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August 17, 2012  3:11 PM

Something to Tweet about: Social media skills help pay the bills



Posted by: Karen Goulart
BYOD, CIO, collaboration, consumerization of IT, IT careers, IT skills, Social media, Twitter, Yahoo

Mid-August is here, when the uptick in back injuries from lugging mini-fridges and long goodbye-hugs remind us it's college move-in time once again. And like so many wide-eyed, hot plate-toting freshmen, the weekly roundup is settling into new digs too - at SearchCIO.com Searchlight.  Click the...

May 25, 2012  2:30 PM

The revolution is here, but is the CIO’s role about cleaning up the mess?



Posted by: Linda Tucci
agility, CIO, CIO role, Cloud computing, consumerization of IT, customer crowdsourcing, MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, voice of the customer

What would the CIO role be without all the hand-wringing over whether it will survive another minute? This week was the annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, "Piloting the Untethered Enterprise," a one-day conference so crammed with provocation, bon mots, covert deal...


April 17, 2012  7:11 PM

Quotable quotes on the role of the CIO



Posted by: Christina Torode
CIO, CIO role, Cloud computing, consumerization of IT, shadow IT

The role of the CIO, the challenges involved and the way it is changing are always front and center for us at SearchCIO.com. Often these conversations are off the cuff -- not meant for...


January 23, 2012  8:08 PM

The CIO and the extended enterprise



Posted by: Christina Torode
CIO, COI role, consumerization of IT, endpoint security, extended enterprise, securing the extended enterprise, Web 2.0

It's a given that the days of worrying about only what is within your four walls are long gone. Outsourcing took care of that a long time ago. The reach of the CIO domain is going beyond even that relationship, however, and into the "extended enterprise," as some are calling it.

External...


January 19, 2012  8:38 PM

CIOs: Should your next IT hire be a consumer advocate?



Posted by: Linda Tucci
CIOs, consumerization of IT, IT hiring

Should IT organizations hire consumer advocates? The idea came up at our company's annual editorial meeting during a panel discussion involving our own CIO, his senior director of IT operations and the chief information security officer (CISO) of the largest protected health information data...


January 16, 2012  6:21 PM

Let end-user freedom reign, but at the cost of rogue technology?



Posted by: Christina Torode
CIO, Cloud computing, consumerization of IT, rogue technology, rouge IT, shadow IT, shared services

One of my favorite movies is Poltergeist, with its never-ending quotable lines. "What's happening?" probably is the most famous; but my favorite is when actress Zelda Rubinstein, who plays the spiritualist Tangina, claims, "This house is clean." Not so, if you follow the movie, the premise...


September 14, 2011  1:32 PM

IT consumerization rules in the hands of the business



Posted by: Christina Torode
CIO, consumerization of IT, Enterprise mobility, IT consumerization, social media policies

Criticism of IT's command-and-control approach is pretty common these days, given the march to people-centric computing, as Gartner dubs it, or IT consumerization, as IT execs themselves call it.

When it comes to mobility,...


September 9, 2011  2:34 PM

IT shops can’t keep up with consumerization of IT



Posted by: Linda Tucci
CIO, consumerization of IT

If the consumerization of IT doesn't kill IT shops, it might make them stronger, so the theory goes. However, it’s certainly driving them crazy in the short...


August 26, 2011  11:45 AM

Steve Jobs, American exceptionalism and the consumerization of IT



Posted by: Linda Tucci
CIO, consumerization of IT, Enterprise mobility, Steve Jobs

This is going to be about Steve Jobs and the legacy among his many legacies that bears directly on CIOs: the consumerization of IT in the enterprise. Actually, I prefer to call it...


July 7, 2011  3:44 PM

IT business transformation sums up critical CIO role



Posted by: Christina Torode
Big Data, CIO, Cloud computing, consumerization of IT, IT business transformation, IT leadership

Business transformation and IT transformation no longer are separate items on the enterprise agenda. Now that agenda is all about IT business transformation, as three technology trends work their way into the business processes of many organizations:


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