7 Traits Shared by Successful CIOs

Moving the business forward in the digital convergence will require strong technology leadership. These specific traits rise to the top among the most successful CIOs.  

H-1B Visa: Good Intentions Gone Astray

Has the H-1B process gone from adding hard to find skills that will strengthen the U.S. to one now mostly profiting foreign corporations?

Do Managers Really Matter?

Google did not think management had much value for an engineering driven organization of self starters and high achievers. They decided to find out if Managers do really matter. Here's what they discovered.

It's the Process, Stupid!

So I keep telling myself, the greatest invention in the last 200 years isn't a product, but rather the scientific method, the process which has been used to create millions of products. Today, when change is exponential, a focus on process over products is even more important. Here are 5 keys to focusing on process.

How to Work More Deeply in a Distracted World - Part 2: How

In part 1 of this blog post we learned why Deep Work is critical for knowledge workers to succeed in the new economy. Here, in Part 2, we learn from Cal Newport's book, Deep Work, how to work deeply when we are surrounded by desires and distractions.

How to Work More Deeply in a Distracted World - Part 1: Why

By design, distractions are everywhere in a digital world, yet working deeply may be the most important ability we need to be successful in the new economy. A new book, Deep Work, by Cal Newport provides great insight into how we can better overcome this paradox.

Get Fit and Stay Focused with these Office Exercises

Staying fit is a challenge, but with an eight (10) hour office day, it's even harder. These 15 exercises will help you reduce sedentarism and improve your health.

How To Keep IT Talent Once You've Got It

Finding and hiring the tech specialists to help you enable your 2.0-strategies is only half the challenge. Retaining them once you've brought them on is the next.