As you might be aware, there is a big game this Sunday in Phoenix, Arizona. The New England Patriots vs. the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl 49. (I don’t do Roman numerals so I hope I read that right.) So, in the spirit of Super Bowl hype, I thought it fun to look at an […]
There’s no doubt about it. Millennials (and even Gen Xers) just don’t want to work the way Baby Boomers did. An all-encompassing commitment to career just doesn’t exist any more. Obviously that’s a major challenge to CIOs who have to balance the need for onsite functionality vs. a workforce that more and more wants to […]
The CIO Council of the federal government is out with a social media report. You might find aspects of it helpful for your own organization. At the council’s website, Adam Hughes writes, “In government, Federal agencies are leveraging social media websites to engage customers, understand and address issues raised by the public, and advance operational […]
For some time now, chief information officers have recognized the shortage of women working throughout the information technology field.
There is a major roadblock for Chief Information Officers in the federal government – and it may not be surprising to hear that it’s agency leadership serving as the impediment. However, there are two other sources of frustration. The Association for Federal Information Resources Management asked a panel of federal CIOs and other top technology […]
As some chief information officers and their staff members attempt to get their act together when it comes to securing their companies’ sensitive data here in the U.S., there are some governments around the world that are putting their foot down and really making organizations get their act together.
The latest buzz surrounding the Target debacle is not that the store’s IT department did not have the proper data protection measures in place, but rather that it decided to ignore the warning signs leading up to the detrimental hacking incident.
For business leaders to be effective in providing their organizations a set of goals and pushing their companies forward, they need to know that they have their staff members’ full support.
Chief information officers and other IT professionals taking on staff members for big data purposes should take a few factors into consideration when recruiting personnel.
As a number of chief information officers and their recruiter associates may know, the information technology industry has been evolving so quickly that it is an uphill battle trying to hire employees who can keep up with the innovative demand.