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Business Issues, CIO Leadership, Cloud, Converged Infrastructure, IT Performance

What's the best way to organize IT?

Our Twitter chat reveals many insights. #CIOchat

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Community Manager
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jdodge

How do CIOs balance the pressure to contain costs against all the things we preach they must do: get to know the customer, provide apps and cloud services with lightening speed, securely enable the mobile workforce, forge C suite relationships and exploit Big Data to name a few.

It's a dizzying number of tasks often in conflict with each other. Yes, everyone wants to go mobile, but isn't that inherently a threat to security. Maybe the CIO should be the Chief Contradiction Officer. 


Technology, Cloud

3 roadblocks to avoid in your cloud journey

Use cloud to transform your business. Sounds simple, right? But it’s not that easy. You need to think about more than technical issues. Culture, processes, skill sets, and change management all play a strategic role in smoothing your path to the cloud. What happens when you neglect these factors?

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HP Blogger
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Use cloud to transform your business. Sounds simple, right? But it’s not that easy. You need to think about more than technical issues. Culture, processes, skill sets, and change management all play a strategic role in smoothing your path to the cloud.  What happens when you neglect these factors? Consider this cautionary tale of a large enterprise customer, who turned to my HP colleagues to sort out their private cloud missteps and transform IT into an internal service provider.

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CIO Leadership, Technology, Big Data, Cloud, Converged Infrastructure, IT Performance, Security, Services

Live Webinar: Easy SQL Server Benchmarking

Getting the right performance from your SQL Server is largely based on a good understanding of the base performance of the hardware. Join us to explore some quick ways of doing just that during our live Webinar.

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Technology, Applications, Big Data, Cloud, Converged Infrastructure, IT Performance

Introducing the PADS Framework

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Gabriel_Lowy

The PADS Framework, for Performance Analytics and Decision Support, represents a more holistic approach to adaptive, proactive and predictive operational data management and analysis.  The framework links advanced performance management and big data analytics technologies to enable organizations to gain deep and real-time visibility into, and predictive intelligence from, increasingly complex virtualized and mobile systems across the entire application delivery chain.

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Technology, Services

Maximize Your MPS Experience

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HP Blogger
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Cara Shockley

Many enterprises are looking to Managed Print Services (MPS) to help them better manage complex print environments. While MPS engagements help businesses optimize their infrastructure, manage their IT environment and improve overall workflow, the benefits of incorporating MPS into your enterprise extend beyond technology. MPS can help your organization reduce costs - both financial and environmental - lower the burden on IT staff and improve employee productivity.

 


Technology, Services

Develop Android Apps and Give a Breakthrough to your Business

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The world is going mobile! Everything around you is slowly getting more flexible as well as portable. With apps to answer each and every query of yours, people are becoming more gadget-dependent. Since the major intervention of the Android Operating Systems for mobiles, there has been a revolution in the industry of application development. Android being one of the most used mobile OS creates a huge market of users who are keen to experience new applications every now and then.


CIO Leadership, Big Data

Computers can never be Data Scientists

Data Scientists need to be good Data Artists too!

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HP Blogger
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They say it is the sexiest job in the 21st century in the world of Big Data – the Data Scientist. Emergence of new tools and techniques are empowering them to effectively glean the gold mine of information. Given the volume of data to be processed, it would almost seem like a job tailor-made for computers only. True, computers can certainly perform these computations … but can they think? Not as effectively as the human brain.

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Technology, Big Data, Cloud, Mobility, Services

The Best Insurance Tech Investments

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Tech Mahindra

The insurance industry, as an integral part of the financial services industry, is closely linked to the rapid changes in economy. As the economy grows, the living standards of people increase and as a consequence, demand for insurance increases. With economic activity on the upswing, and reduced catastrophic losses, the combined ratios for insurers have shown improvement over the years.


CIO Leadership, Applications, Converged Infrastructure, IT Performance

Lack of urgency and speed hamstring digital transformation

MIT CIO Symposium to focus on digital organizations.

Blog-post by,
Community Manager
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jdodge

The appearance of a new CEO often signals a subsequent reorganization with a cadre of new lieutenants. After all, any leader wants loyal underlings who share the same vision and its leaders.

The same is true for CIOs who want to take the next step toward helping their organizations become a digital enterprise. Chief among the obstacles are a lack of urgency and the slow pace of change. 

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