By Michael Krigsman on September 10, 2012
New research demonstrates the changing role of IT. Here is advice to ensure your IT organization is not marginalized as a consequence of these changes.
By Michael Krigsman on August 27, 2012
A stellar panel of experts got together to discuss business innovation based on cloud, social, and mobile technologies. Watch the video here.
By Michael Krigsman on July 10, 2012
The nature of cloud development can help CIOs climb higher on the business value chain.
By Michael Krigsman on July 6, 2012
Here are seven ideas to help you choose a professional services company for your cloud implementation.
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By Sadagopan on January 9, 2012
I was in a long conversation with the CIO of Fortune 500 company recently and invariably the conversation turned towards how much it is becomimg difficult for IT organization to continue to delight the business – the world of business itself is undergoing massive changes while the world of technology is also changing very fast. […]
By Christian Reilly on September 12, 2011
Almost a year ago, I was deep in conversation with other members of the Clouderati discussing (philosophically, I might add) where the future of cloud computing and the associated services might lead and, more importantly, what that may mean for the next generation of enterprise CIOs. You may be aware of my enterprise background and […]
By Krishnan Subramanian on May 19, 2011
IBM recently released the results of their CIO study survey which predicts a boom in the enterprise cloud adoption. As I usually do with any vendor sponsored survey, I take it with a grain of salt. However, this is a trend most of us observe in the industry and I won’t be surprised if this […]
By Sadagopan on April 25, 2011
As enterprises concentrate on growth, they remain vigilant about costs and operational efficiencies – coming out of recession, even in times of high growth and radiant optimism. Such a model of growth provides IT with a lot of fresh opportunities to…
By Steven John on April 18, 2011
Another day, and another software vendor—or two, or three—will announce some strategy around the cloud. As a CIO, I’ve benefitted hugely from cloud applications, and view it as a positive sign that more and more software companies are exploring alternative delivery models. What concerns me, however, is when vendors tout cloud applications (also known as software […]
By Christian Reilly on March 31, 2011
There are fewer sobering moments in the life of a Principal Technology Architect (which is apparently my official new title) than returning from a trip to the crazy world of Silicon Valley and next day finding oneself standing before a room full of CISOs from some of the leading Fortune 100 companies, rattling off a […]
By Chirag Mehta on March 28, 2011
During my several interactions with – CIOs, senior IT leaders, and Line of Business (LoB) heads – I have firsthand observed the power struggle between LoB and IT and a slow but continuous tarnish in their relationship due to cloud and SaaS offerings. IT and LoB work for the same company but they build their […]
By Krishnan Subramanian on November 10, 2010
Yesterday I was at a dinner on the sidelines of Enterprise 2.0 conference and during the dinner, everyone present was asked to offer their thoughts on what is happening in the space. Since my focus is more on Open Source and Cloud Computing, I was more of a bystander in this space than an expert. […]
By Zoli Erdos on September 9, 2010
Today I’m practicing the part of the Lazy Blogger, who just points to what others write… Two years ago Krish wrote about Questions To Ask Before Trusting a Cloud Vendor. His focus was largely infrastructure, security, data ownership, privacy and service level. He listed 14 questions, not because it was some magic number, but he […]
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By Mark Fidelman on April 28, 2010
When a new CIO steps into office he is given three envelopes in the event he runs into trouble. Inside the 1st envelope a note reads “play it safe”. If that doesn’t work than he opens the 2nd envelope which reads “blame the business unit”. If neither works than he opens up the 3rd envelope […]
By Mark Fidelman on March 23, 2010
“You simply must fire that guy, he’s after your job!”, said the CFO. “He’s had it in for you since he brought in that ERP system against your wishes.” “I’ve had enough of him. I am going to embarrass him in front of the board next week,” said the CEO. ‘”He’s pulled one too […]