In order to solve difficult problems or plot long-term strategic plans, it's important to curve out chunks of distraction-free time devoted solely to thinking.
Many organizations aren’t coping very well with BYOD or harnessing mobile technology to their maximum advantage. Is your company one of them?
The elevator test is a quick, thumbs up or thumbs down method for professionally evaluating a person, such as a job candidate or a colleague in your organization.
Journey management is a useful concept and tool for understanding and managing your company’s technology development strategy.
With BYOD, many employees are concerned that an IT person will snoop on their personal data. If an IT person does, what’s the appropriate punishment?
In a silent organization, employees below the managerial or leadership levels are actively encouraged to keep their mouths shut. Does that sound like fun?
CIOs who ask their employees to give a performance review of the IT department will gain valuable information and insights—and win a lot of respect.
Forget multitasking. Focusing totally on the task at hand will help you produce your best work and complete it in an efficient manner.
Forty million Millennials are in today’s workforce and, as they become the majority of workers, a different enterprise and IT department will emerge.
Most companies use systems and tools to deliver internal benefits, with little consideration for technologies that benefit customers or build a brand.
The challenge of the next decade will be to design devices, systems and infrastructure that are mindlessly simple to use and easy to manage.
CIOs can learn a pair of valuable lessons from Facebook’s declining number of users as they build their own internal social media systems and tools.
As a society, we often talk about people who are hard workers, but we rarely talk about people who are smart workers. Is that smart of us?
Almost every new or creative idea faces formidable challenges from naysayers, ill-informed leaders and others who are resistant to change.