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IT is dead. Long live IT! 2013 is turning into a watershed year for CIOs as the traditional CIO is not the CIO of today. Business expectations, IT leadership styles and technology solutions are all driving an evolutionary change for CIOs and the IT organizations they lead. The changes ...
London, UK - May 14, 2013: Com Hem, the leading triple play operator in Sweden, has implemented Tribold, the world's leading provider of Enterprise Product Management (EPM) software, to underpin the Product & Service Innovation program. "Having a single place in which to model our ...
Semantic Search technology leader launches Ontology 4 to apply the power, simplicity and speed of search to all business application data across the enterpriseLondon, UK & Nice, France - May 14, 2013: Today at TM Forum Management World, Ontology Systems, the semantic search company...
Record number of speakers and case study presentations from leading global companiesSINGAPORE, 13 MAY 2013 - BroadcastAsia2013 International Conference, Asia's most established conference for the film and TV industries, returns this June with 120 speakers from 31 countries/regions, its...
By Ryan KamauffHere are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Department of Labor website hack highlights advanced attack trends – The recent attack at the Department of Labor is bringing to the forefront advanced tactics and strategies of cyber adversaries. This attack was ...
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 Fiel...
CA World 2013! The Smart Enterprise team just returned from CA World 2013 where they were writing blogs, live tweeting, and shooting interviews and booth walkthroughs. You can view the coverage on Smart Enterprise. ...
By Bob GourleyA big part of the value of technology events like the 16-17 April 2013 HP Government Software Summit is the personal interactions between attendees. Direct engagement with the many tech demos is also something you have to do at the event. But social media is allowing more...
BusinessSuccessWith cloud computing becoming the center of almost every new enterprise IT project, more and more startups decide to compete in the area. This raises the question: "Are they ready to fulfill the enterprise needs?" Forget the need to have one big customer. This can open f...
"Los clientes no pueden permitirse el lujo de tener todos los datos, lo cual ahora se convierte en una especie de punto central de la empresa, en un único servidor como una especie de pato que espera a ser disparado", señala Momchil "Memo" Michailo
By Ryan KamauffHere are the top cybersecurity news and stories of the day. Facebook used as billboard for malware – “A cybercriminal has taken to selling his malware and related services on Facebook, boldly choosing a public forum to reach potential customers over the secre...
Big Data. There are few conversations in the IT community which do not start, address, or end on the topic. Some conversations are visionary in nature, some critical, and many considering the challenges we’ll need to overcome in the process of understanding how to deal with Big Data. ...
Figures from RightScale‘s latest State of the Cloud Report (free registration required) suggest “a strong interest in multi-cloud strategies” amongst respondents. The rationale for hybrid cloud (mixing a public cloud service like Amazon’s with something running ...
29 April 2013: Kcom and CIO Connect jointly hosted a roundtable event recently focusing on affordable innovation and the impact of the constant changing face of technology for businesses. Neil Miles, Managing Director of Kcom's sister brand Smart421 and Alastair Crane, CEO of Grapple ...
By Ryan KamauffOn 4 April 2013, Carahsoft sponsored the Third Annual Government Big Data Forum. This post is the third in a series that seeks to capture key elements of the forum and keep the dialog going. This post focuses on panels. The first panel was Infrastructure Needs and Capabi...
By Bob GourleyHere are the top cyber news and stories of the day. hōrd iPhone app aims to revolutionize contract visibility – “ hōrd gives users access to real-time contract activity, including the ability to follow new listings by agency, specific contracting officers and ...
How can a company leverage outsourced IT to avoid project failure? A recent discussion hosted by the CIO Network LinkedIn Group got us thinking: Why is it that so many IT projects seem to fail, and how might that be fixed? Enterprise Management Group CEO Jim Smith kicked off the d...
In my research on companies that are transforming themselves by adopting an integrated SMAC (social, mobile, analytics and cloud) strategy, I came across a recent blog article by the CIO of Woolworths Limited, Dan Beecham.  I will share some excerpts from it here. Woolworths is a...
Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Report: US Smart Grid Cybersecurity Spending to Reach $7.25B by 2020 – a recent study by research firm Zpryme forecasts annual spending to reach $7.25B in 2020. The focus of this money will be on ICS and SCADA solutions. Via Gre...
