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The Excitement of Leading Transformative Change

By Ursula Soritsch-Reiner, CIO, Sulzer

When I was approached three years ago to take on the role of CIO at Sulzer, an industrial technology company that was embarking on a comprehensive transformation, I seized the opportunity.

Why? The IT...Read more

View from the Front Lines: Predictions for 2016 From 8 Technology Executives

By Straight Talk Editors

Predicting the future is always a dicey game, particularly so in the case of technology. It’s easy to say that the Cloud, the Internet of Things, Big Data analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI) will be important; it’s more difficult to say exactly how and...Read more

By Straight Talk Editors

As could be predicted, industry analyst firms Gartner, IDC, and Forrester have issued their technology and IT predictions for 2016, promising more volatility, disruption, and bumpy rides over the next few years.

Gartner predicts the emergence of the “...Read more

By Manoj Kumbhat 

Senior Vice President & Global CIO, HCL Technologies

HCL is one of the fastest growing technology services companies in the world, with now more than 106,000 employees working around the globe. We attribute much of the company...Read more

“For years, the CIO was the C-level executive with the shortest or near shortest average tenure,” writes Peter High in the introduction to “The CIO’s First 100 Days,” a collection of articles he has written for Forbes. “It was easy to choose the CIO as a scapegoat,” continues High, “if things...Read more

Put Yourself Out There and Pay it Forward: Q&A with Becky Blalock

Author of the best-selling book Dare: Straight Talk on Confidence, Courage, and Career for Women in Charge, Becky Blalock is a sought-after speaker and thought leader. She is currently the Managing Partner at Advisory Capital, a strategic consulting firm specializing in the energy,...Read more