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CIO Leadership, Cloud

Shadow IT—the good, the bad, and the ugly. How to deal with it?

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HP Blogger
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The debate over shadow IT is like a three-man standoff in a spaghetti Western. On one side you have the business leaders and developers, who view external cloud resources as a quick and inexpensive way to get a project up and running. On the other you have IT, who feels it’s losing control when the business turns to external service providers. And in the middle you have the CIO, who faces pressure to meet the needs of the business, but who also has to weigh the risks involved with using an external service provider.

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CIO Leadership, IT Performance

CFOs discuss their technology priorities

CIOs this your opportunity to build a better relationship

Blog-post by,
myles.suer

Recently, I had the opportunity to talk to a number of CFOs about their technology priorities. These discussions represent an opportunity for CIOs to hear what their most critical stakeholder considers important. The CFOs did not hesitate or need to think much about this question. They said three things make their priority list. They are better financial system reliability, better application integration, and better data security and governance.


Technology, Applications, Security

Credit card hacks abound. What's going on?

We chat about this 2-3 p.m. ET today... #CIOchat

Blog-post by,
Community Manager
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This week, it Home Depot's credit cards. A few weeks ago, it's Target's. Is any of your financial information safe? 

That's what we are discussing in today's Twitter chat. Our main question is "What does the recent spate of credit cards hacks say about the state of cybersecurity?"

The chat is from 2-3 p.m. ET, hashtag #CIOchat


Business Issues, IT Performance

Attributes to Consider When Hiring an IT Manager

Blog-post by,
DMPeltier

Hiring an IT Manager is never easy.

IT Manager is unique position that requires a mix of technical skills as well as a bit of human resources knowledge. To hire an effective IT Manager you must consider both of these aspects of the job. To find the right person, consider some of these key attributes during your interview process.

  • Technical IT Skills
  • Leadership Abilities
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Conflict Management
  • Vision

Technical IT Skills

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Technology, Big Data

Changing styles of IT driven by the fashionable world of IoT

A cool bracelet from – wait for IT – Intel!

Blog-post by,
HP Blogger
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“For most wearable makers, it would be in their best interest to stop worrying about the gizmos inside, and start worrying about the look and feel of their products -- says Nick Bilton in this New York Times article that refers to various wearables including the MICA –bracelet recently announced by Intel.&

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Technology, Cloud

The importance of cloud computing in manufacturing

Blog-post by,
RickBlaisdell

Because lately we kept discussing about the Internet of Things, we should perhaps mention that this trend is part of a larger industry, cloud manufacturing. With a large impact over the industries of aerospace, healthcare, education and financial services, here is another industry that cloud computing is highly influencing lately: manufacturing.

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Business Issues, Services

Driving Classes in Toronto Make You Confident On the Road

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Knowing how to drive a vehicle is something that all of us aspire for. It is a thrilling experience and the same time allows you to be anywhere anytime without having to depend on anyone else. Though you can learn it from a friend or a family member it is always advisable that you join a professional driving school in Toronto. MTO approved schools adopt organized curriculums which make you confident on the road. By joining one you would be investing on a skill for a lifetime.


CIO Leadership, IT Performance

CIOs: How does your CFO look at data?

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According to the Financial Executives Institute, CFOs say their second highest priority this year is to harness business intelligence and big data. Their highest priority is to improve cash flow and working capital efficiency and effectiveness. This means CFOs highest two priorities are centered around data. At roughly the same time, KPMG has found in their survey of CFOs that 91% want to improve the quality of their financial and performance insight obtained from the data that they produce.


Business Issues, Cloud, Converged Infrastructure

Pinning down a definition for converged infrastructure

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Community Manager
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I have seen studies that forecast the coverged infrastructure (CI) market to be between $17.2 billion and $402 billion over roughly the same time frame (by 2016 or 2017).

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