Most popular posts on this blog
I’ve now been writing this blog for over five years, with more than 100 essays posted so far. It often surprises me which posts are the most read; here’s the current all-time top 25. I’ll update this list from time to time, so that you can see what’s currently in the lead. (Last updated: May, 2013).
For a different view of these 25, including short descriptions for each, you can reference the “top 25 posts” category page, here.
- Simple, more practical approaches to actual resource allocation
- The title issue: CTO vs CIO, and why it’s the wrong question
- Some timeless IT/tech jokes, and why they’re still relevant
- The IT project failure dilemma: how to get early warnings
- The title issue revisited: CTO vs. CIO
- Business impact and transparency: expressing system availability
- Can a CIO be successful without IT experience? Define your terms!
- “Astounding IT sayings”: the inaugural post
- Complexity isn’t simple: multiple causes of IT failure
- One CIO’s “lessons learned” in managing others
- Using feedback loops to improve IT department service
- Nuts: the biggest trap of all for IT stakeholders
- IT transparency is good. But how transparent should you be?
- Yes we can, yes we must: the ongoing case for IT/Business alignment
- Career tips for the CTO/CIO path
- IT consumerization, the cloud, and the alleged death of the CIO
- The Practical CIO: Difficulties in project prioritization & selection, part 2
- Novels of IT, Part 2: Haunting the CEO
- Hiring and firing: an example of a stellar employee
- Why the CIO should air the dirty laundry
- The Practical CIO: Difficulties in project prioritization & selection, part 1
- A rational CapEx purchase and tracking process for IT
- Speed vs. bureaucracy: management issues confronted by companies in transition
- Start simple: a corporate desktop/laptop refresh model
- More timeless, still-relevant information technology jokes