Information governance covers the entire spectrum of information management, but most people have a fuzzy notion of what it is. This must change, because the real value of information can't be fully realized unless it is properly governed.
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The Renaissance has relevance to IT, and not just because IT is constantly being reborn.
The privacy maps being created today are primarily designed to avoid lawsuits.
Every day, contemporary executives confront a series of inflection points, where received wisdom is no longer adequate.
While the path-to-mastery pattern is conceptually simple, successfully executing it requires courage, perseverance and patience.
What will really turn IT careers upside down in 2014 is integrating value-creating IT behaviors into every nook and cranny of the enterprise. It sounds simple until one remembers that the history of our industry and profession is one of separation.
The rock: Users want to use their smartphones for work. The hard place: Security is deficient. All CIOs are caught between the two.
For the CIO job, things are going to get bigger, better and different on a massive scale.
In the history of computing, enterprise IT has rarely ever been prepared for the future. But we can't go on that way.
Evolving technology buying behaviors deserve much more rigorous management attention than they have been getting.
When CEOs talk about IT cost management, they don't mean they want to spend less on IT. They just want to spend smarter.
Since it is virtually impossible to find all needed analytical skills resident in the same human being, it might be wise to adopt an 'ensemble' approach to your organization's deficit in those skills. Insider (registration required)
Knowing the future is a big part of the new IT skill set. But if you are going to find the future, you have to know where to look for it.
In an era when any real-world object can be IP-addressable, connectedness will become an important metric.
What business is IT in today? What business should it be in tomorrow? What should the 'I' in 'CIO' signify?