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CIO Talk Network Podcast

Oct 29, 2008

While IT has allowed some industries to cut labor, paradoxically, IT is having problems finding skilled people! Two trends are responsible: the boomer generation of experienced technology workers is approaching retirement and some valuable IT resources are just scarce. So what about a new 20 hour-a-week free agent...


Oct 22, 2008

For some not so obvious reasons, the Quality Assurance function in IT is treated as a step child! While there are costs related to implementing quality in terms of appraisal and prevention, are these costs really exceeding that of failure? Implementing a successful IT QA function is in fact, a change...


Oct 15, 2008

At one time, VoIP was just a way to cut down on phone bills. With the convergence of audio and data streams, VoIP is now a serious communication tool millions of businesses depend on every day. But cheap phone service is only one aspect. What strategic advantages will VoIP offer in the future, as the technologies...


Oct 8, 2008

A CIO's job tenure is fraught with deadlines, RIF's, job changes, and other stress, and a tough job can take its toll. Is there a better way to do a much better job? ...perhaps by using positive thinking or changing our thoughts to affect outcomes? Can we change our outer world by getting ""into the groove"", internally?


Oct 1, 2008

When it comes to hot new technologies that are still immature or just challengingly complex, how can an internal IT department develop the necessary criteria to avoid being taken for a ride by a vendor? How does IT Leadership keep a healthy skepticism about what a vendor is doing, when they themselves may have only a...