effective CIO

The Effective CIO: How to Achieve Outstanding Success through Strategic Alignment, Financial Management, and IT Governance was a great read. This 2009 book by Eric J Brown and William A Yarberry Jr. published by CRC Press really does a thorough … Continue reading

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Google’s Recipe for Effective Meetings

When Larry Page returned to his role as CEO of Google one of the first issues he tackled was  reestablishing effective meetings at Google. Page saw the importance of effective meetings to his vision for reintroducing the speed of a … Continue reading

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Leadership Training from a Wild Horse

Somehow I have managed to become enrolled in one of the most intensive IT leadership training of my career and the instructor is a wild horse. So as you might imagine, this a very organic program with no formal curriculum. … Continue reading

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Managing Human Capital Risk

Human capital risk is one of the most serious and pervasive threats to every CIO’s IT strategic plan and success as a business leader. That is not just because of the nature of human capital risk presents itself as a … Continue reading

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Bad Behaviors Negate Good Leadership Traits

Understanding the leadership traits of CIO’s that fail, or any leader that fails, may be more important than understanding the leadership traits of those that succeed. So it comes as no surprise that you’ll find coaching training program in London … Continue reading

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Innovation and Creativity: 21st Century Skills for CIO’s

The expectation for CIO’s to play an integral role in innovation is making creativity one of the 21st Century skills for CIO’s. But innovation is a tricky thing. Whether you are looking for way to promote innovation within your department, … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Performance Status: CIO 12 Tasks Of Christmas

Today, December 1st marks the pivotal time for CIO’s. It’s time to check performance on your current plan and make any mid-year adjustments. It is also a time for CIO’s to begin laying a foundation for your FY13 agenda. Higher education … Continue reading

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