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Role of Chief Marketing Technologist – Gartner, Richard Fouts

THE key takeway from this very pertinent and timely Gartner blog is Think Customer Experience.  All else (growth, strategy) should and will emanate from “doing” customer experience correctly. ITconnecter Richard Fouts, Research Vice President, Gartner How the Role of Chief

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IT as a Business – I/TBM, April 23, 2014

From the latest issue of IT as a Business – I/TBM, a few key articles: Here’s How Washington is Preparing for a Future of Wireless Everything The Dawn of Cloud 2.0 and Why Google Started a Price War CIOs Can Harness

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Creating Technology Financial Accountability, Cost Transparency

From Comsci’s whitepaper, “Creating Technology Financial Accountability.” an “IT Financial Management and Cost Transparency White Paper:” “Increasing the level of granularity around IT products and services also produces more accurate costs, enabling fair comparisons and accurate benchmarking.  And, by having accurate costs, business users

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please join me at ITFMA’s Norfolk, VA conference April, 2014

With the rapid acceptance of cloud working hand-in-hand with the consumerization of IT, the role of the CIO is rapidly moving from operator to broker of IT.  Come share and learn how this is impacting the world of IT Finance

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IVIS-32, Don’t Wait to be Asked to Expand your Role as a CIO l Finding the Fit Inside of Ricoh – Tracey Unfiltered

IVIS-32, Don’t Wait to be Asked to Expand your Role as a CIO Next Step – While Tracey was fortunate enough to be asked to assume ownership for process, don’t wait.  Take the lead on your company’s initiatives in process,

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MIT Sloan Blog on IT Transparency and ITconnecter’s take – 3rd of 4 l MIT Soan Executive Education Blog

IT should embrace performance measures | MIT Sloan Executive Education Blog is the location of the MIT Sloan blog, which is a brief summary of the role of IT transparency. “In these posts, we detailed two of the four key value

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G2 Report on CRM for SMB (Salesforce.com extract)

….considering an SFA/CRM system for our own SMB, we’ve considered Salesforce.com, SugarCRM and other (e.g. Capsule).  This report effectively indicates that Workbooks CRM (www.workbooks.com) is also worth a look, especially given a functionally “free account” for up to two users.

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Study: Which CxO Owns Mobile Strategy? Depends on who you talk to…

…holey moley Batman.  The rumblings evident in the changing technology leadership role between CIOs and CMOs couldn’t be more evident than what this study found…. The message is clear, for CIOs, it is career-critical to establish leadership around data, process

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“survey says” 92% of CEOs directly involved in technology decisions

….from a survey conducted by the Chief Executive Group; CEOs ‘STEP UP’ TO TRANSFORMATIONAL CHANGE : 92% of CEOs are directly involved in technology decisions, 85% in finance, 84% in sales and 77% in human resources A growing body of research depicts the

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CMO and CIO, who will lead technology strategy? and with what?

…interesting morning…by 9:30am EST, I had discussed the concept of TBM and CIOs and the role of CMOs and their need for something similar. From my conversation with a  marketing guru (ex-VP of Marketing at major consumer brand), I surmised

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