Happy New Year to everyone in our Enterprise Efficiency community. We hope 2013 will be a year filled with health, happiness, prosperity... and nifty technology.
When I joined the Enterprise Efficiency team in September 2012, I was delighted at the warm welcome I received from my talented colleagues Sara Peters, David Wagner, and Curtis Franklin, as well as from all of you in our community. I have run many content-driven websites in the course of my career, and I can say without hesitation that our Enterprise Efficiency's community members are the most engaged I've ever known. I value our collaborative experience, and I am thrilled at all that we are able to learn from one another.
We're looking forward to another year of sharing valuable information and key learnings through our blogs, live chats, live video symposia, and live radio shows. Our mix of content will continue to reflect the spectrum of IT and business challenges that have always sparked your interest. We'll also continue taking our walks on the lighter side with delightful features such as Wagner's Geekend blogs and our weekly informal Friday afternoon chat sessions.
Your thoughtful comments and insights throughout 2012 have led us to explore exciting new topics and consider engaging new ideas. Here's a glimpse at what we have planned for the year ahead...
CIO Editorial Advisory Board: We'll be inviting select CIO members of our community to engage with us in a variety of collaborative ways, including networking events and video programs. We'll be working with our board to develop content about IT leadership, C-suite relationships, and career development that will augment our existing content mix.
C-Suite Insights: Case studies, videos, and radio shows filled with insight and action items on how to make the most of relationships between CIOs and other members of the C-suite, including the CEO, CFO, and CMO.
CIO Tech Briefs: These monthly primers will give IT leaders the information they need at their fingertips to keep on top of the technology of the moment. Suitable for sharing, these documents will also give CIOs a helpful teaching tool they can use to communicate with business-side colleagues about technology.
Radio series on the most innovative CIOs: This series will explore the activities in which the most innovative CIOs engage to help them create bold new ideas within their organizations.
Five Big Things: Monthly blog sharing five of the best CIO comments we've received on important technology and leadership topics, including big-data, cloud, and mobility.
In-depth research projects: Based on community feedback, we'll develop a series of research reports that provide unique insights into the challenges facing IT leaders and business executives.
As always, we welcome your feedback. Share your thoughts on these ideas in the comments field below. And feel free to let us know what else you'd like to see from Enterprise Efficiency in the year ahead.
Thanks for sharing. I look forward to exploring and discussing the new topics that will be addressed in this upcoming year. I enjoyed reading and commenting on the articles in 2012 and look forward to doing more of that this year. I have gained a lot of insight from the E2 community.
@Umair: thank you for your kind words. We're delighted to have you as a member of our community and I hope that your New Year is off to a successful start so far.
As always we welcome and appreciate your ideas. If there are things you're encountering in the workplace that you feel would make great topics for further exploration in a reserach report or other of our outlets, please let us know! This is, after all, designed to help give you what you need to make the most of your career.
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