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Technology, Converged Infrastructure, Services

Healthcare Interoperability

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Interoperability refers to the ability to share and manage information between devices and information systems within and across organizational boundaries.

 According Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) defines Interoperability as-


Business Issues, CIO Leadership, Big Data

Who has the largest claim on data, analytics?

LOB? CIO? CFO? Who owns them? Come #CIOchat 2-3 p.m. ET Thursday.

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Who owns data and analytics? LOB? CIO? CFO? Probably all of them and sometimes none of them. That is our #CIOchat topic for this Thursday - 2-3 p.m. ET. 

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Business Issues, CIO Leadership, Technology, Big Data, Cloud, Converged Infrastructure, Mobility, Security

Can Your Security Protection Keep Up with Roaming Mobile Workers?

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PaulLipman

As 2014 comes to a close, many of us in the security industry cringe as we look back at a year full of massive, high profile security breaches. In spite of major investments of capital and time by large corporations, attackers are still getting through their defensive perimeters, and dwelling undetected long enough to do extensive damage. It’s become painfully clear that enterprises today are so interconnected, any gap in their widely dispersed infrastructures or ecosystems can provide an entry point for sophisticated cybercriminals.


Business Issues, Cloud

Selected hybrid cloud reads

Linthicum, Verstraete and McKendrick on hybrid cloud

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Hybrid clouds this year are forecast grow 48% in organizations with more than 1,000 employees, according a study by cloud consulting firm Rightscale. What's more, companies with multiple clouds will grow 78%.

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CIO Leadership, Cloud

Keep the infrastructure team away from cloud strategies? Yup!

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blaberis

Ultimately cloud computing in most all its iterations is about infrastructure, right? Whether you are trying to minimize Capex or save your existing infrastructure for ‘Sunday best’ applications or trying to quickly scale to meet shifting business conditions. It comes down to infrastructure.

Therefore it is only logical that the infrastructure team at your organization should be front and center when it comes to planning cloud migrations. Right? Wrong! Because most infrastructure teams are inherently shortsighted, focusing on near-term goals instead of long term strategies.

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CIO Leadership, IT Performance

Who owns enterprise analytics and data?

Is it the CFO? What do you think?

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With the increasing importance of analytics to the enterprise, the question becomes who should own the analytics and data agenda. This question really matters today because, according to Thomas Davenport, “business processes are among the last remaining points of differentiation.” For this reason, Davenport even suggests that businesses that create a sustainable right to win use analytics to “wring every last drop of value from their processes”.

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CIO Leadership, Big Data

The real dilemma of IoT and Ethics

Can devices ever think like humans?

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HP Blogger
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"Discuss how you dealt with an ethical dilemma" goes the essay topic for a college application.  A question commonly posed to comprehend the dynamics that force us to make those oh-so-difficult judgment calls.  These are dilemmas for which there is no "right" answer varying from scenario to scenario, falling into the "gray area" – with no black-and-white answer.  Humans are wired to make tough decisions bringing all the context and principles to bear.  Similarly, can devices apply the available information to make the right judgment calls?  To some extent, I would s

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Business Issues, Applications, Mobility, Security

So many security concerns and topics, so little time

"Fake cell towers!?" See conversation 2.

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Our #CIOchat yesterday about security nightmares touched on human error, penetration testing, privacy, Point of Sale vulnerabilities, training, education, layered security, 7x24 threat monitoring and who should be charge of enterprise cyber security. The sheer number of topics expresses the complex and never ending task of keeping enterprise data secure.


CIO Leadership, Cloud

Cool cloud startups in 2014

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Cloud computing is producing a great number of big and successful companies. Bessemer Venture has identified about 300 successful cloud startups – among them, 16 have already hit a $1 billion valuation or on the verge of it.


Technology, Security

‘Data Breach’ - Top Concern for CIOs in 2015

EiQ Networks' recent survey of CIOs and top IT professionals across industries found that security breaches are the top concern in 2014 and moving into 2015.

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EiQ Networks recently surveyed CIOs and top IT pros across industries, and found, not surprisingly, that security breaches are the top concern in 2014 and moving into 2015.

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