The Choice Philosophy

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  Jim Steinlage, President & CEO of Choice Solutions – During my 15 years at a Big Five firm, it was ingrained in me that it was not my job to make decisions for my clients, but to equip them with the right information so they could make the best choices for themselves. In 1985, the predecessor company to ‘Choice Solutions’…

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DIY HR

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 Jim Steinlage, President & CEO of Choice Solutions – These days, I can’t tell you how many times I hear, “I’m sorry, but we have a fire to put out.”  Typically, I am in conversation with a client (IT leader) when a small knock is heard at the door.  After given permission to enter, an anxious body briskly makes their…

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Changing of the Reins: CIO to CHRO

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Jim Steinlage, President & CEO of Choice Solutions – Working more hours and taking advantage of new tools and technologies (like the smartphone) isn’t making us more productive.  Since 2011 productivity has slowed down.  WorkMarket is calling it a productivity crisis and I agree. As a leader in providing technology solutions, I am most disappointed in our IT leaders.  Instead…

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CIOs don’t have the skillset to take on the digital transformation

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 Jim Steinlage, President & CEO of Choice Solutions – The digital transformation is going to eat non-transformational CIOs for dinner. That is about 80% of today’s CIOs (yes, really). Business objectives aren’t necessarily new (cost cutting, scale, new rev stream and retain talent) but how these objectives are achieved will be. And quite frankly, the traditional CIO needs to step…

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