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  • 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
  • Apple iCloud draws CIO concerns

    Last week, Apple unveiled its iCloud service to cheers at its WWDC in San Francisco. CIOs, though, weren't so thrilled. How will iCloud impact the enterprise? This question needs to be answered, hopefully before Apple launches iCloud this fall.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige15 June 11 04:29
  • Check your Cloud SLAs: Longhaus

    Local chief information officers and IT managers would be wise to take a closer look at their service-level agreements with Cloud providers following the Amazon EC2 service outage in eastern United States over the weekend.

    Written by Hamish Barwick28 April 11 07:49
  • Former CIO urges enterprises towards PCI compliance

    Australian banks may have been working through their own Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance issues, but that won’t stop them from fining business merchants from failing to meet the terms of the security initiative, according to an industry specialist.

    Written by Hamish Barwick14 April 11 12:45
  • 10 signs you can bring an iPad to work

    Can you bring your iPad to work? Or will you get in big trouble? With a nod to David Letterman's Top Ten list Signs You've Purchased a Bad iPhone, here are our signs that grease the wheels for iPads to roll into the enterprise.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige31 March 11 06:10
  • Do iPad 2, iOS 4.3 make enough gains for enterprise?

    Charles Edge, author of Enterprise iPhone and iPad Administrator's Guide and director of technology at IT consultancy 318, was talking to a CIO as Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the iPad 2 today.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige03 March 11 10:40
  • Cloud Computing in 2011: 3 Trends Changing Business Adoption

    The business benefits of a cloud computing model have been well stated. You cut costs by switching to more flexible on-demand IT resources that can better handle the ebb and flow technology needs at a company.

    Written by Shane O'Neill10 Feb. 11 05:15
  • Open source 'ready for the enterprise': Ovum

    Open source software has been found to be functionally sufficient across most organsations and its advancement enables IT managers to choose from a variety of options, according to Ovum.

    Written by Lisa Banks25 Jan. 11 14:43
  • 2015 the year of IT consumerisation: Gartner

    IT managers can expect a 25 per cent decrease in the number of hours they spend working on IT services, as well as an increase in the number of staff using corporate applications on personal devices, according to Gartner.

    Written by Lisa Banks02 Dec. 10 15:26
  • Windows 7 wanted at work: Consumer IT strikes again

    If you are happy with Windows 7 on your personal laptop, but grumble every time Windows XP boots up on your work computer, it may be time to tap your company's IT pro on the shoulder and ask for Windows 7. You might be surprised at the response you get.

    Written by Shane O'Neill05 Nov. 10 04:39
  • Emerging tech: Disaster-proof your mobile app before rollout

    So you've created an iPhone enterprise app, and your sales folks and executives are thrilled. They want more functionality, say, tapping into location-based services or-gulp!-using the camera to capture product images. A few people are requesting the app run on their brand new Droids. Now the CEO wants the app on his soon-to-be-available BlackBerry PlayBook tablet.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige02 Nov. 10 03:12