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Converged IT through Governance

Converged IT through Governance

Mar 17, 2017

Excerpt from The Levers of Embedded IT Walk into any organization these days and you can find technology that is being used, purchased, or pursued that is not in policy.  Shadow IT is a trend that has only been growing since the advent of the cloud and internet.  More and more the business feels it can go on its own and acquire its choice system, with our...

TechBuzzKill.com Interview Series: Brian Kelley, CIO

TechBuzzKill.com Interview Series: Brian Kelley, CIO

Mar 15, 2017

Great leaders giving back. Thank you to Brian Kelley, CIO of Portage County Ohio. Tweet

TechBuzzKill Report: Past Week’s Highlights For CIOs and IT Leaders

TechBuzzKill Report: Past Week’s Highlights For CIOs and IT Leaders

Feb 9, 2017

These are the best reads from other sites as compiled by TechBuzzKill contributors over the past 7 days. ComputerWeekly.com:  The digital opportunity for CIOs Wall Street Journal: Demand for Digital Tech Driving IT Sector Job Growth: Analysis Wall Street Journal: Trump Immigration Order Unlikely to Affect Tech Hiring ComputerWeekly.com: US weighs email and...

The Tom Brady Effect for IT Leaders

The Tom Brady Effect for IT Leaders

Feb 6, 2017

The Tom Brady Effect for IT Leaders I was a doubter. I was!  I just did not want to give Brady his due, but after Super Bowl 51, I am a believer. He is the best ever. I have seen the memes and the posts of those who have invited politics into their assessment, but let this post be different, especially for the IT professionals of the world. Brady served up a...

Halting the IT Talent Recycling Game

Halting the IT Talent Recycling Game

Jan 22, 2017

A Gartner recently published research article cited the resource crunch as the largest issue facing CIOs. The research pointed to talent as the biggest roadblock to successfully achieving objectives. In short, this is true. As I have worked with CIOs around the globe, I have seen this as the dominant issue. In situations where a model would have helped them...

IT to the Business Alignment Interview: Phil Tomassini, PENNDOT CIO

IT to the Business Alignment Interview: Phil Tomassini, PENNDOT CIO

Jan 16, 2017

Phil Tomassini, State Government Department CIO Interview Questions Structure 1. What is your preferred structure for an IT department in an organization like yours in your industry? Why do you prefer that structure and why do you feel it serves the business? Phil Tomassini’s vision of an IT organization is definitively clear. Phil prefers a consensus driven...