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Seven words to rule them all

The simple question that has become one of the sharpest and most often used weapons in my CIO armoury.

Written by Geoff Lazberger28 Nov. 13 11:59

Why does IT exist?

The fundamental information within an organisation is way more important than any of the technology used to manage that information. This is what the ‘I’ in CIO represents, writes Geoff Lazberger. So how do you impress upon the executive team the real value of information?

Written by Geoff Lazberger15 Aug. 13 06:58

Build a great team, not a mediocre one

People are not fungible. This is something I learned very early on in my IT career. Everyone has a unique background and experience, with different strengths and weaknesses. We are not created equal and we've all faced different challenges.

Written by Geoff Lazberger11 April 13 13:59

You have a new CEO. Now what?

The changing of the guard at the top of an organisation can, and does happen. In today's profit-aggressive business landscape, the arrival of a replacement CEO part way through your CIO tenure is a not uncommon possibility.

Written by Geoff Lazberger15 Feb. 13 15:37