Stories by Adam Dennison

CIOs Must Market IT's Value

Do your business colleagues really understand the value of what IT delivers? All too often, I hear CIOs answer that question with a reluctant "No, not really."

Written by Adam Dennison30 Oct. 14 23:45

Calling a Truce in CIO-CMO Budget Battles

Thanks to my job as publisher of this magazine, I have the pleasure of meeting dozens of our CIO readers each month at the various events we hold across the country, and I'm also in regular touch with the vendor community. This unusual combination gives me a 360-degree view of the hottest topics and trends in our industry.

Written by Adam Dennison27 Aug. 14 22:40

CIOs vs. Consumer Tech: How to Win Over Your Users

CIO's Publisher Adam Dennison makes the case for CIOs to take advantage of user enthusiasm for new technologies while shoring up security and compliance controls.

Written by Adam Dennison23 June 14 22:52

Do leaders create a great company culture -- or vice versa?

CIO's Publisher Adam Dennison contends that great leadership and a thriving company culture ultimately support one another, and pays tribute to the legacy of IDG's late Chairman Patrick J. McGovern.

Written by Adam Dennison29 April 14 22:53

Mapping the C-Suite's Digital Future

CIO's Publisher Adam Dennison nominates the CIO as the best 'pathfinder' to help C-suite execs move confidently toward digital business, and provides a link to the CIO Executive Council's new digital readiness survey.

Written by Adam Dennison27 Feb. 14 14:20

Follow the Money: CIOs Have Nothing to Fear From CMOs

CIO's Publisher Adam Dennison doesn't buy the notion that CMO budgets for IT will outstrip those of CIOs in the coming years, citing new State of the CIO research to prove it.

Written by Adam Dennison02 Jan. 14 13:32

In Search of Next-Gen IT Talent

A new research project could help many CIOs and their HR and training departments better identify, recruit and retain quality IT talent, says publisher Adam Dennison.

Written by Adam Dennison31 Oct. 13 12:48

New Role for the CIO: Chief Process Officer?

CIO's Publisher Adam Dennison wonders why all the burdens of IT process-creating and policy-making for new technologies must fall on the CIO's shoulders. Should vendors be stepping up to help?

Written by Adam Dennison28 Aug. 13 12:52

Enterprise Startups Draw CIO Attention

As venture-capital firms focus more on customer-facing technologies, CIOs are placing bets on emerging enterprise IT players.

Written by Adam Dennison26 June 13 12:59

Ramp Up Your IT Leadership Quotient

Advice for aspiring CIOs: Sharpening your communications skills and raising your industry presence will put you on the path to a CIO job.

Written by Adam Dennison30 April 13 17:02

Why CMOs won't control your IT budget

CIOs are partnering with their marketing chiefs more than ever, but they're not waiting around for marching orders. Getting to know the customer is job one for them, too.

Written by Adam Dennison16 April 13 13:54