Looking in the right places: Getting real about finding women tech talent

Looking in the right places: Getting real about finding women tech talent

Milena Berry, an accomplished entrepreneur, found that the time is right to broaden how we tap into the female tech talent market.

No more heroes: View problems as solvable together

No more heroes: View problems as solvable together

To solve business problems and improve business performance, think holistically and actively get more brains on the problem. Listen to multiple perspectives, keep panic at bay and view problems as solvable together.

Putting the pieces together: A connector extraordinaire of the IBM ecosystem

Putting the pieces together: A connector extraordinaire of the IBM ecosystem

General manager of IBM ecosystems and social business evangelism is a big, broad title. Sandy Carter discusses what it means, how she got there and how to make internal and external parties work together for a common goal.

From Vietnam to the record books: A hard path drives civic commitment

From Vietnam to the record books: A hard path drives civic commitment

Coming to the U.S. at age 12 with nothing, Duy-Loan Le created an astounding technology and civic leadership career. She discusses her concept of harmony, keeping connected with the wider world, and helping others achieve success and...

Stretch, tackle and question: One CTO's career advice

Stretch, tackle and question: One CTO's career advice

Constantly stretching to tackle problems that matter, building strong questioning skills and challenging the status quo are key to enjoying your career.

Leadership begins between your own two ears

Leadership begins between your own two ears

Career advice from the retiring CISO of IBM.

Zig-zagging to success: A career in motion

An accomplished leader in academia, not-for-profits, philanthropy, private equity and boards of directors talks about a surprising career fueled by curiosity, passion, discovery and innovation.

Lessons from a serial entrepreneur: Reputation is everything

How can a small to midsize company compete against the marketing budgets of their biggest rivals? A serial entrepreneur finds a way by digitizing and amplifying the power of reputation.

IT is best from the outside in

A savvy CIO describes her path from outside to inside IT.

Opening up to self-invention, opportunity creation and even golf

Opening up to self-invention, opportunity creation and even golf

In a Q&A, David Nichols, a top professional services executive, discusses how his view of himself, his job and his opportunities changed over time.

Tackling tough transitions: Advice from a top IBM executive

Tackling tough transitions: Advice from a top IBM executive

The ability to manage transitions is key to a successful career. Linda Sanford, one of the highest ranking women at IBM before retiring just weeks ago as senior vice president, enterprise transformation, discusses how she navigated...

Practical innovation: Getting real on getting creative

The word innovation can inspire either great enthusiasm or a lot of eye-rolling. While it’s a huge driver for the technology industry globally, we know that locally it can crash against the reality of resource and tactical...

Mastering a change vortex at Horizon BCBSNJ

Three years ago, Doug Blackwell, the then-new CIO of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, didn’t only have to deal with US healthcare market changes ripping through his business. Hurricane Sandy also came in and damaged...

The greenfield dream: What if you could start from scratch?

There is, in the reality of running IT, a tension between the old and the new, stabilization and innovation, the known and the unknown.  How do you squeeze value from the existing systems while bringing on the new? But what if you...

Elevating the conversation: How to better communicate with business

Fresh year. Fresh thinking. Fresh positioning? A new year is an opportunity to reflect. For me, how IT positions itself within the business is top of mind.  How are we communicating our value to the rest of the organization? ...

My reaction to old news: Women in technology, or how did I get here?

I am going to just react. Not research or interview or analyze. Just react. I almost passed over The Atlantic article "We Need More Women in Tech: The Data Prove It." This is hardly new ground for me, but I never really slowed...

Top picks from Oracle OpenWorld 2013: Leadership and customer focus

When I first signed up for Oracle’s massive OpenWorld, I had my doubts as to its value for the business and IT executive. As a first-time attendee, I assumed it would be too tactically and technically focused.  I stand pleasantly...

6 planning considerations for the ICD-10 deadline extension

Deadline extensions are used greeted with a sigh of relief, if not outright celebrations. Not so with the recent ICD-10 compliance extension to October 2014. Due to all of the other interlocking projects and initiatives many...

Healthcare and big data: Don't toss out the rules of the road

With the promise of big data (solving the unsolvable problems, informing better decision making, creating new products and services, discovering patterns and acting on them, etc.) on the horizon, what has really changed?  Does this...

Fracking healthcare big data: Drilling for value or just hot gas?

Flames? Coming out of the water faucets? Fire coming out of any plumbing egress cannot be a good thing. I don’t know if you’ve seen the videos of this, but fracking, a convergence of deregulation and new technology, opens...

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