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Business Issues, CIO Leadership, Applications

Could Microsoft’s New Mobility Platforms Spark Security and Management Improvements?

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blaberis

It isn’t news when IT executives, asked about their companies’ mobility plans, express a high level of concern about mobile device and data security. Such was the case in a recent survey conducted by IDG Research Services of nearly 100 top IT executives at companies with 1,000 or more employees. The fact that 60% of the respondents listed security issues as a top mobility challenge wasn’t a surprise.

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Business Issues, Cloud

Does the CFO’s Roadmap drive the CIO’s Roadmap for Cloud Computing?

Bridging the gap between the CIO's and CFO's journey to Cloud Computing

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HP Blogger
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enadhan

Remember my post on whether shareholders are driving the CIO's IT strategy?  This is what came to mind as I was reading the article on the CFO's Journey to the Cloud by Gerri Gold, Vice President of Global Sales, Business Development and Asset Management, HP Financial Services.  “By developing a financial roadmap to complement the CIO's technology roadmap, CFOs can maximize the benefits of cloud for their organizations,” says Gold.

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CIO Leadership, IT Performance

Are CIOs drowning in the maintenance pool?

Total cost of ownership key to IT modernization

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Last week I wrote a post titled Are you committing career suicide? that quoted liberally from Bob Evan’s recent thoughtful article in Forbes titled Career Suicide and the CIO: 4 Deadly New Threats.  In that article, Evans’ fourth deadly threat is “Surrendering to the 80/20 budget trap.” He describes

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Technology, Cloud

Reasons to adopt PaaS

Blog-post by,
RickBlaisdell

A new research from IBM Center for Applied Insights shows that IT decision makers quote big data as one of the main reasons to adopt platform as a service in their businesses. Although SaaS is very popular, most CIOs have not paid that much attention to cloud-based PaaS solutions.


Technology, Cloud

“Cloud and Mobile”: What is the future of this relationship?

Cloud computing, mobile devices drive innovation, flexibility

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Who is dating who is always interesting for people, especially when it is regarding celebrities and popular folks. Well here we are about to discuss one of the rapidly flourishing association in technology industry and yes both parties are super popular i.e. cloud computing and mobile. Coming to the point businesses and users are looking for availability of data, email and applications anytime and from any location whether they are at home, on-premise or on move.

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Business Issues, Converged Infrastructure

What storage issues keep you up at night?

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HP Blogger
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We think it’s time to turn up the volume on the conversations around the storage issues that are plaguing you today.

We’ll start with this premise: It’s not how much storage you have. It’s how much you can do with it.

What do you think? We want to know.


CIO Leadership, Applications

Agile, Scrum, PPM – IT Project Initiation to Deployment

You have tried structured IT process, and maybe even a structured enterprise tool, to manage your project initiation to deployment process. And, has it failed, or been less than effective in getting projects, features or stories released at the right time, without any rollbacks necessary?

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curtdo

 

You have tried structured IT process, and maybe even a structured enterprise tool, to manage your project initiation to deployment process.  And, has it failed, or been less than effective in getting projects, features or stories released at the right time, without any rollbacks necessary?

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Technology, Security

Hiring information security talent a challenge

Finding right infosec talent key

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HP Blogger
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Wh1t3Rabbit

CISOs know that hiring good talent is getting more difficult than ever.  Finding people who are both qualified and willing to work for you under your corporate rules is starting to become one of those tasks you outsource because you can't do it yourself.  Some will tell you that the reason for this is the climate of increasingly high risk, but I think there are actually two things going on here we need to take a hard look at.

The lack of technical talent

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Business Issues, CIO Leadership, Technology, IT Performance

4 Principles Governing IT Security Decisions

CISO and board must identify risks

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The growing threat landscape is making security investment decisions more difficult and more business critical at the same time. In many companies, technology decisions involve many top executives — including IT, finance, compliance, and business managers. This makes the decision process more complex as different managers have different knowledge, expertise, and experiences relating to technology.


Technology, Applications

Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace

Blog-post by,
RickBlaisdell

With the increasing interest in social software during the last years, there are some top vendors that get the buyers’ attention.  According to this trend, Gartner has released its 2012 Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace.