As if CIOs didn't have enough job survival concerns, now we learn that one of every three managers in their own IT ranks thinks they need to be shown the door.
No organization is immune from cyberattacks. And no IT professional can guarantee a 100 percent uptime environment. But the recent departure of Target CIO Beth Jacob illustrates how a shared accountability model of IT security can prevent the CIO from facing the music alone when the unthinkable does happen.
With all of the predictions about technology investments for 2014, we knew the job market was bound to take off in response, and it has according to one staffing expert I spoke with this week.
I have decided that the biggest story shaping IT this year isn't the cloud, or mobile or even big data. It is a crisis in confidence.
IT professionals will be forgiven if they feel very confused about their true value these days. After all, the tech media is full of conflicting reports on just how much IT workers are in demand.
The IT industry has been bemoaning a lack of qualified workers to handle the tasks at hand. Now it's time to do something about it.
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Collaboration is the only way forward. If the pressure on marketing is intensified, then the IT/marketing collaboration should logically be intensified.
... and what it means for IT leaders