From Under the Rug : December 2016 Archives

The more sensitive it is, the more it warrants discussion

CEO Makes Case for SelectHub’s Ability to Prevent ‘Shadow IT’

29 Dec, 2016

Enabling all of the stakeholders in a technology project to have a voice, and dramatically streamlining the procurement process, SelectHub helps to eliminate the drivers of the shadow IT problem. ...More >

Algorithms Pale to Holistic, Human-Centric Recruiting Approach, Tech CEO Says

27 Dec, 2016

Aaron Elder, co-founder and CEO of Crelate Talent, sees his startup as focusing not just on the technology, but on the human dimension of hiring. ...More >

Lesson for CIOs from Trump Campaign’s Software Strategy: Tap More Data

21 Dec, 2016

Michael Fauscette, chief research officer at G2 Crowd, has looked extensively at the software the Trump campaign used, and how its software strategy might have helped Trump win the presidential election. ...More >

More Collaboration Needed in Vendor Selection Process, Tech CEO Argues

19 Dec, 2016

Venkat Devraj, SelectHub CEO, argues that the issue isn’t that one CRM package is good, and another is bad. At issue is the need for the organization to look at technology purchases more holistically, and in a way that’s much more collaborative. ...More >

Why You Need to Add Updating the Employee Handbook to Your 2017 To-Do List

16 Dec, 2016

Rob Wilson, president of Employco USA, makes a compelling argument on the importance of the executive team, including the CIO, taking the time to ensure that the employee handbook is everything it needs to be. ...More >

Why CIOs Are Ideally Positioned to Be the Next CEOs

15 Dec, 2016

Kevin Niblock, president and COO of Software AG North America, explains why CIOs are equipped to understand the “art of the possible,” and move into the CEO role. ...More >

How IT Pros Can Leverage the Office Holiday Party

14 Dec, 2016

Fierce, Inc. Founder/CEO Susan Scott acknowledges that engaging in a conversation at an office holiday party doesn’t come naturally to a lot of IT pros, but gives advice on how to do it easily and productively. ...More >

Leadership Not a Top Priority for Millennials, Research Shows

05 Dec, 2016

Only one in five millennials ranks leadership as a top career goal; they value IT, technical, and interpersonal skills over managerial skills; millennial men are more likely than millennial women to aspire to fill leadership positions. ...More >

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