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My Notes from 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: CIO Keynote Panel

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Here are my notes from session of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium session: CIO Keynote Panel -?The The Evolving CIO Role in Cloud and Mobile Computing Environment. Participants included: Moderator: David Kingston ,?Managing Managing Director, Corporate Executive Board, panel: Anthony D. Christie ,?CIO Tasos said it depends.

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Is the CIOs More Important Than CEOs in Driving Business Transformation?

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Forrester recently concluded that the CIO was more important. However, I do see merits in their claim, as well as some concerns about it.

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My Notes from the 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: Collective Intelligence and Social Networks

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Here are more of my notes from the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium : Collective Intelligence and Social Networks, Participants included: Moderator: Brian P.

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My Notes from 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: Academic Keynote Panel

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The MIT Sloan Alumni Club of Boston, The MIT Center For Digital Business, SIM Boston and MIT ILP, are hosting the eight annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium today. MIT’s Perspective: What Every CIO Should Know About the Future Impact of Digital Business. The event is sold out with over 900 people registered. Erik Brynjolfsson ,?Schussel

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My Notes from the 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: Enterprise Analytics = Business Values

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Here are more of my notes from the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: Enterprise Analytics = Business Values. Participants included: Moderator: Michael S.

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The 2010 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Part Two: Solving the CIO Paradox

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I recently attended the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium for the second time. attended a session, Solving the CIO Paradox , led by led by Maryfran Johnson, Editor in Chief, CIO Magazine. Maryfran said they were going to try to solve the CIO paradox as the role is always changing.   She said CIO can stand for career is over.

The Four to Five Year Tenure for CIOs

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Patrick Thibodeau recently wrote an interesting piece for ComputerWorld, CIOs aren't CIOs for long. He talked about the relative sort tenure for CIOs and conveyed as assessment by Frank Petersmark, CIO of Amerisure Mutual Insurance: “The first year as CIO is the honeymoon. However, we are still in transition.

CIO Job Requirements 2012

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Rob Preston recently wrote about What CIOs Want In Their Successors in Information Week. Rob talked with four CIOs in the U.S. This implies that future CIOs need to move around their department and gather a variety of skills and perspectives. For example, Rob writes about Kent Kushar, CIO of E. & J.

CIO Dilemma - Social Software vs ERP

Governance in a Networked World

The CIO dilemma Andrew talked about will be cured, as it has in the past, through this form of legitimisation. tools.

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User Adoption Strategies for CIOs and IT Managers - Lunchtime Session in Atlanta on April 23

Michael Sampson - Currents

who will present "User Adoption Strategies for CIOs and IT Managers". When she heard that I'd be in Atlanta for the Share 2012 conference, Lisa Duke from Simplified Technology Solutions asked if I'd be willing to present on user adoption at a lunchtime session on Monday April 23—we discussed the tentative details, and I agreed.

Office 365 at Atkins

Michael Sampson - Currents

” – The Atkins CIO was able to negotiate a discount on the E5 plan due to current licensing arrangements for the Office suite on-premises.

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MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: Notes from Four Panels

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The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is an annual one-day conference where CIOs and other senior execs gather to “explore how academic research and innovative technologies can help address the practical challenges in today's changing economy.” I sat through four panels and posted my notes on the FastForward blog. Part Three: Enterprise 2.0.

Are CIOs Ready to Bite? - Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes

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This post covers the keynote: Are CIOs Ready to Bite? Panelists include: JP Rangaswami , CIO and Chief Scientist, BT Design and Murali Sitaram , VP/GM Enterprise Collaboration Platform, Cisco. But many CIOs continue to cite concerns around security, privacy and a lack of enterprise-grade, interoperable solutions. Enterprise 2.0

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Forrester’s Guidance to CIOs on Establishing Social Media Policy

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I recently received a review copy of the Forrester report, The CIO’s Guide to Establishing a Social Media Policy. There were a number of things I like about this report. First, they offered guidelines rather than best practices. They covered the issues to address and the questions to ask. Another 11% were not sure if a policy existed. 

The 2010 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Notes: Enterprise 3.0?

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I recently attended the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium for the second time. The site describes it as an event “where CIOs and other senior business executives from around the world gather to explore how leading-edge academic research and innovative technologies can help address the practical challenges faced in today's changing economy.”.

The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Notes Part There: Positioning IT as an Innovation Engine

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I recently attended the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium for the second time. Panel members include: Ananth Krishman, CTO, TCS, Daxi Li, Chairman Chinese Association for Science and Business, Roy Rosin, VP of Innovation, Intuit, and Marco Orellana, CIO Codelco. The CIO can be a big part of this. This is part three of my notes.  

Facebook Embraces Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

In outlining the reasons for doing so, Tim Campos (Facebook CIO) listed the following: – Facebook employees are distributed around the world. One piece of big news out of Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto this week is that Facebook has embraced Office 365 for its more than 13,000 employees. So do we at Facebook.

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Can Cloud Computing Elevate the Role of IT, Making It More Strategic?

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Nearly 70 percent of respondents feel an increasing number of CIOs and senior IT staff will have a business (as opposed to a technology) background in the future. The nimble nature of cloud based IT coupled with the reduction in maintenance needs, should allow CIOs to focus more on business issues. and Europe.    

