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Well-known expert on why IT projects fail, CEO of Asuret, a Brookline, MA consultancy that uses specialized tools to measure and detect potential vulnerabilities in projects, programs, and initiatives. Also a popular and prolific blogger, writing the IT Project Failures blog for ZDNet. Frequently quoted by the press on topics related to IT management.
By Michael Krigsman on November 15, 2017
Because Oracle is one of the most important players in enterprise software, I asked three top industry analysts to join me on Episode 261 of the CXOTalk series of conversations with innovators. Read on to learn how these analysts view Oracle, its position in the market, and its relationship to customers. Oracle is a 40-year […]
By Michael Krigsman on November 2, 2017
Pervasive data science is becoming a core enabler of business innovation and competition. Given this importance, it’s worth examining the context of data science to consider its trajectory and future value. In my view, primary challenges around data science for business leaders comes from three sources: Business people do not always understand the power and […]
By Michael Krigsman on September 13, 2017
Image from iStockphoto The importance of building bridges between IT and business stakeholders is obvious, but getting there is hard. In his book, Driving Digital, veteran CIO Isaac Sacolick describes the need to build these relationships from the bottom up: The solutions and transformational practices that I helped implement across these organizations had more similarities […]
By Michael Krigsman on August 29, 2017
Royal Caribbean, the world’s second largest cruise line, operates in 47 different countries with over 50 ships, each of which is a floating city transporting and entertaining between 2,500 to 7,000 guests at a time. Running a cruise line at this scale presents massive logistical challenges. I caught up with Royal Caribbean’s Chief Information Officer […]
By Michael Krigsman on June 30, 2017
As artificial intelligence proliferates, companies and governments are aggregating enormous data sets to feed their AI initiatives. Although privacy is not a new concept in computing, the growth of aggregated data magnifies privacy challenges and leads to extreme ethical risks such as unintentionally building biased AI systems, among many others. Privacy and artificial intelligence are […]
By Michael Krigsman on June 26, 2017
A demonstration at Oracle’s Modern Customer Experience conference shows why augmented reality is here to stay in the enterprise. Watch AR help repair a slot machine in Las Vegas.
By Michael Krigsman on May 8, 2017
Digital transformation must extend beyond marketing to every part of your company. A world expert explains why and shares his advice on what to do.
By Michael Krigsman on May 5, 2017
The Chief Information Officer of financial services firm, Antares Capital, with $20 billion under management explains why she went all-in on the cloud.
By Michael Krigsman on May 4, 2017
Machine intelligence will have a profound impact on business and jobs. Learn how artificial intelligence and machine learning will affect your company and what you can do about it.
By Michael Krigsman on February 2, 2017
AI is surrounded by marketing hype, jargon, inflated expectations, and fear. Two experts offer realistic and thoughtful ideas about AI in our society and economy.
By Michael Krigsman on January 16, 2017
The Brooks Brothers clothing brand is an iconic name in American business. Founded in 1818, the company has outfitted 39 US presidents and prides itself on offering white glove service to its customers. How does a 200-year old brand translate and deliver high-end service in the digital age, especially when in a price-sensitive consumer […]
By Michael Krigsman on January 6, 2017
Banking and financial services are under threat from a combination of technology innovations, a difficult economic environment, and changing consumer expectations. During a recent CXOTALK conversation with banking technology leader, Oliver Bussmann, we explored the dynamics underlying these challenges to financial services. Oliver was Group CIO for UBS, largest private bank in the world […]
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By Michael Krigsman on January 5, 2017
Photo from NPR The World Health Organization was founded in 1948 as a part of the United Nations. WHO works within the UN system in these focus areas: Health systems Promoting health through the life-course Noncommunicable diseases Communicable diseases Corporate services Preparedness, surveillance, and response I spoke with WHO’s Chief Information Officer, Marc Touitou as […]
By Michael Krigsman on January 3, 2017
Image from Istockphoto In part one of my conversation with Kim Stevenson and Adriana Karaboutis, we discussed the challenges and opportunities facing women in technology Also read: Women in technology: Advice from Intel and Biogen This second post offers advice from Andi and Kim on how CIOs can add value to their organizations. Both women […]
By Michael Krigsman on November 4, 2016
It seems every entrepreneur wants to start an enterprise software company. However, many of these founders do not possess a realistic understanding of what selling to the enterprise actually means. While it is true that enterprise budgets can be large, convincing managers to buy your products is often difficult, complex, and time-consuming. Enterprise buyers tend […]