Tag Archives: External Partnerships

Lessons From The Businesswoman With The Largest IT Job in Financial Services, article in Forbes

The Future of IT Leadership
Cathy Bessant, Global Technology and Operations executive at Bank of America, discusses World Class IT principle one, People, and principle four, IT & Business Partnerships, with Metis Strategy. She describes her approach to grooming future leaders, the way in which she sees IT woven into the broader organization at Bank of America, as well as the benefits of involvement in diverse board work.

Aaron Levie Offers Insights Into Box’s Strategy And Previews BoxWorks, article in Forbes

Consumerization of IT
Aaron Levie, CEO and Co-Founder of Box, a leader in online file sharing and cloud content management, discusses World Class IT principles as they apply to his firm with Metis Strategy. He also discusses themes for Box’s upcoming user conference and how his company retains the competitive edge in the industry.

Turning Vendors Into Trusted Strategic Partners, article in CIO Insight

Express Scripts CIO Gary Wimberly talks about his approach to vendor management and having a few large vendors as trusted strategic partners
Peter High profiles Gary Wimberly of Express Scripts for CIO Insight

How to Work With External Strategic Partners, article in CIO Insight

Peter High writes for CIO Insight on the importance of treating vendors as partners
A growing number of CIOs are working closely with external strategic partners to gain mutual benefits for their company and their partners.

CIOs and Start-Ups: a Natural Fit, article in Forbes

Peter High’s Forbes Technovation column piece on savvy CIOs’ interest in start-ups
Savvy CIOs are getting involved beyond their own companies to sit on boards of start-ups and help their smaller external partners grow up.

Five IT Lesson from the London 2012 Olympics, article in Forbes

Gerry Pennell, CIO of the London 2012 Olympic Games, shares five important leadership lessons with Peter High
It was hard not to sense the presence, and importance, of technology in this year’s Olympic Games. In the second article of his “Technovation” column for Forbes, Peter High captures five lessons from the leader that enabled it all.

Vendors as Partners, World Class IT mentioned in Network World Article

World Class IT in Practice
Global Partners CIO Ken Piddington, a Forum on World Class IT participant, highlights the role of World Class IT principle 5, External Partnerships, in an article about how he has aimed to establish partnerships with his vendors.