"From fixing how integration is done to jettisoning existing tech debt to helping to drive real business innovation, IT transformation should always be done with the business in mind,"
writes Myles F. Suer in CIO
"IT transformation has many definitions. For this reason, I wanted to hear from the regulars at my weekly #CIOChat session. Interestingly, CIOs see IT transformation as having more to do with enabling digital transformation than enabling IT transformation..."
"Data must be of good quality and be controllable and consistent to ensure that it can generate business value and inform decisions," writes Jeff Burk
"The traditional task of CIOs being responsible for the technology strategy and procurement within an enterprise is no longer straightforward. The CIO and their team have the unenviable task of tracking the latest innovations and ensuring that businesses embrace these in a risk-free way that simultaneously keeps them ahead of the competition. And, this just got harder..."
"Is your IT organization a business champion or a burden?" asks John Edwards
"Here's a look at the essential KPIs for gauging IT's business effectiveness, including digital transformation...
It's strictly a numbers game when it comes to measuring the various aspects of IT success. Positive KPIs generally indicate that all is well with specific IT operations and services. Negative numbers, on the other hand, warn that IT efforts may be headed in the wrong direction or are already actively damaging enterprise goals..."
"Tech executives sound off on the IT trends they see shaping CIO strategies in 2019. AI and cloud loom large, but the test for CIOs is not just technical," suggests
"We asked five C-suite leaders at companies that deliver business-critical technology products and services to identify the IT trends that will have the biggest impact on CIO strategies in 2019.
AI and the cloud will continue to dominate enterprise IT agendas, but to capitalize on them IT leadership, more than technical expertise, is what's required of CIOs..."
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