Do we still need an IT department?

In a world where the business is increasingly performed using digital technologies and where the younger generation is IT literate, do we still need an IT department? That is actually an interesting question. It’s true that some industries have become driven by information technology. Think about the financial services industry or telecom. Most financial assets... Continue Reading →

DevOps, it’s not just automation

I often hear people telling me they are moving quickly to DevOps and that they are automating their testing and deployment environments. Unfortunately six or nine months later they are disappointed. They have not gotten the benefits they expected. Why is that? Well, DevOps is not just about automation. It involves a fundamental change in... Continue Reading →

A Modern CIO, a Techie at Heart with a Business Mind?

As the world increasingly becomes IT literate and as digital technologies percolate in everything we do, the role of the CIO and the responsibility for the IT department needs to change drastically or it will implode. You’re probably asking yourself why I would predict that, and what CIOs should do to have a bright future. Let me answer both questions.

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