When James McPartland took on the CIO role at Torchmark Corporation in 2014, he had a big task before him: Show the rest of the business that IT could help drive growth.
A recent Harvard Business Review survey of 420 global business professionals found that companies that empower CIOs and IT executives to pursue IT-enabled innovation see greater levels of competitive advantage. The research found that these innovation-driven organizations tend to have six traits in common. The Enterprisers Project gathered five IT executives in a roundtable to discuss and debate how much each of the six areas of capability uncovered in the research contribute to IT-driven business innovation in their own experience.
A 2013 Forrester survey of IT leaders at 3,700 companies found that they spent 72 percent of their budgets on replacing or expanding capacity and supporting ongoing operations and maintenance.
But what if you were handed a magic wand and could wave away the past? The Enterprisers Project assembled a group of seasoned IT leaders in an interactive exchange to find out. Here are highlights from the conversation.
How should an IT executive encourage, oversee, and participate in the formation of a DevOps culture? The Enterprisers Project assembled a group of seasoned IT leaders in an interactive exchange to find out. Here are highlights from the conversation.