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State of the CIO 2014: Treading new ground

Our annual State of the CIO research reveals how digitisation is prompting CIOs to apply their skills in leading transformation programs to their own roles.

Written by Divina Paredes11 June 14 05:30

CIO100 2014: Leading across channels

CIOs of New Zealand’s biggest IT-using organisations demonstrate ways of responding quickly to new and often disruptive business technologies, while simultaneously preparing for their long-term impact.

Written by Divina Paredes and Ulrika Hedquist10 June 14 17:56

Lessons on vendor management from a global IT manager

In a high pressure environment, when an hour of connectivity downtime for customers can lead to a $200,000 SLA fine, Brett Hobbs of BCS Group knew finding the vendor that could meet this criteria was essential.

Written by CIO New Zealand10 June 14 13:23

The CIO’s blindside

Digital business is changing the way organisations use and think about technology, but should not be considered an IT program, says Gartner.

Written by Divina Paredes05 June 14 06:00

7 Ways CIOs Should Prepare for the Digital Enterprise

The whole world's gone digital. As today's companies try to keep up, many CIOs feel like a hamster on a wheel, constantly moving but never getting anywhere. This advice from the recent MIT Sloan CIO Symposium could offer at least a bit of relief.

Written by Brian Eastwood28 May 14 00:22

John Holley: Leadership lessons from the frontline

Back from his stint as planning officer for the UN Mission in South Sudan, John Holley shares how the Army’s approach to strategic planning and operations can apply to the business environment.

Written by Divina Paredes16 May 14 12:29

Resistance is futile!

Rather than the big stick approach, CIOs should seek out the root causes behind shadow IT, then actively encourage line of business involvement in technology decision-making, advises Louise Francis of IDC New Zealand.

Written by Louise Francis28 April 14 06:00

The five characteristics of a new breed of CIO: Gartner

As enterprises rapidly evolve their mindsets and approach to digital, CIOs will be required to either evolve their own profiles and skill sets or risk becoming irrelevant, writes Linda Price, group vice president, Gartner, executive programs in Asia Pacific.

Written by Linda Price14 April 14 08:00

'IT is a people game'

Claire Govier, CIO at healthAllliance, talks about preparing the ICT team as the country’s largest shared services organisation shifts focus from regional to national operations.

Written by Divina Paredes14 April 14 06:00