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Meet the Digital Dragon Slayer for the Third Era of IT

Gartner recently laid out the CIO agenda for 2014 and beyond. In this piece, Gartner posits that all industries in all geographies are being …

Managing the demand for IT infrastructure

Infrastructure functions can reduce costs and improve service delivery through better demand management.<p><b>The top priority in 2014</b> and beyond for many …

CIO Journal.: Yahoo's New CIO Plans to Bring 'Tech Cred' Back

One of the early priorities for Mike Kail, the newly minted chief information officer and senior vice president of infrastructure at Yahoo Inc., is to streamline the company's data centers to help scale products and services more effectively. As the company works to boost its online video content …

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Why Daft Punk Reminds Me of IT Service Desk Management

I’m about to let you in on a secret. Don’t tell the folks in IT, but I’m guilty of working around them in search of empowerment, productivity, and …

The Chief Innovation Officer’s 100-Day Plan

Congratulations! Your energy and track record of successfully launching high-impact initiatives scored you a plum role heading up innovation. Expectations are high, but some skeptics in the organization feel that <i>innovation</i> is an overhyped buzzword that doesn’t justify being a separate function. So, …

Don’t Let Fears about Data Stand in the Way of Managing your IT like a Business

Incorporating data into everyday processes is critical for making informed decisions and setting direction for an organization.<p>Companies that use …

3 Reasons Why Modern IT Leaders Must Embrace Business Analytics Now

Analytics will remain CIOs’ top focus through 2017 because the benefits of fact-based decision-making are clear to business managers in a broad range …

How CIOs can Juggle Two Agendas to be Successful

Forrester Research, Inc. CEO George Colony recently wrote a great article on the CIO’s Second Agenda. In his post, George writes that in addition to …

5 Reasons Modern CIOs Have a Technology Business Management Game Plan

Modern CIOs know that they need to manage their business with the same data-driven accuracy, financial transparency, and process discipline as their …

Top CIOs: Start with 'yes' when it comes to new technologies

CIOs from a handful of major companies say that IT departments are taking on a new role in their companies, one that initially says "yes" to user …

Should you buy enterprise applications from a startup?

The idea of buying an enterprise application from a startup company might sound like anathema to a CIO. But Chris Laping, CIO of restaurant chain Red …

IT Needs A Dose Of Its Own Medicine

You're all over collecting and mining information to help the business get lean and mean. Why not shine that light inward?<p>Geek's Guide To NYC Travel: …

The CFO’s Guide to Understanding the Black Box of IT

IT spend continues to climb, becoming one of the largest budget line items in companies today. Worldwide IT spending was projected to total $3.8 …

QUIZ: Is it time to break up with your IT cost management process?

Has your IT cost management relationship become dysfunctional?<p>Do you feel a simmering resentment towards static and labor-intensive spreadsheets? Or, …

4 Areas Of Your IT Budget That Can Be Optimized to Save Costs

Managing your IT organization’s budget is no longer just an exercise in cost control. Indeed, concentrating just on cost ignores IT’s contribution to …

Future Of Work: 5 Trends For CIOs

Social business, big data, and the Millennial workforce are just some of the trends causing disruption. Here's how CIOs can stay ahead of the …

Information to strategy: The future transformation of CIOs

By Keith Trippie<br>Commentary<p>What is your image of a chief information officer (CIO)? Quick close your eyes. Can you see them?<p>Now close your eyes and …

suite Executives

"Collaboration requires trust, credibility, shared goals and mutual respect. What do you as an IT leader and collaborator need to do to be invited to …

5 Steps To A Healthy IT Culture

Internal politics can jeopardize the success of IT projects. Here's how to maximize morale, encourage teamwork, and foster a healthier …

CIOs: How To "Be the Change" Agent

According to Patty Hatter, when it comes to driving transformation in IT, the CIO must be the change agent. Wearing the two hats of Senior Vice President of Operations and Chief Information Officer, Hatter is responsible for innovating and executing a sustainable transformation of McAfee's …

CIOs Need to Understand Every Facet of How Tech Impacts Business

Over the next 12 months, companies will be in a pitched battle to drive revenue and improve the customer experience. A Forrester survey of business …

How To Avoid A CMO vs. CIO War

According to a 2013 report by Accenture, only one in 10 marketing and IT executives say collaboration between CIOs and CMOs is at the right level. That may sound surprising, but when you consider that CMOs are projected to spend more on information technology and analytics than CIOs by 2017, it …

10 Ways IT Cost Transparency Accelerates Better Decisions

How does IT cost transparency drive value? Our customers tell us it helps them make better decisions, or make them faster, or both. But how?<p>Cost …

New Gartner Research: 4 Strategies to Manage the IT Budget Wisely

Effective management of the IT budget — once seen as a necessary, but not strategic, activity — is now a critical capability for CIOs.<p>Not just …

How to overcome the main challenges faced by IT departments

IT departments always used to be the butt of jokes. Perhaps this was because being nerdy and geeky wasn't hip and cool until social media took the …

Technology Business Management Defines the Modern CIO

Service providers hold the key to their success in the digital era- Gartner

As organisations move to become digital businesses, opportunities are arising for service providers to play a crucial role in the digital era, …

5 steps to take before selecting an ITFM tool for cost management

The promise of a well-architected IT financial management (ITFM) program is gaining traction for many organizations as they work to identify and …

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