Mark Samuels
Getting hold of the data science talent your business needs
machine learning

Getting hold of the data science talent your business needs

A look at some of the key skills IT leaders should consider when looking for new hires
29 May 2019
GDPR is not enough to win back customer trust
big data

GDPR is not enough to win back customer trust

When it comes to building new services, industry experts believe there should be a collective responsibility for data security
15 Apr 2019
How to build an IT team that's great for today and tomorrow
chief information officer (CIO)

How to build an IT team that's great for today and tomorrow

Best practices to ensure you can attract, maintain and develop the skills your business demands
8 Apr 2019
How to create a mobile strategy in the age of 5G
Mobile

How to create a mobile strategy in the age of 5G

Despite the buzz around emerging network tech, BYOD continues to shine
5 Apr 2019
How CIOs can build effective cross-business collaboration
collaboration

How CIOs can build effective cross-business collaboration

Most employees are keen to use their own apps and devices, but they're not always as enthusiastic when it comes to security
26 Mar 2019
AI and the CIO: How to develop a business case
chief information officer (CIO)

AI and the CIO: How to develop a business case

Convincing executives to look past the hype and bluster is often the biggest challenge for IT leaders
1 Mar 2019
Do IT professionals ever dream of becoming a CIO?
chief information officer (CIO)

Do IT professionals ever dream of becoming a CIO?

IT leaders share how they planned their careers in tech, and what lessons others can learn
11 Feb 2019
The C-suite is the blind spot in most security strategies
cyber security

The C-suite is the blind spot in most security strategies

Just like every other employee, the boardroom needs to be aware of the basics
28 Jan 2019
Best ways to lead as a CIO in the digital world
chief information officer (CIO)

Best ways to lead as a CIO in the digital world

IT leaders from Air Malta, Mars Inc and Mercedes-AMG describe what success looks like for them
25 Jan 2019
How to turn big data into a competitive advantage
Big data
Data & insights

How to turn big data into a competitive advantage

The increasing pace of change means five-year strategies are no longer viable for business leaders
21 Dec 2018
CIO strategies for moving to a cloud-first business
public cloud

CIO strategies for moving to a cloud-first business

IT leaders describe barriers to adoption, and why on-premise will have a role for many years to come
11 Dec 2018
For CIOs, digital transformation never ends
digital transformation

For CIOs, digital transformation never ends

To put an end date on a transformation project is to misunderstand the value of change
5 Dec 2018
How a focus on the customer has reshaped the CIO role
chief information officer (CIO)

How a focus on the customer has reshaped the CIO role

A rapidly changing job description makes the CIO 'the most misunderstood C-suite position'
5 Oct 2018
How can CIOs create the right mobile strategy?
Mobile

How can CIOs create the right mobile strategy?

Between BYOD, CYOD and emerging categories like wearables, IT leaders face new challenges — but there are also new opportunities
17 Jan 2017
How to make the most of social media in business
Business strategy

How to make the most of social media in business

Real world organisations explain how they avoid the pitfalls of social media
10 Jan 2017
Embrace change or move out of the way
Mark Samuels
Business strategy

Embrace change or move out of the way

Disruption is occurring whether we like it or not, so go along for the ride rather than stay standing still...
6 Jul 2015
Why being top of the table could really matter
Mark Samuels
Business strategy

Why being top of the table could really matter

This week Mark Samuels reveals why leaders should sit up and take notice of lists...
2 Feb 2015
Personal branding for the CIO
Mark Samuels
Business strategy

Personal branding for the CIO

It's more important than even for c-level leaders to prove their business worth, warns Mark Samuels...
25 Dec 2014
Welcome to the age of disposability
cloud computing

Welcome to the age of disposability

We live in a world where we don't always think about what we're doing, because we can simply press delete later on, warns Mark Samuels...
5 Dec 2014
Who should control innovation?
innovation
Business strategy

Who should control innovation?

Should innovation just be down to the IT department or should everyone in the business pull together? Mark Samuels takes a look...
3 Dec 2014
Geography really matters in the digital age
Mark Samuels
Business strategy

Geography really matters in the digital age

Location still matters even in the virtual world, according to Mark Samuels...
26 Nov 2014
Are you under threat from the head of the IoT?
Mark Samuels
Business strategy

Are you under threat from the head of the IoT?

Mark Samuels ponders what the latest job title du jour means for those currently tasked with their firm's digital strategy
18 Aug 2014
The CIO role is safe and sound
Mark Samuels
Business strategy

The CIO role is safe and sound

CIOs get stronger by continually having to prove themselves, as Mark Samuels discovers...
17 Jul 2014
Managing the cloud
Mark Samuels
cloud computing

Managing the cloud

How can CIOs ensure the cloud gives them an advantage rather than puts them at a disadvantage?
20 Jun 2014
A reality check on the connectivity of ‘things’
Mark Samuels
Business strategy

A reality check on the connectivity of ‘things’

Are wearables really going to take off in a big way, or has the hype gotten out of control? Mark Samuels takes a look...
20 May 2014
Striving for customer service excellence in the digital age
Mark Samuels
Business strategy

Striving for customer service excellence in the digital age

The digital revolution has unleashed many opportunities, so why can't we get customer service right? Mark Samuels takes a look
21 Apr 2014
Striving for customer service excellence in the digital age
Mark Samuels
Business strategy

Striving for customer service excellence in the digital age

The digital revolution has unleashed many opportunities, so why can't we get customer service right? Mark Samuels takes a look
21 Apr 2014
How can the CIO source innovation?
Mark Samuels
Business strategy

How can the CIO source innovation?

Businesses need to move at lightning speed in the digital age, says Mark Samuels. So how can you keep pace with innovation?
20 Mar 2014
CDO backlash and digital strategy
Strategy
Business strategy

CDO backlash and digital strategy

CIOs and CDOs have a real opportunity to work together when it comes to digital governance, according to Mark Samuels.
20 Feb 2014
What is IT innovation?
Mark Samuels
Business strategy

What is IT innovation?

CIOs must lead the charge when it comes to being creative, argues Mark Samuels in his latest column.
21 Jan 2014
What is IT innovation?
Mark Samuels
Business strategy

What is IT innovation?

CIOs must lead the charge when it comes to being creative, argues Mark Samuels in his latest column.
21 Jan 2014
CIOs must put the customer first
Mark Samuels
Business strategy

CIOs must put the customer first

2014 has to be the year of the customer, or else CIOs will soon become extinct, warns Mark Samuels.
17 Dec 2013
Data analytics and the CIO
Business strategy

Data analytics and the CIO

The skills gap just got serious - especially when it comes to data analytics - warns Mark Samuels.
21 Nov 2013
Collaborative hellholes
Mark Samuels
collaboration

Collaborative hellholes

Mark Samuels ponders why many collaborative initiatives actually fail to achieve their goals.
20 Nov 2013
Are you ready for the upturn?
Mark Samuels
Investment Management

Are you ready for the upturn?

Should CIOs be getting ready to change gear asks Mark Samuels?
15 Oct 2013