My Notes from 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: CIO Keynote Panel

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Here are my notes from session of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium session: CIO Keynote Panel -?The The Evolving CIO Role in Cloud and Mobile Computing Environment. CIO & CTO, Global Crossing, Mark Egan , CIO, VMware, Sanjay Mirchandani , CIO & COO, Global Centers of Excellence, EMC Corporation, and Tasos Tsolakis , EVP & CIO, Iron Mountain.   They have 60% of their apps in their private cloud and 90% of new work goes there.

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Can Cloud Computing Elevate the Role of IT, Making It More Strategic?

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Here is an interesting study by IDG that found that cloud computing is enabling a more central role for IT in shaping business strategy and driving innovation. Half feel that the cloud is contributing to this change. Looking further into the results, IT professionals believe cloud computing can accelerate agility (63 percent), innovation (58 percent) and collaboration with the enterprise (57 percent).

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rPath Supports the New Dynamic and Cloud-based Vision for IT

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Now the Cloud is fast becoming and alternative channel. Jake pointed out that the reality is that today's manual and ad hoc IT provisioning and change processes will collapse under the weight of self-service, cloud and other on-demand IT models. The cloud is becoming more versatile.

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The 2010 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Part Two: Solving the CIO Paradox

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I recently attended the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium for the second time. I attended a session, Solving the CIO Paradox , led by led by Maryfran Johnson, Editor in Chief, CIO Magazine. Panel members include:   Anne Marguiles, CIO Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Bill Brown, former CIO, Iron Mountain, James McGlennon, Liberty Mutual, and Tom Pyke, former CIO U.S. Maryfran said they were going to try to solve the CIO paradox as the role is always changing.

The Four to Five Year Tenure for CIOs

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Patrick Thibodeau recently wrote an interesting piece for ComputerWorld, CIOs aren't CIOs for long. He talked about the relative sort tenure for CIOs and conveyed as assessment by Frank Petersmark, CIO of Amerisure Mutual Insurance: “The first year as CIO is the honeymoon. For example, Gartner states that the average CIO tenure is less than five years. There si also the changing technology situation as the cloud moves in.

The Cloud Moves Forward Privately

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While cloud computing continues to increase it is interesting, but not surprising, that more firms are choosing private clouds than public ones. As reported in ComputerWorldUK , Gartner surveyed 1,587 CIOs and other senior IT decision makers about general IT spending trends, with 484 respondents providing answers relating to questions on cloud computing. This later trends shows the flexibility of the cloud and a desire to combine utility with security.

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MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: Notes from Four Panels

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The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is an annual one-day conference where CIOs and other senior execs gather to “explore how academic research and innovative technologies can help address the practical challenges in today's changing economy.” Part Two: CIO Leadership and the Bottom Line. Part Four: Cloud Computing

Garden of Good and Evil in the Cloud

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The cloud is rising with the enterprise and the Forbes post, From Annoyance to Harmonizer: Cloud Computing's Maturity Curve , documents some of the issues in this rise. They reported on a new survey of 350 CIOs and IT managers, sponsored by Host Analytics. On one hand, 37% of respondents reported they have been asked to take ownership of cloud solutions that were purchased by the business without IT’s input.

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Federal CIO Council Seeks to Advance Trustworthy Social Media

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Fortunately, the CIO Council is rising to the occasion. In drafting the document, the CIO Council chose to neither fully endorse nor censure social media and related social networking technologies; instead taking the wiser approach of acknowledging: The decision to embrace social media technology is a risk-based decision, not a technology-based decision. In seeking to advance secure social media in the US Federal Government, the CIO Council?s

IBM SJ 46-4 | A model for CIO-led innovation

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Azua The CIO (chief information officer) organization at IBM has adopted the idea of a participatory Web and is engaged in leveraging employee talent to address the persistent information technology challenges facing global enterprises. The process of collaborative innovation was taking hold within IBM, and the CIO office played a leading role. Many communities sponsor weekly or monthly conference calls to discuss new ideas; the CIO architects sponsor a weekly Think!

My Favorite Tweets for October 15 - 30 2011

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RT @moehlert : RT @ross : Oracle buys cloud CRM @RightNow for $1.5B [link] >covered them a lot. CIO Role: Is IT Facing a Leadership Crisis? Cloud Computing to Drive Storage Growth: IDC Report [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.    Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason.

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Analytics Made Easier for IT and the Analysts

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In response, eighty-three percent of these CIOs identified analytics as a priority. At Darwin Ecosystems we have seen a bit of this issue and have designed the Darwin Awareness Engine™ as a cloud application that requires little, if any, support form enterprise IT.  Meta S. Brown recently discussed Why IT Doesn’t “Get” Analytics (and Why the Time is Right for Change).

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The Mindset of Work

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My favourite one that raises eyebrows time and time again is the following: with the emergence of all of these social, mobile and cloud technologies, ‘ how does it make you feel when each and everyone of your employees is your new CIO?’ What’s the future of work?

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GE Goes Box (What about Its Other Collaboration Tools?)

