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Entries Categorized as 'Hunting and Harvesting in a Digital World'


How strong is the business/IT relationship in your industry?

by Mark P. McDonald  |  April 25, 2013  |  1 Comment

How strong is the business/IT relationship in your industry?  How easy to business with technology is for you and your peers?  It’s a good question and one that we explored in the 2013 Gartner Executive Programs CIO Survey.  More than 2,000 organizations responded to the survey providing a basis for calculating an index to measure […]

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

by Mark P. McDonald  |  March 20, 2013  |  Comments Off

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 Los Angeles hosted the North American event where more than 350 CIOs gathered to discuss the theme of “Digital Enterprise and Beyond.”    Part of the […]

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

by Mark P. McDonald  |  March 15, 2013  |  4 Comments

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 reflecting the inflection point facing CIOs as traditional IT issues give way to emerging Technology challenges and opportunities. During the event we conducted a number […]

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Chief Digital Officer, What type does your organization need?

by Mark P. McDonald  |  March 12, 2013  |  9 Comments

Everyone is talking about the need for a chief digital officer (CDO).  The CDO role has come into fashion as a demonstrable sign that your organization is serious about digital technology.  The topic of what is the chief digital officer their role and responsibilities is full of energy and attention.  It is rare to create […]

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

by Mark P. McDonald  |  January 16, 2013  |  13 Comments

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 the video and this link to the press announcement. The title of this year’s report revolves around extending technology’s role in the enterprise to include […]

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