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CIO Leadership, IT Performance

Six ways CIOs or anyone can be a positive force in office politics

Blog-post by Joel Dobbs, , Wed, 04/18/2012 - 21:45
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pol·i·tics noun

1. the complex or aggregate of relationships of people in society, esp those relationships involving authority or power.

2. any activity concerned with the acquisition of power, gaining one's own ends, etc: company politics are frequently vicious.

- World English Dictionary

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Technology, IT Performance

IT investments have greater impact on profitability than R&D or advertising, MIT reports

Blog-post by John Dodge,
Community Manager
, Fri, 03/30/2012 - 15:40

A new study reported in the MIT Sloan Management Review just found that IT investments return more to the bottom line than both advertsing and R&D. The study also discovered that IT projects deployed since 1995 have enjoyed a signficant and positive effect on profitability.

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CIO Leadership, Cloud

3 practical steps to reigning in costs with cloud and DevOps

Blog-post by Terence Ngai,
HP Blogger
, Wed, 01/07/2015 - 06:04

I recently spoke with the CIO of a major Asian manufacturer, who relayed a familiar tale of woe: his developers aren’t able to release applications quickly enough to meet the demands of the business. After finishing an application, rather than moving on to the next project, the developers have to spend time in production fixing bugs and other problems. At the same time, business leaders are pressuring IT and the app dev team to release applications faster. To remedy the situation, the CIO planned to hire more staff, even though the extra resources would strain his budget. 

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CIO Leadership, Cloud, Converged Infrastructure

3 Practical Steps to Surviving the Cloud Storm

Managing technology and organization changes without going crazy

Blog-post by Terence Ngai,
HP Blogger
, Thu, 10/09/2014 - 00:56

The days of putting in a service request and waiting three weeks to get what you want are over. For the business to keep its competitive edge, IT has to deliver resources to employees and customers in a matter of days if not hours. Take HP: to interact more nimbly with customers and release products and services faster, we’ve transformed the company, for ourselves and our customers. “Today, IT is poised to shake up even more industries,” says HP CEO Meg Whitman.

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CIO Leadership, Technology, Applications, Cloud, Security

Looking for innovative, daring and successful cloud implementations

That's our #CIOchat topic, Thursday, 2-3 p.m. ET.

Blog-post by John Dodge,
Community Manager
, Tue, 09/23/2014 - 14:46

Our chat topic this week will explore innovative, daring and/or successful cloud implementations. It's time to talk about actual examples.

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