6 secrets of revenue-generating CIOs

At first glance, CBRE Group has been working well outside its scope as a commercial real estate services and investment firm. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story) Source: http://www.cio.com

July 16, 2018
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IDG Contributor Network: Bite the head of a frog: a management model

Many years ago, when I was doing research and planning the content of my new book, IT Management Models, I met an old colleague and friend for lunch. To collect notes and image ideas for the book, I carried a small journal with me dedicated to this project. I showed him the journal and described the book that I planned to write. The journal had a single page with a…

July 13, 2018
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10 digital transformation success stories

Companies are increasingly launching digital initiatives to expand or build digital capabilities to deliver business efficiency or top-line revenue growth. And as digital transformation success stories emerge, the trend is gaining steam. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story) Source: http://www.cio.com

July 12, 2018
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6 secrets for supercharging the IT help desk

The help desk is often considered to be nothing more than an entry point for new and inexperienced employees who all share the goal of getting out and moving on to other areas of IT. But if CIOs are serious about transitioning to a service culture, this needs to change. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story) Source: http://www.cio.com

July 12, 2018
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IDG Contributor Network: Yanni wants transparency

I travel a lot on airplanes for work.  On a recent Sunday afternoon flight, the person sitting next to me was legally blind.  His service dog was a female German shepherd named Yanni.  As we flew to the East Coast, I had plenty of time to meet Yanni, and to reflect on how Yanni might teach us all some important things about technology, people, and the businesses we serve. Jitters…

July 11, 2018
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BrandPost: Driving M&A Integration to Completion

Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity across the world has hit a 17-year-record high in the first quarter of 2018, according to a report by research firm Mergermarket. That growth is expected to increase, as corporate tax reductions in the United States fuel a number of growth investments, including M&A. Common deal structures (i.e., acquisition of like entities, carve-out and integration of like operating units) come with the expectations of integrating…

July 11, 2018
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How to develop a PMO strategic plan

Strategic-level (PMOs), also known as enterprise project management offices, are essential in developing, maintaining and communicating effective project, program and portfolio practices. Having a solid company-wide strategic plan provides the blueprint that all PMO initiatives should align with and be measured against. Unfortunately, only 41 percent of strategic PMOs have a high level of alignment with their organization’s strategy. Given the likelihood of project failure, organizations are under increasing pressure…

July 11, 2018
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The biggest issues CIOs face today

CIO Sue Workman’s to-do list grows longer and more diverse every year. A string of strategic initiatives under way at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio where she works has her straddling both operational and transformational IT responsibilities. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story) Source: http://www.cio.com

July 11, 2018
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What is Digital 2.0?

I’ve spent the last six months talking with CIOs about what “digital” means to their companies. When I asked Vijay Sankaran, CIO of TD Ameritrade, that same question, he said, “Forget about digital. Ask me about Digital 2.0.” In this interview, Sankaran differentiates Digital 1.0 from 2.0 and offers advice to CIOs looking to move their companies to an “anywhere, anytime, any platform” mindset. What is the difference between Digital…

July 11, 2018
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