Michael Sampson - Currents

“ GE’s IT organization, tasked with bringing innovative, cutting-edge technology to roughly 300,000 employees located in more than 170 countries, selected Box to: - Make it easy for employees to collaborate across business units and with external parties; - Unify business information across applications, thanks to Box’s open platform and integration with other cloud and on-premise solutions; and. Box announced a new strategic customer : GE.

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IBM Connect 2013: Tuesday Opening Session Notes

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Bill Fandrich the CIO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts spoke. The issues that have been discussed all apply to government: big data, collaboration, analytics, cloud, and mobile. This is another in a series of my notes on IBM Connect 2013.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session

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The opening general session included: Keynote Speaker: Alistair Rennie, IBM General Manager, Social Business ; and other speakers, including Kurt De Ruwe, CIO, Bayer; and Premier Healthcare.  There is IBM Docs that allows for collaborative editing in the cloud or on premise.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Social Business for SMBs

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Cloud will be big in the SMB market for both cost and staff savings.    Roxanne is CIO from the Fashion Institute in the Los Angeles area. This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year.

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Looking at Middle Management’s Role in Business Software Decisions

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Software tended to be sold to senior business management and CIOs. However, because of increased access to the Web, greater use of cloud applications and simpler applications, a growing number of software purchases do not require senior level support nor need to involve IT.  Here is a report that asks an interesting quesion. In December 2010, inlevel conducted a research on " Middle Management as Business Software Influencer." 

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How Procter & Gamble Got Employees to Use Social Networking at Work - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership

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Subscribe to Careers Subscribe to ERP APPLICATIONS CLOUD COMPUTING DATA CENTER MOBILE NETWORK SECURITY VIRTUALIZATION Drilldowns APPLE CAREERS DEVELOPMENT MICROSOFT OUTSOURCING WEB 2.0 RSS Feeds » LEADERSHIP CIO Executive Programs The Leader in Face-to-Face Education for Senior Executives Offering regional and national programs, CIO (and CSO) events bring together some of the most respected names and thought leaders in information technology and security.

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My Favorite Tweets for May 15 - 30 2011

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RT @rossdawson : SkyNews on future of tech: Cloud, Privacy, Big data, Reputation [link]. 60% Of CIOs Ready To Turn To Cloud Computing [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.    Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason.

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My Fast Forward Posts for May 2009

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MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: Part One: The Virtual Organization. MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: Part Two: CIO Leadership and the Bottom Line. MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Part Three: Enterprise 2.0. MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Keynote Panel Part Four: Cloud Computing Here is the monthly listing of my Fast Forward blog posts. I find it helps me with an archive and hopefully is also useful to you.

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Community Managers: What They Do, Why You Need Them -- InformationWeek

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Home News Blogs Video Slideshows RSS Feeds Subscribe Newsletters Events Digital Library Software Security Hardware Mobility Windows Internet Global CIO Government Healthcare SMB Personal Tech Cloud ?

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What Makes A Successful Community Manager? - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

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CIOs & IT Professionals. Cloud Connect. InformationWeek Global CIO. Cloud Connect Blog. Login | Register | Membership Benefits. COMMENTARY. WHITEPAPERS. SLIDESHOWS. VIDEOS. EVENTS. ABOUT. BRAINYARD COMMENTARY. ABOUT THE AUTHOR. Jamie Pappas. Jamie is Vice President of Social Media at AMP Agency , the leader in inspiring brands with integrated digital and. Read Full Bio >> See More From This Columnist >> SHARE. Facebook. LinkedIn. Stumble. Bookmark.

Internet Evolution - Executive Clan Editor's Blog - Social Net-Based Onboarding Boosts Productivity

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I predict they will be the leaders of the future.DHagar A CIO Survival Guide to Healthcare Michael Singer 9/22/2010 10 comments The path to wellness within an enterprise may soon depend on the health of your companys business systems that facilitate and support key healthcare technologies.

The Essence of Collaboration Is Selfishness - Gartner Blog Network

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I have had CIOs asking how not to oull the plug on open data, others who have spent a lot of money on corporate collaboration platforms that are underutilized, as well as plenty of people who thought that open source communities were sustainable. cloud. cloud computing. government cloud. private cloud. US federal CIO. CIO Priorities. Cloud Computing. Cloud Computing. The Nexus of Forces: Social, Mobile, Cloud and Information.

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Opening Session

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Latest CIO study found the successful companies are 57% more likely to use social business.   Lotus Live users can now run Domino apps in the IBM cloud. Suzanne Livingston showed us real time collaboration in the cloud, including email.

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Big Blue’s Collaboration Challenges with Mark Hennessy

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The interview itself was hosted over at Forbes’ CIO Network , where I hoped the embedded options would be a rather pleasant user experience to go through overall, but I guess I was asking for a bit too much.

IBM Connect 2013: My Opening Session Notes

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Everything will be available in the Cloud. Their CIO spoke. This is the first in a series of notes on IBM Connect 2013. I am very pleased to be back again after the last two years thanks to IBM’s support. Here are my notes from 2011 and 2012.