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Benefits from Using iPads at SAP #ipad #mobility

Michael Sampson - Currents

The CIO of SAP talks about the benefits of deploying iPads to 14,000 of its employees : " The SAP iPad enterprise deployment is one of the biggest in the world, with more than 14,000 employees using Apple's tablet. Read more: SearchConsumerization. Enterprise Mobility

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Don’t Underestimate the Power of (Social) Collaboration. It Is Not a Given

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But till then, how about if one of these days you come to work and you bump into a rather controversial article, a superb  read, actually, that questions the whole social business industry, right where it hurts the most:   Social Networking for Business doesn’t count much on today’s CIO’s top priorities , after all.

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How to Help Managers Lead Change

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One area’s innovation might become your entire organization’s best practice.   A version of this article appeared in CIO magazine in October 2012.

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Federal CIO Council Seeks to Advance Trustworthy Social Media

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Fortunately, the CIO Council is rising to the occasion. In seeking to advance secure social media in the US Federal Government, the CIO Council?s In the absence of social media compliance and regulatory standards, social networking technologies face increased scrutiny in both the government and commercial sectors. intended to provide

Responding to Shadow IT

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– Marcus Jewell, How Should CIOs Respond to the Rise of Shadow IT? The executives made the decision to slash the budget. September 2015).

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IBM SJ 46-4 | A model for CIO-led innovation

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Azua The CIO (chief information officer) organization at IBM has adopted the idea of a participatory Web and is engaged in leveraging employee talent to address the persistent information technology challenges facing global enterprises. Newbold and M. C. See Reference 3 in this issue for additional details. discussion and conclusion follow.

Herding the Smart Cats: Successful IT Change Leadership

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The CIO recognized that success would take superior execution and implementation, not just of process, but also of people. Change could be hard.

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10 Things to Know About the New Federal Digital Government Strategy

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CIO, and Todd Park, U.S. CIO, and Todd Park, U.S. On May 23, 2012, Stephen VanRoekel, U.S. CTO, unveiled what is officially called “Digital Government: Building a 21st Century Platform to Better Serve the American People” (PDF). The federal digital strategy provides interesting new guidance for U.S. agencies. agencies.

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10 Things to Know About the New Federal Digital Government Strategy

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CIO, and Todd Park, U.S. CIO, and Todd Park, U.S. On May 23, 2012, Stephen VanRoekel, U.S. CTO, unveiled what is officially called “Digital Government: Building a 21st Century Platform to Better Serve the American People” (PDF). The federal digital strategy provides interesting new guidance for U.S. agencies. agencies.

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Change Leadership Challenge 1: Active, Committed Leadership

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This is the first in a series of posts about change leadership. Image from the Boston Public Library. Engage Employees. Can you blame them?

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Transforming collaboration with social tools

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The CIOs role in social enterprise strategy: Transforming collaboration demands an evolutionary approach. All rights reserved. enterprise2.0

My Favorite Tweets for June 1 - 15 2011

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CIOs share 7 tips for social media strategy [link] #socbiz #cio. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.    Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason. link]. Twitter? link].

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Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections – Job Role and Responsibilities

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Something that, funny enough, did not happen in the past, even though I have always been rather visible all along. And that’s it! Very much so! 

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Does a Senior Exec Need to be in Charge of Enterprise Collaboration?

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At the same, time, as Jacob notes, the collaboration exec needs to work closely with other senior management, including the CIO, but also with each business unit lead, to ensure the necessary cross-fertilization within the enterprise. Jacob Morgan recently wrote an interesting post, Do Organizations Need a Chief Collaboration Officer?

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Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: A Review

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This implementation won a CIO 100 award for innovation in 2002. I did some catching up on my reading over the last holidays. last.fm or Amazon).

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Feds Moving Toward More Agile IT Development Process

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CIO, Steven VanRoekel, is advocating for projects that can be completed in three to six months (or multiple projects of that duration). Related post: 10 Things to Know About New Federal Digital Government Strategy. The U.S. government is pushing for a more modular process for IT development. Instead of large, multi-year IT projects, the U.S.

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My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections

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This is it! The moment of truth! The wait is over. The long hiatus of silence is now a thing of the past. The truly mind-blowing one. Bring it on!

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What Social Media and Enterprise 2.0 Can Bring to HR Processes

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Early enterprise efforts usually involved bringing in consumer Web tools or creating custom versions of them as Al Essa did at the MIT Sloan School in 2004 when he was CIO.  Last week I had the pleasure of doing a webinar with the enterprise 2.0 software firm, Bitrix. with an emphasis on HR process because of the audience. 

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Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers

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And the more you do of that, the much better off for the business. Never mind the community facilitators. They never have. . etc. . Yet another time.

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Email Management = Top Information Management Pain Point

Michael Sampson - Currents

Whereas IT budgetary allocations for social media were in close alignment with just 11 percent of respondents focusing on managing Web 2.0 information, the research indicates that just 16 percent of organisations assigned the majority of their budget to addressing email management, despite being the UK’s top pain point. My Comments. 1.

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Feds Moving Toward More Agile IT Development Process

Influence

CIO, Steven VanRoekel, is advocating for projects that can be completed in three to six months (or multiple projects of that duration). CIO, Steven VanRoekel, is advocating for projects that can be completed in three to six months (or multiple projects of that duration). The U.S. Instead of large, multi-year IT projects, the U.S.

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Stop Runaway Software Development Projects - The BrainYard

Michael Sampson - Currents

Recent research by Evans Data estimates that 49% of such projects run over schedule; an IBM survey of CIOs puts the percentage at 62%.

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