Gartner: CEO and CFO’s should take note of Bitcoin…
IT Brief For such organisations that understand their information assets need to be valued and managed as assets, using Bitcoin as the valuation method could help add the information value to the balance sheet. Read More →
ANZ CIOs estimate 48% rise in mainframe application IT debt
IT Brief CIOs and IT directors polled across New Zealand and Australia estimate it would take an average of $9.78 million to bring their outdated mainframe applications up to date – an increase of almost half (48%) from May 2012 when the figure stood at $6.6 million. Read More →
Gartner: The only certainty is change for CIOs in 2014
IT Brief CIOs are facing all the challenges they have for many years, plus a flood of digital opportunities and threats – raising questions about strategy, leadership, structure, talent, financing and almost everything else as all industries in all geographies are undergoing digital disruption. Read More →
Gartner: CIOs unprepared for digitalisation black hole
Featured IT Brief Representing more than $300 billion in CIO IT budgets, Gartner claims many CIOs feel overwhelmed by the prospect of building digital leadership while renovating the core of IT infrastructure and capability for the digital future. Read More →
Microsoft’s new CIO gets down to business
Featured IT Brief Twenty-year Redmond veteran labelled a “tech leader with a unique view of IT innovation and deep understanding of technical strategy.” Read More →
Fire the CIO – hire the CDO says CA Technologies
Featured IT Brief Digital is becoming an increasingly important and strategic element of business but it is yet to be fully embraced or understood. Read More →
2014… beyond the Govt CIO and into the Chief Data Officer?
Featured IT Brief The development and implementation of digital government strategies is putting the government CIO role under pressure, leading to the creation of new roles. Read More →
How to become “The Machiavellian CIO”
Featured IT Brief CIOs are often under attack due to IT system failures or other circumstances that are beyond their control, and if they cannot prevent and fight off attacks successfully, they can face serious repercussions… Read More →
75% of Govt CIO budgets flat or increasing
IT Brief Despite a continuing drive to lower the cost of IT services, nearly 75% of government IT budgets globally were reported as flat or increasing in 2013. Read More →
Top tips to avoid explosive rises in IT asset costs
IT Brief CIOs continue to include “reducing the cost of IT” among their top three business priorities, yet IT asset cost optimisation remains a growing concern… Read More →
What are the key issues CIOs are facing?
Featured IT Brief “Great business leaders have exciting ideas for what they want to do with technology and perhaps even feel some frustration at not being able to get there as fast as their competitors.” Read More →
BYOD is here to stay, but should CIOs respond?
IT Brief Business leaders need to respond and adapt now to this change in employee behaviour, rather than being steamrollered by it. Read More →
Three considerations for security strategies
IT Brief With stricter regulations governing data inevitably coming into force, the impact to any organisation of a serious data breach has never been greater. Read More →
CIOs struggling to deliver the mobile goods
IT Brief CIOs cannot keep up with device vendors releasing new versions of mobile applications for existing mobile device updates every couple of months. Read More →
Should CIOs explore design-thinking techniques?
IT Brief Human-centered design thinking and approaches gaining mainstream credence among private sector decision-makers focused on innovation. Read More →