CFOs Join CMOs In Tech Power Grab
Like CMOs, CFOs increasingly shape technology selections, Oracle-Accenture study finds. CIOs must look past the threat and find opportunities to collaborate.
CIO Tough Love: Agility Demands Increasing
IT leaders, brace yourself for pain as you push for agility. Business needs are emerging so rapidly that tools don't exist to support them, said CIOs at MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.
6 Tips: How To Speak C-Suite
To get better results in budget and project negotiations and make career path progress, IT pros must learn to speak less tech and more "boss."
Does London Tech Scene Need More Money?
British investor timidity -- in contrast to U.S.'s "appetite for risk" -- is hurting Britain's chances of becoming another Silicon Valley, say London CEOs.
Rules For Radical CIOs
Saul Alinsky's controversial teachings changed slightly to apply to competitors and the business of technology. The first of two parts.
Vested IT Outsourcing Deals Avert A Catch-22
Customers and suppliers say they value innovation, but most outsourcing relationships end up becoming a race to the bottom. In "vested" outsourcing deals, both parties are vested in each other's success.
Apptio Wants To Be 'Workday Of IT'
Apptio is pushing into Europe with its software that helps CIOs manage IT operations and monitor costs of IT services, backed by a $45 million round of venture funding.
5 BI Requests IT Groups Must Challenge
If actionable business insight, the stuff of BI legend, is the Mt. Everest summit, know this: There's little point to building or buying a better ice pick if the climbing team has no arms.
FedEx Makes Strategic Shift
As part of a broader strategy to cut costs and modernize its IT, FedEx offered a voluntary buyout to IT and select other workers as it adjusts its talent mix by giving more work to service providers.