Chevron CIO Louis Ehrlich, our latest Transformational Leadership award winner, rose up through the ranks since he joined the $250 billion energy company as a programmer analyst in 1981. Now he's charged with overseeing Chevron's 10-year IT transformation initiative.
The November Quick features our best CIO Question yet in which Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) program manager Angela Moore asks if information security policy should be formulated department wide or independently by the DHS agencies such as FEMA and ICE. She has told us that she and her colleagues are using the 24 comments to help guide them to the right decision. Also up in this Quick Read are two Q&As about application modernization with G.E.
Robert Half Technology issued this press release today on what it sees as the best paying IT jobs next year. I don't see any title with the words "cloud" or "security" in them. That would seem an omission.
Are enterprises really hiring "interactive creative directors?" RHT's explanation is vague at best about that role. I would also question if enterprises are hiring droves of interface designers, which would seem a luxury in this economy.
Does what RHT is saying synch up with your 2013 hiring plans?
While 84% of CIOs claim they are concerned about cloud security, only 45% of them test it out before they take the leap, according to a report from the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF). But 50% of the 84% of the 250 IT directors responding to the CIF study said they are only "somewhat concerned" about cloud security.
What do you think? Would you take a cloud vendor's word about security at face value?
We have Steve Jobs to thank (or curse) for all the fonts if you read Walter Isaacson's book. Jobs got into calligraphy after he stopped taking college seriously. Monkey see, monkey do. Gates copied what Jobs did with the Mac when it came to fonts. Life might have been easier with one font (New Times Roman was favored by newspapers) in the various word processors......
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.