Innovation is not the whole ball-game for a CIO

Barely a day goes by without some pundit or other proclaiming the CIO’s future as Chief Innovation Officer.

I strongly disagree.

After many years analysis and practical experience as a CIO, it is clear to me that the Future CIO role will be about business integration and the integrity of the business within a connected world.

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Future CIO and a vision for IT: IT Now Magazine

My article on a future for the CIO and the IT function has been published in the quarterly magazine by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. The magazine is only available online in the BCS Member Secure Area so, for the benefit of everyone who may wish…

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The view from the armchair

I am always wary of ‘armchair experts’ on CIO success, if they have no direct experience of sitting in the hot seat. Being the number one is a full-contact occupation and not that easy for spectators to understand…

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CIO Support and Development

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Big Data upgrade: V3 to V6

Those interested in Big Data often use the “Three Vs model” to describe it. The three Vs usually represent:

Volume Variety Velocity

Well I suggest that we need at least three more Vs:

Veracity Value Veiling

Veracity is about making sure that the Big Data is accurate; Value refers to the relative value of the Big Data process outcome(s) – READ MORE You may also like to read:

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Just like people, organisations need to make some proper time for honest reflection on their present situation and future prospects. It’s an essential part of organisational integrity. — colin beveridge