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. CIO & CTO, Global Crossing, Mark Egan , CIO, VMware, Sanjay Mirchandani , CIO & COO, Global Centers of Excellence, EMC Corporation, and Tasos Tsolakis , EVP & CIO, Iron Mountain. Participants included: Moderator: David Kingston ,?Managing

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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. VP & CIO, Sensata. what was happening in his organization as the one CIO on the panel.

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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. Here are my notes from the session: Academic Keynote Panel: ?MIT’s

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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. Brad Peterson , CIO, Charles Schwab, Sid Probstein , CTO, Attivio, and Renée Romano Nocker , Director of Technology Product Marketing, SAS.

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The 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is Today

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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. The 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium's theme will focus on the evolving CIO's role and how the CIO can create strategic value for organizations in a digital business world. Meanwhile, here is what I wrote about last year’s MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. The 2010 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Notes: Enterprise 3.0?

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. For example, Gartner states that the average CIO tenure is less than five years.  This may allow CIOs to be more strategic.

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. Dave Bent, CIO of United Stationers was quoted, "They may be brilliant technologists, but without the business engagement and leadership skills, they will not make it to the higher level." This implies that future CIOs need to move around their department and gather a variety of skills and perspectives.

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

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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. Lisa and I, along with Sharon Bellamy, talked about the user adoption challenge on a podcast in November last year.

CIO Dilemma - Social Software vs ERP

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The bigger issue appeared to be how CIOs deal with the fact that their clients merely "tolerate" the existing ERP/CRM/BI enterprise apps but are really excited about the social software stuff. Of course CIOs have always had delimmas like this.

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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.” Part Two: CIO Leadership and the Bottom Line.

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. Have we reached an impasse in business-wide adoption or are CIOs beginning to show signs of 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. It notes that, “even in organizations with a social media policy, IT and the CIO are often seen as roadblocks to social media usage.” In stead it urges CIOs to be evangelists in both using social media effectively and creating effective guidelines to support this effort.

Office 365 at Atkins

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It was very gratifying to get more information on the Atkins journey, thanks to Paul’s article on CIO.com, How one CIO is migrating 18,000 users to Office 365. At the end of the article, Paul asks the CIO if he has any advice for other CIOs who might be considering a move to Office 365.

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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.”. It is an annual one-day conference, held on the MIT campus.

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 session picked up on some of the themes covered in the solving the CIO paradox session I reported on earlier. The CIO can be a big part of this.   CIOs play an important role in Chinese companies in innovation.

CIO Issues - Building a Culture of Collaboration

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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. At last year's MIT CIO Symposium , panelists talked about the CIO Paradox.

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Benefits from Using iPads at SAP #ipad #mobility

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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. For SAP, iPad use has made employees more productive, and the software giant has been able to collect more accurate data from sales reps in the field and other mobile workers, CIO Oliver Bussmann said.

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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. Not all CIOs though, but about 100 of them who took part in the survey study, which I still think is significant enough to notice.

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Facebook Embraces Office 365

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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. They need access to tools suitable for this set up.

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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 drafting the document, the CIO Council chose to neither fully endorse nor censure social media and related social networking technologies; instead taking the wiser approach of acknowledging: The decision to embrace social media technology is a risk-based decision, not a technology-based decision. In seeking to advance secure social media in the US Federal Government, the CIO Council?s

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

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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. The process of collaborative innovation was taking hold within IBM, and the CIO office played a leading role. Many communities sponsor weekly or monthly conference calls to discuss new ideas; the CIO architects sponsor a weekly Think!

Responding to Shadow IT

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– Marcus Jewell, How Should CIOs Respond to the Rise of Shadow IT?

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How to Help Managers Lead Change

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A version of this article appeared in CIO magazine in October 2012. Image: Lindsay Phillips on clker.com. We’re undergoing significant change and I can’t be everywhere. What can I do to help my managers lead change? Always Do This.

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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. Here are 10 key things you need to know about it: 1) Emphasis on providing “information and services anywhere, anytime, on any device.”

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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. Here are 10 key things you need to know about it: 1) Emphasis on providing “information and services anywhere, anytime, on any device.”

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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. Since Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month so they can be easily accessed later.

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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 argues against having CIOs lead collaboration because they already have too much on their plate and collaboration is more than technology. 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. One book at the top of the pile was Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: Choosing the Right Tools and Resources to Fit Your Needs.

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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. read more. Influence Government Tips & Trends

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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. It took the CIO some time to gain their support. Visibility was modeled by the CIO who personally evangelized the new way of engaging in project work.

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

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Expand Outside CIO Interaction & Engagement: with a couple of efforts that I am truly excited about myself, because both of them do help out accomplish a common vision: build on the ecosystem around Social Business.

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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.  To fill the real business need addressed by the 2006 report, a new class of tools has emerged such as Bitrix that are designed to do what the MIT CIO did but with many more business capabilities available out of the box, and much more alignment with business requirements such as security.

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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. International PwC Sites Click the X in the top right corner to close this window.

Email Management = Top Information Management Pain Point

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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. 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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Stop Runaway Software Development Projects - The BrainYard

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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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My Favorite Tweets for May 1 - 14 2011

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RT @ darwineco : CIO Salaries, Satisfaction, and Standing Rise [link]. 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. Since Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month so they can be easily accessed later.

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Change Leadership Challenge 1: Active, Committed Leadership

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More than half of IT executives polled by CIO in 2007 reported being “challenged by an overwhelming backlog of requests and projects” and bemoan the “shortage of time for strategic thinking and planning.” This is the first in a series of posts about change leadership.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Interviews - Doug Heintzman on Social Business

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When they recently surveyed CIOs the results were quite different that a few years ago when they were looking for cost containment and reduction. He mentioned that he was talking to the CIO of a tire manufacturer about what IBM was doing with social business inside the organization and how this was making them nimble. The CIO replied that you are a high tech company so you can get people to use the new tech tools. This is another a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011.

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