IT Department

Future of IT: Changing CIO Roles and Planning for Tomorrow

Over the past decade, the IT department in organizations has evolved from serving a supporting role to handling a more strategic role. This paradigm shift is bringing with it a sea of challenges for the CIOs, effectively changing their jobs in profound ways.  Businesses across the spectrum realize the importance of digital technology to their […] Read More

5 Ways to Measure and Demonstrate the Business Value of IT

For every enterprise – big, small, online, and brick & mortar – it is all about the business, not about the technology. Senior decision-makers, who are tasked with assigning the scarce resources of the organization, do not care about the technology, solutions, or advancements that the IT department is working on. What they do care […] Read More

Hybrid IT – The Best of Both Worlds

IT departments have been dealing with different types of IT hardware for a long time now. From on-premises infrastructure to cloud services to BYOD devices, the number and type of devices that IT departments need to handle have grown in scope. While the responsibility has expanded, the IT budget has either stagnated or is on […] Read More

Trusted Operator vs Change Agent – Which One are You?

The recent Deliotte CIO survey uncovered a fascinating fact. According to the survey results, there are three CIO archetypes – trusted operators, business co-creators, and change instigators. CIOs who play the role of trusted operators are focused on improving efficiency, reliability, predictability, and cost reduction. The business co-creator archetype aligns all the IT resources and […] Read More

Stimulating Innovation in the Enterprise

  Advancements in technology have rendered many a jobs obsolete and companies bankrupt over the past few years. Disruptive innovation is almost impossible to predict in any industry. But, it can shake the very foundations of an industry when it happens. For instance, the advent of digital cameras and Kodak’s inability to make the best […] Read More