Career & Profile | CIO WaterCooler - Part 7

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Two faces of Oedipus – Symbiont CIO/CTO!

“Symbiotic Relationship – We all are part of a life cycle… a journey together with relations that are both seen and unseen” – Ric Scalzo: Founder, Gaia Herbs   It is unclear who within...

Role of the CIO

Threats to CIO Role – Emerging Opportunities

The IT industry is truly an ever changing trendy field that churns out new stuff every year. As technologies and trends rise and some die, so do the human capital roles needed to manage...

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5 Factors Driving the Evolution of the CIO

The role of the modern CIO is rapidly changing. It’s no longer a position for those with limited tech knowledge who manage IT staff and budget. It’s a much more expansive role, one that must appreciate...

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CIO Leadership – does it exist?

Are all CIOs leaders or followers? Does it matter where the CIO sits in an organisation to be a leader within that organisation?  Can you learn to be a CIO Leader?   These are questions that I have heard for a long time in my career.  As a seasoned CIO I ask myself them constantly – am I a leader or a follower?  The answer is not easy as it depends on your personal journey through the professional career you have chosen and within the context of the organisations you have worked for.  In some organisations I was a leader, in others I was a followers while in others I was both – schizophrenic or what!

Role of the CIO

Memoirs of a CIO in Transition

Being a CIO is tough! Business needs change, and we sometimes find ourselves in transition. It’s okay, and it is statistically inevitable. Don’t sweat it. It is a gift you won’t believe!

Role of the CIO

The CIO’s Role in Going Global, Part 2

Yesterday I talked about some of the cultural and strategic matters a company needs to get right before going global. Once those are taken care of, it can begin tackling the legal and technological issues at hand.

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