Remember when you rolled out an ERP system 10 years ago? Remember working to identify Super Users, the blessed few eager adopters who would champion the system within their own departments? Remember 'training the trainers'? Remember all those rollout meetings and change management initiatives?
...even if nothing bad ever happens: Lower your company's insurance premiums by better connecting IT security with corporate risk managers.
...or: Big data, marketing and the Loch Ness Monster.
What are CIOs doing differently now to work together with the marketing department?
... and the death of silos, in IT and beyond. DevOps, ERM and Content Strategy show how holistic thinking is the order of the day.
n my opinion, there are two popular management techniques that are absolutely, positively, fundamentally and diametrically opposed to speed.
The widespread reactive, purely tactical approach to IT security is doomed to fail.
An old analogy in the security world is that you can drive a car much faster (safely anyway) if it has brakes. Here are just two simple areas where you need to see if your cloud has brakes.
Aren't you suspicious of vendor-written case studies? Well, once in a while, somebody really does buy a product and fix a problem. It's refreshing to hear a CIO, not a marketer, tell the story.
If IT really is out of sync with the business, communication is the solution. CIO consultant Abbie Lundberg notes three essential--and simple--communication strategies.