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A simple guide to IT governance

June 27, 2022  |  BY

Today’s CIOs have a lot on their plates. Not only are they expected to contribute to the enterprise’s overall business strategy, they also have to concern themselves with IT governance. IT governance can be abstract term — so much so that even the most astute technology leaders can scratch their heads when trying to define it. Distilled to its essence, IT governance allows enterprises to manage their IT risks while ensuring that their technology fosters…  MORE

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For some years now, the cloud has been one of the dominant forces in the technology sector. As it should be. The cloud has transformed business, fostering unforeseen levels of scalability and adaptability, accelerating innovation, streamlining operations and lowering costs. The topic has even infiltrated society at large, with everyday people casually talking about storing their data in the cloud. And just when “the cloud” seemed to have become ubiquitous, we now have a spin-off of…  MORE

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If you’ve been in the technology game long enough, you’re well aware that every “innovation” isn’t necessarily innovative. But certain new approaches and processes do fit the bill of being transformative. For example, some years ago the tech community was introduced to DevOps, an approach that combined software development and IT operations to speed up the development lifecycle. Now a related and equal valuable idea has emerged called CloudOps. Similar to DevOps, CloudOps manages all…  MORE

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It’s no secret that today’s CIOs have to bring a wider array of expertise to the table than they did in the past. No longer can their days be merely focused on networks, databases, software upgrades, connectivity and troubleshooting. In 2022, the CIO must have a business perspective for everything they do. They have to be business leaders. While the goal is clear, the path to get there isn’t so obvious. How do tech executives…  MORE

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Anyone who’s purchased enterprise software understands the potential rewards and risks involved in the decision. On one hand you’re hoping your choice delivers what’s been promised: More efficiency, higher productivity, increased cost savings. One the other hand, in the back of your mind, no matter how confident you may feel in the choice, you wonder if it might end up to be a complete financial and business disaster. We never like to bring up the…  MORE

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CIOs in 2019 had digital transformation plans as clear as driving on flat country road surrounded by blue skies. But something called COVID-19 created a global pandemic, causing a major detour and forcing you to adjust your digital transformation route. Indeed, the technology strategies from just three years ago look much different in the rear-view mirror. The most popular adjustment has been the revolutionary shift from office work to hybrid work. Whereas this change was…  MORE

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If there’s one thing most people can agree on, it’s how uncontrollable forces can affect our lives and jobs. And probably no one understands this phenomenon better than today’s CIOs. The remote work revolution, combined with strides in digital transformation, has altered what goes to the top of a CIO’s to-do list. Whereas the CIO’s main priority used to be the implementation and maintenance of IT solutions, they now must focus primarily on innovation across…  MORE

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Not so long ago, sustainability was an abstract concept exclusively discussed among professionals in the environmental space. Today, sustainability is crucial for the business sector, as reducing the negative impacts of climate change has become important for nearly every aspect of a company’s operations and bottom line. These changes are occurring due to the implementation of new technology, especially within the industrial sector. Many industrial brands have embraced this new business perspective. Leaders in manufacturing,…  MORE

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