Find innovation or the IT department will be dead in 10 years

What will the cloud mean for the IT department? Will it mean the end of traditional IT organisation or will it create new time and space for technology executives to think in a strategic manner?

An interesting article by Martino Corbelli covers the issues, concenrating at first on the age-old problem for IT professionals; most . . . → Read More: Find innovation or the IT department will be dead in 10 years

Change is a gradual process, not a big bang transformation

If someone came from the late 1980s and early 1990s, what would they think of our modern, web-enabled world?

Ask the person next to you and they’ll probably say that the person from the past would be amazed by the prevalence of mobile phones, the knowledge of the world wide web and the ability to . . . → Read More: Change is a gradual process, not a big bang transformation

Is the CIO looking to create innovation from existing IT assets?

How do you feel about the position of IT in the business? Are you excited or scared by the combined forces of consumerisation, collaboration and change?

Gartner vice president Mark McDonald is concerned that many IT leaders are not sure why technology needs to assert its position in the business. He believes a new vision . . . → Read More: Is the CIO looking to create innovation from existing IT assets?

Top IT people know their onions, says Accenture research

Good news for some CIOs: high performers not only manage IT like a business, but run technology for the business and with the business.

Great. But is the opposite true for low performers, then? Do they manage IT like a corner shop? I’d have thought managing IT for the business was a bit of a . . . → Read More: Top IT people know their onions, says Accenture research