Subprime Mess: What Role Did IT Play?
CIOZone continues its five-part investigation into the subprime credit crisis and the Societe Generale trading scandal. The fall-out from these incidents has laid bare glaring failures in risk management technology, controls, procedures and processes. But the question for CIOs: If the technology had been better, or better managed, could the mess have been avoided?
Today: The inside story of the Societe Generale trading scandal.
Also see: Part 1. Wall Street's Road To Disaster
10 Mistakes CIOs Make When Designing IT Units
CIOs frequently change the structure of the IT organization to reduce costs, improve services, or increase responsiveness. Getting the organization design right is essential; the wrong design can degrade business relationships, reduce effectiveness, and damage culture. Here are 10 common organization design errors that significantly hinder the effectiveness of organizations.
John Stevenson's Blog: Where's IT Leadership Headed?
The former Sharp Electronics and Avaya CIO reports that only 46% of CIOs interact with their board of directors. Is IT leadership once again being buried in the "support" group category? And, if so, what strategies should be deployed to reverse the trend?
CIOZone Virtual Trade Show: CIO Survival Strategies
Managing Disruption: Business, Technology, Financial and Other IT Challenges.
Keynote Speakers include:
Norm Fjeldheim, CIO, Qualcomm
Vijay Sankaran, Director, IT Infrastructure Operations, Ford
Carlos Solari, VP, Security Strategy and Solutions, Alcatel-Lucent (and former CIO at The White House)
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