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The CIO’s Evolving Role: Technologist to Operations Expert

In Leadership Posted
Move Over Motivational Speakers, There’s (Yet) Another New Duty for CIOs It’s true, a CIO’s job, by any job description you’ve ever read, focuses on the management of technology. The inventory, assessment, strategic road mapping, subsequent deployment plans and ongoing maintenance/upgrades. These efforts, while important to success, are basic blocking and tackling components, and the […]
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Boardroom Events Honors Midmarket CIO, Vendors at Spring 2017 Forum

Awards Recognize Strategy and Innovation Excellence Boardroom Events announced the winners of their Vendor Excellence Awards and Midmarket CIO Award of Excellence. Presented at the Spring 2017 Midmarket CIO Forum, these accolades recognize the best in technology collaboration in the midmarket sector. Vendor Excellence Awards celebrate providers solving business challenges with significant financial and overall […]
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Talent Management Tied to IT, Business Success

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Midmarket CIOs focusing less on technology, more on staff development Executive roundtable discussions kicked off Boardroom Events’ Spring 2017 Midmarket CIO Forum yesterday in Savannah, GA at the Westin. While discussing ways to build credibility with the C-Suite, one transformational leader floated the question to his peers: “Who still thinks of themselves as a technologist?” “My […]
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Midmarket CIO Award of Excellence Finalists

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Boardroom Events is pleased to announce the finalists for the Spring 2017 Midmarket CIO Award of Excellence. This distinguished award honors innovative IT executives who’ve successfully partnered with leading solution providers to drive business forward. It celebrates these standout midmarket organizations and helps highlight their stories with peer executives and IT teams. Of the dozens of applications and nominations […]
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Making the Case for Business Process Transformation

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NetSuite supports largest cigar manufacturer’s growth goals Shortly after implementation of a federal tax in 2009 which raised the cost of producing Swisher cigars to the point of closing the company, the world’s largest producer and distributor of cigars was forced to “lift and shift” its entire manufacturing operations from its Jacksonville, Florida-based headquarters further […]
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Unleash the Power of IT

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Innovation is no longer a pesky buzzword tossed about in executive meetings; it’s imperative for midmarket organizations to remain competitive in the marketplace. Digital innovation carries different meaning across industry verticals, but IT leaders are tasked with leading successful initiatives to empower finance, HR, and sales teams to function more efficiently and cohesively. However Talent […]
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Step Away from the Laptop

In Leadership, Mobility Posted
One of the main reasons my husband and I launched Boardroom Events and moved aboard our sailboat was to escape New England’s frigid winters for location independence. At my core is an eternal curiosity, constantly yearning to meet new people and celebrate new experiences. While I absolutely love living in the Florida Keys, an undeniable […]
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CTO vs. CIO: Innovators and operators

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More than 40 percent of CIOs currently report directly to the CEOs of their midmarket companies, further demonstrating the trend that IT organizations need to function as critical business partners. That certainly doesn’t mean they can bask in the cerebral glow as IT heroes, with capes flowing in the breeze. Armed with industry insight, advice […]
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