Category Archives: Professional Services

CIO-Plus Series Summary in Forbes

This summary page provides access to the multi-part CIO-Plus series in Forbes
The CIO-Plus series in Forbes explores the trend of CIOs who are taking on more C-level titles. Most CIOs where many hats. The good news is, those hats are getting more strategic.

Making A Great Last Impression: Seven Steps To A Positive Job Departure, article in Forbes

Changing jobs again?
As changing multiple jobs becomes the norm rather than exception, millenials need to pay attention to not burning bridges with ex-employers.

Forbes Beyond CIO Series: Meg McCarthy, Aetna

Moving beyond CIO to EVP of Operations and Technology
Meg McCarthy, EVP of Operations and Technology at Aetna, discusses her career trajectory and leadership experiences in managing business-IT alignment.

Forbes Beyond CIO Series: Mark Polansky, Korn/Ferry

Moving Beyond CIO- the executive search firm perspective
As Managing Director of executive search firm Korn/Ferry’s North American IT officers practice, Mark Polansky has unique insight into what it takes to rise to, and beyond, CIO

Why Ambitious Executives Should Spend Time as a CIO, video in Forbes

Peter High conducts a video interview with Ben Allen on why CIO is a critical career step in business leadership
Ben Allen is an executive that has gone from being a business unit president, to a global CIO, and back to being president of Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh.

Forbes CIO-plus Series: Ben Allen, Marsh & McLennan

CIO and Chief Innovation Officer- driving collaboration and synergies across four multi-billion dollar operating companies
In another CIO-Plus Series piece, Peter High speaks with Ben Allen, whose first role in IT was as Chief Information Officer.

Lockdown: Protecting the Corporate Network, article in CIO Insight

Peter High conducts a Q&A for CIO Insight on Infrastructure best practices
CTO David Fike discusses security issues at Marsh & McLennan, a $12B professional services company, including automation, the policing aspect of security and the importance of tracking metrics.

The Emergence of the CIO-Plus, series in Forbes

Peter High commences his series on the “CIO-Plus” for Forbes
Most CIOs where many hats. The good news is, those hats are getting more strategic. In his Technovation column, Peter High explores the trend of CIOs who are taking on more C-level titles.

CIOs Can Be Chief Innovation Officers, Too, article in CIO

Peter High writes an article about the synergy of technology and innovation leadership for CIO
Call it “CIO squared.” Companies are tapping savvy execs to handle two complementary roles at the same time: chief information officer and chief innovation officer.