Gartner Blog Network

Tag: 'technology-leadership' Blog Posts

from the Gartner Blog Network

PLURES ex UNIS – an architecture model for digitalized business

by Mark Mcdonald  |  March 2, 2013

“Many out of one” is the rough translation.  The term sounds familiar.  Its opposite- e pluribus unum 'one out of many' – is the motto of the United States.   The...

Read more »

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...

Read more »

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...

Read more »

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...

Read more »

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....

Read more »

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...

Read more »

30 Rock Finale shows that it is hard to end on a high note, perhaps it is better just to move on.

by Mark Mcdonald  |  February 4, 2013

Last week I missed the series finale of 30 Rock due to bad weather delaying my flight by a few hours.  Good thing for HULU.  After watching the episode it...

Read more »

Digital strategy or digital tragedy

by Mark Mcdonald  |  January 23, 2013

As more and more attention turns to digital technology (mobile, big data, social, cloud) the greater the temptation to invest in a 'digital' strategy.  The idea sounds clear, simple and...

Read more »

The last question for the last day of 2013

by Mark Mcdonald  |  December 31, 2012

This December the blog has asked a number of questions about the future of IT.  The approach seeks to avoid didactic statements about the future of IT – answers without...

Read more »

What are the issues that need to be addressed in creating IT’s future?

by Mark Mcdonald  |  December 21, 2012

This is the third question in the December Friday question series.  The two prior questions looked at  “Is the IT organization, as we currently know it, worth saving?” on December...

Read more »