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  • Social media has high workplace cost

    A calculator which measures the cost to companies of time spent by employees using social media has revealed that an average business with 52 employees loses as much as $US65,000 a year from non-work-related social media activity.

    Written by Mark Phillips23 Aug. 11 10:31
  • Mobility in the enterprise - Part 2

    No CIO wants to be the person who says ‘no’ to productivity -- especially when the request for iPads comes from the company’s senior executives. But when it comes to mobile devices entering the enterprise, CIOs face the ultimate challenge: How to best service their employees while keeping a lid on costs and security.

    Written by Matt Rodgers23 Aug. 11 10:15
  • Mobility in the enterprise - Part 1

    No CIO wants to be the person who says ‘no’ to productivity -- especially when the request for iPads comes from the company’s senior executives. But when it comes to mobile devices entering the enterprise, CIOs face the ultimate challenge: How to best service their employees while keeping a lid on costs and security.

    Written by Matt Rodgers22 Aug. 11 08:52
  • New multi-vendor management solution

    As more enterprises turn to multi-sourcing as a way to drive down IT costs, minimise delivery risk and increase efficiency, HP Enterprise Services has unveiled a service that aims to facilitate enterprise control of multi-vendor service environments.

    Written by Mark Phillips19 Aug. 11 11:55
  • Compromise likely on Cloud computing

    At this week’s Gartner Summit in Sydney a suggestion that by 2016, 20 per cent of all business organisation’s IT will be purely Cloud-based was put to delegates and a panel of IT gurus. Roughly 70 per cent of an audience of around 250 agreed with the prediction. Here’s some of what the panel had to say.

    Written by Mark Phillips11 Aug. 11 10:57
  • Talent war heats up

    With demand for skilled technology professionals now exceeding supply, in a bid to retain their top talent employers will be awarding average salary increases of 3-4 per cent through 2011 and 2012.

    Written by Mark Phillips10 Aug. 11 12:00
  • Dawn of the hybrid CIO

    Both share the common objective of growing the business, but rifts between CIOs and CMOs are commonplace -- the result of misconceptions and outdated, stereotypical views about the other’s priorities. One is seen to have a short-term focus, the other long-term. One is the left brain of the organisation, the other the right.

    Written by Mark Phillips05 Aug. 11 11:09
  • BYOT schemes on the rise: Report

    Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) schemes are on the rise, as a recent survey reveals 90 per cent of Australian CIOs are mindful their employees are using personally-owned devices in the workplace.

    Written by Lisa Banks01 Aug. 11 11:17
  • Social CRM for business

    Companies of every kind are beginning to focus more on consumers and engaging with them on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms. But the successful businesses, the ones that want to really make their social media efforts sing, are going beyond just gaining that simple visibility.

    Written by Todd R. Weiss07 July 11 07:21
  • Coca-Cola Amatil turns Microsoft, won’t look back

    Some CIOs understandably treat the consumerisation of IT as a plague — a disease that must be stamped out, lest it subvert the standard operating environment they fought so hard to implement.

    Written by James Hutchinson16 June 11 16:13
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