Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
CIO, CIO weekly wrap-up
I was in New York this past weekend, so I caught up on a lot of The New York Times technology coverage. The two that stood out the most were a piece on how being hooked on gadgets can literally start rewiring your brain, and an in-depth piece on how journalism is changing in the Internet age.
Once you’ve plowed through these New York Times technology pieces (that is, if your technology-addled brain can handle the length!), come back here and read the most recent stories from SearchCIO.com:
Pillars of cloud provisioning: Self-service, automation and policy – CIOs can control cloud provisioning with governance around self-service and automation, while embracing an on-demand, “business technology” approach.
Cloud SLAs: Tips for tackling uptime in the cloud – Given that online disruptions are inevitable, a cloud SLA should make providers responsible for uptime — and the CIO should test those parameters before it’s too late!
Turning to BI analytics to turn a profit – Our senior news writer, Linda Tucci, attended a business intelligence user conference last week, where attendees shared the ways BI analytics helped them steer clear of danger zones and increase profits.
Five tips for firing up a BI analytics practice, and some reality checks — More from the conference: Five tips for getting a predictive BI analytics practice off the ground.