A reportage on IT leadership
- 19 December, 2011 22:00
Thirty years after becoming a trainee analyst, Opus CIO Bruce Tinsley continues to relish working in, and progressing to leadership roles in IT.
Driving for change
Garry Collings is one of a handful of New Zealand CIOs who leapt to top executive posts in both the ICT user and vendor spaces
Are there areas where CIOs excel in or gravitate to should they wish to move out of their current roles?
A number of CIOs have been tapped on the shoulder recently to reprise their role — but in another industry, or in another country. We talk to CIOs who accepted this challenge
Response, recovery, resilience
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry implemented a business resilience plan arising out of the first earthquake in Christchurch. This proved invaluable when the second earthquake struck, says Nigel Prince, deputy director-general business services.
Ventures into the cloud by Trade Me are sparing and selective, says its technology chief David Wasley.
Gearing for change
Garry Fissenden, CEO of ETITO, shares his insights on working across the business to build an organisation capable of evolving with shifting technology and business requirements.
Embracing 'bring your own' technology
Ben Robinson of Paymark acknowledges the challenge of staff wanting to use their own tech tools, but says managing this is easy by comparison with other problems an enterprise faces.
Pieter Bakker of Ports of Auckland shares the secrets of combining the traditional ‘keeping the lights on’ responsibilities of the CIO with a seat at the executive table.
The new C-change
Former TelstraClear CIO Andrew Crabb leaves IT to get closer to customers, but this doesn’t mean he is turning his back on the transformative effects of well-applied technology on a business.
CIO of the Year Russell Jones moves to operations — the next arena for CIOs to shine.
Five industry leaders discuss ways to push ICT governance to the top of the corporate agenda.
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