IT

CEOs Are Ready To Spend On Digital Tech, Says New Report

TechRepublic - April 14, 2014

CEOs at major firms say investing in technologies to stimulate growth is at the top of their to-do list in 2014, and that IT is no longer just a cost-centre to be cut. Read »

Yes, It’s Time To Move Your Company Into The Cloud

HBR - July 16, 2013

Seventy-five out of the top 100 universities in the latest US News and World Report college rankings use Google Apps as their primary backbone. Read »

$2.1 Trillion Will Go Into IT Spend In 2013…

TechCrunch - July 16, 2013

Forrester Research has now released its annual look at the state of IT spend globally, and the analysts project that there will be $2.06 trillion invested across software, hardware, and IT services by enterprises and... Read »

Box CEO: How To Compete When IT Is Abundant

HBR - June 27, 2013

The IT boom of the 1980s and early '90s had brought information technology to the corporate masses, unleashing the first full-scale technology revolution in the enterprise. Read »

7 Reasons Why IT Won’t Disappear Anytime Soon

Forbes - June 21, 2013

Companies are moving more and more of their IT functions online in the form of publicly-available cloud computing services, software-as-a-service applications and the like. Read »

How CEOs Can Get Along With CIOs

HBR - April 29, 2013

New research, conducted with HBR, The Economist, CEB, and TNS Global, reveals that CEOs believe CIOs are not in sync with the new issues CEOs are facing. CEOs also tell us that CIOs do not understand where the business needs... Read »

Yet Another Reason CEOs Should Care About IT

PWC - February 27, 2013

Study finds that companies where the CEO champions IT and is actively involved, from strategy through to execution, are more likely to outperform the rest. Read »

You Should Go Hug Your IT Guy

Forbes - February 14, 2013

Even in high profile companies, IT professionals are the unsung heroes who rarely land on the cover of Forbes or Fortune, even if their company’s stock price hits a 52-week high. So here are seven ways to let them know... Read »

The Biggest Cybersecurity Threats Of 2013

Forbes - December 6, 2012

As you round out your 2013 business and IT plans, cybercriminals are resolving to implement increasingly sophisticated threats targeting specific computer systems and organizations big and small. Read »

You Need A Mobile Security Strategy

Forbes - July 3, 2012

The proliferation of tablets and smartphones, along with the growing popularity and ubiquity of file-sharing technologies, has created an enormous information security liability that most organizations are not yet equipped... Read »

CEOs Need Hard Data On Loyalty

HBR - May 17, 2012

Companies spend countless hours tracking financials: assets, liabilities, revenue, expenses, and cash flow. Many devote almost no serious time to assessing the customer relationships that ultimately create economic value. Read »

15 New Rules For IT To Live By

InformationWeek - March 23, 2012

The old IT rulebook is obsolete, but the new one that accounts for the rise of mobile, social, and analytics hasn't been written. Read »

How To Not Get Hacked

Forbes - January 27, 2012

Here are six ways to protect your business from cyber threats. Read »

IT’s Dangerous Trend In Africa

HBR - January 5, 2012

IT is good for developing countries — it empowers people and improves their lives. But, in many African countries, the successes afforded by IT can backfire if it becomes a too-dominant focus. Read »

Four Questions Every CEO Should Ask About IT

WSJ.com - April 25, 2011

Unfortunately, too many CEOs and other top executives often don't even know where to begin when it comes to managing IT. To that end, we offer the four IT questions that every CEO needs to think about—and answer. Read »