What CIOs Need To Know About Drilling For Oil

Technology is now being used to speed up oil exploration

Once upon a time the CIO job had very little to do with the company that you worked for. Instead of having to worry about what the company was up to, you could spend your time focused on building data centers, selecting servers, and installing more storage. What it was being used for really did … Read moreWhat CIOs Need To Know About Drilling For Oil

What Can CIOs Do When The Cloud Isn’t Fast Enough?

Computing at the edge changes everything

The world in which we live is currently changing. Over the past few years, as the importance of information technology has grown, the internet has become a bigger and more important part of both our personal and professional lives. Every IT department makes extensive use of the internet these days to run apps, handle storage, … Read moreWhat Can CIOs Do When The Cloud Isn’t Fast Enough?

CIOs Want To Know: What’s Coming Next In Technology?

CIOs would like to be able to predict the coming wave of technologies

If a the person with the CIO job could have a super power, what would be the best one to have? The ability to fly and avoid all of those lines at the airport? The ability to see through walls and find the people that you are looking to talk with? These would all be … Read moreCIOs Want To Know: What’s Coming Next In Technology?

Are You Ready For Big Data?

CIOs need to find a way to solve the shortage of skilled security workers

All CIOs have heard about big data by now: the Tsunami of data that is washing over every company and the struggle that they have to collect it, store it, and then process it in order to create actionable information. As a CIO, when we think about big data we are faced with a number … Read moreAre You Ready For Big Data?

CIOs Are Asking: Why The Cloud and Why Now?

It goes without saying that every CIO is thinking about cloud computing. We can’t pick up an industry magazine, attend a conference, or even talk with a vendor without being bombarded with cloud-related discussions talking about how it relates to the importance of information technology. However, moving your company’s IT infrastructure into the cloud is … Read moreCIOs Are Asking: Why The Cloud and Why Now?

What Is A CIO To Do With Artificial Intelligence?

In just about any science fiction movie that you’ve seen, there always seems to be some form of artificial intelligence involved. No matter if it’s helping out the good guys in the form of R2-D2 or it’s the bad guy in the form of HAL, this has been a staple of what we see in … Read moreWhat Is A CIO To Do With Artificial Intelligence?

CIOs Learn To Deal With Quantum Computers

So just exactly what does any of us know about the field of quantum mechanics? If you’ve done some science fiction reading, then by now you probably know that quantum mechanics talks about a particle can exist in more than one state all at the same time. Additionally, there is the property that Einstein called … Read moreCIOs Learn To Deal With Quantum Computers

CIOs Need To Know: Will AI Be A Good Or A Bad Thing For Their Company?

As the person with the CIO job, it is our responsibility to stay on top of all of the new technology that is out there because we understand the importance of information technology. Our goal has to be to understand how the new technology works and to determine whether or not it can be useful … Read moreCIOs Need To Know: Will AI Be A Good Or A Bad Thing For Their Company?

How Should CIOs Handle Data From Employee’s Wearables?

As the person with the CIO job, you are the one who is responsible for managing all of the data that the company collects. We are all pretty used to what this means. We set up databases, we create backup programs, and we create processes for acquiring, cleaning, storing, and eventually discarding data because we … Read moreHow Should CIOs Handle Data From Employee’s Wearables?

CIOs Struggle To Keep Their Airlines In The Air

When we think about the person who has the CIO job, we think of someone who spends their time thinking about the importance of information technology including such things as cloud computing, building new data centers, and the arrival of the internet of things. However, when it comes to airlines, their CIOs are spending their … Read moreCIOs Struggle To Keep Their Airlines In The Air