Worthwhile Reading
Business Innovation Lessons From NASA
The Saturn V moon rocket, designed to fly Apollo astronauts to the moon, was 363 feet tall and was one of the most powerful rockets ever built. Yet, just eight years before the launch, NASA's leadership and engineers were intimidated by President Kennedy's 1961 declaration that we would land Americans on the moon by the end of the decade. Later, they'd confess that in those early days, they "did not even know what they did not know."
Baseline Magazine, May 15, 2014
Inside the Board Room
CIOs who serve on external boards sharpen their business skills, gain new perspective and even pick up a few great ideas.
CIO Magazine, May 1, 2014
Employees Willing to Give Up Perks for Telecommuting
Ten percent of the Staples survey respondents said they would take a salary reduction to keep the telecommuting benefit.
eWeek, June 6, 2014
The Three Attitudes of a Disciplined IT Department
To be trusted, IT organizations should focus on the customer experience, communicate proactively and effectively, and choose adaptability over rigor.
CIO Insight, April 3, 2014
Key Considerations in Establishing a Chief Data Office
Many organizations are setting up centralized data management departments.
Information Management, April 3, 2014
The CFO Playbook on Technology: The CFO Buyer's Guide to Midmarket ERP System
With dozens of enterprise resource planning (ERP) packages tailored to the needs of midsize companies—which should a CFO choose? And why must the CFO be involved in that selection?
CFO Webcast, August 2014
Close the Gap Between IT and HR
IT needs to provide HR with sharp questions about niche technical skills. And HR pros need to do their homework about IT.
CIO Magazine - April 1, 2014
Computerworld's IT Salary Survey 2014
Demand grows and salaries rise for tech workers with the right skills.
Computerworld, April 7, 2014
A consistent HR approach the key to shared service model
Having a consistent approach to the HR function, often across different continents, is crucial to making a shared services model work effectively.
HR Magazine, April 7, 2014
Who Owns the Data?
Over the past 12 months, more businesses began re-evaluating how they view and use data. Finding ways to exploit and make use of the information they’ve had in their company all along means they gain insights to improve everything from operations, to staff deployment through to customer service.
Information Management, March 12, 2014