We got our first snowfall here in Boston yesterday (not counting the snow we had in mid-October — yes, October), and I think I’m already done with winter…if only Mother Nature were on board! If you’re hating snow like I am — or even if you’re not — check out the latest content from SearchCIO.com, covering disaster recovery, customer feedback management, outsourcing application development and log management practices.
Four lessons in IT disaster recovery planning from an FAA outage — Does the recent FAA outage contain lessons for CIOs? You bet, starting with the fact that most IT disasters are exactly like the one that hobbled the flight management system.
Customer feedback management tools advance, but still no social media — Customer feedback management tools offer new functionality, but responding to social media often falls to the call center.
Managing application development outsourcing risks — Application development outsourcing poses risks, from developers sharing information on blogs to not knowing who is really writing your code. Find out how to manage them here.
Leveraging log management for IT and business process efficiency — Having invested in log management for security and compliance, some companies are using their security information and event management tools to drive business process efficiency.