For IT pros, the incessant chatter regarding cloud and distributed environments is nothing new. What we’ve been seeing lately (especially for those who read this blog regularly) is a transition from conceptual, nebulous, marketing driven cloud to cloud in action. Organizations are now ready to make the leap to distributed environments and are expecting their […]
A vendor-sponsored survey conducted by IDG found to nobody’s surprise that a combination of smaller staffs and changing roles is putting increasing pressure on IT. No big shock that.
With consumerization causing changes across the enterprise, it’s no surprise that Microsoft COO Kevin Turner says it’s shifting roles in the C Suite and putting pressure on the CIO to show business value.
Even though a majority of survey respondents think its wrong to take confidential files from the office, 90 percent of them said they do. IT needs to find a way to help them do the right thing.
As disasters of seemingly epic proportions strike with increasing frequency, IT needs to be prepared to stay running and a data center in a box could be up in just a day or two.
IT pros may think you want total control, but it would render your systems virtually useless if you had it. A better approach is flexibility with lighter control that lets your users access data wherever they are from virtually any device. The key is finding the right balance.
As more cloud services proliferate in the Enterprise, perhaps it’s time for the cloud vendors to take some responsibility for providing back-end management services for IT.
As the world grows increasingly dangerous, experts believe future war are likely to be fought in cyberspace where hired hackers try to thwart one another in a game of high-stakes technology chess. And militaries are lining up experts today hoping to get a leg up.
Centralized IT works most of the time for the most common problems, but the challenge is dealing with the exceptions and keeping both users and IT productive.
Even as Apple products make there way into the enterprise in increasing numbers, Apple still seems to ignore IT and its needs, leaving it in the words of Network World to adapt or die.