CIO Leadership Series: David Cagigal, Alliant Energy
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...00 servers," said David Cagigal, chief information technology officer of Alliant Energy. "We need to know why."
"There's really two hard messages," cagigal
said. "Sometimes we find it difficult within ourselves to know what value we deliver, so IT departments need to be able to decide what value that is, ...
CEOs and CIOs must be 'joined at the hip'
...eploying mature technologies. "Our business model states that the pioneers get the arrows, and the settlers get the land," he stated.
For his part, cagigal
would like to field more employee questions about new or existing technologies. "We don't have enough churn in our organization to test the mettle of ...
What do CIOs want? Fusion2007 speakers weigh in
Although there is some disagreement about who initiates the alignment process - upper management or information technology - cagigal
views it as a dual - and welcome - responsibility.
We cannot be waiting for the orders to come to IT, he said. We need to be proactively engaged i...
Fusion 2007: In e-legalities, CIOs and lawyers combine to provide business value
...ct an annual risk assessment - an inventory of your greatest vulnerabilities - and take the results to the board of directors.
In risk assessments, cagigal
said the technology risks bubble up to the top pretty quickly, and the process is a way of informing upper management that at least we've got a good a...
The business case for software applications
... Madison, Wis. - David cagigal
knows the missing link in many software evaluation... cost over the life of the application.
It's easy to pinpoint the pre-implementation cost...del. The scale of interest is in the long term, so cagigal
requires technologists to calculate the return on ...