Presidential inaugurations herald the dawn a new term, filled with aspirations of many, including the ambitious goals of the Commander-in-Chief. The inaugural address charts a course for the next four years. As I watched the inaugural ceremonies, I thought of newly appointed CIOs who must be ready to deliver their own version of an inaugural address. Every new CIO must lay out their priorities, based on the business and IT drivers for their enterprise.
Six months back, I logged my 100th blog post. I was not sure then how long it would take me to log the next 100. Here is a synopsis of the 13 subject areas that evolved from Blog #101 thru Blog #200.
At the start of every New Year, we all have an opportunity to step back and start again, with a fresh perspective on our responsibilities and goals. CIOs are no different. And this year, when CIOs do so, the white paper on IT priorities (from IDG research) entitled Clouds, business issues and time management dominate the CIO’s world in 2013 will be an interesting read.
You might not know this, but I co-chair the Cloud Governance Project within The Open Group—one of the many projects on the Cloud Work Group’s roster. Recently, the Cloud Work Group introduced the concept of a webjam—an informal way for members with a common interest to have an interactive brainstorm or debate—on a topic of their choice for some of its monthly sessions. The webjam is open to all members of the Cloud Work Group projects. Think of it as a panel discussion—except everyone on the call is part of the panel! I recently coordinated the first-ever webjam for our group. We used, "What will Cloud do to your resume?" as a topic.