There has long been a debate as to whether CIOs have the right skills and experience to become CEOs. And whilst there have been some high profile examples of this happening they still tend to be the exception. The issue was brought to the fore again recently following comments by Isabel Rutland, the co-founder of Discover&Deliver, a luxury lifestyle website.
I'm currently working with a client who is very immature when it comes to data analysis. This particular client has no history of analyzing data and barely any history of reporting. Their idea of analysis is looking at a few finance reports to see how the business is doing. They really should know better - and their CEO said as much to me during our first conversation.
By now, most of you would have noticed that, of late, a new term is being flung about more vigorously than ever: DevOps. And while it is no secret that there are clear and present gaps in the working and mutual collaboration (or its lack) between development and operations teams in the IT function, the rules of the game are changing more quickly and decisively in today's app economy.
Today when Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam isn't with us, we feel the void that his absence created is seemingly impossible to be filled. DynamicCIO pays rich tributes to this scientific brain, man behind India's powerful space and missile programs and a top grade human being who worked above religion, caste and politics to promote scientific temper across the world.