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What is the Cost of Poor Contract Management?

By Frank Gump | November 12, 2020

Contracts are unavoidable if you want to maintain a successful business. From purchasing needed products to selling your completed products or services, formal contracts that have been written out will generally be used for any agreements that you make.

Impacts of Poor Contract Management

By Frank Gump | November 12, 2020

Poor contract management is one of the leading areas of loss for many businesses, often equating to as much as 9% of their total income. Because it is such an important facet of any business, mitigating the problems that come with mismanaged or neglected contracts is important.

10 Trends Affecting Digital Infrastructure & Operations: Network Agility

By Frank Gump | November 10, 2020

Network agility is often defined as the speed at which networks can adapt to changes while still maintaining a high level of security, management simplicity and resiliency.

10 Trends Affecting Digital Infrastructure and Operations: The Redefinition of the Data Center

By Frank Gump | October 27, 2020

In the past, any time a business would request new applications or services, IT organizations would have to determine how they would be able to build the application to fit into their existing architecture.

10 Trends Affecting Digital Infrastructure and Operations – New Roles for I&O

By Frank Gump | October 13, 2020

For most organizations, IT is often organized horizontally at the top, but the skills and traditional support constructs like applications, architectures, storage, servers, networks and desktops may be organized vertically.

10 Trends Affecting Digital Infrastructure & Operations: Talent Management

By Frank Gump | September 29, 2020

Modern talent management not only runs today’s technology but also spreads new concepts and technological advancements while relying on great leadership that can help promote change.

New CIO Starter Guide: Initial 30 Day Goals

By Frank Gump | July 13, 2020

If you are reading this, there’s a good chance that you were recently offered a position as a new CIO at a company or, maybe, you just aspire to reach that level in the near future.

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New CIO Starter Guide: 30-60 Day Goals

By Frank Gump | March 30, 2020

Once the initial 30 days have been completed in your journey as a new CIO, you should have completed the goals outlined in the previous articles and gained a deep understanding of the organization.

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New CIO Starter Guide: 30-60 Day Goals – Establishing Department Priorities

By Frank Gump | March 23, 2020

Now that the initial 30 days of your journey as a new CIO have been completed, there’s a good chance that you have a clear understanding of how the IT department is viewed at your organization.

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New CIO Starter Guide: 30-60 Day Goals – Identifying Your First Line Management Team

By Frank Gump | March 16, 2020

Much like you would find with any other management position, a CIO must surround himself or herself with a team to deliver on the goals and objectives that have been set.