IT is still reactive and many in the profession shun the notion that they need to be more aligned with the business. That's according to this CIO.com article based on an IDG survey of 696 IT managers. The hybrid business/IT employee is still elusive. This articles explores the CIO's challenge in finding the right people.
I am surprised that we have not heard anything in this discussion about cloud, big data and business analytsts....that they are new breed and that these skills (whatever they are exactly) are in short supply.
Yes, I would call out two great points you make, Juan: 1) Having a business experience, education and background in addition to IT/computer science, and 2) And closer alignment between what the university ivory tower teaches and companies. It would seem universities should offer some kind of hybrid business/IT degree of they do not already. Agree? Disagree?
Normally, I endure (read: ignore) online video ads, but one from Clorox caught my eye recently. It extolled the wonder of it's new Smart Tube spray bottle, which promises to drain every last drop of Clorox, Tilex or 409.
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.
Introducing and implementing an enterprise BYOD policy requires a thorough examination of several different factors, from allowed devices to supported user conveniences. Even with more mobile devices in the workplace, printed materials are still used across the enterprise, with an increasing number of these pages originating from mobile devices. According to IDC*, the “total U.S.
Take a look at about any office and there’s no question that that the number of mobile devices and cloud services used by employees have multiplied in recent years. The rapid expansion in the use of mobile devices is both a productivity boon and a complexity challenge --- especially when some products or services don’t work well with others.