As the person with the CIO job, you now live in a world that is filled with lots and lots of real-time data. It comes from your customers, your manufacturing, your partners, and, of course, your company’s web site. Having access to this much data via the arrival of cloud computing is great news. However, … Read more What’s The Right Way For CIOs To Think About The Cloud?
Every CIO has heard about the Cloud by now – computing services provided by a vendor that your company can lease and access via the Internet. All of the articles sure seem to indicate that moving enterprise applications into the cloud makes good economic sense and can enhance the importance of information technology to the … Read more CIOs Need To Plan Their Move Into The Cloud In Order To Avoid “Cloud Stall”
The good folks over at Gartner and the Financial Executives Research Foundation have just completed another one of those big studies. What they found is that in companies that have less than $50M in revenue, 47% of their CIOs report to the company’s CFO. In firms that have $1B or more in revenue, 46% of … Read more What To Do When The CIO Works For The CFO
You would think that building cars and running an IT department wouldn’t have a lot in common and in fact were two completely different activities. However, there are more similarities than are obvious on a first glance. Toyota currently makes some the best products available, they do it at the lowest costs, and they have … Read more What Can Toyota Teach IT About How To Be Successful?