Boards Are Interested in Cybersecurity Too

Dateline: September 29, 2017 Welcome to our Friday WRAP – one thought-provoking idea to think about over the weekend. With all the media attention focused on recent cyber events, it's no wonder our Boards are getting involved.  Certainly a catastrophic event such as Equifax experienced recently shows Board leaders that a large vulnerability might exist in their company.  Making sure these … [Read more...]

Cybersecurity In The Boardroom

Dateline: January 13, 2017 Welcome to our Friday WRAP – one thought-provoking idea to think about over the weekend. Cybersecurity has become a boardroom topic now that executives realize how devastating a breach can be.  Recently, Information Management published an article, Why Cybersecurity Leapt From the Basement to the Boardroom, reporting that spending on cybersecurity is up about 8% … [Read more...]

The Board of Directors Expectations of IT

Dateline: September 6, 2013 Welcome to our Friday WRAP – one thought-provoking idea to think about over the weekend. What does the Board of Directors (BOD) expect from IT?  Recently my friend and mentor, Dr. James Cash, published a blog in the HBR  blog network, A Board Director's Perspective on What IT Has to Get Right,  outlining 4 things: 1.  Generating Top-Line Growth-Every discussion on the … [Read more...]

The Board of Directors’ Expectations of IT

What does the Board of Directors (BOD) expect from IT?  Recently my friend and mentor, Dr. James Cash, published a blog in the HBR  blog network, A Board Director's Perspective on What IT Has to Get Right,  outlining 4 things: 1.  Generating Top-Line Growth-Every discussion on the role of IT and CIOs should start with the question: "What are the potential uses of this technology that will … [Read more...]