Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
CIO weekly wrap-up
Good morning! I hope many of you are enjoying the day off for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and prepping to watch the inauguration festivities tomorrow — out of curiosity, is your company providing televisions on which to watch? Here are the latest stories for SearchCIO.com:
- Data protection tops CIO security agenda for 2009 — As security budgets persist despite the recession, IT security teams zero in on data protection, without much help from the business.
- Windows XP users weigh dwindling support vs. Windows 7 migration — Support for Windows XP won’t last forever, but some are willing to deal with the risks of not moving to a new OS for another five years.
- Business process improvement tops IT ‘09 agenda, say Gartner, IT execs — With funding tight, enterprise CIOs look to business process improvement to make the most of existing resources.
- BI tools vs. Microsoft Excel spreadsheets — In this podcast, our expert discusses the differences between BI tools and Excel spreadsheets and how they can be used together in the enterprise to gather and analyze data.