7 steps for better business-IT collaboration

Breaking down barriers and building partnerships between IT and the business takes time and effort. But the business outcomes are well worth it. By Mary K. Pratt Contributing writer, CIO | NOV 29, 2021 2:00 AM PST Break down silos. Build cross-functional teams. Bring in business partners. CIOs have been hearing those imperatives for years, with each of those…

9 lies IT managers tell themselves

You’ve got it all covered: security, budget, stakeholders’ needs. Or do you? These common self-deceptions can come back to haunt your IT initiatives — and your career.   By Christina Wood CIO | JUN 4, 2020 3:00 AM PDT   Some lies are necessary. Like that smile you fake when agreeing to a budget cut. But there are…