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Business Issues, IT Performance

IT skills in 2020 and before

Digital artisans? Tinkerers?

Blog-post by John Dodge,
Community Manager
, Mon, 03/02/2015 - 19:52

"Future proof your IT career: 8 tech area that will still be hot in 2020" at is an article containing non-obvious gems that can spur 'ahah!' moments.

CIO Leadership, Services

Do you think IT decision drivers are changing?

Blog-post by Charles Bess,
HP Blogger
, Mon, 03/02/2015 - 18:30

For a while now there is constant conversation that the traditional drivers are obsolete. Do you think that is true or are we just looking at the problem differently. IT organizations have gotten into the habit of striving for:

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Technology, Applications

Creating An Effective Document Management Strategy

Blog-post by Calden Alfredson, Sat, 02/28/2015 - 10:04

Every organization engages in a number of dealings in day-to-day operations that lead to creation, modification and management of sizeable amount of documents. These documents are very important and need to be preserved and managed effectively. By effective document management, we mean these documents should be available within a snap, whenever required and there should be no chance of damage or misplacement.

CIO Leadership, Applications

Remote deposit symbolizes New Style of IT

Blog-post by John Dodge,
Community Manager
, Fri, 02/27/2015 - 21:04

Remote deposit via smart phone might at first blush seem like a small thing, but it's a big deal for consumers, businesses and the banks that deploy it. Call it a win, win, win.

The feature symbolizes IT innovation. When JPMorgan Chase & Co. introduced it in 2010, other banks quickly followed suit. It is the product of a New Style of IT which is agile, flexible and in lockstep with the business. Let's review why remote deposit is so powerful.

-- Consumers: It draws in customers who see it as a time and gas saver. I wouldn't use a bank that didn't have it.

Business Issues, IT Infrastructure

DevOps and software-defined infrastructure spell relief

Research Brief by John Dodge,
Community Manager

The attached Research Brief discusses the barriers that prevent enterprise IT from making the jump to the New Style of IT and what you can do about them. 

"Research makes clear that the chronic shortages of money and time that have long plagued IT departments are standing in the way of that quest."

Business Issues, IT Infrastructure

Getting to the New Style of IT

Leadership Video by Bill Laberis, Fri, 02/27/2015 - 15:40

Costs and stretched IT resources are two of the CIOs biggest challenges. The answer could very well be unifying your IT infrastructure. Enterprise CIO Forum editorial director Bill Laberis explains. On a related note, check out this Research Brief that describes how DevOps and software-defined infrastructure can help get around these challenges.

2015 Report: Profiling the Infrastructure Leaders

Business Issues, Cloud

Why the businesses think they should go Cloud alone

You could be talking about a completely different Cloud than they are

Blog-post by Frank Cutitta, Fri, 02/27/2015 - 14:50

A critical element of building The Brand Called IT is realizing that what in CIO circles may be compelling debate about the public, private and hybrid shades of Cloud deployment, is to the businesses a reason to Cloud implementation within their own organizations.

CIO Leadership, IT Infrastructure, IT Performance

CIOs should focus on value, users and emerging tech

IT landscape has changed dramatically.

Blog-post by Ralph Loura, ,
HP Blogger
, Fri, 02/27/2015 - 14:17

So you want to be a Chief Information Officer? Then “Fasten your seatbelts, it’s going to be a bumpy ride”. The job of CIO is considerably different today than it was just a few years ago; and with today’s rapidly shifting global business trends and emerging technologies, the CIO role is likely to continue evolving in the coming years. What skills and experiences will equip you for success as a CIO, and how will today’s opportunities shape your career?

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CIO Leadership, Technology, Applications, Big Data, Cloud, IT Performance, Security, Services


SaaS has come a long way from “hype” to “norm”.

Blog-post by Karthikeyan Vazhavandan, Fri, 02/27/2015 - 07:44

Gartner has predicted 18-20% growth in SaaS market, and expects it to hit US $22.1 billion by the year 2015. They have also measured that SaaS adoption rate has increased many fold in the last few years (almost 71% of enterprises use SaaS solutions).

Business Issues, CIO Leadership, Technology, Cloud

Choose the Right Cloud Computing Solution through an Investor Perspective

By Jeff Baker, Vice President of IT, Avendus & Puneet Shivam, U.S. Head and Co-head of Outsourcing Vertical, Avendus

Blog-post by Puneet Shivam, Thu, 02/26/2015 - 20:26

When looking at cloud services, enterprises often look at service offerings and how they align to their business goals, but adding an investor’s eye on ROI and analytics can be a powerful tool to build a good cloud computing strategy.