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Atlanta, GA, January 06, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The Georgia CIO Leadership Association is now accepting nominations for the sixteenth annual Georgia CIO of the Year® Awards being held on Friday, October 31, 2014 at the Cobb Galleria Centre. Established in 1998 and considered the prem...
This year, I thought I would shift the focus from cloud-specific to the broader agenda for CIOs. But before I jump into my predictions for 2014, let’s take a trip down memory lane and review how I did on Cloud … Continue reading →
Be on the lookout for 2014 trends. Cloud computing pricing can be confusing, but some expert guidance makes more sense of it while startups using cloud technologies know how to keep cloud costs down. And mobility is hot for 2014; check out the forecasted
By Jeremy KingNote: This post was authored by Jeremy King, Managing Partner of Benchmark Executive Search. We asked Jeremy for his views on the top ten considerations a CEO should give when considering penetrating the federal space or scaling up a federal organization – bg. Top 10 appr...
TechViews: Enterprise mobility 2014 trend watch, Dr. Big Data, 4 issues for the CIO in 2014, Big price range from cloud providers and more! Featured Article ...
Automic forecasts 2014 technology predictionsParis/London/Frankfurt (December 12, 2013) - In 2014, enterprise strategies will be shaped by the improved ability to make business decisions and execute based on real-time data, according to Automic, the world's most comprehensive platform ...
By Bob GourleyDC seems to have a cyber security related event every week. No kidding. You have to pick and chose and only go to the best or you will never get any work done.  How do you pick the right events? My recommendation is to look for events that have a good mix of thought leade...
Aims to cut monthly operating costs for each workstation across Europe to less than £10Reading, UK 10th December 2013 - IGEL Technology thin clients are being used by Swissport International, the world's largest provider of ground handling services for the aviation sector, as a fa...
Welcome to Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility in Asia.  Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for enterprise mobility between now and 2016.Also read M2M News...
By Bob GourleyFebruary 19-21, 2014 Washington, DC www.CloudComputingEvent.com Download the Cloud Brochure      Register Today 20% Off Special Offer for CTO Vision Readers! Over 20+ Distinguished Speakers - Including CTO’s and CIO’s Download the 2014 Agenda Today Frank Konie...
My friend and colleague, Carlos Hidalgo's blog post, Why Buyer Personas are a Potential Obstacle to Demand Generation Success, got me going this morning. He makes some excellent points and I'd like to add a few of my own. I agree quite a bit with his assertion: "The Product Marketing t...
AuraPortal awarded "Best BPM Vendor" during the event.
One of the conversations that I overheard repeatedly while attending AWS re:Invent 2013 revolved around the concept of a “liberated IT department.” I’d of course known about the stereotypes (and massive workloads) that have surrounded IT professionals for decades, but it wasn’t until I...
Cincinnati, OH, November 27, 2013 --(PR.com)-- MAX Technical Training employees will be joining with many of Cincinnati’s finest women-owned businesses at this year’s WE Celebrate Awards ceremony presented by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. MAX is one of five finalist...
Building Coalitions through CYBERTechNet Asia-Pacific 2013 Conference in Honolulu Hawaii co-sponsored byAFCEA International and AFCEA Hawaii will take place in Honolulu December 3-5 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach resort.More details here:http://www.afcea.org/events/asiapa...
Gartner IT Budget ForecastIf a massive herd of elephants were charging at you from 20 meters away, would taking a small step forwards or backwards improve your safety? NO!  In many situations it seems that is how companies are approaching mobile strategies.  They are staring ...
This post is sponsored by the Zero Distance Community and T-Systems. The opportunity for the senior technical director of an organization to become more strategic is the single most important message about Cloud computing, not the technology. Give the nature of the role and the st...
Latest version advances innovative at-a-glance ribbon and adds team-based capacity planning in support of agile teamsReading, UK - Nov. 13, 2013 - Planview® announces the newest release of its award-winning portfolio and resource management software. Building upon Planview Enterpr...
TechViews: Popular myths of BYOD, Marketers struggle to leverage big data, UK Rugby coaches explore big data and more! TechViews Tweetchat Evolving an IT or...
By Bob GourleyEditor’s note: I serve on the Fixmo advisory board and have never been prouder of my association with this very virtuous firm.- bg The following exciting information is from: http://ctolink.us/1cUY9Wk Defense Information Systems Agency Mobility Management for U.S. D...
