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Why Companies Need to Wake up and Smell the Global Digital Opportunity- Not Hide From It

The unpenetrated internet user market in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia is mind blowing. Many companies are entering new markets with third party partners, which may be necessary but is not a sustainable for long term growth and profitability.

CIOs Should Be Their Company’s First Customers, by Peter High in CIO Insight Article

SunGard Availability Services CIO Gary Marshall discusses being an end user-centric CIO, IT’s value proposition and why CIOs do or don’t get fired.
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy, spoke with Gary Marshall about the value and necessity for CIOs to think in terms of the value IT can provide to the end user of a company’s product or service.

Five Smart Cybersecurity Moves From Top Security CEOs

Five Smart Cybersecurity Moves From Top Security CEOs
Five simple but crucial tips from leading Security CEOs to ensure that a company’s security is strong even at the personal level.

Board-Level CIO Series Summary in Forbes

This summary page provides access to the multi-part Board-Level CIO series in Forbes
The Board-Level CIO series in Forbes explores what the CIOs at some of the world’s most recognizable firms did that led to inclusion of the CIO seat at the organization’s board

IBM: Top Five Lessons For CIOs From C-Suite Report

IBM: Top Five Lessons For CIOs From C-Suite Report
The top five lessons CIOs can learn from a C-Suite report published by IBM highlighting key trends in the interactions between the CIO, the CEO and the rest of the C-sute.

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.

Being a Lean IT Group—and Continuously Improving, by Peter High in CIO Insight Article

Freddie Mac CIO Rob Lux discusses how, despite the constraints of a tight budget, he helped fuel IT and business innovation at the U.S. government-sponsored enterprise
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy, spoke with Rob Lux about moving IT forward and facilitating business innovation despite a heavily constrained budget in the post-recession climate of the mortgage industry.

Education Technology Innovation Series Summary in Forbes

This page is the hub to the ongoing Education Technology Innovation series in Forbes
Peter high discusses strategy and the industry landscape with leaders in online education and massive open online courses (MOOCs).

Forbes CIOs Are Increasingly Being Plucked From Other Functions

CIOs Are Increasingly Being Plucked From Other Functions
As IT and technology evolve, CIOs are increasingly shifting from the traditional technology/programmer backgrounds to more business credentials to provide the financial and business acumen in conjunction with technology experience.

IT Leader or IT Manager? How to Be the Best of Both, featuring Peter High in CIO Magazine Article

Peter High featured in Rich Hein’s Article in CIO Magazine on how to be a successful IT leader and manager
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy, spoke with Rich Hein as a feature in the latter’s CIO Magazine article on the traits of successful IT leaders and IT managers that can be leveraged to make for a successful IT executive with the capabilities of both.