Worthwhile Reading
6 Lessons to Learn from a Happy IT Organization
At DirecTV, IT stopped playing defense and took the lead, helping business management weigh key decisions. Here's how they pulled it off.
Infoworld, September 18, 2013
Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job No One Has
The data scientist has been called the sexiest job of the 21st century, but it's largely going unfilled. That's a huge problem for the business world.
Information Week, December 2, 2013
The Dangers of Bling Data Visualizations
Given the volume of information that’s pouring into the enterprise from so many disparate sources, knowledge workers need to be able to visualize information in order to analyze it and extrapolate insights effectively.
Information Management, February 5, 2014
Accounting Software eBook
Despite advances in accounting technology and tools, Excel still maintains a firm grip on financial reporting. Is your accounting function ready to break up with Excel? Here’s what you need to know.
CFO Magazine, 2013
IT Unprepared for a Bolder Digital Future
"Do it right or do it fast?" This is the dilemma that CIOs and their IT teams face today. And, for many, the answer is "Both!"
CIO Insight, January 21, 2014
Today's on-premises ERP systems will soon get the 'legacy' label
Highly customized ERP systems are now 'arthritic,' Gartner says, and main beneficiaries were the consultants who managed the re-engineering and implementation.
Infoworld, January 30, 2014
Why HR Departments are the Greatest Technology Innovators
Human Resources Management (HRM) is undergoing a surprising revolution. The business function, which is often given the smallest IT investment budget, is riding high on the waves of technology.
HR Magazine, October 28, 2013
Five Benefits to Becoming a Data-Driven CFO
Nearly 60 percent of CFOs indicate that investing in analytics and decision-making is their top IT priority.
Information Management, November 26, 2013
Enterprise apps in 2014: What's in store
What the industry's top application vendors are likely to do this year.
Infoworld, January 8, 2014
Should employers vet the social media accounts of potential employees?
Do you think organisations should vet the social media accounts of potential employees, or can this lead to discrimination?
HR Magazine, May 28, 2013