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C-Suite Considerations
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Who's Who in Cloud March 21, 2014 - Logicworks Gathering Clouds

Who's Who in Cloud March 21, 2014 - Logicworks Gathering Clouds | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it
What is the value of outsourcing vs. owning IT? Read more on Gathering Clouds' weekly digest, featuring experts' insight into cloud backups, outsourced IT, and overall cloud news.
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For Logicworks, Client Services starts with People

For Logicworks, Client Services starts with People | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it
Logicworks is up for the 2014 Stevie Award for Outstanding Sales & Client Services, and this post outlines our client services philosophy. Go vote!
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How to Learn from the Mistakes of the Healthcare IT

How to Learn from the Mistakes of the Healthcare IT | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it
Healthcare IT has gone through a lot to improve how infrastructure process and management are applied, so why not learn from their mistakes?
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Life as a Healthcare CIO: The Next Phase of Healthcare Information Exchange

Life as a Healthcare CIO: The Next Phase of Healthcare Information Exchange | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it

Today, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick will launch the next phase of healthcare information exchange (HIE) in Massachusetts - “Commonwealth Interconnected:  Mass HIway Query and Retrieve”

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Hypervisor 201: The 2014 Market Update

Hypervisor 201: The 2014 Market Update | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it
An update on which hypervisors are leading the market, which players are retooling their solution, and how the cloud is changing the game.
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What Machiavelli Can Teach CIOs

What Machiavelli Can Teach CIOs | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it
Reading the Italian philosopher may not be required reading for aspiring CIOs, but perhaps it should be.
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Should You Outsource Your Mission Critical Infrastructure?

Should You Outsource Your Mission Critical Infrastructure? | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it
The decision to outsource is increasingly a given for many organizations. But should you outsource your mission critical infrastructure?
Logicworks's insight:

For many companies starting up, putting everything in the cloud is a smart and easy decision, enabling an organization to remove the hassles of capex and opexas they ramp up product development and launch into new markets.

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Interrupting Business as Usual: What's Next for the Cloud? | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

Interrupting Business as Usual: What's Next for the Cloud? | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it
Image: BasicGov/Flickr There?s no question the cloud has transformed IT and the way businesses work; yet it is just beginning to mature.  According to
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Is the cloud revolution giving CIOs a bigger seat in the boardroom?

Is the cloud revolution giving CIOs a bigger seat in the boardroom? | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it
Information management and analysis have always been vital to businesses, but the way people use that information has evolved considerably over the...
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Top 10 IT Priorities for State CIOs

Top 10 IT Priorities for State CIOs | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it
The priority list includes security, IT consolidation, cloud services and enterprise portfolio management. Find out what else drives the agenda of state CIOs.
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CIOs to Gain Authority, Better Alignment With Business Leaders

CIOs to Gain Authority, Better Alignment With Business Leaders | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it
A measure attached to defense funding bill would consolidate government CIO organization structure, grant new budgetary authorities that could align IT more closely with mission objectives.
Logicworks's insight:

As Congress looks to improve IT efficiency, government CIOs need to get back to business:

As the architects of the 1996 Clinger-Cohen Act envisioned it, the ideal CIO would be "somebody who was supposed to be well-versed in business operations. It was not a technology-centric role. It was really about what can be done to measurably improve mission performance," Brubaker said. "I'd really like to see us get back to that level of focus for the CIOs."

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10 Traits Of Highly Effective Cloud Leaders

10 Traits Of Highly Effective Cloud Leaders | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it
With the growing adoption of cloud computing comes a new class of leaders. They come from both IT and the business side of their organizations.
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Do you agree with these 10 traits to be a highly effective cloud leader?

 

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CIOs left in the dark about technology spending outside of IT

CIOs left in the dark about technology spending outside of IT | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it
Enterprise advisory firm CEB believes it is time for IT departments to address the rise in 'shadow spending' happening outside of their control as an opportunity, not a threat (RT @CGOC_Council: RT @wmartinteam: CIOs left in the dark about technology...

