4 ways you can help The Enterprisers Project celebrate our anniversary

4 ways you can help The Enterprisers Project celebrate our anniversary

As we celebrate the sixth anniversary of The Enterprisers Project, we're updating our tagline to reflect our mission

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When we published our first article six years ago, “big data” was the buzzword that made IT leaders cringe. Back then, CIOs were shoring up their innovation efforts to avoid another buzzword - being "Ubered.” They were also still coming to terms with what Marc Andreessen’s famous declaration that “software is eating the world” meant for their organizations. 

A lot has changed in enterprise IT since The Enterprisers Project launched on Sept. 16, 2013. The CIO role has taken on new prominence in the C-Suite, and we’ve been documenting the shift, the challenges, and the opportunities along the way. 

We’ve evolved into a full-fledged community publication for CIOs and IT executives, publishing 10-plus articles per week. Those articles are either written by the CIOs or the IT leaders and experts on the front lines of rapid change, or they round up wisdom and experiences from technology and business practitioners. Last week alone, we featured 34 different voices on topics ranging from soft skills needed in the AI age to curbing bias in the IT hiring process

Through the years, hundreds of CIOs, CTOs, and other technology and business experts have opened up to us about how they tackled their toughest challenges.

Through the years, hundreds of CIOs, CTOs, and other technology and business experts have opened up to us about how they tackled their toughest challenges. Each month we vet dozens of article submissions from people who want to use The Enterprisers Project to get their ideas out. Those that make the cut adhere to our editorial guidelines, which emphasize avoiding jargon, sharing original points of view and novel advice, and importantly, are vendor neutral.

There’s no shortage of places to get news and opinions online, and our hope is that you’ll continue to turn to us for real-world experiences and lessons learned from your peers. When we recently asked CIOs to share their tips for keeping current with emerging technology, we were heartened to receive this response from Net Health CIO Jason James:

"First of all, let’s give a shout out to The Enterprisers Project. The real-world insights from IT thought leaders allow me to gain insights about what has worked in their respective organizations without the noise and marketing hype from vendors," James said. 

Bringing you guidance, ideas, and insights from your peers is at the heart of what we do. To better reflect our mission, this week we’ve updated the tagline that describes The Enterprisers Project to: “A community helping CIOs and IT leaders solve problems.” 

Join us in celebrating our anniversary this week. Here are four ways you can virtually observe this occasion with us: 

Take our reader survey

Each year we ask you to weigh in on the work we do. What do you like, what can we improve, and what other ideas do you have for us? Please take a few minutes to fill out our reader survey. One lucky participant will receive a collection of books from our list “10 technology books to check out in 2019.” The survey closes at 12:01 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. 

Subscribe to our newsletter

We know it's a battle to keep up with news. That's why we curate our best articles each week and deliver them directly to your inbox. Make sure you don't miss out by subscribing to our newsletter.

Tell your colleagues about us

Make sure your team knows we're a useful resource. Encourage them to check out the site. It can be as simple as an email that says: Just wanted to pass along a link to a site that posts great articles on IT leadership - https://enterprisersproject.com/

Contribute an article

We love receiving article submissions from readers. If you've been thinking to yourself, "I really need to put myself out there more," or if you're being encouraged to share your thought leadership, learn how you can contribute to The Enterprisers Project.

We hope you'll continue to turn to us as a source for new ideas or even validation of the work you're doing. Thank you for being part of our community of IT leaders. 

As community manager for The Enterprisers Project, Ginny Hamilton helps build the site's community of CIOs, IT leaders, and readers. She is responsible for helping tell the stories of leading IT executives – showcasing the projects, experiences, and challenges they're facing in their roles as IT leaders.

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