Tag Archives: IT leaders

Technology and branding

Brand and Technology – How the Digital Experience Affects Brand Loyalty

Joanne Nelson, VP International Marketing, Logicalis, looks at the technology user experience and its influence on brand perception. Marketing departments have long been key technology drivers – until recently with the consent of the IT department. The tech team have been more than happy to support laptops with PowerPoint installed, specialist marketing software and customer […]

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CIO Survey 2017-2018

Headlines from the Global CIO Survey 2017-2018

Mark Rogers, CEO at Logicalis Group, digs into the Logicalis Global CIO Survey 2017-2018 to pick out some of the major topics arising from the survey of 890 CIOs in 23 countries. The big themes emerging from this years survey break CIO priorities down across three areas that could be mistaken for business as usual: […]

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Big Data Analytics and Leadership

Big data analytics and the leadership vacuum

We’re in the midst of a series of blog posts, dissecting the results of the Logicalis Global CIO study. In this article, Fanni Vig looks at why big data analytics needs senior business sponsorship. There’s a reason why football teams need effective managers, why battalions need commanding officers and businesses need visionary CEOs: People with […]

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What CFOs want from CIOs

What CFOs want from CIOs

Bob Bailkoski, Logicalis CFO, looks at what CFOs want from CIOs and how they can deliver. Digital technologies, such as big data, analytics, mobile and cloud, are now more closely connected to the financial health of organisations than ever before. It is vital, therefore, that IT and finance leaders get along. However, in many organisations a […]

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Shadow IT Department

The Rise of the Shadow IT Department

In this, the second post in a nine-part series, drawing on the Logicalis Global CIO study, Logicalis CEO Mark Rogers assesses how digital disruption is changing the way businesses procure, manage and consume technology – as well as what that means for CIOs and their teams. He looks in particular at a previous symptom of digital transformation […]

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Keep IT Simple, Stupid

KISS: Keep IT simple, stupid

The volume of jargon and acronyms used by IT people is no longer a measure of expertise. Rodrigo Parreira, CEO at Logicalis LATAM, urges us to simplify the language we use in IT in order to move mountains. According to Gartner, buyers are drowning in a sea of complexity and jargon. An Alphabetti bowl of […]

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Bringing IT up to business speed. Part 3: Cultural change

In the third in a series of three posts, James Tay, CEO Logicalis Asia, looks at the second transformation that IT departments must undertake if they are to acquire an accelerated capacity to respond to business need – a cultural transformation. In the first post in this series, I explained first how the consumerisation of […]

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Bringing IT up to business speed. Part 1: A changing relationship

In the first of a series of three posts James Tay, CEO, Logicalis Asia, explains why a growing impatience for transformational IT services in the enterprise is forging a new relationship between IT and business. Until now, enterprise IT services have been delivered at their own speed – specifically, at the rate at which the […]

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From Output driven to Outcome driven

Fred Kouwenberg, Sales Director at Logicalis SMC, looks at the distinction between the output of our activities and the outcome, arguing that customers are not solely focused on delivering projects on time and within budget. The bigger picture is far more important. Much of what we do in business, and particularly IT, is focussed on […]

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Christmas gifts and the tech leaders of the future

Chris Gabriel takes a look at technology based Christmas gifts and how the IT leaders of the future may well be influenced by what they receive this year. As Christmas draws closer, ‘pester-power’ is reaching a crescendo. Parents around the world are being nagged to buy the very latest offerings from all manner of sellers hopeful […]

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