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CIO Leadership, IT Performance

8 ways to master change management

One of the toughest challenges facing CIOs.

Blog-post by John Dodge,
Community Manager
, Wed, 02/04/2015 - 16:30

Former colleague and Computerworld writer Howard Baldwin writes about the topic that ranks among the CIO's biggest and most costly challenges, change management. See the attached article with eight ways to deal with change management.


Technology, Applications, Big Data, Cloud, IT Performance, Security, Services

SaaS Enablement of your existing application

SaaS enablement of onpremise application is easy with Techcello.

Blog-post by Karthikeyan Vazhavandan, Wed, 02/04/2015 - 09:54

SaaS enablement of onpremise application is easy with Techcello.

Techcello provides ready to use SaaS architecture stacks and SaaS enablement blocks which can be consumed easily as services.

Your product can integrate with these services to migrate your on-premise applications to a SaaS model.


CIO Leadership, Technology, Security

Fending off targeted cyberattacks with ATA

Blog-post by HP Security Strategists, Tue, 02/03/2015 - 21:41

By HP security strategist Stan Wisseman

Unlike computer worms and viruses that usually attack indiscriminately, targeted cyberattacks involve intelligent planning with respect to the chosen target or class of targets. Also evident in these attacks, is a difference in attitude: the threat agent wants to attack the victim and is willing to expend the extra effort to target them as an individual (or group).

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Business Issues, Services

How to Navigate the Maze of B2B Marketing

Getting Past the Concern Affecting Marketers across E-commerce, Home Improvement, Entertainment and Beyond

Blog-post by Shekhar Deo, Tue, 02/03/2015 - 17:23
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B2B companies often get lost promoting multiple solutions across different vertical industry groups. It’s almost like a maze where you finally reach the end, only to spot another destination out in the distance.


CIO Leadership, Cloud

This CIO is throwing out the playbook

UPenn's Tom Murphy charges for everything.

Blog-post by John Dodge,
Community Manager
, Tue, 02/03/2015 - 16:22

I read a Forbes interview with University of Pennsylvania CIO Tom Murphy and it loaded with gems for a new model of IT.

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Business Issues, CIO Leadership, Technology, Applications, Cloud

Application-Hosting Advancements: 5 Trends To Watch

Blog-post by Scott Taback, Tue, 02/03/2015 - 13:57
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Editors Note: This thought leadership piece was written by Galley Sarai of Highland Solutions.


Business Issues, CIO Leadership, Technology, Big Data, Cloud, IT Infrastructure, Mobility

Could the Cloud’s Worst Enemy be the Cloud?

Blog-post by John Hawkins, Mon, 02/02/2015 - 21:53
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The cloud is showing a much darker and drearier side. At least this is one conclusion I came to after reading a recent study by 451 Research.

The research study, “Voice of the Enterprise: Cloud Computing Preview“, which was conducted in late 2014, interviewed approximately 800 IT professionals to get their view of cloud. One of the takeaways for me is that the ease of setting-up and consuming cloud applications might be part of the Clouds problem, largely because Cloud provides an easy way to spin up and consume cloud applications.


CIO Leadership, Cloud

Cloud starts getting Uncle Sam's attention

Nearly 20% of federal agencies now deliver IT services via the cloud despite lingering worries, tech implementation concerns among IT managers.

Blog-post by Charles Cooper, Mon, 02/02/2015 - 14:07

Uncle Sam as early tech adoptor?

Save the wisecracks - talk about easy targets! -- but new survey data suggests that when it comes to cloud computing some very forward-thinking IT managers work for the government.

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CIO Leadership, IT Performance

When CIOs fail to communicate

“People don’t remember what we think is important; they remember what they think is important.” – John C. Maxwell

Blog-post by Joel Dobbs, , Sun, 02/01/2015 - 21:09

Everyone knows that good communication is important.  We all know that one of the most important skills for any leader is communicating effectively.  Why is it then that so many CIOs are such poor communicators, especially when speaking with individuals and groups outside of the world of IT?

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Business Issues, Cloud

Do you believe that signing on with a cloud provider means vendor lock in at some level?

Polls by John Dodge,
Community Manager
, Sun, 02/01/2015 - 17:19
Do you believe that signing on with a cloud provider means vendor lock in at some level?