What it means to be a transformational leader with Jay Ferro

In this episode, I’m joined by CIO Jay Ferro. Jay serves as the Chief Information Officer for Quikrete and previously served as CIO for a number of other companies including Earthlink, American Cancer Society and AIG. The transformational CIO is…

How a CIO Builds a Culture of Innovation with Jag Randhawa

In this episode, I’m joined by CIO and author Jag Randhawa. Jag currently serves as the Vice President of Information Technology and E-Commerce at CAMICO Mutual Insurance. Jag is also the author of the book “The Bright Idea Box”. Innovation…

Amazon drives cloud innovation toward the enterprise

  Amazon continues to drive forward with innovation at a blistering pace. At their annual re:Invent confab, Amazon announced dozens of products to an audience of over 30,000 attendees. There are plenty of newsworthy posts outlining the specific announcements including…

Understanding the Communications Conundrum: What is the goal?

For years now, different communications solutions have come and gone. Just about every major enterprise player has had a solution at one time or another. Looking back, we started with relatively primitive solutions to communicate between coworkers. Then came email.…

#CIOitk: Is IT still relevant? The conversation is heating up!

The subject of IT relevance is a hotly contested subject. According to Forrester, 41% of business decision-makers believe that IT is an impediment to accelerating business success. In a recent Twitter chat, the participants addressed their thoughts on the relevance…

Acquisitions are key for enterprise providers, but strategies are killing innovation

Over the course of a career, employees may take part in one or two acquisitions. Over the course of my career, I was part of the core team for more than a dozen acquisitions and mergers. Gaining access to such…