Jo Stewart-Rattray: Preventing Governance and Security Failures

Interview: Jo Stewart-Rattray, Award Winning Top Executive, International Security and Risk Management Authority and Vice President ISACA QUALIFICATIONS Masters of Education Studies – Psychology Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Certified Social Engineering Prevention Specialist…


Pioneer Tadao Saito, CTO Toyota Shares Leadership and Innovation Lessons

Professor Tadao Saito, CTO Toyota, is a global top pioneering leader, inventor, researcher and innovator shaping business, industry, research, education, government policies, international standards and society. This is the first extensive interview with Tadao and the first with the CTO of a global Fortune 8 company with revenues of 221.7 Billion.  To put this in…


Top Staff Training Pointers You Should Know (Part 2 of 2)

Guest post written by Stuart Ngai, Director of Technology Solutions, VERAX Having worked in software development in the engineering and financial sectors through several technology eras, one thing strikes me the most is how often top notch IT professionals just get burned out by the fast pace of technology advances. As an educator, development manager,…


Top Staff Training Pointers You Should Know (Part 1 of 2)

Guest post written by Stuart Ngai, Director of Technology Solutions, VERAX Having worked in software development in the engineering and financial sectors through several technology eras, one thing strikes me the most is how often top notch IT professionals just get burned out by the fast pace of technology advances. As an educator, development manager,…


Global CIO Declaration

I recently got back from the very successful first World CIO Forum (WCF) where I was invited to Vice-Chair the International Advisory Board. The international forum was hosted in Shenzhen China, a city of 20 million, the first innovation center of the country, with almost the status of a province due to the importance of…

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Empowering Your Team through Knowledge

My 3 year old boys are like little sponges. They’re amassing information about the world around them at an astounding rate and recently they’ve started to apply that knowledge in situations. For example, they’ve known for a while that when they eat, they use a dish. They’ve even figured out where the dishes are kept…


Dr. Roger Johnson: Past Chair IFIP IP3, Distinguished Scientist, Past Dean Birkbeck College/President CEPIS/President BCS/Honorary Secretary IFIP, International Top Leader and Innovator

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Dr. Roger Johnson. Roger has a remarkable career of extensive accomplishment and you can learn a lot from Roger’s insights and experiences. Enjoy! Stephen Ibaraki Roger Johnson FBCS CITP, CEng Following 4 years spent…


Resources for Retention

You can attend all the conferences, seminars, and training courses that you want, but just watching and listening will only allow you to retain about 10% of the information given to you. A measly 10%. That’s a pretty low return on your investment. Luckily, we’ve designed TechDays to help participants remember and recall a whole…


ACM Releases Enterprise Architecture (EA) TechPack Plus FEAPO Launches

“ACM’s Tech Pack series provides perspectives and insights into the fast-growing EA discipline and profession, which is critically important to both for-profit and non-profit enterprises. The new Tech Pack is well suited for experienced Enterprise and IT Architects and researchers as well as those less familiar with EA. EA helps businesses translate their vision and…