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Lotusphere 2012 - Opening General Session

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Kurt De Ruwe, CIO. cloud technology provides an opportunity for reinventing business, unlocking value, speeding time to value, etc. - Using the cloud means that business gets done better, it's easier to go into new geographies, new mobile device types are supported, and IT can do other things. private banking cloud, with browser-based delivery. Alister Rennie, General Manager. last year IBM introduced social business.

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Notes on "Collaboration in a Fibre World" - Thomas Salmen (Orcon)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Thomas is the CTO at Orcon, and was recently announced as the 2012 New Zealand CIO at the annual NZ CIO Summit. a huge range of network/cloud-based services - Jive, Office 365, Microsoft Lync, Yammer, Dropbox, Google Drive, etc. -. Thomas Salmen from Orcon is talking about collaboration in a fibre world - here at the Working in Collaborative Environments conference in Auckland.

My Favorite Tweets for March 2012

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IBM CIO Discusses Big Blue's BYOD Strategy bit.ly/H7EhL6. CIOs Must Fit the Cloud Into IT Strategy [link]. RT @SameerPatel : I would personally like to thank Apple for explaining what the “cloud” is to my mom [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.    Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason.

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My Favorite Tweets for October 1 - 15 2011

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RT @dhinchcliffe : IBM Updates Its Cloud Products For Business [link] start of shift of Big IT to cloud IMO. CoIT #CIO. via @dhinchcliffe : marriage of CIO & CMO [link] waiting for Chief Community Officer. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.    Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason.

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My Favorite Tweets for November 2010

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Gartner: IT leaders, CIOs must focus on social media usage [link] via [link] Nov 21. CNet on #Cloud computing predictions for 2011 [link] Nov 11. CIOs Used to Ask ‘Why,’ Now They Demand to Know ‘When’ [link] Nov 8. Microsoft Study Finds Cloud Computing Is Good for the Environment [link] Nov 5. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information. 

NZ Post's Experience with Google Apps for Business - "Collaboration is About Culture, Not Technology"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Miles Fordyce spoke at the recent CIO Summit in New Zealand, about NZ Post's experience with Google Apps for Business: " Collaboration tools in large enterprise is not all that it is cracked up to be, especially if collaborating is not inherent in the culture of your company, says Miles Fordyce, group technology manager at NZ Post. In 2009 NZ Post adopted Google Apps for Business as a cloud based productivity suite. Google's cloud products have matured over the last three years.

The Second Leg Of The Social Business Stool - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

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CIOs & IT Professionals. Cloud Connect. InformationWeek Global CIO. Cloud Connect Blog. Login | Register | Membership Benefits. COMMENTARY. WHITEPAPERS. SLIDESHOWS. VIDEOS. EVENTS. ABOUT. BRAINYARD COMMENTARY. ABOUT THE AUTHOR. Rachel Happe. Rachel Happe ( @rhappe ) is a co-founder and principal at the Community Roundtable , a peer network for social media, Read Full Bio >> See More From This Columnist >> SHARE. Facebook. LinkedIn. Stumble. Bookmark.

My Favorite Tweets for January 1 - 12 2012

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RT @NigelFenwick : A Look Ahead At eCommerce Technology in 2012 [link] #CIO. RT @NigelFenwick : Forrester's Top 15 Trends for Customer Service in 2012 [link] #CIO. RT @SameerPatel : Why Enterprise Software Will Never Be the Same [link] #ensw #cloud. RT @SameerPatel : Forecast for 2012: A Cloud-y Kind of Year [link] - Barrons. cloud #saas. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information. 

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My Favorite Tweets for April 16 - 31 2010

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cloud April 26. RT @ 20Community : Holistic CIO lessons from Peter Drucker by Michael Krigsman #e2adoption [link]   Apr 24th. Companies Slowly Join Cloud-Computing [link] NYT April 19. Here is the fifteenth in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.    Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason.

Forrester: MS Office Still Strong in the Enterprise

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CIO Magazine reported that Forrester recently released new research that indicates that despite the advent of heaper alternatives to Microsoft Office , Office remains strong. Most of my work is now done in the cloud with Office as the main holdout. It continues to mostly shut the alternatives out of the enterprises despite reduced budgets and a struggling economy. However, they did say that as the economy worsens cheaper alternatives may tempt businesses.

My Favorite Tweets for January 15 - 31 2012

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RT @SameerPatel : #Cloud Computing Fueling Global Economic Growth [link] - @joemckendrick. RT @darwineco : Gartner: CIO 2012 IT Budgets like analytics and mobility [link]. RT @darwineco : RT @NigelFenwick : Mo' Data, Mo' Problems [link] #CIO. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information. 

My Favorite Tweets for January 1 - 15 2010

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by 2012 20% of businesses will move all IT assets to cloud @ gartner [link] 5:15 PM Jan 14th. CIOs remain wary of social media [link] 1:55 PM Jan 8th. Here is the eighth in a new series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.    Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason.