Midsize Enterprise Strategies
Leadership, Strategies & Tech for Midmarket CIOs





The CIO's Path Forward

Midmarket IT leaders must change their thinking and view themselves as business innovators.

Our upcoming Midsize Enterprise Summit Spring 2019 conference centers on the path to chief business innovator. We are not looking to coin a new job title or acronym, but instead use this phrase to help today’s midmarket IT leaders see a new way of advancing their careers and organizations.

Here’s How Your Organization Can Grow Successfully

MES feedbackThe fastest-growing midmarket companies are using these best practices to carry out their growth strategy.

Many midmarket companies lack the financial resources and head count of today’s multi-billion-dollar organizations. Hence, they must create unique strategies to differentiate themselves from their competition.

Midmarket Leaders Must Change Their Perception On IT

Nick DellNick Dell, IT manager at Midway Products Group, shares how he transformed his IT organization and changed the mindset of how people in the company think about technology.

Companies cannot survive without an IT department.

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.

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