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Who's Who in Cloud February 28, 2014 - Logicworks Gathering Clouds

Who's Who in Cloud February 28, 2014 - Logicworks Gathering Clouds | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it
If you're partnering with the right service provider, they will be able to present solutions that will keep your data protected as well as compliant and essentially meeting legal requirements. Gathering Clouds' weekly digest present experts' insights on meeting compliance and securing data in healthcare and more.
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Implementing 2014 PCI Compliance Changes in Day-to-Day Practices

Implementing 2014 PCI Compliance Changes in Day-to-Day Practices | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it
PCI Compliance is one of the more fully defined compliance types, yet there still needs to be an emphasis on ensuring that the correct steps are adhered to.
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Who's Who in Cloud January 10, 2014

Who's Who in Cloud January 10, 2014 | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it
Gathering Clouds' weekly digest features Kim Nash, Dennis McCafferty, Tim Crawford René Büst and more discuss the current state of the CIO.
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3 key tips cloud providers won't tell you about app migration

3 key tips cloud providers won't tell you about app migration | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it
These best practices will keep you from wasting time and money in your cloud migration -- but few people know them
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Is the role of CIO still essential to business?

Is the role of CIO still essential to business? | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it
Latest technology news for technology industry professionals & analysts. Breaking communications, biotechnology & information technology news.
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2013 cloud experience provides tough lessons for CIOs | SiliconANGLE

2013 cloud experience provides tough lessons for CIOs | SiliconANGLE | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it

Public cloud services are growing steadily in popularity among CIOs despite continued skepticism from some. But, warns Consultant and Wikibon Analyst Scott Lowe in “Four Tough Cloud Lessons We Learned in 2013”, while the cloud provides substantial benefits to IT operations, recent experience shows that it also introduces some risk to operations. Lowe cites four negative real-world experiences from 2013 and the lessons they provide.

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Let the NSA spy on us -- we're still moving to the cloud

Let the NSA spy on us -- we're still moving to the cloud | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it
A survey shows that IT leaders are still moving to the cloud, despite NSA spying -- after all, they really don't have a choice
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Thought Leaders in Big Data: Interview with Mike Byers, CEO of HighRoads (Part 1)

Thought Leaders in Big Data: Interview with Mike Byers, CEO of HighRoads (Part 1) | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it

Mike Byers is the chief executive officer of HighRoads, a company that helps its clients with benefits plan management and healthcare compliance through its cloud-based SaaS offering. Mike has studied at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst’s Isenberg School of Management and has more than 30 years of experience in finance and software. In this interview he describes HighRoads’ value proposition in the benefits and healthcare space and gives us a few interesting use cases.

 

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The CIO of 2020: not only Big Data

What will the role of the CIO look like in 2020? Paul Muller, VP of strategic marketing at HP Software, explains how Big Data, Security and IT Management will shape the way Chief Information Officers make decisions in the future.


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Luca Naso's curator insight, December 4, 2013 5:27 AM

A wonderful presentation which covers many important aspects.

1. Customers (age, language, location, connection)

2. apps, services, management, delivery
3. Silos, marketing, sales, finance
4. Big Data: important information is hard to find, data need to be protected
5. Automation
6. Staff and skills

Tomáš Kuzár's curator insight, February 16, 2014 3:49 AM

Nice presentation what CIO will need to handle in 2020. Interesting overview not only for CIOs. What is the IT future? At least data, globalization, large scale analysis ...

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OracleVoice: Securing The Cloud: How To Avoid A Greek Tragedy

OracleVoice: Securing The Cloud: How To Avoid A Greek Tragedy | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it
By Rex Wang, Vice President of Product Marketing, Oracle In early 2014, Oracle will release “Cloud Odyssey: A Hero’s Quest” - a sci-fi movie about the heroic journey of an ordinary man embracing the cloud.
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Cloud Database Design Best Practices

Cloud Database Design Best Practices | C-Suite Considerations | Scoop.it
Cloud database design requires a considered approach. Here Gathering Clouds contributor David LInthicum explores some best practices.
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Question: How do you design a database in the cloud?

Answer: Take two familiar steps, and then add a few cloud-based options to come up with three best practices for cloud database design.

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