Definition of Chief Information Officer in Higher Education

| February 2, 2011

{EAV:b3d5cbbd53eacff8} Over the last couple of weeks I have been working with a client of mine, to define a new job position of Chief Information Officer at their college. In my initial conversations with the college administrators it quickly dawned on me that they had no idea what a chief information officer was or even […]

Information-Technology Decision Matrix for Higher Education

| January 26, 2011

1. Does it align with the organization’s strategic plan?a. Alignment with organization’s strategic goals will always be the most unclear part of the decision-making process. Goals breakdown to three distinct parts: i. Written strategic planning goalsStrategic and written plans are the easiest to identify simply because they are the goals that are discussed the most […]

RE; Strategic Partnerships

| December 10, 2010

Ronald K. Machtley, PresidentWhat three things should any CIO know about leading an institution? Leading an institution requires creating an environment in which a complex organization can function effectively and then empowering the institution to become the best in its class. The CIO should know there are three essential elements for leadership. First, there is […]

Google voice the next step in the evolution of communication

| June 24, 2010

I have been using Google voice for approximately a month now, I will start this posting by saying I have never truly been a fan of very much by Google. Google voice has changed my perspective on truly how smart the programmers at Google are, this application delivers everything it promises plus more. The ease-of-use […]

Room 3026 Live: Episode 35

| June 22, 2010

Excellent conversation on social media and networking, a must listen…. Listen to internet radio with Damond Nollan on Blog Talk Radio