The CIO Role is Influential

A CIO’s role is a big job, a tough job; it is also an influential job. What other part has a more enterprise and global influence than the CIO? With the volatility and uncertainty of today’s environmental challenges, IT must adapt to the changing business...

The CIO Is A Big Job

You are a CIO. Let’s face it, your role as CIO is a big job. You are bombarded from all sides. On one side, the rapid technology revolution promises innovative solutions while addressing user adoption challenges push in from the other side. Pressures from business...
Sorting it All Out

Sorting it All Out

Usually, I love information!  I absorb it with curiosity and enthusiasm. But these are not standard times. Between COVID-19, the racial protests, the 2020 elections on top of everyday life, we are bombarded with a continuous stream of high volumes of information, much...
Neutral No More

Neutral No More

“We don’t do neutral here.”   A client made this statement a week ago today during a conversation related to his company’s culture. It pierced me to my core. Later that evening, I sat quietly for an agonizing 8 minute and 46 seconds as the...
Learning to Adjust Your Sail

Learning to Adjust Your Sail

I took up sailing late in life and my sailing life was rather short, only 10 years start to end.  There is nothing like moving to the desert to get in the way of sailing. Nevertheless, learning to sail will always sit high on my list of major accomplishments with...