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Complementary Reading …

April 16, 2009


There is an interesting PWC article “The Next-Generation CIO” that I recommend in complement of one of my previous post “CIOs – Create your Blue Ocean Strategy“. I particulary enjoy the take on the “I” for CIO: Intelligence, Innovation, Integration, Insight, Instigation, Influence. The framework they provide in this article stresses the complexity of the […]

CIOs – Create your “Blue Ocean Strategy”

April 6, 2009


The reason why IT departments might be perceived as cost, could be rooted in the way they act like suppliers: using internal SLAs, launching customer survey, reallocating shared services expenses etc… The market trend shows the irreversible success of outsourcing model versus internal support. CIOs should reconsider their positionning within the Enterprise, and stop competing […]

CIOs, what’s your next job?

March 27, 2009


I have been wondering for a while, about the future profile of a CIO. If most of the feedback, I received, points out the importance of developing the business sensitivity of  IT leaders there are other areas of growing interest. Amongst them we find social skills and strategic planning. Social skills improvement could represent an […]