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October 22, 2010  1:28 PM

Unlikely to join Twitter, IT would rather be ‘LinkedIn’, guru says



Posted by: 4Laura
CIO, collaboration, LinkedIn, social networking. Twitter

Those of you trying to figure out how to back up a virtualized environment efficiently ought to check out Greg Schulz's blog about data footprint reduction. The 1% of IT staffers who join Twitter (according to Schulz) might even send...

October 15, 2010  2:12 PM

A bevy of APM announcements bolsters cloud computing solutions



Posted by: 4Laura
APM, application performance management, CIO, Cloud computing, mobile computing

OK, OK -- I winced at this week's forward-looking piece by SearchCIO.com News Director Christina Torode about mobile being the new black. Those of us who are still trying to figure out...


October 14, 2010  1:28 PM

Thanks to USPS IT innovation, ‘the check’s in the mail’ won’t cut it



Posted by: Linda Tucci
CIO, CIO leadership, IT innovation

The U.S. Postal Service and IT innovation doesn't strike me as a natural pairing. But after listening to CIO Ross Philo, a Brit who was


October 7, 2010  9:35 PM

Wit and wisdom from the world of disaster recovery solutions



Posted by: 4Laura
business continuity, CIO, Disaster recovery, Virtualization

For those of you who spend your days thinking about business continuity, and your nights tossing around disaster recovery solutions, I thought I would share some of the...


October 6, 2010  3:30 PM

How to use Twitter, if you’re a CIO? With discipline



Posted by: Linda Tucci
CIO, CIO careers, Social media, Twitter

How do you tweet? I'm supposed to use Twitter for work, but I don't. Now I believe I know why. According to two CIOs who do, David Buckholtz and Ralph Loura, tweeting requires first, "a moment" that drives home the benefits, and second, the will to form a new habit. The two were featured in a...


September 30, 2010  6:46 PM

Managing expectations for DR in a virtual server environment



Posted by: 4Laura
CIO, Disaster recovery, virtual DR, virtual server environment, Virtualization

We've been looking at evolving technology strategies around disaster recovery in a virtual server environment this week at SearchCIO.com, but some of the best advice I...


September 29, 2010  6:29 PM

Is the CIO role ‘redundant and glorified?’



Posted by: Linda Tucci
CIO role, IT and business alignment

I heard from a reader recently that Chief Idiot Officer, not Chief Information Officer, is a more apt descriptor for CIOs he's dealt with. Harsh. The scathing note was in response to my recent story, "


September 23, 2010  5:23 PM

CIOs’ list of demands for public cloud providers



Posted by: Christina Torode
CIO, Cloud computing, cloud services, cloud uptime, Disaster recovery, public cloud, risk management, Security

Transferring data outside your four walls, particularly over the Internet, is not an appealing prospect to many CIOs. But cloud uptime? Now that is an even larger trust issue...


September 16, 2010  8:53 PM

A reader laments the performance of virtual desktop infrastructure



Posted by: 4Laura
CIO, desktop virtualization, VDI, VDI ROI, virtual desktop infrastructure, Virtualization

To hear the prophets tell it, virtualization -- of both the server and the desktop -- is inevitable. VMware says we're at the tipping point -- a point in time...


September 15, 2010  5:00 PM

Business productivity and cost reduction No. 1 concern in CIO survey



Posted by: Linda Tucci
CIO, CIO leadership, CIO management

Think the Great Recession is over? Not for CIOs. For the second year running, business productivity and cost reduction was the No. 1 concern of CIOs, CTOs and IT executives in the annual CIO survey from the Society for Information Management -- and by a wide margin, according to Jerry...


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