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3 More Books to Inspire SMB Tech Innovators

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  • May 24, 2016
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In our recent post “3 Books to Inspire the Tech Innovator in Every SMB Leader” we repeated our long-standing challenge for SMB leaders to think and act like “Big Time CIOs” because most small organizations have no formal position that focuses on technology. CEOs and other senior execs typically fill

Want to be a Digital Innovator? Here are 3 Critical Traits You’ll Need

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  • April 26, 2016
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Today’s business landscape is shaped by technology. Leaders of organizations of any size and shape must navigate terrain that rises and falls on mega-trends such as mobility, cloud services and big data. The journey can be especially rigorous for executives leading small to mid-size businesses (SMBs) who, as we’ve asserted

3 Books to Inspire the Tech Innovator in Every SMB Leader

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  • April 6, 2016
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Leaders of small to mid-size businesses (SMB) play many roles that would carry C-level status in a large enterprise. And these days, perhaps the most difficult is CIO — a.k.a., Chief Information Officer. Tom Flynn, CEO of an SMB technology consulting firm, describes the situation this way in a column

Strategic Technology Handbook: Overcome the “Digital Confidence Crisis” with Managed Services

  • October 25, 2017
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The tech market intelligence firm IDC predicts that, by the end of this year, 70% of Global 500 organizations will build dedicated teams focused on digital transformation and innovation. Why? Per the global IT association CompTIA’s research report “Building Digital Organizations” the answer is: “Companies are starting to recognize that

Springtime Means Growth So Check Out These 3 Professional Development Books

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  • May 23, 2017
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In recent years, we’ve recommended reading for leaders of small to mid-size businesses (SMBs) to “inspire the tech innovator” in every one of them, and we’ve suggested books appropriate for the “SMB C Suite.” So, when we saw Baseline magazine published a list of “books that enhance professional development,” we

3 “Strategic Technologies” Coming to SMBs Soon

  • December 7, 2016
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Each year the research company Gartner makes predictions about the shape and substance of business technology in the coming year. In its “Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017” report, the advisory firm focused on aspects of what analyst David Cearley calls the “Intelligent Digital Mesh,” an environment where the

7 Essential Traits for an IT Leader

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  • December 1, 2016
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Every month, we post an article encouraging leaders of small to mid-size businesses (SMBs) to think and act like “big-time CIOs.” Why? Because, in today’s age of “digital transformation,” we believe seizing the mantle of IT leadership is critical for SMBs in any industry to compete and thrive. Issues such

3 Ways to Reduce Your Tech-Related Stress

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  • August 17, 2016
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Any of our regular readers knows Digital Transformation – i.e., radically improving the reach or performance of an enterprise using technology — has been a continuing theme in this blog. Why? Because, as we explained in our post “An SMB’s Guide to Reaping Digital Transformation,” new digital technologies can empower

Summer Reading for the SMB C Suite

  • July 5, 2016
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For years, we’ve been encouraging leaders of small to mid-size businesses (SMBs) to think like the “big time CIOs” when managing IT — whether the issue is mobility or mission statements, innovation or transformation. And one of the most frequent pieces of advice given to C-suite executives of any specialty,

5 Questions to Ask Your Tech Team about Managing Cybersecurity Talent

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  • June 22, 2016
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More than 40% of small to mid-size businesses (SMBs) say they are unprepared for cyber attacks, according to a membership survey by the training firm Vistage. The reason for this sense of insecurity? “Not many small and medium-sized businesses have the types of resources or specific skill sets to be
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