Tag Archives: IT-Business Communication

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.

An Omni-Channel Pioneer Explains His Methods

An Omni-Channel Pioneer Explains His Methods
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses with Chico’s FAS CIO, Eric Singleton, the unique approach to omni-channel retail that drove IT to become a more customer-focused organization that can drive top-line innovation

Johnson Controls’ CIO Helps 125 Year Old Company Become Leader In The Internet Of Things

Johnson Controls’ CIO Helps 125 Year Old Company Become Leader In The Internet Of Things
Peter High, President of Metis Strategy discusses the transformation Colin Boyd led at Johnson Controls and how he plans on taking the company’s IT department to the forefront as technology evolves.

Are You Maneuverable?

Are You Maneuverable?
Rich Karlgaard discusses the importance of planning for globalization and scale within the CIO and CMO organizations of a company, highlighting Peter High’s latest book, Implementing World Class IT Strategy.

Strategic CIO Series Summary in Forbes

This page is the hub to the ongoing Strategic CIO series in Forbes
Chief information officers are playing an increased role in running strategy for their companies. In this new series, Peter High profiles examples of this promising trend for current IT leaders.

Forbes Strategic CIO Series: Chris Laping, CIO & SVP, Business Transformation of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers

Chris Laping, CIO & SVP, Business Transformation of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
Chris Laping discusses with Peter High his rise to becoming a strategic CIO taking on the role of de facto head of Strategy for Red Robin.

Forbes Business CIO Series: Tim McCabe, SVP & CIO of Delphi

Tim McCabe, SVP & CIO of Delphi
Tim McCabe discusses with Peter High his non-traditional background and rise to the role of SVP & CIO of Delphi.

IT’s Gold Medal: Practicing Top IT Strategy, article in CIO Journal

An Excerpt from Peter High’s New Book Implementing World Class IT Strategy
Peter High writes about how Gerry Pennell, the CIO of the London 2012 Olympic Games, leveraged strategic thinking to develop a strong yet flexible plan.

New Role Needed: Business Information Officer, article in InformationWeek

New Role Needed: Business Information Officer in InformationWeek
Rather than take responsibilities away from the CIO, companies should create this new position to help the CIO cement strategic relationships with other divisions

Forbes Business CIO Series: Bruce Hoffmeister, Global CIO of Marriott

Bruce Hoffmeister, Global CIO of Marriott
Bruce Hoffmeister discusses with Peter High his background and rise to the role of Global CIO of Marriott.