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The best business books of 2014 for CIOs

The best business books of 2014 for CIOs
Kenny MacIver discusses the best business books of 2014 for CIOs – a list that includes President of Metis Strategy, Peter High’s, latest book Implementing World Class IT Strategy

COO Manages Strategic Initiatives, Costs and Tech

COO Manages Strategic Initiatives, Costs and Tech
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy, spoke with Barry Perkins, COO for UK General Insurance & Shared Services at Zurich, about his journey, rising through the IT ranks to become a top level executive and his advice and thoughts for those looking to follow a similar path to success.

3 Tips for Creating an Innovative IT Department

3 Tips for Creating an Innovative IT Department
Rob Stott highlights 3 tips for creating innovative IT departments from Peter High, President of Metis Strategy, during High’s keynote address at the 2014 ASAE Technology Conference & Expo.

Keeping Conversations with Divisional Heads Focused on Strategy, Not Tactics, article on CIO

Keeping Conversations with Divisional Heads Focused on Strategy, Not Tactics
Peter High discusses the importance of CIOs maintaining constant contact with divisional heads in the organization. High suggests that this be done either through personal meetings or liaison type roles such as the Business Information Officer (BIO) to foster communication on a strategic level and drive technology innovation.

Why Companies Should Start Celebrating Millennials

Why Companies Should Start Celebrating Millennials
Chris Davis, Manager at Metis Strategy, discusses the need for companies to start celebrating, appreciating and highlighting the potential opportunities to be gained from the “next-generation customer”: The Millennial

Six Characteristics Of Strategic CIOs

Six Characteristics Of Strategic CIOs
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses key characteristics of some of the most successful strategic CIOs and how excelling in these areas enable them to position their organizations as strategic partners to the enterprise.

Forrester’s Top Emerging Technologies To Watch: Now Through 2020

Forrester’s Top Emerging Technologies To Watch: Now Through 2020
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses Forrester’s picks for the top emerging technologies to watch from now through 2020 across 4 major categories.

CIO Innovation Budgets Are Increasing

CIO Innovation Budgets Are Increasing
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses the growing trend of increasing Innovation budgets for IT executives and IT’s increasing capabilities to do more with less.

79 Percent Of CIOs Hope To Move Beyond That Role

79 Percent Of CIOs Hope To Move Beyond That Role
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses 4 reasons why the CIO role today enables an executive to advance to bigger roles – a welcome sign for a growing trend among IT executives

We All Compete With Amazon

We All Compete With Amazon
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses the growing trend of IT organizations becoming more customer-centric and they five key lessons for IT leaders to enable this transformation in their organizations.