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 obvious. The point has been made a million times before and we all already know that the younger generation has grown up online.
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 concerns.
On-demand is changing enterprise IT provision but it’s going to be a slow evolution rather than a revolution and, in the majority of cases, the CIO will still be the executive in charge of technology.
That’s the conclusion from exclusive research by careerisover.com, which polled readers in regards to their opinions on the likely effect of cloud computing.
It’s always nice to get involved in a debate about the future of the CIO on Twitter, especially when it’s in response to one of your own comment pieces. Such a debate took place yesterday, when industry commentator Rob Bamforth came back to an earlier piece about CIO control.
He commented on the column, and the suggestion that CIOs are being by-passed tbe ability of the business to buy its own IT, by saying: “CIOs need influnce, not control.”
Success for the modern CIO is inherently complex, as identified by CareGroup Healthcare System CIO John Halamka in an article for Computerworld.
It’s a thoughtful piece that reflects on the seemingly impossible demand for the modern CIO to balance massive change in a reliable, flexible and secure manner. But is the CIO’s role really impossible?