Worthwhile Reading
Companies Offer More Workplace Flexibility
A growing number of organizations are now providing more flexibility about when and where their employees work, according to a recent survey from the Families and Work Institute (FWI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Baseline Magazine, June 2014
10 Things That All Great Project Managers Do
The numbers are not kind: An estimated one-half of IT projects fail, according to industry research.
CIO Insight, June 16, 2014
3 Underappreciated IT Leadership Skills
What sort of IT leaders do we need for the 21st century? Here's what CIOs of leading companies in Silicon Valley say.
Information Week, July 14, 2014
Business Innovation Lessons From NASA
The Saturn V moon rocket, designed to fly Apollo astronauts to the moon, was 363 feet tall and was one of the most powerful rockets ever built. Yet, just eight years before the launch, NASA's leadership and engineers were intimidated by President Kennedy's 1961 declaration that we would land Americans on the moon by the end of the decade. Later, they'd confess that in those early days, they "did not even know what they did not know."
Baseline Magazine, May 15, 2014
Inside the Board Room
CIOs who serve on external boards sharpen their business skills, gain new perspective and even pick up a few great ideas.
CIO Magazine, May 1, 2014
Employees Willing to Give Up Perks for Telecommuting
Ten percent of the Staples survey respondents said they would take a salary reduction to keep the telecommuting benefit.
eWeek, June 6, 2014
The Three Attitudes of a Disciplined IT Department
To be trusted, IT organizations should focus on the customer experience, communicate proactively and effectively, and choose adaptability over rigor.
CIO Insight, April 3, 2014
Key Considerations in Establishing a Chief Data Office
Many organizations are setting up centralized data management departments.
Information Management, April 3, 2014
The CFO Playbook on Technology: The CFO Buyer's Guide to Midmarket ERP System
With dozens of enterprise resource planning (ERP) packages tailored to the needs of midsize companies—which should a CFO choose? And why must the CFO be involved in that selection?
CFO Webcast, August 2014
Close the Gap Between IT and HR
IT needs to provide HR with sharp questions about niche technical skills. And HR pros need to do their homework about IT.
CIO Magazine - April 1, 2014