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5 Traits to Look for in an Effective CIO

on 05-Jun-2019 09:57:04 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments | Management Strategy
There are times when you do not have the technology expertise required within your company to plan a project or to solve a problem that feels like it is crippling one or more business operations. There is no need to feel discouraged.
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Culture Eats Strategy

on 15-Nov-2018 09:35:47 By | Keith Smith | 0 Comments | Management Strategy
Why do certain people and businesses succeed where others fail? Why do certain people and businesses find success consistently and repeatedly while others don't?
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Develop Leadership with a Technology Focused Business Plan

on 10-Aug-2018 12:24:33 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments | Management Strategy Productivity
Dependable outcomes prove a productive business. Whether productivity derives from acquiring new customers, streamlining business processes or maintaining an organisational workflow, a proper business plan provides a welcomed resource for progress in all areas concerned. Designing and adhering to a plan however can unearth difficulties that must be addressed. Optimising a business plan through a focus on technology will not only discover problems, but it will also allow management to comb finely through each business process and sort out incongruities that cause delay, waste and frustration. It will further provide support to expose any unsuspected or unknown risks that might deter future growth. By committing to act through a technological objective, businesses can expect to see real, tangible returns.
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Importance of having a technology strategy

on 03-May-2018 16:03:15 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments | Management Strategy Productivity
If vested interests try to sabotage the IT strategy – it’s working   An IT strategy is probably the most important document that a Chief Information Officer (CIO) produces – and the most difficult to get right. Done well, by someone who has a broad overview of both business goals and the emerging IT landscape, it provides the IT roadmap for the business to forge ahead in the next five to ten years. Done poorly, done too late, or not done at all – a commoner state of affairs than one might think – it dooms the organisation to underperformance and poor productivity.  
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Your business is only as secure as how you store and access your passwords

on 11-Jan-2018 15:30:39 By | Jack Whisker | 0 Comments | Management Password Security
Your business is only as secure as how you store and manage your passwords. Often overlooked, passwords are the first line of defence to protecting your business from anyone and a strong password can often make the difference. However sometimes no matter how strong a password is they still fall into the wrong hands. How passwords are stored plays a vital role in the safety of your business and ensuring that only authorised users can access approved applications.
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Why the CIO role is vital for successful digital transformation

on 25-Sep-2017 11:15:55 By | Andrew Allen | 0 Comments | Management Security Productivity
  A recent report by Dell Technologies surveyed 4,600 business leaders from around the globe to analyse their organisation's transformation efforts. The report found that 1 in 3 fear they’ll be left behind by digital transformation. To remedy this 91% plan to invest in powerful technologies within the next three years. Unfortunately, the same number of business leaders say they are facing major hurdles to transformation. It’s little surprise then that many business leaders intend to work closely with their Chief Information Officer (CIOs) to stay in control of the digital transformation agenda. Let’s look at why this is?  
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