Content Vault : Sort by Most Recent
Technology, Applications

Remember netbooks? From 14M units to zero.

Take a good look because the iPad and other tablets have killed it.

Blog-post by,
Community Manager
,

Research firm iSuppli predicts zero sales of netbooks in 2015. The netbook, which sold 14 million units in 2010, is a prime example of flawed and transient product (I won't even call it a technology because it mimicked an existing technology).


Business Issues, IT Performance

Does the U.S. need to raise the limit on H1-B visas?

Polls by,
Community Manager
,
Does the U.S. need to raise the limit on H1-B visas?
(4)
   

CIO Leadership, IT Performance

Unraveling Systems of Engagement at HP Discover 2013

Engaging at HP Discover to experience a new Style of IT

Blog-post by,
HP Blogger
,

This isn’t the first time I’ve written about Systems of Engagement on this blog.  Earlier, based upon Geoffrey Moore’s video interview, I asserted that CIOs need a System of Engagement with CMOs. I followed that with a post on how Systems of Engagement can be used to predict the future.


CIO Leadership, IT Performance

Mobile the biggest disruptor. Who's the overseer: the CMO or CIO?

Mobile has implications far beyond just the debate over who owns it (CMO or CIO).

Blog-post by,
Community Manager
,
jdodge

This Guardian article asks who should oversee mobile - the CMO or CIO? Clearly, it's a collaboration that demands bridges between marketing and IT. Specifically, the article examines ROI, structures and silos and the imperative of buy-in from top management.

A central point and one that is rarely made is that while the CIO traditionally looks at cost and efficiency, mobile technology focuses on revenue generation where marketing is strong, hence its ascension.

(4)
   
(2) (2)

Technology, Cloud

How the cloud can improve productivity

Blog-post by,
RickBlaisdell

Productivity is at a premium in every business, the top priority for most every businesses we might say. :) Cloud development in the last few years has directly influenced the productivity in every workplace. Cloud computing applications and solutions had a positive impact upon technology integration and made life easier and improved productivity in the workplace.

There are several ways businesses can increase their productivity using the cloud. Here is a snapshot of them;

(1)
   
(1) (1)

CIO Leadership, Applications

Mobility by 2020 to yield "engaging experiences"

A crowd-sourced vision of the mobile future.

Blog-post by,
HP Blogger
,

We on the HP Enterprise 2020 team have just released a new chapter in our Enterprise 2020, crowd-sourced vision of the future.

The key theme of this chapter is that, by 2020, mobility will offer us “engaging experiences” that “help humans”.


CIO Leadership, IT Performance

CIOs should never let a crisis go to waste.

You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it's an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before. - Rahm Emanuel

Blog-post by, ,

The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger - but recognize the opportunity. -John F. Kennedy, Speech in Indianapolis, IN, April 12, 1959

(1)
   
(3) (3)

CIO Leadership, IT Performance

Five imperatives of IT leadership

Mistakes we shouldn't make, but do. Know thy business. Excellence. Leadership.

Blog-post by,

The people that I usually work for do a lot of things right.  Whether we are talking about designing storage arrays, developing innovative investment techniques, or fracking the earth for oil, I have seen greatness in the men and women I have worked for.  I have witnessed technical excellence and business acumen so adroit that it is astonishing.  I have seen this greatness build reputations, careers, and wealth.  And at the same time, I am astounded by how such brilliant and innovative minds can collapse into mediocrity when it comes to

(1)
   
(3) (3)

CIO Leadership, IT Performance

Do different business stages require different CIO Types?

Timing and company conditions determine CIO's role. Strategic, tactical and transformational.

Blog-post by,

How does the business stage (start-up, growth, steady state etc) relate to the type of CIO needed? And more importantly does this have a correlation to business success?

Following on from my previous article on CIO Types ("What type of CIO are you?") I wanted to explore how the type of CIO was connected to the different stages of business development.

(6)
   
(4) (4)