Archive for December, 2008

Tips for Strategic IT Planning

      I came across this very good article online recently, which lists the Top Five Tips for CIO Strategic Planning, according to SearchCIO.com.   Visit http://searchcio.techtarget.com/news/article/0,289142,sid182_gci1335550,00.html?track=NL+981&ad=678196&Offer=CIunsct123spns&asrc=EM&USC=&5183025=&uid=7869767%2523 to find out more.  The accompanying articles make very interesting reading for CIO’s, IT Managers and CEO’s, and once again they highlight the need for Governance of […]

The IT Skills Deficit

Do you have an opinion on how New Zealand, and other countries could solve the IT Skills shortage? In 2005, Robert Sutcliffe and I wrote an academic paper on this topic. Our research indicated that this is an issue that would affect a number of countries, worldwide, not just New Zealand. Given that New Zealand […]

CIOs in Big Demand

During these times of recession, CIO’s are in great demand. Recent research shows many board members are increasingly turning to the CIO for insight and leadership in business change. You can read more by checking out this link from Execitive Brief: http://www.executivebrief.com/news/cios-will-take-lead-in-driving-business-change-survey-says/ Tweet

IT Governance 101

“IT Governance has finally come of age” according to Murray Wills, Director of Maxsys. Murray has had an interest in IT Governance and has undertaken research in this area over many years. He is one of New Zealand’s foremost experts in the field. “There is no longer any excuse for Boards and senior executives to […]

Blog Business

Check out the following blogs that Maxsys has recently been involved in: The first one is for the Encyclopaedia of New Zealand project Te Ara managed by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Maxsys managed the Blog development project. http://blog.teara.govt.nz The second is for the Alcohol Council of New Zealand. Maxsys project managed, and developed […]