Strategy

7 Ways to Ensure a Relevant and Actionable IT Strategy

A word of advice – stop creating IT strategies, just to have an IT strategy. Over the years, I’ve talked with many CIOs about their pursuit to write a best in class IT strategy. A strategic CIO might say, “I created my IT strategy in conjunction with the business strategy,” forgetting the fact that [...]

2019-12-07T12:46:25-05:00December 7th, 2019|Categories: Leadership, Strategy|Tags: |

Creating Value and Building Credibility | MIDMKRT CIO Forum Roundtables

The MIDMRKT CIO Forum is an opportunity for IT leaders to discuss the challenges and successes they’ve had in their current positions. One format that helps attendees build relationships and gain peer insights is the roundtable discussion, which happens on day one and day two of the Forum. Demonstrating the value of IT is [...]

2019-10-10T16:19:57-04:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: Leadership, MIDMRKT Forum, Strategy|Tags: , , |

Five Ways To Create Business Value Like A High-Performing Organization

Provided By: NeuEon - Originally Published by Forbes Technology Council Connect with peers on this topic and others at the MIDMRKT CIO Forum. There’s much ado these days about high-performing organizations — the Apples, Starbucks and Amazons of the world — and what enables them to shine. And while there’s no standard definition [...]

2019-10-02T21:23:34-04:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Expert Partner Content, Leadership, Strategy|Tags: , |

The Gap in vCISO Services You Need to Know Now

Provided By: NeuEon Connect with peers on this topic and others at the MIDMRKT CIO Forum. Can businesses afford to not have a CISO? It’s a complex question. On one hand, managing security risk is a core function of modern-day business, on the other, there’s the hefty $221,991 average CISO salary. Cost doesn’t stop there–companies often pay a [...]

2019-10-02T21:14:51-04:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Expert Partner Content, Security, Strategy|Tags: , , |

Three Paths to Enhanced Value Creation

Provided By: NeuEon Connect with peers on this topic and others at the MIDMRKT CIO Forum. As leaders steer their companies to succeed in the face of an uncertain economy, disruptive competition, and changing customer preferences, they must be laser-focused on creating value. And as we all know, “value” in this context is [...]

2019-10-02T21:15:15-04:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Best Practices, Expert Partner Content, Leadership, Strategy|Tags: , , |

How To Build A Bridge Across Your Transformation Chasm

Provided By: NeuEon - Originally Published by Forbes Technology Council Connect with peers on this topic and others at the MIDMRKT CIO Forum. Today, companies are buzzing with talk of transformation. Transformation is pervasive -- some even say “operational.” KPMG’s 2017 Global CEO Outlook says that today, “Rather than seeing transformation as a discrete program, with [...]

2019-10-02T19:44:55-04:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Expert Partner Content, Leadership, Strategy|Tags: , |

Preparing for RPA and DPA

In our recent MIDMRKT CIO Forum survey, completed by 212 midmarket IT Executives, Business Process Automation (BPA) ranked 5th highest amongst their priorities, with nearly 20% of executives ranking BPA in their top three. Roughly 40% of executives plan to implement some form of BPA in the next 3-18 months. Two types of process [...]

2019-10-01T18:05:26-04:00April 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Strategy|Tags: , , |

10 tips to succeed with machine learning

Machine learning is a buzzword you may have heard around your office or on the news. It’s an emerging technical trend that can seem intimidating, for good reason. The most obvious being the specialized expertise required to develop and apply the algorithms that make it possible for machines to “learn.” However, as data science skill [...]

2017-11-09T10:47:40-05:00November 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Strategy|Tags: , , |

Artificial Intelligence Requires Real Intelligence

We recently hosted an enlightening discussion with leading midmarket IT executives who shared their impending plans to use artificial intelligence and machine learning across their organizations. While there’s an appetite for employing these technologies in the next one to three years, 30 percent of respondents to a recent survey of the Boardroom Events executive community [...]

2017-08-31T07:31:16-04:00August 30th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Strategy|Tags: , |

DevOps – The Future of Software Development for SMBs

DevOps is a radical approach to software development and delivery. It aims to transform the traditionally siloed development and operations teams by encouraging increased communication. The perceived benefit of this merger is that it aids in the automation of slow processes and in increasing the speed of delivery for users. Specifically for SMBs, DevOps means the [...]

2017-07-25T14:51:51-04:00July 19th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Strategy|Tags: , , , |