BUSINESS: Ten CIO resolutions for 2006

[via Gartner]

[…] “To get through this confusing and unstable period, IT leaders must drive their organisations with one foot on the accelerator and the other hovering over the brake.” […]

Choose 2006 tactics towards a 2008 strategy
1. Educate your business about the second internet revolution (before someone else does)
2. Set some ‘do not migrate’ orders in advance
3. Target 2008 for major innovation delivery

Insist on agility – in the heart of the organisation
4. Get yourself and your team ready for your next jobs
5. Start a significant ‘software as a service’ implementation as a trial and education
6. Organise your merger and acquisition capability

Push beyond 2005 comfort zones – in value focus and technology
7. Revisit capitalisation with your chief financial officer (CFO)
8. Build your brand and your team
9. Refresh your meetings with the chief executive officer (CEO)
10. Check out some 2006 ‘hot’ technologies

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