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Secrets of a Successful CIO: #2 - Be a Master of Prioritization

Published under CIO by Hardeep Mehta on October, 2017

Defining a technology roadmap for your company is your main task as Chief Information Officer. In order to do this, you must determine the priority of ongoing projects and project requests. Factors that help in this process include identifying return on investment (ROI), technology resource allocation, interdisciplinary guidance, and management approval. Once you have these key factors down, it will become more streamlined for you to build out roadmaps for the near future and beyond.

Be a Master of Prioritization: Know the Important Aspects of a Project

To emphasize the key points in determining project priority, we will use ...

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Secrets of a Successful CIO: #1 - Be Well Informed

Published under CIO by Hardeep Mehta on September, 2017

As a Chief Information Officer, it may seem like a daunting task to know the ins and outs of every project your employees are working on. This is not to say you need to know all the details, but you need to know the trajectory of a certain project or the workings of a certain software service being utilized. For example, an employee is working on implementing live chat to your ecommerce website. Do you need to know that the service is implemented using JavaScript? Does it make a difference that code is on a specific number of pages in order to launch the service?

Be Well Informed: Know What's Being Implemented

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Top 5 Advantages of Cloud Computing

Published under Software by Hardeep Mehta on August, 2017

Introduction

Cloud computing has become a term that is used on a regular basis. It's easy-to-use implementations and customizable features have made it a key piece in long-term business processes and transformations. It is such a widely used technological concept, that companies are provisioning their budgets to include cloud products over traditional IT infrastructure. According to IDC, worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will reach $122.5 billion in 2017, an increase of 24.4% over 2016. Cloud service...

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5 Ted Talks to Improve Your Leadership Skills

Published under CIO by Hardeep Mehta on July, 2017

Introduction

Watching a Ted Talk is one of the most simple and modern ways to gain wisdom that can be applied to our daily lives. While all Ted Talks are riveting and intriguing in their own individual ways, there are some that can be useful for those in leadership positions or for those that have much responsibility or influence on others. Here are 5 Ted Talks to improve business leadership.

Eduardo Briceño: How to get better at the things you care about

Eduardo Briceño has a cre...

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