All Talk And No Action Does A CIO No Good

The IT department over at the Nasdaq stock exchange had a rough year in 2013. Their exchange, which is used by thousands of traders every day, suffered two debilitating outages. I can understand one outage, things happen. But two? Where was the CIO? Two Outages Too Many The Nasdaq is a stock market where traders … Read moreAll Talk And No Action Does A CIO No Good

When It Comes To Data Mining – Is The CIO In Charge?

With all of this talk about cloud computing, it can be easy to forget about yesterday’s hot topic: data mining. However, it turns out that cloud computing just makes doing data mining a whole lot easier. This means that data mining is reminding the company about the importance of information technology and is staging a … Read moreWhen It Comes To Data Mining – Is The CIO In Charge?

Why CIOs Need To Get Good At Reusing Technology

I’m sure that you know that you shouldn’t throw things that can be recycled away. Save the planet and all of that. So this brings up an interesting question: as CIO how committed to recycling technology are you when the company is preparing to start up a brand new project? Why It Makes Sense To … Read moreWhy CIOs Need To Get Good At Reusing Technology

Questions About The Cloud That Every CIO Should Be Asking

I like clouds, you like clouds, everyone likes clouds. CIOs everywhere are getting inundated with cloud requests, cloud proposals, and cloud projects. However, committing your company’s IT assets to the cloud is a big deal considering the importance of information technology to the company. This sure seems like the kind of thing that you don’t … Read moreQuestions About The Cloud That Every CIO Should Be Asking