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The provocateurs at IDC last week had their headline-grabber: By 2020, chief digital officers (CDOs) will “supplant” 60% of CIOs at global companies. Here’s my prediction: By 2020, chief digital officers will be yesterday’s fad, joining the ranks of chief innovation, learning, and culture officers. Continue Reading →
IT professionals have been portrayed in advertising campaigns for a few decades now. Yet ad agencies keep getting it wrong, so wrong. Business-to-business ads, such as those from computer companies for enterprise buyers, generally do better on this score, as you’d expect. But not always. Continue Reading →
They say perception is reality. If so, many in-house IT departments have reason to worry. InformationWeek’s IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it’s doing versus how the business really views IT’s performance in delivering services — and, more important, powering innovation. Read the full report here! Continue Reading →
Google finds that testing whether websites support HTTPS, among its many ranking signals, improves the relevancy of its search results. As a consequence, any website concerned about where it ranks in search result lists — which means most websites — will want to implement HTTPS support if it hasn’t already. Continue Reading →
88% of executives and digital strategists indicated that their company is undergoing a formal digital transformation effort this year, according to the report. But only one quarter said they mapped out the digital customer journey and have a clear understanding of new digital touch points. Continue Reading →
Why do CIOs have strong relationships with every other executive in the C-suite except the CMO? When you boil it down, CIOs and CMOs often don’t see eye to eye because they have their backs to each other. CMOs are looking outward toward the customer while most CIOs are looking at internal business operations. It’s time they face each other or risk falling flat on the transition to digital. Continue Reading →