CIO Research

For an agile transformation, choose the right people

Rob Cross, Heidi K. Gardner, and Alia Crocker

A group of software developers created agile methodology in the early 2000s with the goal of helping project teams achieve objectives quickly in rapidly changing or unpredictable environments.

5 questions boards should be asking about digital transformation

Celia Huber, Alex Sukharevsky, and Rodney Zemmel

“While many board members have told us they know that digital is essential to keeping current business models viable while developing new revenue streams, they struggle to see how they can best add value,” write McKinsey senior partners Celia Huber, Alex Sukharevsky, and Rodney Zemmel in this HBR

4 ways to manage your energy more effectively

Elizabeth Grace Saunders

We’d all like to accomplish more goals with less effort. And it is possible – by working effectively, productively, and within our bounds. According to time management expert Elizabeth Grace Saunders, “almost anyone can muster enough gumption for a short burst of high-energy effort.

3 ways to help your team recover from disruption

Sayra Cristancho

Swarm intelligence – the way in which decentralized self-organized organisms behave – is one of the reasons why humans are successful at recovering from disruption. It’s been more than a year of learning to adapt when things don’t go well through this pandemic. And we’re still not in the clear.

A CEO’s guide to planning a return to the office

Dan Ciampa

CEOs and business leaders are facing tough questions about when and how to re-open offices. In this HBR article, Dan Ciampa, former CEO and adviser to boards and chief executives, offers some helpful guidance on how to think through these choices.

4 styles of decision-making: A leader’s guide

Sanjay Malhotra

The most influential leaders learn how to adjust their style of decision-making to suit particular circumstances. Different contexts and situations call for individual managerial responses and sometimes multiple approaches to decision-making.

Technical debt: The IT leader's essential guide

The Enterprisers Project

Is technical debt hampering your enterprise’s ability to speed up software development and time to market? Is it causing financial or talent headaches? Are you struggling to discuss technical debt with your colleagues?

How to explain orchestration in plain English

The Enterprisers Project

What exactly is orchestration? How do you define it succinctly — and how do you explain it to others, including non-technical people?

IT leadership in the next normal

Harvard Business Review Analytic Services

The next normal has arrived, and CIOs play a central and critical role in whether organizations thrive in this reality. 

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