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CIO Leadership, Security

Converged security: When departments collaborate, everyone wins

Operations and security must work together to break down silos, while the CIO/CISO cracks the whip

Blog-post by,
Gerben Verstraete

Rather than bother with a simple denial of service attack, today’s cybercriminals are most likely to go after your intellectual property and enterprise data. You can’t battle the current crop of bad guys with yesterday’s static policy-based frameworks — instead, you must actively safeguard data and search for threats.


CIO Leadership, Big Data

Data Artists are Data Scientists with a GPS for Innovation

Applying Science to the Art of Innovation

Blog-post by,
HP Blogger
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 “Like many aspects of the digital age, this idea that innovation resides where art and science connect is not new”, says Walter Isaacson, CEO at Aspen Institute.  Back in 1957, Issac Asimov explored the reasons why people get new ideas – as he explains in this


Technology, Applications, Big Data, IT Performance

The Move to Cloud: A View from the Ground

As businesses move their enterprise to the cloud, how can CIOs ensure that the new technology works with existing IT platforms?

Blog-post by,
LNBalaji_Infotech

The article is co-authored by Mr. L N Balaji, President – North America, ITC Infotechand Mr. Anand Sukumaran, Vice President – Managed Services, ITC Infotech.


CIO Leadership, IT Performance, Services

What is digital transformation?

CIOs tackle the digital enterprise.

Blog-post by,
Community Manager
,
jdodge

There are a lot of mushy hype laden terms when it comes to IT: "digital enterprise" and "digital transformation" are two of them. So I was pleased to read that long time colleague and veteran IT journalist Michael Fitzgerald tackled the topic in a story at CIO.com.

After interviewing several CIOs, Fitzgerald determined it means dirfferent things to different people.Here's a few observations.


Business Issues, CIO Leadership, Technology, Applications, Big Data, Converged Infrastructure, IT Performance, Mobility

4 CIO Strategies For Successful B2B E-Commerce

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According to Internet Retailer, B2B e-commerce sales have already exceeded B2C, and by the end of this year, B2B revenue is expected to reach $800 billion or more. As noted by a recent Forbes article, however, CIOs are still struggling to make B2B “click” with prospective buyers. Read on for critical strategies to help enhance B2B efforts.


Technology, IT Performance

Have You Outgrown Your ERP System?

Blog-post by,
Kevin Beasley

Most mid-market organizations – those with $25M to $500M in annual revenues – have outgrown their existing ERP systems, but many are not aware of this dilemma and the additional challenges it will present down the road. These fast-moving organizations are often too focused on the business at hand to make sweeping IT changes every year. Moreover, they find they can make do with what they already have in place, even if they are relying on home grown systems or a disparate collection of third-tier solutions that are barely held together.


CIO Leadership, IT Performance

The most common reasons that prevent IT to reach full potential – 2nd: Too manual process

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Our second post is about the manual processes that are so common in IT shops. IT specializes in analyzing and automating business processes. Every IT group knows how to automate business processes for their customers. Some groups are doing it better than others, but all IT groups are doing it.

 

http://friedkincompaniescio.com/2014/10/29/the-most-common-reasons-that-...


Technology, Services

The Importance of Facebook Advertising for Small Businesses

Facebook is looking to boost its advertising revenue. It has just acquired a video ad tech start-up – LiveRail, which connects marketers to publishers, on mobile devices and the web.

Blog-post by,
mehulb


Technology, Services

Journey of Microsoft’s Messenger Comes To An End

It’s the end of an era for Microsoft’s most popular instant messaging MSN (also known as Windows live Messenger)

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It’s the end of an era for Mi


CIO Leadership, Applications, Cloud, Mobility

Shadow IT is more good than bad

That's the topic of Thursday's #CIOchat

Blog-post by,
Community Manager
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jdodge

On the whole that shadow IT is good for most enterprises. But that's just my opinion. What's yours?

Shadow IT is what we will debate this week in our #CIOchat from 2-3 p.m. ET Thursday. Some in IT probably think shadow IT is as wrong as highway robbery. It compromises data, create silos, is costly and has users going off in their own direction when enterprise-wide solutions are arguably less expensive, safer and more productive.

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