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Gartner
Forget the budget, where does your IT funding come from?
"This high level of unconventional funding from outside IT, while aiding growth, may contribute to integration issues in the short term and governance in the long term."
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Gartner
Do female CIOs raise IT budgets higher than males?
In 2014, female CIOs expect to increase their IT budgets 2.5 percent, whereas male CIOs report an average increase of 0.2 percent.
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Gartner
Aussie CIOs raise concerns of a digital leadership vacuum
"If Australian IT leaders are to ‘tame the digital dragon’, they need to address three top priorities: developing digital leadership, renovating the core of IT, and building bimodal capability."
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Gartner
CMOs and CIOs are two functions divided by language
In fact, digital marketing and the rest of the company are separated into those who not only recognise words and phrases, but can correctly explain what they mean, and use them properly.
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Gartner
Gartner: CEO and CFO’s should take note of Bitcoin...
For such organisations that understand their information assets need to be valued and managed as assets, using Bitcoin as the valuation method could h
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ICT
ANZ CIOs estimate 48% rise in mainframe application IT debt
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IT directors polled across New Zealand and Australia estimate it would take an average of $9.78 million to bring their outdated mainframe applications up to date – an increase of almost half (48%) from May 2012 when the figure stood at $6.6 million.
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BYOD / Bring Your Own Device
Gartner: The only certainty is change for CIOs in 2014
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.
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Gartner
Gartner: CIOs unprepared for digitalisation black hole
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.
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Microsoft
Microsoft’s new CIO gets down to business
Twenty-year Redmond veteran labelled a "tech leader with a unique view of IT innovation and deep understanding of technical strategy."
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CA Technologies
Fire the CIO - hire the CDO says CA Technologies
Digital is becoming an increasingly important and strategic element of business but it is yet to be fully embraced or understood.
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Gartner
2014… beyond the Govt CIO and into the Chief Data Officer?
The development and implementation of digital government strategies is putting the government CIO role under pressure, leading to the creation of new roles.
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Gartner
How to become “The Machiavellian CIO”
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...
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Gartner
75% of Govt CIO budgets flat or increasing
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.
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Virtualisation
Top tips to avoid explosive rises in IT asset costs
CIOs continue to include "reducing the cost of IT" among their top three business priorities, yet IT asset cost optimisation remains a growing concern
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Gartner
What are the key issues CIOs are facing?
"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."
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BYOD / Bring Your Own Device
BYOD is here to stay, but should CIOs respond?
Business leaders need to respond and adapt now to this change in employee behaviour, rather than being steamrollered by it.
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CIO
Three considerations for security strategies
With stricter regulations governing data inevitably coming into force, the impact to any organisation of a serious data breach has never been greater.
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CIO
CIOs struggling to deliver the mobile goods
CIOs cannot keep up with device vendors releasing new versions of mobile applications for existing mobile device updates every couple of months.
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ICT
Should CIOs explore design-thinking techniques?
Human-centered design thinking and approaches gaining mainstream credence among private sector decision-makers focused on innovation.
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CIO
Tech trends that will impact your business in 2013
CIO.com looks at what's in store for 2013, suggesting the more you know about the future in enterprise, the better off you are.
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Gartner
Three best practices for moving to a culture of XC
CIOs and business managers will fail in their efforts to improve business performance by ignoring XC.
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Gartner
Four futures for IT and CIOs
Analysts examine key technology issues affecting CIOs across the IT industry.
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SDN & NFV
Enterprise networking - It affects every CIO
Enterprise networking always was a complex environment, made more so by so many moving pieces.
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IDC
What keeps CIOs awake at night?
Change is a constant for Australian and New Zealand CIOs with IDC believing the role will change in response to the new IT environment.