Category: CIO

“ asked security companies, consultants and IT experts to discuss other potential flaws that are ripe for exploit. Please read full article to find out the five that should catch your attention.”#CIO, #ITSecurity

The Next Heartbleed: 5 Security Vulnerabilities to Watch

‘According to new research by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, #CIOs should be leading technology-driven business innovation at their organizations, business leaders say, yet the daily concerns of running IT may be holding them back.’

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“IBM Institute conducted a research with 1,600 CIOs around the world and identified three main steps that CIOs at the top-performing companies are taking. They are moving from the back office to the front lines. Find out more in @Forbes article.” #CIO

Three Things CIOs Can Do To Improve Company Strategy

“Do you agree with this article? What percentage of the chief information officers would fit this description? #CIO

Why Your Company Should Consider Adding A CIO To The Board

“A new study by Forrester illuminates the changing IT landscape, finding that the share of IT projects primarily or exclusively run by IT department will decline from 55% in 2009 to 47% in 2015.” #CIO

Are #CIOs Losing Power?

“Kevin Ledford, CIO of Chiquita Brands says the company has a “cloud first” mantra for all new applications.” #CIO, #Cloudcomputing

5 lessons for CIOs in the age of the cloud

“More than 50 discussions with heads of infrastructure at Fortune Global 500 companies have been conducted to get a sense of the issues they are wrestling with. See what they need to focus on.” #CIO

The enterprise IT infrastructure agenda for 2014

“In today’s #Big Data world: both the #CMO and #CIO are on the hook for turning all that data into above-market growth. Can they make this shotgun marriage work?”

CMOs and CIOs Need to Get Along to Make Big Data Work

“How much time should a new CIO be given to have an impact? What do you think?” #CIO

New CIOs Need At Least 2 Years to Take Charge, Research Finds

“For the world’s economy to get full value from technological innovation, it must have a robust, coordinated approach to cybersecurity. A new report from the @World Economic Forum and @McKinsey & Company looks at how that could happen.” #CIO, #ITSecurity

Risk and responsibility in a hyperconnected world: Implications for enterprises

“@Gartner defines “#IT debt” as “the cost of dealing with delayed and deferred maintenance of the application portfolio.” This debt, according to Gartner, is mounting and threatening to reach $1 trillion globally by 2015.” #CIO, #Gartner

CIOs’ 2014 Priority: Reduce ‘IT debts’

“Businesses of all sizes will face major security risks, while the CIO will be taking on a larger, unprecedented role concerning #mobile security risks. What is your enterprise resolution for 2014?” #CIO, #ITSecurity, #mobile

The Year Ahead

“Who is usually at fault? What do you think?” #CIO, #cloud

Blame a bad cloud deployment on the CIO, not the provider

“Interesting times ahead…Do you believe rogue IT is a threat or an opportunity?” #CIO

The CIO/ CMO Disconnect: Is Rogue IT a Threat to this Partnership?

“Too many organizations are stretching their Chief Information Officers (#CIO) too thin as the role and mandate of the CIO are expanding. Are the organizations providing the necessary support?”

Are We Asking Too Much of Our CIOs?

“The explosive growth of information is accelerating whereas technology budgets are static or contracting. It is now time for #CIOs to take a page from the CFOs’ playbook.”#CIO

Why Can’t a CIO Be More Like a CFO?

What can a #CIO be held responsible for? Technology or for the benefits and value from IT spend?

IT Cannot Be Only the CIO’s Responsibility

The #CIO in Crisis: Below are the insights from HBR’s research.

CIOs need to understand business better, but the C-suite should understand technology’s potential better.  Every other function of the organization is as out of touch as IT.  As IT steps up as mentor, it needs to mature as well. IT needs

Another boring day in the life of #CIOs…

#iRise #CIO Roundtable with a few fast cars and a visit to Aston Martin. Please refer to my earlier blogpost on how to get it delivered overnight after the test drive! Interested in participating in the next one? Just let

An #RSD event: Leaders in Information Governance and producing a different output for a change ….

First class chocolates!