Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
CIO weekly wrap-up
I just returned from an amazing week in Costa Rica and have the tan (really, the sunburn) to prove it. Maybe surfing at the sunniest time of day wasn’t the smartest move? Anyway, I’m re-discovering how difficult it is to get back into the swing of things at work post-vacation, so this lineup of our latest work is as much for my benefit as it is for yours!
Over the past two weeks, SearchCIO.com has examined ITIL project leadership, swine flu preparedness, business continuity, IT disaster recovery outsourcing, IT strategies in a bad economy and more. Please check out the pieces linked below and let us know what you think!
Effective ITIL project leadership: Plan-Do-Check-Act – Successful ITIL project leaders are using the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle to ensure their teams stay motivated, follow the same processes and contribute innovative ideas.
Uniting ITSM, PPM process methodologies yields IT management benefits – ITSM and PPM are typically separate disciplines, but integrating them can increase visibility, help with budgeting and more. Learn more about this dynamic duo.
Tips for business continuity and contingency planning for swine flu – IT business continuity plans for swine flu outbreaks focus on people and remote access issues. Here are experts’ tips on what to include.
IT disaster recovery outsourcing: A planning guide for enterprise CIOs – Planning for IT disaster recovery outsourcing requires CIOs to assess their DR needs, make the case for funding and select technologies. Learn more in our latest CIO briefing.
Talking swine flu and Conficker with the CIO of the CDC – In this Q&A, the CIO at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) discusses how preparations for H1N1 and other human viruses compare with the computer variety and more.
Tips from the CDC’s CIO on H1N1 flu preparedness – Get a CIO checklist for H1N1.
CIO advice: IT strategies in a bad economy – CIOs should consider re-evaluating their IT strategies in this economy. Get advice on addressing ROI, innovating and achieving project success in this podcast.
Swine flu preparedness: Business continuity during an H1N1 outbreak – Swine flu preparedness will top enterprise CIO agendas this fall as offices create business continuity plans in case of widespread absenteeism. Learn more in this H1N1 flu guide.
Health care security, HIPAA compliance on deck for CIOs in Obama era – HIPAA enforcement has long been lax, but that’s changing with stiffer HIPAA security and privacy rules and incentives to move to electronic health records.