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Tapping Into the Millennial Mindset

Launchbox founder urges CIOs and CTOs to change their millennial mindset to boost business.

Millennials get a bad reputation for being disengaged, selfish and lazy — but one expert is saying before you pass judgement, look in the mirror.

CIO Tackles IoT, Mobility and Security with MES Community

IT innovation, preparation proves even more crucial in the public sector, where end-users rely on you for daily needs. 

Internet of Things (IoT), mobility, security threats … are just a few of the trends rapidly driving innovation in the IT world, leaving CIOs and CTOs racing to keep up or be left in the dust.

5 To Do’s When Saying, “I Do” to New Employees

Award-winning CIO bench coach gives top tips to identify, attract and retain high-performing midsize enterprise staff.

“Most employers and most leaders make the same mistake we make when we’re getting married,” quips Larry Bonfante.

HPE: Pricing, Products Built For The Way Your Business Works

“How many of today’s Fortune 500 companies were midsize businesses just a few years ago?” asks HPE Vice President of Enterprise SMB Sales Mike Parrottino.

He and Hewlett Packard Enterprise are taking a vested interest in investing in the up-and-coming disrupters of the present—you.

Financial Management For Midmarket IT Leaders: Understanding Working Capital Management

What could your organization do with an extra million (or more) in cash? You can probably think of a dozen or so answers right off the top of your head. And that’s without taking the time to investigate potential short- or long-term investment opportunities that could open up, if, in fact, you had that extra cash in hand.

CIO Shares His Wisdom As He Pursues Next Chapter

After serving as the IT leader of The Arc Greater Twin Cities organization for nearly two decades, Paul Harder decided to write the next chapter of his career and life. Harder is now CEO of his own consulting firm, KBP Strategies, which focuses on training sales professionals. (He also served as an official with the USA Track & Field organization for many years, and was a longtime member of the Midsize Enterprise Strategies advisory board.) We caught up with Harder to ask him about his career, request advice for fellow CIOs, and discuss how he coped with change.

Leading IT Vendors Make Key Investments In MES, Midmarket

The Midsize Enterprise Summit Spring, which takes place April 30-May 2 in Nashville may be three months away, but we are seeing a tremendous early response from the vendor community to support the conference.

Three Keys To Change Every CIO Can Master

Dealing with change is easier said than done. No one knows that better than Larry Bonfante, a veteran CIO, with 35 years of experience in the IT industry. Bonfante recently posted the following blog on how leaders can cope with change.

The one thing in life that is constant is change. There are times in our lives when we choose change. Other times, change chooses us. In either case, we have to decide how we will deal with change. There are three basic approaches we can take to handling change.

Lessons In How To Career Pivot: From Private To Public Sector IT Leader

Ellen Christy’s LinkedIn tagline says everything you need to know about her IT philosophy. Below her name, it states she is a senior technology executive, helping companies translate their business goals into reality.

Ten Wishes For Every Midmarket IT Leader

On behalf of the entire Midsize Enterprise Summit team, we would like to wish all our readers a peaceful and joyful holiday season and a happy New Year. Our midmarket web site and newsletter reach today’s IT leaders from midsize enterprises along with IT suppliers and vendors across the high-tech spectrum. You have all been loyal readers supplying perspectives and input on how to make the midmarket a better place to work and to serve as the voice of this sector. Thank you all. We put together 10 wishes or resolutions for the coming year.