The CIO at healthAlliance shares insights on balancing the operations side with the strategic components of his role
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CIO is once again searching for New Zealand’s leading CIO and top IT recruiter.
The CIO of the Year Award celebrates the success of an individual CIO, but the distinction is also a celebration for the CEO and the whole team. The award recognises excellence in management and for using technology to attain business goals.
Few organisations can remain unscathed in this difficult economy. Thus, we wanted to find out how the economic slowdown is impacting the organisations in this year’s MIS100.
We asked the CIOs of the country’s top ICT using operations how the economic slowdown has affected three areas — their ICT budgets, projects and staffing levels (see graph A below).
Although much of the public gaze is on blue-collar workers losing their jobs, they won't be the only ones to have had their lives upended. Managers, executives and professionals are also in the firing line as the economy free falls and business leaders lose their nerve.
Recruitment consultants report hearing from unusually large numbers of out-of-work middle managers.