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Can the CIO be the Chief Digital Officer? Yes if they make the role their own

by Mark Mcdonald  |  April 12, 2013

The CIO is more qualified than most for the emerging position of Chief Digital Officer (CDO) as they have an intimate and operational understanding of how the enterprise and customers...

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Can the CIO be the Chief Digital Officer? Crafting the right role

by Mark Mcdonald  |  April 10, 2013

YES, even H3LL Yes.  But just because you are the CIO does not mean that you are the Chief Digital Officer by default.  They are two different jobs with significant...

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What I learned from this week’s CIO Leadership Forum in London

by Mark Mcdonald  |  March 15, 2013

Earlier this week almost 300 CIOs from across Europe flew into London’s Terminal 5 to participate in the 2013 Leadership Forum.  “Digital Enterprise and Beyond”is the them of the event...

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What I learned from Gartner’s First Symposium in the Middle East - Dubai 2013

by Mark Mcdonald  |  March 11, 2013

Last  week more than 450 CIOs and IT executives met for Gartner’s first ever Symposium in the Middle East.  The three-day event concentrated on the digital imperatives of Focus, Connect...

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Artist and businessperson – a model for the 21st century executives, leaders, managers and artists

by Mark Mcdonald  |  March 4, 2013

The other day I watched “The History of the Eagles Part 1 & 2”  a documentary on the Eagles, you know the band that brought is Life in the Fast...

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Which are the best opportunities for CIOs to connect with their C Level colleagues

by Mark Mcdonald  |  February 22, 2013

There are many ‘reasons’ why the C Level colleagues of the CIO should pay attention.  Frankly many of those arguments about the power of technology, its strategic importance, etc. fall...

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The leadership traits CIOs see as significant for success. One of the ‘one’ questions you would ask of CIOs.

by Mark Mcdonald  |  February 6, 2013

As we developed the CIO survey over last summer, we asked you about the one question you would ask CIOs.  One of the questions you asked was about leadership skills...

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2013 is the first day of the rest of the year, and the last time to account for the past.

by Mark Mcdonald  |  January 7, 2013

Today is the first full working day of the first full working week of 2013.  It's a time when ‘everything old is new again’. New in the context that it's...

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Enterprise architects, creationism and absolutism

by Mark Mcdonald  |  November 19, 2012

This blog post is going to get me into  trouble, but I think that the issue is worth discussing, so I wince as I hit the publish button, but here...

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What I learned from CIOs in Sao Paulo at Gartner Symposium

by Mark Mcdonald  |  November 2, 2012

Earlier this week the Gartner Symposium series stopped in Sao Paulo Brasil and joined more than 1,000 CIOs and IT professionals to discuss business and technology issues.  Like earlier symposia,...

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