Just when you have finally come round to the potential benefits of consumerisation, you go and do something stupid and leave the door unlocked. Many CIOs have been slow to recognise the potential productivity benefits of mobile devices. And even when there has been recognition, many IT leaders have not prioritised security.
IT leaders certainly . . . → Read More: Less than a quarter of CIOs feel data on mobile devices is secure
What would be one of the words you would use to describe yourself? Technological? Strong? Communicative? How about confident? When you walk into a room, do you raise your neck a notch upwards or do you sink a little bit lower and wait for other people to take control?
Too many of us, and that includes . . . → Read More: Confidence is key for CIOs in the age of the personal brand
How does the organisation cope with the influx of consumer IT? Turning a blind eye – which sometimes feels like the approach closely to associated to many organisations – is simply not an answer.
Neither, on the other hand, is locking down all access. Your workers now have access to better technology at home than . . . → Read More: The consumerisation of IT relies on empowerment and flexibility
Any regular user of public transport will know their return to the daily commute in the New Year has been accompanied by a plethora of shiny Christmas presents.
In their posh leather covers, and tightly held and coveted by proud new owners, these devices often have the capacity to hook into the corporate network. The . . . → Read More: Three reasons why IT consumerisation fails: support, selectivity & security
No more. Please, no more turgid and clichéd examples of how children use the internet in a different way to adults. Attend an event and you’ll more often than not here an expert speaker eulogise about the innate multitasking abilities of their kids.
It’s meant to fun and perceptive. It isn’t – it’s actually boring and . . . → Read More: Technology experts must talk about engagement rather than difference
When was the last time you were straightforward? Here’s a thought: too many CIOs are too closed about the potential of their technology projects.
IT often gets a bad rap in the business and, rather than risk being classed as a geek pushing another technology failure, CIOs can be guilty of covering up challenges and . . . → Read More: CIOs need to get honest and brush up on their communication skills