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Business Issues, Big Data

Good Corporate Governance Is Built Upon Good Information and Data Governance

Blog-post by Myles Suer, Mon, 01/12/2015 - 23:06

As you may know, COSO provides the overarching enterprise framework for the governance of operations, reporting, and compliance. For this reason, COSO aims to hold individuals accountable for their internal control responsibilities. This often starts by accessing risks and developing sets of control activities having the aim of mitigating risks.

Technology, Cloud

IT yet to confront personal and device clouds

Jan. 10 #CIOchat best Tweets.

Blog-post by John Dodge,
Community Manager
, Mon, 01/12/2015 - 15:47

With CES 2015 in the rear view mirror, it's time to take stock in the impact of personal clouds. What personal device, PC or gadget doesn't come attached to the cloud in the some way, shape of form?

The question of personal clouds doesn't seem to be a question many any asking? What's the silo effect? Should enterprise clouds let them in? What's the impact on Big Data and analytics? What is the role of personal clouds at work?

Technology, IT Performance

Business Intelligence In Healthcare.

Blog-post by DR.PRAVIN A PAWAR, Mon, 01/12/2015 - 09:29

Business Intelligence for the Healthcare Industry

Business Intelligence:


CIO Leadership, Cloud

Outsourcing, er, cloud trends in 2015

Cloud and outsourcing connected at the hip.

Blog-post by John Dodge,
Community Manager
, Fri, 01/09/2015 - 22:02

Outsourcing and cloud computing are first cousins if not siblings. No, they are not idential twins, but any broad discussion of outsourcing is heavily laced with cloud computing.

So it was with substantial interested I read "10 outsourcing trends to watch n 2015" over at

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CIO Leadership, Cloud

It’s 2015. The cloud is mature. Get on board or get left behind.

Blog-post by Joel Shore, Fri, 01/09/2015 - 18:37

And the skies are not cloudy all day. While that’s good enough if you’re crooning the lyrics to Home On the Range, it’s not nearly adequate for modern IT operations. Enter the tandem of cloud computing and the OpenStack operating platform. It’s the fast train to where IT is headed. Are you on board?

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Business Issues, Big Data

Discovering direction in a data deluge

Blog-post by Deepak Nehru, Fri, 01/09/2015 - 17:54

Humans have an insatiable demand for information, and we want to explore, learn and unravel our surroundings by searching and finding out more. We are beginning to utilize our devices as our 'search agents' predominantly, and at same time leaving a treasure trove of data behind.

As was aptly shown in an analysis by ComScore: - Search engine still dominates the market with web traffic and apps is catching up.

Technology, Cloud

Three Roles of the Cloud Services Broker

Blog-post by Gene De Libero, Fri, 01/09/2015 - 15:39

As organizations continue to embrace cloud computing, the need for workload portability – the need to move workloads across cloud types and providers – is growing. A recent IDG Research survey indicated that less than half of those surveyed (40%) were currently able to move workloads across cloud types or providers.

Business Issues, CIO Leadership, Technology, Cloud, Security

Cloud Security Concerns – Myth or Reality?

Blog-post by Gene De Libero, Fri, 01/09/2015 - 03:32

I know I’m not alone when I say that as a CIO, I’ve come across more than my share of unauthorized applications running in the cloud. There’s constant pressure from upper management to produce results and quite frankly, maybe my team and me took a bit too long to respond to the needs of the business. It happens.

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Technology, Cloud

Is your network pulling down your hybrid cloud?

The network can be the cloud enabler or bottleneck.

Blog-post by Chris Nerney, Thu, 01/08/2015 - 21:54

While some IT professionals remain leery of the cloud, a growing number recognize that cloud computing can enable enterprises to save on infrastructure costs while increasing scalability and flexibility. 

But cloud deployments aren’t necessarily free-floating computing platforms, unbound by the restrictions of legacy technology. The effectiveness of hybrid clouds, specifically, is tied in large part to the quality of an enterprise’s existing network. 

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CIO Leadership, Cloud

2015 State of the CIO is must reading

Blog-post by John Dodge,
Community Manager
, Thu, 01/08/2015 - 17:03

The annual 2015 State of CIO executive summary focuses on IT's relationship with the business, skills shortages, IT investments, security and salaries to name a few key topics.

Before I say a word about each, I want to say why I like this survey more than others. One reason is obvious: I work for the same company as CIO.

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