The consumerisation of IT relies on empowerment and flexibility

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

The CIO role will not die because the business needs to know IT

It’s the whole point of this blog: if technology can be purchased like a utility on-demand, is the CIO position disappearing and what is the future of technology leadership?

The end point, apparently, is a world where individual business units take responsiblity for IT decision making. But is that a realistic end point?

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Tony Redshaw is new American Express CIO

A big move for Toby Redshaw, this week. The 48-year-old, who was formerly global CIO for Aviva, has been named as the new executive vice president and CIO for American Express.

Redshaw succeeds Stephen Squeri, who had served as CIO since May 2005. Squeri added the duties of group president at American Express Global Services . . . → Read More: Tony Redshaw is new American Express CIO