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The changing role of the CIO
"The IT function should be closely aligned with the business, and this is driving fundamental change in the way the way IT organisations function."
CIOs: Plan for the future and reap the benefits
“CIOs should look to the longer term, and identify, explore and experiment with potentially disruptive technologies."
Lifting the veil on the fears and focuses of the CEO
In 2015 and 2016 business growth remains a top priority for CEOs, and technology is seen as a primary tool to achieve this growth.
Forging the strongest possible CIO-CFO partnership
CIOs and CFOs must work closely together in order to achieve the best business outcomes, says John Gonzalez, Extreme Networks ANZ country manager.
SDN, IoT and the rise of the new IP
Brocade predicts that 2015 will see fundamental changes in the IT industry, driven by enterprises shifting to outsourcing.
NZ CIOs... Every budget is now an IT budget
"The CIO is challenged to adopt a higher profile and actively engage in opportunities to influence IT decisions in business budgets."
Subscription-based software shift creates new risks for CEO/CIOs...
"One risk is the race-to-services phenomenon by ill-prepared software resellers looking to prop up falling licence revenues..."
As CIOs look out at Wearables, what is it that they see?
Think back over the past 20 years at the innovative technologies that you have absorbed into your life...
Gartner asks... Is the CMO the CEO’s heir apparent?
A lot can be learned by observing the changing of the guard. Often, behind the dignified theatre of it all is a much more chaotic reality.
Why NZ CFO's have the keys to the cloud...
"The challenge to all is how you untangle your legacy infrastructure and align your organisation (with people and processes) to adopt cloud appropriat
CIOs... Why people matter in Digital Business...
A successful digital business requires transformational change in the culture, mindset and workforce capabilities.
CIOs: Startup trends worth watching...
With the press overhyping 3D printing, virtual reality, and Bitcoin, it’s hard for CIOs to track the startup trends impacting business today.
Govt CIO calls on Kiwi firms to join security push
"The panel is part of an ongoing programme of work to ensure government agencies are continually lifting privacy and security standards."
What does iOS 8 mean for CIOs?
"CIOs should take note: Apple is not letting up on its relentless focus on the things your customers and employees will benefit from: more and better apps."
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."
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.
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."
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Whitepaper: How to explain why IT security needs more budget
Do you want to convince your higher-ups that IT and security need more budget?
A step-by-step guide to starting the security discussion with your executives
Your organisation has “jewels” in your servers and critical endpoints: Data.
Infographic: Why an outdated unified comms solution hurts your business
Seventy-one percent of IT professionals say their organisations use multiple communication or collaboration solutions unnecessarily.
The features that should be front and centre when evaluating SIEMs
According to Frost & Sullivan, SIEM can either be an enabler or a retardant and there's a thin line between the two - here's the key attributes.
Review: Cut through the noise with AI-driven threat analytics
SANS has provided an independent review of a new AI analytics solution designed to rescue businesses 'drowning in data' from SIEM platforms.