Monday 11 November, 2013 The Ministry of Defence have released their updated Defence Information and Communications Technology Strategy. This strategy supersedes the Defence ICT Strategy previously published in 2010. techUK's membership were given the opportunity to comment on t...
Tech Heads 2013 reveals new breed of IT decision makersLondon, UK, 8th November 2013: Almost half (41%) of global CIOs consider themselves to be 'disruptive' in their approach to IT, looking for new ways to challenge the status quo. French (46%) and German (42%) CIOs are most 'disrupti...
By Kimberly KellySamsung is leading the charge in foldable screens, just like they have been doing for flexible and curved screens. For a video of a foldable screen see here:   I am sure, just like curved screens, the folding screen is just another step toward some technology adva...
Last month, AllThingsD, an online news outlet focusing on technology, internet and media, published an article on how Google works, including how and why Google employees use certain technologies. According to Google CIO Ben Fried, Google mainly uses its own technology – Gmail an...
Last month, AllThingsD, an online news outlet focusing on technology, internet and media, published an article on how Google works, including how and why Google employees use certain technologies. According to Google CIO Ben Fried, Google mainly uses its own technology – Gmail an...
So I opened my resume and counted how many places I have been since leaving the electronic engineering field. I have had 18 gigs. Most of that time was spent as a consultant in the role of software architect or software process engineer. Most gigs were like building a house. You do the...
By Bob GourleyGSA quietly issued a press release that documents some very virtuous activity. They continue to make progress on the very hard task of data center consolidation and are helping save money, enhance agility and improve support to citizens while doing so. Thanks GSA, keep up...
Los Angeles, CA, November 01, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Nuage, a leading provider of Social Business Collaboration solutions, has announced that the company has appointed Wilma Flanagan, former Chief Operating Officer at Nuage, as Chief Executive Officer. Flanagan replaces Chris Atkins as Chi...
The BPM Eastern Europe Summit is the most important event ever held in the region of Eastern Europe for the Business Process Management industry.
TechViews: Cloud helps double revenue, 38% of children under age 2use mobile devices, The most cloud-friendly industries, and more! Gartner: How CIOs Can Show Support for Customer Experience Initiatives by R...
Recent surveys point to the fact that companies are viewing enterprise mobility in an increasingly strategic manner.  They see compelling mobile apps as the front lines of marketing, sales and customer service.  They are providing executives and managers with business intelli...
On the surface it looks to be a chicken and egg problem. Is cloud driving IT transformation or is IT transformation driving cloud’s growth? The movement to cloud requires a shift in approach for many IT organizations for how to deal with procurement, management, security, etc. In some ...
This post  is sponsored by the VMware Online Forum 2013. This is the fourth and final part of our executive series on Cloud-enabled Business Transformation via VMware technologies. To conclude the series we’ll focus on the overall transformation framework: When IT teams...
Many industries are facing accelerating pressure for fundamental business process transformation -- including embracing digital business technology, in order to survive and stay competitive -- according to the latest market study by Gartner. "Transformation remains a critically import...
Going into this year’s Gartner Symposium, which is one of the largest events for CIOs, we at Cloud Sherpas noticed what appeared to be a stark difference in the feel of the event. Specifically, Microsoft seemed to be more focused on the consumer side of technology while Google wa...
TechViews: 40 % of schools K-12 use cloud apps, Close to 1/3 of European companies have leaked data due to BYOD, 5 tips for implementing DevOps and more! Gartner: Are You and the IdaaS Market Ready for Each ...
World-wide service offering heralds a new era in multi-vendor service delivery creating dramatic business performance enhancements Lichfield, 16 October 2013 - NextiraOne, Europe's leading expert in communications services, is showcasing its new flagship world-wide service offering - O...
- Connected Business launches high level event where cloud means business - London, 14 October 2013: To address the growing influence of business decision makers on cloud computing investment, Imago Techmedia announces the Cloud Leaders Summit, a business-focused conference for CEOs, C...
DatacenterDynamics Converged 2013 will provide a holistic overview of the rapidly changing IT landscape and its implications for the data centers at the heart of this new world LONDON - October 11, 2013 - The data center industry is facing a revolution. As organisations move to integra...