Why today’s C-Suite wants its CIO to outsource IT support

From service desk to IT optimisation ‒ today’s C-suite understand the business value that IT outsourcing brings. IT is the engine that keeps your business moving, supporting operations and providing a platform for new developments. And if your business is serious...

4 signs you’ve found a long-term partner to support your business

How CIOs can identify partners who will add value from suppliers who are in it for themselves. Come together Some things are just better together. Fish and chips. Lennon and McCartney. Gin and Tonic. Morecambe and Wise. Combine the right things and magic happens. And...

The CIO surgery ‒ are you suffering from VUCA?

Stuck in a quagmire of support and maintenance? We offer a prescription that puts today’s resource-starved IT leaders back to full strength. Even the most experienced IT leaders can fall prey to VUCA – that is to say Volatility, Uncertainty, Confusion, and Ambiguity....

7 catastrophic consequences of IT failure

In today’s business environment where companies rely on technology more than ever, the cost of an IT failure can be astronomical. IT failures come in all manner of shapes and sizes, but none can be underestimated. In our latest SlideShare we look at the different ways...

The Littlefish Digital Transformation Survey: The trouble with talent

CIOs need a talented team for an organisation to be successful. While the role of CIO has changed enormously, finding the right IT skills to support the business remains a constant. It’s no easy task in today’s economy. The IT skills shortage continues to bite as 6...

8 questions CIOs should ask before saying no to outsourcing

Growing numbers of CIOs see outsourcing as a solution to the talent crisis. What’s holding you back? Whether you’ve never seriously considered the option, or been stung by incompetent providers, here are the eight questions you should ask before saying no to...

Why your most important talent doesn’t work for you

Finding the right people is a perennial problem for CIOs. But if you turn the problem around, outsourcing vital job roles rather than keeping them in-house can be a great boon to your business. You’re probably familiar with “burst capacity”. It’s the extra bandwidth...