I recently wrote a piece in Computing magazine about the need for organisations to value their IT staff to stop the IT brain drain. Gartner’s 2008 CIO survey highlighted this as the third most pressing issue for CIOs. I touched on the issue of the exodus of experienced talent as a result of people reaching […]
Monthly Archives: July 2008
In my recent FT piece I drew a parallel with influential musician David Bowie. His career has spanned 5 decades, which is about the same duration as the modern IT industry. Unlike Bowie the IT industry has changed very little over that time. Same old problems: Lack of IT representation at board level User-technologist distrust. […]
How does IT resemble a "well-behaved puppy?" Why bother with driver-based budgets? Is CFO of the U.S. DoD really "the toughest job in the world?" I was recently interviewed on Cognos BI Radio where discussed these points and more. Read the interview. View/download the podcast (choose episode 12) View the transcript.