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CIOs Concerned With Skills Shortage, Talent Retention

CIOs Concerned With Skills Shortage, Talent Retention

By Chris Crum June 10, 2014

Harvey Nash recently released its 2014 CIO survey of over 3,200 chief information officers and technology leaders from across over thirty countries, with a combined tech spend of over $160 billion. It found that investment in new technology is growing …

Another Thing CIOs Should Know About Requirements

I saw this article on CIO magazine  – Five Things CIOs Should Know About Software Requirements. It seems to me that there is one more thing (at least) that they need to know about requirements:

Business rules are NOT requirements

CIOs, Is Your Career Over?
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The long-standing joke about the acronym for chief information officers actually standing for “career is over” may have a real punchline now, one that hits those C-level executives right in their employment status.

CIOs Tackle Data Storage

Data storage is becoming a problematic issue for many CIOs. The cost and complexity of storage, along with the sheer amount of information that must taken care of, can make for “a data retention nightmare.” There are ways to deal with the matter, however.

The Market for Executives

Despite increased demand for high-caliber leadership in all segments of the technology community, it wasn’t until fairly recently that we saw the migration of top information technology executives between the federal and corporate sectors.

Motorola Launches Software Suite For CIOs

Motorola unveiled its MOTOPRO Mobility Suite, a software package designed to make it easier for enterprise CIOs to secure and manage business operations, and improve mobile worker productivity.

Where CIOs Can Make the Biggest Impact?

What is the aspect of the role where CIOs can make the biggest impact? What can we do to make that impact?

Biggest Boost in IT Hiring Since 2002

Robert Half Technology conducted a study among 1,400 CIOs and found that 16% of them plan to hire full-time IT staffs in the fourth quarter, while 4% plan to reduce their staffs.

IT leadership is not just for CIOs anymore

We live in interesting times. Not so long ago, we IT practitioners may as well have dressed in capes and pointy hats with stars and moons on them. What we did was a mystery to the rest of the company and had a whiff of magic. Then like a magic trick gone bad, there was a huge puff of smoke on Wall Street and voila! We were standing in our underwear for all the world to see.