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Tag: Virtual CIO

IT Does Matter

The premise of the 2003 Nicholas Carr book “Does IT Matter?” was that you could no longer achieve competitive advantage from technology. Fast forward to 2010 and you can  positively […]

Know Requirements

The most common mistake made in IT is not knowing the requirements to implement technology. However, the real problem usually starts with not understanding business needs and/or having some kind of staunch […]

Preventing Business Piracy

Let’s be clear. Like any crime, if someone wants to steal from you or attack you or your assets, they will. Your only solace is knowledge to use prudent controls and […]

Building Credibility

No, we’re not talking about low self-esteem issues. Building credibility means establishing a reputation for customers to buy or an audience to believe. It’s not an endeavor to take lightly and those […]

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Remove IT Conflict

Your IT Department likely has contempt for you or best case is just indifferent. The reason why is that any feedback you give is negative and what measurements do you […]

Don’t Lose a Quarter

It’s year-end and time to reflect on your performance. When I ask most people how they measure IT, there is always either a blank stare or a 15 minute Obama-like answer. […]