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  • 7 tips to transform difficult stakeholders into project partners

    According to a report by the Project Management Institute (PMI), Managing Change in Organizations: A Practice Guide, "Trust is identified as particularly important in obtaining support for and participation in change efforts. Executives and employees see change differently: (a) senior managers typically see change as an opportunity for both the business and themselves; and (B) employees typically see change as disruptive, intrusive, and likely to involve loss. When managing change, it's essential to identify the key issues, such as loss of turf, attachment, meaning, future, competency-based, and/or control."

    Written by Moira Alexander02 July 15 01:29
  • Top CIOs Start the Journey to the 'Digital Enterprise'

    Back in 1980, the woman who now runs the data center at State Street Bank started her career there by pricing a mutual fund in a ledger book. That process would get automated as the bank became a computerized enterprise. Today, she can connect State Street's systems with those of customers and partners and produce sophisticated reports to let customers analyze the mutual funds they might buy. That's the digital enterprise.

    Written by Michael Fitzgerald29 Oct. 14 00:59
  • Gamification Helps Utility Companies Change Customer Behavior

    In exchange for discounts from their favorite companies, people will like corporate Facebook pages, fill out surveys and join mailing lists. But power companies have to get their customers to do more than that.

    Written by Lauren Brousell28 Oct. 14 01:06
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  • Why enterprises are embracing rogue IT

    Rogue IT, a term used to describe something as commonplace as an employee bringing a smartphone to work or using a cloud-based service to back up files, exists for many reasons. Sometimes it's because the software offered by a company doesn't offer enough features -- maybe an employee can't send an attachment to a client so they turn to Gmail or Dropbox. Other times, it's simply a result of technology's place in our everyday lives -- most people don't think twice about using their smartphone on the company Wi-Fi.

    Written by Sarah K. White31 July 15 06:16
  • 6 Ways CIOs Are Moving to the Digital Enterprise

    The newest buzzword in IT is digital enterprise – a company with all-digital customer interactions, processes, jobs and information that's fast and easy to access. A panel of CIOs and a CMO at the recent CIO Perspectives Chicago event to talk about how companies are becoming fully digital and addressing the challenges associated with it.

    Written by Lauren Brousell07 Oct. 14 00:32
  • CBS Interactive CIO Says Shadow IT Is an Opportunity

    The term "shadow IT" has become a bugbear for IT organizations in recent years, an unknown that brings to mind security vulnerabilities or even suggests IT's creeping irrelevance to the business. But CBS Interactive CIO Steve Comstock says that's the wrong way to think of shadow IT. Instead, he says, IT should view shadow IT as an opportunity to understand the business and how to be an actual partner that understands the business's needs.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud02 Oct. 14 08:04
  • Microsoft scrambles to simplify its licensing

    Microsoft is pledging dramatic improvements to its notoriously complex enterprise licensing, but experts are skeptical about the potential impact of the plan.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez19 March 14 13:30