Can suppliers bring something useful to the strategy table?

Vendors need to pay more attention to the IT manager. I asked the other day whether the sense of the ever-increasing importance of the IT manager resonates with your business, and whether vendors continue to court the CIO when they should really be aiming for their senior IT sidekick?

“Sadly, CIOs mostly equal IT managers,” . . . → Read More: Can suppliers bring something useful to the strategy table?

CIOs need to get tough if they want to influence people in power

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 . . . → Read More: CIOs need to get tough if they want to influence people in power

Does Twitter brand monitoring carry influence?

After Friday’s attack of Twitter for being full of self-referential rubbish, I thought it only fair I create a self-referential blog posting – based on Tweets about Career is Over.

We’ve had some really nice comments since launching, including the following from business and IT consultant Steve Burrows: “This has the makings of a great . . . → Read More: Does Twitter brand monitoring carry influence?