TITLE

Cloudy Future

AUTHOR(S)
Curran, Chris
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Best's Review;Jan2011, Vol. 111 Issue 9, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the responsibilities of chief information officer (CIO) to understand the significant impact of cloud computing, virtualization and the explosion of data. It states that information technology (IT) executives need to keep one eye trained on technology spending taking place outside the IT department, particularly as this relates to cloud services. It also notes that CIO tends to focus on internal business processes and IT operational improvements.
ACCESSION #
58512566

 

Related Articles

  • Risky BUSINESS. Chaudhary, Raj; Nuehring, Bert G. // Public CIO;Dec2009, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p24 

    The article discusses pitfalls that public chief information officers (CIOs) should know about information technology (IT) risk management. It explores the pitfall of improper planning when selecting governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) platform in IT risk management. It examines the...

  • The IT Rich Get Richer. Vizard, Michael // CIO Insight;12/9/2013, p1 

    The article discusses the results of Accenture's 2013 High Performers in IT: Defined by Digital survey of chief information officers (CIO) which showed that organizations that are high performers focused their information technology (IT) investments on improving customer interactions. Other...

  • How Virtualization Drives Peak IT Performance. McCafferty, Dennis // CIO Insight;2/26/2014, p1 

    The article discusses the highlights of Logicalis' 2014 survey report "The Impact of IT Transformation on Enterprise Computing," which showed that majority of chief information officers (CIO) spend too much time tracking and compiling information technology (IT) expenses. Other results include...

  • Equipping the ARSENALfor Next generation Network and Cloud services. Varma, Girish // Siliconindia;Oct2012, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p36 

    The author discusses trends in the information technology industry including cloud services, big data, and analytics. He notes that the arrival of social networks as well as real time analytics enables firms to gain insights into how customers are measuring them. He also discusses globalization...

  • Top Five Trends in Managed Services. Robins, Brian // GEOInformatics;Apr/May2014, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p38 

    The article focuses on the trends in the managed services including the outsourcing of information technology (IT) services, project administration workflows and business processes. It discusses the role of chief information officers (CIOs) in the identification of technologies and software...

  • Union of Two Hot Technologies in the Offing. Dholakia, Sameer // Siliconindia;Feb2009, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p22 

    The article reports on the union of enterprise server virtualization and utility style cloud computing. It notes that the union will result in cloud-centric enterprise virtualization, a transformative and disruptive force for transformation that will enable information technology (IT) resources,...

  • THE FUTURE IS CLOUDY. Garvey, Stephen // Accountancy Ireland;Aug2012, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p46 

    The article examines the use of cloud computing in information resources and technology management by corporations in Ireland. A survey of chief information officers (CIO) in that country indicating that only 40 percent of their firms use cloud computing, with the majority of those employing...

  • Choose WISELY. Sundaram, K. Ram // Best's Review;Nov2011, Vol. 112 Issue 7, p74 

    The article focuses on the information technology (IT) systems in the insurance companies. It states that chief information officers (CIOs) are now opting for pre-evaluated IT systems, instead of building IT systems which are unsustainable. It offers several suggestions to CIOs and insurance...

  • 10 New Year's Resolutions for CIOs. McCafferty, Dennis // CIO Insight;1/13/2014, p1 

    The article presents 10 New Year's resolutions for chief information officers (CIO) for 2014. They include focusing more on strategy and less on money-making activities, taking charge as strategic leaders, and getting key influencers on the board for new and creative IT ideas. The better use of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics