Why CIOs can't wait to renegotiate their outsourcing contracts
Rapidly changing business and technology needs are forcing IT leaders to renegotiate their IT outsourcing contracts and rethink their sourcing portfolios sooner rather than later. Here’s how to do it.
4 ways to cut application development and maintenance costs
Adopting a managed services or fixed-fee approach for application work can yield significant savings. But IT organizations that rely on staff augmentation can also cut costs through proactive management.
Data centres to further grow to handle the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT)
How prepared is your enterprise for the major changes expected to be pushed by the explosion in the IoT, and what you can do to become better prepared sooner than later?
CIO role is crucial to federal data governance
As data piles up across the federal government, insiders agree that it falls to the CIO to manage competing interests and ensure that data becomes an asset that serves the mission objectives.
The case for synergy between adroit CMO and CIO
In an email interview, René Bonvanie, Chief Marketing Officer of Palo Alto Networks, talks about the different roles CIOs and CMOs can play, and how technology can be better utilised to help both achieve organisational goals.
'CEOs don't give a hoot about IT': Logicalis boss
What matters is what they think of you, says Logicalis' Basil Reilly.
Why playing tennis with the CEO may secure your future
IT must align with the business and develop human relationships with leaders, or face being left behind.
Enterprise slow on the uptake of the Internet of Things
Only twelve percent of enterprise are currently implementing an IoT solution.
Toshiba execs resign in US$1 billion accounting scandal
Executives at electronics and industrial giant Toshiba resigned on Tuesday after a committee reviewing its earnings said the company padded its operating profit by about ¥156 billion (US$1.25 billion) over six years to the end of 2014.
Why CxOs must ensure their businesses are Always-On: Veeam CEO interview
During an inaugural visit to Malaysia, Veeam's global CEO Ratmir Timashev outlines some of the company’s Asian expansion plans to Computerworld.
Security suites: Choosing the best one for you
These days, security suites do more than protect you from malware -- they handle phishing, lost mobile devices and a multitude of other tasks.
A neuroscience approach to innovative thinking and problem solving
New technique challenges the ‘keep at it and it’ll eventually happen’ tactic.
How to find agility in the cloud
Altisource, a global financial services and business services company, is in the process of going cloud native to achieve better agility in the wake of massive growth.
Building a digital business
IT heads from GE Australia, ING Direct, RACQ, and the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences discuss their drivers for digital transformation
New Master's programme for regional IT leaders launched by NUS-ISS
Commencing January 2016, the new graduate degree programme is aimed at equipping leaders with both technical skills and professional knowledge.
New Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins heads into "hyper-connected" mode
Robbins takes over at Cisco for John Chambers this Monday, promoting a hyper-connected architecture in the face of competition from white box makers and SDN proponents.
The ethics of big data is an industry concern: Dr Barry Devlin
One the pioneers of Big Data research says: The ‘fast and furious’ collection of data spawns privacy and economic issues. "We cannot just put our heads in the sand like the scientists who tamed atomic energy but said something like, ‘We just invented the bomb but we did not use it'."
Embracing cloud for survival
Cloud enables innovation, cost savings and agility – which are all crucial for a telco’s survival, says Ernest Cu of Globe Telecom.
Why the Open Container Project is good news for CIOs
A Linux Foundation project to create a single standard for containers means CIOs can invest in container technology without fear of running in to compatibility problems.
Drive for innovation boosts demand for software-defined technologies: IDC
Successful enterprise digital transformation will depend on a company's ability to adapt, which in turn will determine its ability to compete.
When to outsource tech training for employees
Developing, delivering and maintaining training programs can be time-consuming and costly. Knowing when to relinquish control and when not to can be an essential part of creating a skilled workforce.