August, 2011


August 26, 2011  11:45 AM

Steve Jobs, American exceptionalism and the consumerization of IT

Posted by: Linda Tucci
CIO, consumerization of IT, Enterprise mobility, Steve Jobs

This is going to be about Steve Jobs and the legacy among his many legacies that bears directly on CIOs: the consumerization of IT in the enterprise. Actually, I prefer to call it...

August 18, 2011  2:42 PM

Jettison relational database management systems for BI

Posted by: Linda Tucci
agile technologies, BI, Business Intelligence, CIO, RDBMS, relational database management system

Are you dissatisfied with your traditional relational database management system (RDBMS) for business intelligence (BI)?

You're not alone.

According to Forrester...

August 17, 2011  3:14 PM

Contingency plan should be part of desktop virtualization strategy

Posted by: Christina Torode
Add new tag, CIO, desktop virtualization, desktop virtualization strategy, VDI, virtual desktops

Companies that already have installed virtual desktops are considered trailblazers even now, and the technology wasn't fully baked back in 2008 when Dustin Fennell, CIO at Scottsdale Community College in Arizona, decided to use

August 12, 2011  12:51 PM

HP multivendor outsourcing model only for the rich? Yes, in a way

Posted by: Linda Tucci
CIO, IT outsourcing, multi-vendor outsourcing

The day of the 10-year outsourcing deal, cooked up in the backroom boardroom and conferred to a sole provider on the promise of 10% -- make that 20% --...

August 10, 2011  3:21 PM

Some ISVs’ virtualization licensing terms a moving target

Posted by: Christina Torode
application virtualization, CIO, desktop virtualization, ISV software virtualization licensing, virtualization licensing

When it comes to virtualization licensing terms, what is it going to take for some independent software vendors (ISVs) to stop dragging their feet? When I asked...

August 4, 2011  8:30 PM

Two outsourcing strategy tips for emerging tech, outside the contract

Posted by: Linda Tucci
CIO, Outsourcing, outsourcing contracts

In our tip sheet this week on outsourcing strategies for emerging tech, outsourcing adviser Andy Sealock explains how contracting for new technology is different...

August 3, 2011  3:16 PM

Enterprise mobility and the privacy debate

Posted by: Christina Torode
CIO, enteprise mobility, mobile privacy and security, mobile strategy

There was an interesting side conversation during the Q&A portion of a session on enterprise mobility at last week's Gartner Catalyst Conference.



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