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CIO Leadership, Cloud

Are we experiencing a CIO overhaul?

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A couple weeks ago, I stumbled on an article from Keith Engelbert on the Forbes blog, titled “Will CIO’s vanish into Cloud? “ According to him, 17 percent of CFO’s believe the role of CIO will disappear within the next five years. Do you agree with that?

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Technology, Cloud

What does Kundra's departure mean to federal IT and cloud computing?

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Judy Redman

Earlier in this forum I wrote about Federal CIO Vivek Kundra and his ‘Cloud First’ program.  Not only did I tip my hat to Kundra but I gave him my vote as U.S.

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Technology, Cloud

Is there a language barrier between IT and the rest of the business?

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Business executives complain that IT only knows how to talk tech-speak, and yet IT leaders are highly focused on transforming from being a cost control target to being a trusted business partner. What stands in the way is a language barrier that is difficult and therefore costly to overcome.

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Business Issues, Technology, Applications, Cloud

Will public cloud market just be served by big vendors?

I don't think so although some do.

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I don't agree with David Linthicum's post in InfoWorld that contends the IaaS and PaaS markets will no longer support smaller providers. He also argues that the little guys will have to exit those markets and find something else to do. 

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Business Issues, Technology, Mobility, Security

5 Ways Employees Create Security Risks for Businesses

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The Target, Inc. data hack, the Heartbleed Bug---these and other security breaches serve as stark reminders for businesses of the very real risks of doing business in a web-connected world. On the upside, these high-profile hacks reinforce the dangers of cyber-attacks from without. But on the downside, they tend to distract organizations from focusing on mounting security risks caused by their own employees from within.

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CIO Leadership, IT Performance

What does it take to be successful with IT Projects?

IT Project Guiding Principles

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Over 70% of IT projects fail to deliver their promised value. What can you do to avoid some of the pitfalls along the way?

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CIO Leadership, Cloud

Marketing Technology Office, really? Here’s four key functions of the new IT office

As Business and IT merge, does IT needs to be split by business unit?

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I just read an article advocating the creation of a marketing technology office. The suggestion is that channel and customer-facing technologies would be owned by the MTO, the Marketing Technology Office. Frankly this brings me to two conclusions. Let me share those:

IT = Business and Business = IT

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