Worthwhile Reading
24 mistakes that make hiring IT talent harder

From failing to align hiring with business objectives to insisting on brand-name experiences, IT leaders too often put their organizations at a disadvantage in today’s tight talent market.
CIO, October 18, 2022

How IT Leaders Can Survive While Helping Mergers Succeed

Corporate mergers have become a way of life, and maybe no department is more stressed by them than IT.
Information Week, October 11, 2022

SEC’s Regulation S-K HCM Disclosure Revisions

On August 26, 2020, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (“the SEC”) announced its first significant set of investor disclosure requirement revisions in the past 30 years. These revisions require that investor communications such as prospectuses and annual reports include more detailed descriptions of human capital management risks and impacts on the organization. They are mandatory for any organization that is publicly traded on any US stock exchange (whether based or headquartered in the USA or not) and that asserts that human capital is “material” to their business.
Human Capital Management Institute, December 2022

The art of delegating: 6 tips for IT leaders

Letting go of vital tasks can be challenging. But CIOs can free themselves up to tackle higher-level issues and build stronger teams by viewing delegation as a key leadership skill to develop.
CIO, August 25, 2022

For IT, showing you’re productive matters now more than ever

Many companies turned to productivity monitoring software during the pandemic to keep track of workers. The IT department won't escape a closer look either.
Computerworld, October 19, 2022

How a Marketing Tool is Becoming the Healthcare Industry’s Security Nightmare

Advocate Aurora Health is only one of many health systems to disclose a PHI (protected health information) leak related to use of "tracking pixels."
Information Week, October 28, 2022

The new CIO playbook: 7 tips for success from day one

Making the transition to the top IT leadership post can be an overwhelming leap for many. Setting yourself up for success begins with listening.
CIO, July 21, 2022

10 Creative Ways to Slice IT Costs

How can IT leaders cut costs when inflation spikes the price of everything? Here are some innovative ideas that might help with overstrained IT budgets -- without giving up the very things they need to operate.
Information Week, August 10, 2022

Why more than half of IT leaders may be looking for new jobs

Two new surveys indicate that more than half of IT decision makers and leaders are job hunting because they lack a voice in the C-suite, see few training and advancement opportunities and feel pressures from a lack of IT staffers to meet growing tech needs.
Computerworld, October 25, 2022