Posts Tagged ‘CIO’

Dropbox Hack Highlights Need for BYOD Security

A recent confession by Dropbox that their system was hacked should make every CIO’s blood run cold, not to mention validate IBM’s recent ban on the file hosting service. In the absence of an enterprise data access strategy that extends to tablets and smartphones, BYOD users are turning to free consumer services like Dropbox to [...]

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Achieving Cost Savings with a Consolidation Strategy

Today’s CIOs share similar challenges, regardless of vertical industry, geographic location or company size: Cost Reduction Drive Core Revenue – making IT a revenue center rather than cost center Reducing Risk These problems can be addressed with the following solutions: Consolidation to reduce costs Modernization to drive revenue Data security to reduce risk Today, I [...]

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Why The CIO Role Is Under Fire

Posted by R “Ray” Wang, Nov. 22 2010, 2:08 pm Less than three years ago, the mighty CIO controlled his organization’s destiny by shepherding multi-million dollar IT projects and ruling technology strategy with an iron fist. Business leaders had to pay homage to the IT team in order to implement any new business capability. IT [...]

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Top 5 Tech Trends For 2011

Big ideas heard at the InformationWeek 500 conference include a renewed focus on innovation, the importance of data visualization, and the ongoing agony of maintenance fees. By Alexander Wolfe, InformationWeek October 23, 2010 06:00 AM My top-level take away from the recent InformationWeek 500 Conference is that the economic doldrums may not be completely over, [...]

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CIOs May Get More Adventurous in Spending IT Bucks

By Erika Morphy E-Commerce Times 10/19/10 2:17 PM PT Growth in IT spending will be sluggish over the next few years, suggested Gartner, but companies will likely be more creative in making their investment decisions, becoming far more willing to spend on new technologies such as social network analysis, cloud computing and context-aware computing. Global [...]

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Global CIO: Oracle’s Larry Ellison Declares War On IBM And SAP

Ellison admits Oracle trails SAP in enterprise applications and IBM in high-end servers, but lays out plans for becoming #1 in each sector. Citing surging demand across his software portfolio and ongoing optimism about his new hardware assets, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has brashly declared war against the two companies currently leading Oracle in key [...]

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