Posts Tagged ‘ rogue IT ’

CIOs Must Break Down Knowledge Barriers To Spur Innovation – Heller Report

CIOs Must Break Down Knowledge Barriers To Spur Innovation – Heller Report

Today I had the honor to have a guest blog published over at The Heller Report’s regular column, “You and Your CIO Career“. This is an excellent blog for CIOsĀ  from Martha Heller, President of Heller Search Associates (‘the premier source for CIO and executive technology talent’), contributing editor for CIO magazine, and author of The CIO Paradox: Battling the Contradictions of IT Leadership. My guest blog, ‘CIOs Must Break Down Knowledge Barriers To Spur Innovation‘, is based on an excerpt from my latest book, ‘The Innovative CIO: How IT Leaders Can Drive Business Transformation‘.

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How to use the rogue cloud to innovate the right cloud – Network World

How to use the rogue cloud to innovate the right cloud – Network World

I was privileged to recently have my byline published in Network World, about why rogue cloud is actually a good thing, not something to be scared of. Despite obvious dangers, we should view the rogue cloud as a positive thing and use it to IT’s advantage. It’s an opportunity for us to learn what’s really important to the business. People are using the rogue cloud because it solves real problems that IT hasn’t addressed. We should embrace that, and not seek to control or stop it. In the long run, I see rogue projects as a natural evolution in the iterative life cycle of corporate IT. Read why I think that over at the original – How to use the rogue cloud to innovate the right cloud – Network World.

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CloudViews Unplugged: February 2013

CloudViews Unplugged: February 2013

Andi Mann and George Watt of CA Technologies discuss cloud security, rogue cloud, swarm-based computing, video production in the cloud & more! Read the show notes on Smart Enterprise

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Why the Public Cloud is a Big Fat Enterprise #Fail

Why the Public Cloud is a Big Fat Enterprise #Fail

Simultaneously meeting the needs of consumers, while addressing the needs of IT leaders, is exactly how a small With the advent of the consumer driven enterprise, there are now two ways to define the success of a platform. One is to look at adoption rates and declare a platform successful based on how many people are using it. By that measure, the public cloud is a smashing enterprise success. Billions of users worldwide are using public cloud services such as Dropbox, Google Drive (formerly Docs), Skype, Evernote, YouTube and, yes, even Facebook to do business with colleagues, customers, partners and vendors. But the other way to define platform success is to look at what businesses, organizations and institutions are actually investing in and encouraging people to use. By that measure, the public cloud is a resounding enterprise flop. Every one of the public cloud services I just mentioned top the…

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