An IT strategy is crucial for businesses to provide an overall direction and plan for the business. In this episode, Jim Maholic talks about how to create an IT strategy and the importance of evaluating your current state and planning for a high-performing future state.
Jim Maholic has 30 plus years in IT leadership and is an Amazon bestselling author. He has consulted with many of the largest and most prestigious companies in North and South America across numerous industries. Jim’s career has included two stints as a CIO, executive positions with Big Four and regional consulting firms, and leadership roles with enterprise software companies. His professional focus has been developing IT strategies that align with clients' core strategic business objectives.
Jim is a really insightful and fascinating guy. We had a great conversation. He shares practical strategies a company or enterprise can take to get started with IT strategy. Be sure to check out Jim’s books, IT Strategy and Business Cases that Mean Business for more information on creating an IT strategy.
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Using big data effectively can be game-changing for a business. In this episode, Bill Schmarzo talks about how to leverage big data to add value to your business. Data is an asset to be exploited and help drive organization and business initiatives.
State of the CIO, hosted by Dan Kelly of The Negotiator Guru, was created as a philanthropic exercise that shares knowledge from high-level CIOs.
It’s no secret that the role of the CIO has changed over the past few years, but understanding leadership transitions is what separates average CIOs from the greats. Tony Gerth, author, clinical professor and principal of ABG Executive Advisors, conducted a study on how CIOs transition into new appointments and how long it takes for them to gain mastery of the job. Gerth learned that regardless of the transition style, CIOs will experience taking charge of a new role over the course of three distinct, overlapping phases: the entry, stabilization and renewal phase.
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COVID-19 is strongly impacting everyone’s daily routines, especially in the workforce. With shelter-in-place put into effect worldwide, a large majority of the world’s workforce is either forced to work remotely, take strong precautions onsite or, unfortunately, be laid off.
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Companies expect to see an increase in SaaS over the next 12 months.
In this webinar with Dan and Flexera, gain an understanding of the entire SaaS machine and discover the negotiation opportunities for new versus existing customers when it comes to buying this software.
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The most successful people know how to manage their time.
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“A value is only a value when it limits your ability to make a profit.”
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In this episode, we take you through the negotiation process with a specific focus on finalizing the deal.
Based on popular demand, this episode is a deep dive focus on developing and leveraging the 7th step of your Negotiation Plan: Communication.
This episode focuses on developing your Negotiation Plan to best prepare and align your organization.
This episode focuses on developing a Negotiation Plan to best prepare and align your organization.