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Thought-provoking pills

Monday, 01 July 2013 Miguel Garcia-Menendez Posted in Corporate Governance of IT

iTTi has participated in, and/or attended, a series of events last month. Now we bring to you an exclusive selection of the most relevant thoughts posed by each event's key speakers.

Enjoy them!

 

Pill #1: "Risk management is the enterprise's inmunology system", said Rafael Rodríguez de Cora, Regional Director, ISF (Information Security Forum), at PESI's (Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Seguridad Industrial) last Security WG meeting.

Pill #2: "'Hygiene' should start at Board level", said Rafael Rodríguez de Cora, Regional Director, ISF (Information Security Forum), at PESI's (Plataforma Tecnológica Española de Seguridad Industrial) last Security WG meeting.

Pill #3: "A BI project is not an IT one", said Asier Fernández de Eribe, CIO, Grupo Boyacá, at InterbanNetwork's Professional Forum on Business Intelligence.

Pill #4: "Big Data not an ICT project, but a continuous process of organisational change", said Óscar Alonso, Analyst, Penteo ICT Analyst, at InterbanNetwork's Professional Forum on Business Intelligence.

Pill #5: "IT must lead BI projects (otherwise, somebody will lead them for you)", said José Joaquín Loza, CIO, UEM (Universidad Europea de Madrid), at InterbanNetwork's Professional Forum on Business Intelligence.

Pill #6: "A datacenter's commissioning must be backed by Ownership", said Andrés J. Sepúlveda, Managing Director, Commtech, at DatacenterDynamics' CONVERGED Madrid 2013.

Pill #7: "COBIT 5, a business framework; but not ISACA's first one. Remember 2006's Val IT!", wrote Miguel García-Menéndez, CEO & Research Director, iTTi, at ISACA's "Now" Blog (http://www.isaca.org/Knowledge-Center/Blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=307).

Pill #8: "Information screening, today's key challenge", said Daniel Innerarity, Chair & Lecturer, UPV (Universidad del País Vasco), at APD's (Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección) "Ist CIOs National Congress".

Pill #9: "Companies which grow are those that believe in IT", said Demetrio Barragán, Managing Director, Madrid Office, Penteo ICT Analyst, at APD's (Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección) "Ist CIOs National Congress".

Pill #10: "Organisation, Technology and Innovation define the future of the CIO", said Carlos Barrabés, President, Grupo Barrabés, at APD's (Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección) "Ist CIOs National Congress".

Pill #11: "CEOs want CIOs to lead people, more than technology", said Julio Moreno, Head of Leadership & Talent Consulting, Korn Ferry International, at APD's (Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección) "Ist CIOs National Congress".

Pill #12: "Partnering with an IT strategic adviser was key to make the Group as it is today", said Paco Gimeno, CIO, GasNaturalFenosa at APD's (Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección) "Ist CIOs National Congress".

Pill #13: "IT is, in fact, a regional integration booster", said José Antonio Cobeña, CIO, Junta de Andalucía, at APD's (Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección) "Ist CIOs National Congress".

Pill #14: "Governance is the first pillar of any approach to Digital Government", said José Antonio Cobeña, CIO, Junta de Andalucía, at APD's (Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección) "Ist CIOs National Congress".

Pill #15: "Today, IT effort versus IT perception results in an unbalanced relationship", said Jordi Damiá, CIO, Panrico, at APD's (Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección) "Ist CIOs National Congress".

Pill #16: "CIOs must make IT easy to Business", said Luís Uguina, Global Head of New Technologies, BBVA, at APD's (Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección) "Ist CIOs National Congress".

Pill #17: "Humility is key to leadership", said Luís Rojas Marcos, Psychiatrist and Professor, NYU (New York University), at APD's (Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección) "Ist CIOs National Congress".

Pill #18: "Alone, you can do nothing", said Joaquín Abril-Martorell, Director of Sales, CEPSA, at APD's (Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección) "Ist CIOs National Congress".

Pill #19: "Reaching shared trust is key to Business-IT approach", said Joaquín Reyes, CIO, CEPSA, at APD's (Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección) "Ist CIOs National Congress".

Pill #20: "Passion is key to any governance model", said Joaquín Abril-Martorell, Director of Sales, CEPSA, at APD's (Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección) "Ist CIOs National Congress".

Pill #21: "Business consists of Innovation plus Marketing", said Joaquín Abril-Martorell, Director of Sales, CEPSA, at APD's (Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección) "Ist CIOs National Congress".

Pill #22: "Taking advantage of IT is key to Business growth", said Adolfo Martínez Morales, CIO, Retail Banking Spain, Grupo Santander, at APD's (Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección) "Ist CIOs National Congress".

Pill #23: "Habit is challenging, technology isn't", said Adolfo Martínez Morales, CIO, Retail Banking Spain, Grupo Santander, at APD's (Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección) "Ist CIOs National Congress".

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