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- Westpac NZ to deploy private cloud
- Super Retail Group CIO resigns
- Mobile Apps Require Customer-First Thinking
- The 'c' in CIO isn't for celebrity
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Longtime CIO Steve Bandrowczak has accomplished a lot in his career: He's run large global organisations, spoken on the biggest stages and driven impressive results. But he still sets aside 30 minutes each day to learn something new.
Westpac New Zealand will roll out private cloud infrastructure under a new five-year agreement that will see the bank migrate some of its critical systems across to IBM’s Highbrook, Auckland data centre.
Ex-CEO Steve Ballmer resigned from the Microsoft board today, effective immediately.
"Collaboration requires trust, credibility, shared goals and mutual respect. What do you as an IT leader and collaborator need to do to be invited to the party and be asked to dance?"
CIOs face unrelenting change as part of the job description. Today they must deal with change coming at them from all fronts. More than ever before, CIOs now have to knock down walls, connect corporate silos, keep customers in their sights, be willing to fail fast and pivot to a more successful strategy -- one that usually involves wielding the power of data analytics.
When a bad CEO goes down, the CIO often goes down with him. The way to save yourself, and your company, is to invest in the analytics technology that gives the CEO the data necessary to make smart business decisions. It doesn't hurt that it also shows why the CIO is more valuable to the CEO than other C-level executives.
CIOs who want to create beloved mobile apps will need to do things that are highly unusual in IT: Go on sales calls, ride along in the service trucks and watch consumers talk in focus groups about what they hate about your business.
In New York City, venerable companies give luxurious corporate cars to power brokers dressed in Armani suits driving down Wall Street. But across the country in San Francisco, you're more likely to see blue jeans-clad execs driving shared Zipcars to their wacky digs in SoMa, or south of Market.
The lines between IT and marketing are blurring in the age of digital marketing. For that reason, it's more important than ever that CIOs and CMO communicate consistently and effectively. To examine this evolving relationship as it pertains to big data in particular, CIO.com partnered with CMO.com to produce this report.
How do top CIOs get that way? For many, the path to greatness includes a turning point--a moment when the landscape shifted under them and they learned lessons that served them throughout their careers. We asked a few of the 2014 inductees into the CIO Hall of Fame to recount some of those moments.
The truth, when it comes to computer employment data, is almost always ugly.
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