Vendor Management

Vendor Roundup | A Guide to Midmarket CIO Forum’s Solution Providers

Next month's Midmarket CIO Forum includes exceptional solution providers convening April 8-10 in Savannah. These companies are not just sponsors but also trusted members of the Boardroom Events community. Technology executives that participate know these solution providers are leaders in their space. These vendors endeavor to functions as true partners with midmarket companies that rely on our forums to [...]

2018-05-07T13:13:25-04:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Blog, Vendor Management|Tags: , , , |

From the Trenches | 9 Tips for Vendor Management

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Managing vendors is never a fun or easy exercise. Cleaning your desk and throwing out old files can seem like a better alternative at times. Admittedly, it’s a little easier for those of you in large enterprise companies, since being in the Fortune 500 carries a certain amount of cachet and will earn you a [...]

2017-11-22T11:24:32-04:00November 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog, From the Trenches, Vendor Management|Tags: , , |

Office 365 vs. Google Apps: Satisfying User Needs

During a Sunday afternoon roundtable discussion focused on Leading Innovation as a CIO, one executive leader at the Spring 2017 Midmarket CIO Forum reclaimed that buzzword tossed about by today’s technology writers in a simple reminder. “Innovation is change,” said Vicki Harper of Acument Global. “You can’t keep doing the same thing you’ve always done.” [...]

2017-04-26T20:29:24-04:00April 26th, 2017|Categories: Vendor Management|Tags: , , , , |

How today’s CIO thinks about sourcing technology

There is perhaps an over abundance of content, coverage and opinion about the evolving role of the CIO. IT leaders are continually juggling rapidly evolving technologies while also being tasked with leading transformational efforts across their organizations. As a result, many are in fact already well down the path of evolution. What influence does this evolution have on [...]

2017-10-31T15:44:04-04:00February 8th, 2017|Categories: Strategy, Vendor Management|Tags: , , |