Shadow IT – Another Security Opportunity

Shadow IT – It’s Everywhere CIOs see Shadow IT  as another aggravation in the way of them doing their job.   Shadow IT is much more serious than job aggravation. Like Spam (something end users see as a time waste) it’s more of a threat than inconvenience. Where there’s a threat, there’s an opportunity…an urgency to […]

Three Things CIOs Need From You

Three Things You Can Do To Earn A Seat At The Table Continuing from yesterday’s topic on, Things Sales People Do That CIOs Hate, last week’s keynote also covered three things CIOs really need…and can’t easily get internally. Security Intelligence.  Intelligence is the new security buzzword. Not that it’s new. But for years people have […]

5 Things Sales People Do That CIOs Hate

Last week I spoke to the High Performance Technologies Sales Team… Delivering a Keynote on, The Secrets of High Priced Consultants…lessons I’ve learned from the Big Six and others, who know how to call on C-Level Executives. There are 5 major disciplines I see high-priced consultants mastering.  For instance, they sell one of 4 things […]

CIOs Must Change – Sales & Marketing Must Follow

CIOs Must Change or Risk Unemployment! Are you watching the news, reading the CIO reports, or talking with IT business leaders about the future?  Things are changing quickly… Read this… “CIOs should take an active role in helping their companies undertake deep digital transformation, by ignoring business processes and focusing instead on how their organizations […]

Custodians are Important

Custodians are important.  Imagine how your office would look if no one ever cleaned up, took out the trash, vacuumed, or wiped off tables after an all day board meeting.  It would be disgusting.  Things would get so bad after just one week that you would probably move your office back home. Influencers in the […]

Accessing Executives – Tomorrow at Noon

FREE webinar on accessing decision makers – tomorrow at Noon (EST) – (CLICK to sign up) Back from Mumbai – today I will be presenting to 50 executives in Richmond Va, showing them why companies, regardless of how much they spend on data security, are still vulnerable and likely under attack.  Whenever I do an […]