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What I learned at Gartner’s CIO Leadership Forum in Huntington Beach California.

by Mark Mcdonald  |  March 20, 2013

Last week the CIO Leadership Forum landed in London at Heathrow Terminal 5 where more than 250 CIOs shared their experiences, ideas and concerns.  This week Huntington Beach California, outside...

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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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A New Federalism for Technology – a model made for a world demanding global growth and control

by Mark Mcdonald  |  February 25, 2013

Strategy connects with structure and structure influences strategy.  The relationship between the two drives organizations to re-align, re-distribute and re-organize, all except for IT.  According to the 2013 Gartner CIO...

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What are the feedback systems that drive a Technology Game?

by Mark Mcdonald  |  February 20, 2013

The IT Game is a stalemate and the past few posts have sought to start up a conversation regarding the nature of a new Technology Game that should replace the...

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What are the rules for the "Technology Game?"

by Mark Mcdonald  |  February 12, 2013

The prior post introduced the idea that the current IT game is a stalemate and that it is time to design a new game, a technology game.  That post suggests...

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The IT game is a stalemate, time to define a new Technology Game

by Mark Mcdonald  |  February 8, 2013

CIOs and IT leaders are masters of  the IT game. Executives play the IT game so long as it was the only game in town and it suited their needs....

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We need a good business reason for investing in IT

by Mark Mcdonald  |  January 30, 2013

For years CIOs and researchers have highlighted the imperative for IT become a larger part of the business.  The advice offered is for CIOs to be more strategic, business focuses,...

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Hunting and Harvesting in a Digital World: the 2013 CIO Agenda

by Mark Mcdonald  |  January 16, 2013

This morning I had the honor of appearing on CNBC to announce the results of the 2013 Gartner Executive Programs CIO survey and CIO agenda report.  Follow this link to...

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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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Forget about resolutions and figure out your resolve

by Mark Mcdonald  |  January 2, 2013

New Year’s resolutions come and mostly go by the wayside in large part because they are weak commitments to things we already know that we are not going to do....

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