CIO succession planning critical as IT drives business growth
CIOs say proper succession planning is a crucial part of their responsibilities. But it's not an easy job at a time when talented IT staff can rake in big salaries working on innovative projects, without putting themselves under the C-suite microscope.
Developing your 21st century workforce
The current transformation taking place in the IT industry is shaking the foundations of the profession for the better. IT departments are evolving from back offices to client-facing organisations that are critical to the future of the business.
How IT can communicate more effectively with the business
You might think you are communicating clearly, but the reality is that business and IT people speak different languages.
Tips for protecting your business against cyber extortion
Tips for protecting your organization from extortion
How to build better SLAs for more strategic applications outsourcing
Service-level agreements need to not only look good on paper, the must deliver business results in real life. Here’s how to create more effective SLAs for application development and maintenance.
Are you a broker of value? Ask these 4 questions
CIOs have become brokers of IT capabilities for the business. Here are four questions IT leaders must ask to convey value more effectively.
Take a step toward customer obsession
In the age of the customer, companies have to focus on the technologies, systems and processes that win, serve and retain customers
X marks the spot for digital transformation
Getting customer experience right is becoming a make-or-break for many businesses. And best-in-class digital transformation must be underpinned by enterprise, business, and IT roadmaps -- that is, by enterprise architecture
5 problems with big data
Nate Silver says more data often mean more problems.
CISOs facing boards need better business, communication skills
As information security becomes a more important topic of interest, CISOs are increasingly asked to step up and brief boards on cyber issues
5 characteristics of top project managers
Top project managers often share key characteristics that make them successful.The best project managers bring these 5 characteristics to the table on every project they manage.
When to throttle yourself as a new CISO
"Cybersecurity Exhaustion" across the enterprise can get you out the door sooner than expected as a new CISO
4 security metrics that matter
Today, management demands metrics to get a clearer view of security. Here are four metrics that deliver actionable insight -- and a few others with less value
Facebook hires new A/NZ chief
Scheeler will replace Will Easton, who was promoted to head of emerging markets for Asia Pacific last month.
The legal ramifications of a cyber attack
Guy Betar examines some of the causes for concern with the growing number and size of data breaches.
How secure is the hybrid cloud?
The term hybrid cloud is used loosely, which is probably why so many companies say they're planning to adopt it. If you’re planning a hybrid cloud strategy, the security questions you need to think about may not be the ones you’d expect.
Tips from a day in the life of 4 CIOs
The role of a modern CIO is as misunderstood as it is important. So we asked a few of them to take us through a typical day. Here, four IT leaders share their tips, tricks and daily routines.
As CMOs start to outspend CIOs, collaboration remains key
CIOs were traditionally at the helm of technology adoption, but as more marketing departments use their budget on technology spending, the role of the CMO in IT is rising.
The security and risk management of shadow IT
The devil you know is better than the devil you don't know.
How diversity created a true transformational CIO
What stints at Telstra, Optus and AAPT taught PwC’s tech chief, Hilda Clune, about business transformation.
Retail CIOs become heroes with the help of CMOs
In the highly charged atmosphere of retail, CMOs are always looking for the next shiny new thing. But aligning more closely with the CIO may be the key to meeting the demands of today’s demanding consumers.