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Strategic CIO

June, 2015

April, 2014

  • 24 April

    Managing in the 21st Century, Page 2

    Managing in the 21st Century The next evolution for effectively managing in the 21st century lies in the development of an information-based system that can predict and identify potential risk areas for the day-to-day decisions that, if made incorre

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  • 24 April

    Managing in the 21st Century

    The following article is a modified extract from the final chapter of Phil Weinzimer’s book, The Strategic CIO: Changing the Dynamics of the Business Enterprise , published by Taylor and Francis-CRC Press. Reducing Decision-Making Risks through an E

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May, 2013

  • 7 May

    The Changing Role of the CIO

    The evolution of information technology and the changing role of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) are strategically significant in their impact on the business enterprise. Never before has there been such a good opportunity for CIOs to have a sig

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April, 2013

  • 4 April

    A Strategic CIO in Action

    Information technology is more ubiquitous in the products and services today than ever before. As consumers we see it every day when we use our phones, shop for clothes, and even when we drive our automobiles. Information technology is everywhere. C

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  • 4 April

    The Six Key Roles for CIOs to Succeed

    Today's business environment integrates information technology in products, services, and supporting business processes. The CIO is no longer the executive managing a cost center comprised of servers, switches, and routers. He or she is a busine

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March, 2013

  • 25 March

    What is a world-class PMO?

    In its most basic form a PMO (Project Management Office) is usually a reporting and accounting function, tracking time and cost across a portfolio of projects/programmes (for this purpose a programme can be defined as a complex delivery broken down

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  • 25 March

    Key Tips For Building Your First PMO

    Planning to create your first project management office? Well, don't go it alone: this slide deck by David Lendry, PMP, provides a PMO implementation model, an overview of basic and advanced PMO services, how to implement using "waves"

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  • 25 March

    PMO: Project Management Office an Overview

    This PDF from the Cranfield University School of Management highlights some of the who, what, whys and hows of the project management office. Breaking the services of a PMO into four distinct groups (Basic, Advanced Specialist, Consultancy and Advis

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  • 25 March

    PMO Responsibilities: Success, Strategy, and Definition

    In this series of 3 blog posts, David Andres reviews some of the basics of a project management office. Starting with what makes for a successful PMO "“ in particular the importance of creating small, achievable value early during implementatio

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  • 25 March

    Is a world class PMO measured by cost incurred or value added?

    Cost is a key measure of performance, but cost reduction will only take you so far. There comes a point when the delivery of a service is optimised, and few real efficiency gains left to be made. How, then, does the IT organisation either measure pr

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  • 25 March

    How Critical is the Enterprise PMO?

    The project management office itself is a useful tool for keeping projects within budget and on time, but it's not nearly as useful if it doesn't take enterprise wide priorities and concerns into account. without addressing these priorities,

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  • 12 March

    7 Marks of a Best PMO

    What makes for the best PMO? According to Alec Satin, it’s a mix of alignment, success, and process. Satin looks at his experiences with project managers and successful PMOs to determine the list, explaining each of his “marks” through intelligent a

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  • 12 March

    Fully Utilize Your PMO: Implement Key Techniques and Best-In-Class Practices

    Are you using your PMO in every way possible? If you think you are, can you be sure it’s the case? This presentation by Michael J. Stratton highlights how PMOs can positively affect the outcome of projects, the benefits of monitoring and controlling

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