Editor’s note: Timothy W. Coleman is a prolific writer and analyst who publishes frequently on topics of interest to operational technologists as well as strategic technology thinkers. Olivia Wilson is an award winning literary theorist. We will be bringing you more of their writ...
Virginia has a long history of technology innovation and pro-business/pro-growth policies. It is also blessed with a great mix of generally good weather, great recreation, fantastic engineering and computer science schools, and a state legislature and group of voters that consistently ...
I travelled to Ireland last week, to attend the second meeting of the European Data Forum (EDF). The EDF provided travel support for my trip, and I am grateful to them for that. I was searching for evidence of ways in which smart use of data is having a transformative effect upon Europ...
"Sanbolic afirma que su plataforma de gestión de datos, Melio5, proporciona alta disponibilidad, amplía la solicitud usando datos compartidos de clústeres de servidores, acceso rápido a archivos de cualquier tamaño en una variedad de cargas de t
By Ryan Kamauff On 4 April 2013, Carahsoft sponsored the Third Annual Government Big Data Forum. This post is the first in a series that seeks to capture key elements of the forum and keep the dialog going. Over 350 Big Data leaders and decision-makers in the federal domain came togeth...
“Customers can’t afford to have all of the data, which now becomes sort of a central point in the enterprise, sitting on a single server as a kind of sitting duck to be shot,” says Momchil “Memo” Michailov, co-founder and CEO of Sanbolic, which makes softw...
By Ryan Kamauff Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Army defends its mobile device security plan – “The Department of Defense’s inspector general has reposted and updated a report critical of the Army’s shortcomings in handling cybersecurity for ...
Although there are a number of suppliers in the Cloud market, most accept and note the primary dominance of Amazon, and the distinctions in scale of the Cloud that they operate. The Cloud providers market is like McDonalds – S, M, L and Super-size! So while there are announcement...
Cloud pundits this week debated Amazon Web Services’ cloud dominance, chatted about enterprise cloud adoption, and outlined the promise and perils of big data. We round up the week’s top cloud computing news and commentary: We wrap up the week in cloud computing. Will Shanklin takes...
By Bob Gourley The 4 April 2013 Government Big Data Forum is shaping up to be an absolutely incredible event, especially if you are a government professional seeking ways to make sense over data to better serve your organization’s mission.  The event will also be great for the IT...
As an IT consultant, I have seen it all.  Why does it take days, weeks, or even months to create a new user account?  Is it because there is so much process involved, your help desk or administrators are over-worked, or is it because someone in the chain is slacking?  Ho...
Many schools have certain regulations about where the files can be stored. Most of the time, it can only be stored inside school-owned facility and most likely, stored on-premise. Faculties and students are also having their home directories in
By Ryan Kamauff Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. DHS CIO Spires put ‘on leave’ – “FedScoop has learned that Department of Homeland Security’s Chief Information Officer Richard Spires has been put on immediate ‘on leave’ status with no further ...
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 Fiel...
By Bob Gourley The Government Big Data Forum has been gathering every year for three years now to discuss how to leverage Big Data for government mission impact. We dive deep into lessons learned, share issues/challenges, receive demos from hot technology firms and network with fellow ...
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By Bob Gourley I received the following request for help in finding a CTO in email today: DHS is recruiting for a Chief Technology Officer.  This SES position reports directly to the CIO.  Please see below for more information and the link to the vacancy announcement. This position ser...
By Bob Gourley CTOvision provides information and assessments you can use including assessments on the future of IT. And we build these assessments in collaboration with a broad community of enterprise technology with CIO, CTO, CISO, CDO backgrounds. We love engaging with technologists...
News International, Fairfax Media, Pearson Continue to Lead the Industry London, UK- March 20, 2013SummaryZuora, the leader in subscription commerce, billing, and finance, today announces Z-Business for Media, a relationship business management (RBM) solution that enables publishers to...
By Ryan Kamauff Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Cloud security service protects WordPress content – “Developer NorseCrop has launched a cloud security service designed to protect open-source content management systems that many SMBs use to run their Inte...