CIO's Publisher Adam Dennison contends that great leadership and a thriving company culture ultimately support one another, and pays tribute to the legacy of IDG's late Chairman Patrick J. McGovern.
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IT Healthcare is moving at a staggering pace. To help you stay ahead of the curve as the new year approaches, CIO.com spoke with CIOs and healthcare IT experts about trends to look out for in 2013.
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Anyone in the retail industry will tell you that times are tough. Margins are tight and competition is fierce. Low consumer confidence, the absence of economic stimulus, and consecutive rises in interest rates did not help Christmas sales figures, resulting in shoppers spending less than the year before. In 2010, the main thing CIOs need to ensure is that their IT systems don’t impede their ability to handle the difficult economic environment. The systems must work reliably, must be cost effective, and must support the business in its efforts to move ahead. The essential importance of these factors are often overlooked.
Dr Giles Nelson, director of strategy at Progress Software, says 2010 is the year location-based services finally become mainstream.
Dr Giles Nelson, director of strategy at Progress Software, looks forward to innovation firmly coming back onto the agenda as the global upturn begins.
Despite its great promise, CIOs' concerns about cloud computing perist. . .
Mergers and acquisitions usually pass through six stages. Allen Shatten, proprietor of information technology planning company Lattice IT, explaining why cost-savings targets are often not met -- and what can happen when CIOs sign off before completing the necessary homework.
Roger Mannett, Marketing Director for NetApp in Australia and New Zealand, advises CIOs on how to do more with less -- without compromising business outcomes.
The evolution of the influence of the CIO is leading to a juggling act; there are now three pairs of roles that a CIO must fulfil in order to drive business forward and continue to maintain operations.
Australian CIOs who are adopting ITIL in their IT departments are seeing productivity benefits, higher customer satisfaction and better alignment of IT with business objectives.
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) CIO Michael Beckett offers his tips for deploying ITIL effectively.
At a recent lunch in Melbourne, senior technology executives discussed ways of dealing with the increasing size and complexity of global attacks. The events were sponsored by NTT Communications and NTT Security.
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