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Five Big Questions Loom for Midmarket IT

Find out the biggest issues facing midmarket IT leaders and what the future holds for this robust segment of the U.S. economy.

Build Your Career One Brick at a Time

Aaron Geiger 2018Find out how senior IT leaders can better present themselves for career advancement.

Aaron Geiger is the chief technology officer with Alberici Group, Inc. He made the move from ARCO National Construction Company and is a member of the MES Advisory Board. I recently chatted with him about the new position and how midmarket IT leaders can advance in their careers and improve their leadership prospects.

Are Midmarket Companies Becoming Numb to Security Breaches?

Derek ChristopherDerek Christopher, chief information officer at Hines & Associates, weighs in on security risks that midmarket IT leaders face every day and how the Midsize Enterprise Summit helps to alleviate their pain points.

Benchmark Your AI, Cloud and Applications

Today’s midmarket CIOs are always looking for data to benchmark their performance or help with decision-making. We address AI, 2019 investments and staffing shortages.

So, how do you stack up?

Generating Buy-In Starts With Your Associates

Mickey TanMickey Tan, IT manager at popchips, sits down with Midsize Enterprise Strategies to discuss lack of upper management buy-in and how he quells this pain point.

Change is necessary for every organization to grow.

However, before managers can enact change, they must get approval from upper management.

But this can harder than initially thought.

The Ultimate Diversity Action Plan for CIOs and Digital Workplace Leaders

Cindy Kelly MES Fall 2018Cindy Kelly unveils a list of inclusion practices and an action plan for today’s IT leader to exploit to improve workplace diversity.

Diversity is a problem among IT leaders.

Today, 80 percent of CIOs are male. More than 50 percent are between the ages of 40 and 49. And, 70 percent have an ISTJ personality type.

Right Talent + Right Culture = Increased Productivity

Antonio Neri BoB 2018When today’s leaders talk about the importance of culture, listen carefully and focus on how culture is impacting productivity.

Best of Breed: A CIO's View

John RegulaTake a closer look through the eyes of a CIO at what took place at the recent Best of Breed conference featuring many of today’s leading tech providers and his take on the channel’s strengths and weaknesses.

The Three Foundational Elements of Leaders Winning the Future

Thornton May MES fall 2018 keynoteThornton May shares the three As every IT leader must possess to win the future.

Those who worked in IT weren’t always expected to lead. They were expected to manage and manage only. They were required to stay on time, on budget and meet expectations. As long as nobody else noticed them, they were doing their jobs.

That is not the case today.

Listen Carefully to What Today's IT Leaders Are Saying

Bob DeMarzo MES Fall 2018 stageMidmarket executives want a little inspiration to motivate them and their teams. Who will give it to them?

If you listen carefully to what midmarket leaders and don’t jump quickly to conclusions, you will gain an understanding of their needs as executives at the intersection of business and technology.

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